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BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019

BOOTSTRAPLABS APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE AAI19


HOW APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING ENTERPRISE, GOVERNMENT, AND SOCIETY




We are pleased to announce that the annual BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will return for the fourth year on April 18, 2019 in downtown San Francisco.


The BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference 2019 is a must-attend event for those involved or interested in the most current AI technologies and products.


The one day conference brings together the brightest and most experienced professionals in the field of AI for an immersive day of learning, discussion, and connection. This year’s agenda will focus on the latest trends and the future impact of AI applications and commercialization across a breadth of sectors, including Transportation, Logistics, Health, Energy, FinTech, the Future of Work (FoW), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cybersecurity.


We will have world class perspectives from research, entrepreneurship, investing, and business transformation and the event aims to capture the deepest insights available within in the AI ecosystem today. Experts will share practical wisdom and methodologies on how to take advantage of AI’s powerful potential. Plus, speakers and panelists will engage in thought-provoking discourse about how AI is reshaping business, society, and life as we know it.


For general questions, please email events@bootstraplabs.com






This year's speakers will include:



  • Walter Robb, Entrepreneur & Former Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market

  • Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies

  • John Apostolopoulos, VP & CTO for Enterprise Networking Business, Lab Director for Innovation Labs, Cisco

  • Dharmesh Syal, CTO & Partner, BCG Digital Ventures

  • Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

  • Irakli Beridze, Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, UN

  • Erin Kenneally, Portfolio Manager, Cyber Security Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Dr. John Rumsfeld, CTO at American College of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine at University of Colorado

  • Natalie Pierce, Shareholder and Co-Chair, Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group 

  • Oliver Brdiczka, AI Architect, Adobe

  • David Rothzeid, Director of Acquisition Pathways, Defense Innovation Unit

  • Sabrina Atienza, Founder & CEO, Qurious.io

  • Karim Galil, Founder & CEO, Mendel AI

  • Alex Holub, CEO, Vidora

  • Cathrine Andersen, Founder, Roger.ai

  • Tom Campbell, Founder & President, FutureGrasp, LLC

  • Margaretta Colangelo, Managing Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures

  • Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder & Managing Partner, BootstrapLabs

  • Rahul Sachdev, Founder & CEO, Fortella

  • Jonathan Ward, Founder, Atlas Organization

  • Herb Kelsey, CTO, New Context

  • Ben Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

  • Simon MacGibbon, CEO & Co-Founder, Myia Labs

  • Adam Greenberg, CEO, iUNU   

  • Nada Hanafi, Chief Strategy Officer, Experien Group

  • Dr. Allan Steinhardt, Chief Scientist, AEye

  • Christopher Hale, Founder & CEO, Kountable

  • Matt Man, Founder & CEO, indus.ai

  • Philip Reiner, Executive Director, Technology for Global Security

  • Fiona McEvoy, Tech Ethics Researcher & Founder, YouTheData.com

  • Dinkar Jain, Head of Machine Learning Group, Facebook Ads

  • Noelle LaCharite, Director & Developer Evangelism- DevCollective, Microsoft

  • Vidya Raman, Director of Product Management & Machine Learning, Cloudera

  • Mike Haley, Senior Director of AI & Robotics, Autodesk

  • Melissa Ho, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program, DHS Science & Technology U.S., Department of Homeland Security

  • Daniel Riedel, Founde & CEO, New Context

  • Bahman Bahmani, Director of Data Science, Rakuten

  • Jonas Svensson, Head of Global Innovation and Technology, UNOPS


For more information on our speakers, please see our website.






Conference Agenda:


8:00 am – 8:55 am           

Check-in / Coffee + Networking



8:55 am – 9:00 am           

Welcome Message



  •  Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs






9:00 am – 9:25 am            


Keynote: Human 2.0 – The Next Frontier for Human Computation


  • Dharmesh Syal, CTO & Partner, BCG Digital Ventures





9:25 am – 9:55 am            

Panel: AI and Human Capital





  • Moderator:Fiona McEvoy, Tech Ethics Writer/Researcher & Founder, YouTheData.com






Panelists:



  • Oliver Brdiczka, AI Architect, Adobe

  • Sabrina Atienza, Founder & CEO, Valued

  • Natalie Pierce, Shareholder & Co-Chair, Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group

  • Noelle LaCharite, Director & Developer Evangelism-DevCollective, Microsoft





9:55 am – 10:20 am         


Keynote: On the Road to Artificial General Intelligence


  • Danny Lange, VP of AI & ML, Unity Technologies





10:20 am – 10:45 am        

Fireside Chat: AI National Plans, State Funding and Geopolitical Implications



  • Presenter:Tom Campbell, Founder & President FutureGrasp


Panelists:



  • Irakli Beridze, Head of the Centre for AI & Robotics, United Nations

  • Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI & ML, World Economic Forum





10:45 am – 11:10 am       


Coffee + Networking




11:10 am – 11:35 am        


Fireside Chat: AI and National Security




Panelists:



  • Philip Reiner, Executive Director, Technology for Global Security

  • Melissa Oh, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program, Department of Homeland Security, S&T

  • David Rothzeid, Director of Acquisition Pathways, Defense Innovation Unit





11:35 am – 12:00 pm        

Fireside Chat: Transforming the food industry with Applied AI



  • Moderator:Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs


Panelists:



  • Adam Greenberg, CEO, iUNU

  • Walter Robb, Entrepreneur & Former CEO, Whole Foods Market





12:00 pm – 12:25 pm        


Keynote + Fireside Chat: How AI is shaping the future of Manufacturing, Construction & Industrial Design



  • Presenter:Matt Man, Founder & CEO, indus.ai


Panelists:



  • Mike Haley, Senior Director of AI & Robotics, Autodesk

  • Matt Man, Founder & CEO, indus.ai





12:30 pm – 1:30 pm         


Lunch + Networking




1:30 pm – 1:55 pm            

Keynote: How AI + Networking can solve “unsolvable” problems



  • John Apostolopoulos, VP, CTO of Enterprise Networking Lab Director of Innovation Labs, Cisco





1:55 pm – 2:25 pm            

Panel: Enterprise AI Applications



Panelists:



  • Rahul Sachdev, Co-Founder & CEO, Fortella

  • Alex Holub, CEO, Vidora

  • Vidya Raman, Director of Product Management & ML, Cloudera

  • Bahman Bahmani, Director of Data Science, Rakuten





2:25 pm – 2:40 pm            


Keynote: AI and Financial Automation


  • Cathrine Andersen, Co-founder, Roger.ai





2:40 pm – 3:10 pm            


Panel: Will AI Break or Save the Internet




  • Moderator:Daniel Riedel, Founder & CEO, New Context


Panelists:



  • Erin Kenneally Portfolio Manager, Cyber Security Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Herb Kelsey Founder & CEO, Quantum Vault Inc.

  • Jonathan Ward, Founder & CEO, Altas Organization

  • Jason Hoffman, President & CEO, MobiledgeX





3:10 pm – 3:35 pm           


Coffee + Networking




3:35 pm – 3:55 pm           


Keynote: Life in the Fast Lane: What’s different about transportation AI?


  • Dr. Allan Steinhardt, Chief Scientist, AEye





3:55 pm – 4:25 pm           


Panel: How AI will Place Humans at the Heart of Healthcare




  •  Moderator:Margaretta Colangelo, Managing Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures


Panelists:



  • Karim Galil, Founder & CEO, Mendel AI

  • Simon MacGibbon, CEO & Co-Founder, Myia Labs

  • Nada Hanafi, Chief Strategy Officer, Experien GroupDr.

  • John Rumsfeld, CTO at American College of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado





4:25 pm – 4:50 pm           


Keynote + Fireside Chat: AI Impact on the Global South


  •  Presenter: Christopher Hale, Founder & CEO, Kountable


Panelists:



  • Jonas Svensson, Head of Global Innovation and Technology, UNOPS

  • Christopher Hale, Founder & CEO, Kountable





4:50 pm – 5:15 pm           


Keynote: Management in the Age of AI


  • Dinkar Jain, Head of Machine Learning Ads, Facebook





5:15 pm – 5:30 pm           


BootstrapLabs Recap & Closing Session


  • Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder & CEO, BootstrapLabs

  • Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs





5:30 pm – 8:00 pm          

Closing Reception and Networking



Please note, agenda is subject to change.







WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND THE APPLIED AI CONFERENCE 2019?


The BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference represents a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge about trending AI applications and technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and learn from leaders driving disruption across all industries using Applied AI. The event offers a chance to recruit new talent and network with fellow executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers to discuss the current status and possibilities of Applied AI. If you have an interest in AI, we’ll discuss best practices, challenges and opportunities with insight from leading AI experts. By attending this event, you’ll discover a new way to become an AI advocate and thought leader in your organization and community.




WHO WILL YOU MEET?


The BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference brings together a community of Founders, Intrapreneurs, CTOs, CIOs, Corporate Development Executives, Innovation Officers, Product Managers, and AI/ML Experts including Directors of Engineering, Data Scientists, Executives, Professors, Researchers, and Investors interested in AI.




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APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WORKSHOP 2019 (FOR EXECUTIVES)


Discover how to apply AI to real-world business problems, hear about real results from industry AI practitioners and learn how to tangibly deploy AI solutions into your organization. This day-long workshop will be held on April 17th at The Battery, one of San Francisco's most exclusive Members Only club. Designed to cut through all the noise and buzzwords in Applied AI, this event is specifically geared towards CIOs, VPs, Directors, Senior Managers, and any experienced leader in software engineering who has the power to help make critical decisions for their companies. A limited number of seats are available and attendees will be vetted to ensure they meet the qualifications to attend based on their role or title.


You can find more information on speakers and agenda at this link.








SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES




In the past, the BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference has been sponsored by some of the world’s most innovative companies. Our event brings together a dedicated community of developers, VCs, Founders, and corporate executives to spark meaningful conversations on valuable AI topics and our programming is focused on delivering high quality content, which results in sold out shows year after year. To take part and be recognized as a leader in the field of Applied AI today, we have sponsorship opportunities available.






To receive detailed information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at events@bootstraplabs.com.






PRESS REGISTRATION


Limited press passes are available to full-time reporters or freelancers working for established print, online, or broadcast news organizations. Journalist inquiries regarding the Applied AI Conference 2019 should be directed to press@bootstraplabs.com with email subject: Journalist AAI19 or fill out this form.


We welcome inquires for high quality, inspirational and informative interviews on stage.








PRIOR ATTENDEES & SPEAKERS


Last year’s sold-out conference hosted over 800 top executives from Fortune 500 companies, AI startups founders, venture capitalists, researchers and AI developers. The day was packed with insightful, practical and inspiring conversations and keynotes from 44 AI thought leaders from companies like Facebook, Uber, AirBnb, Amazon, IBM, NASA, BMW, Sentient, Singularity University, Stanford University, Bloomberg, and Accenture. 








TICKET POLICY


All sales are final and tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can only be used by the ticket holder, but may be transferred to another person if the request is made within 10 days of the conference.









FAQs 




What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?


Fifth & Mission Garage #51 - This is closest and most convenient parking structure and is located across the street from the Bespoke Conference Center. We recommend parking here if you're attending the event via car.




Where are the main entrances to the BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference/Bespoke Conference Center?


Guests arriving before 10am


Guests arriving after 10am