AI & Big Data Expo World Series 2019- North America: Stay Updated Right Here
November 7, 2019 Spaceo Canada

AI & Big Data Expo World Series 2019- North America: Stay Updated Right Here

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Remember the AI & Big Data Expo World Series 2017 and 2018?

Well, they are back, back with a boom. Bigger and better this time around. And we are ready to welcome the biggest AI Tech Event in North America with open arms.

It’s alright if you don’t know about it. We are here to give the complete idea of this tech expo 2019 event. 

What is it, exactly?

AI & Big Data Expo World Series is one of the biggest Artificial Intelligence and Big Data conferences and exhibitions globally. It is a platform for tech enthusiasts and innovators in the field of AI and other related fields like Big Data, IoT where they share information and learn from each other.

This tech expo brings together various stakeholders, whether they are tech providers or consumers, and shows a glimpse of what the future holds for this industry.

In one sentence, “You will understand how these coming of age technologies will bring value to everyone’s life.”

When and where is it? How to register…?

Alright, alright, alright…one at a time.

When: 13-14 November 2019

Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley

Registration: You can register on the official website of AI & Big Data Expo World Series.

Note: We totally understand that your busy schedule might not let you attend this event. Don’t you worry! We will bring you the news, scoops and happenings of the event as they happen. It will almost feel like you were there. Just stay with us during this journey.

Who will attend?

12000 tech enthusiasts. We will specify further. Forward-thinking enterprise brands, market leaders, AI & Big Data evangelists and hot start-ups, all the people associated with them will be there.

These 12 thousand people are IT decision-makers, developers & designers, heads of innovation, chief data officers, chief data scientists,  brand managers, data analysts, start-ups and innovators, tech providers, c-level executives, venture capitalists, and many more.

What are the co-hosted events?

There are 4 co-located events hosted along with the main event. These are: 

  • IoT Tech Expo
  • Blockchain Expo
  • AI & Big Data Expo
  • Cyber Security & Cloud Expo
  • 5G Expo (latest addition)

Which topics would be covered?

The main conference tracks for only AI and Big Data event are Enterprise AI, Data Analytics for AI and IoT, Big data business solutions, and AI technology solutions.

While overall, there will be many more topics that would be covered. Some of the key topics that would be discussed during the this tech expo 2019 are: Business Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, AI Algorithms, Data & Analytics, Virtual Assistants & Chatbots, Enterprise AI & Digital Transformation, Data Analytics for AI & IoT, Big Data Strategies, AI and the Consumer, Developing AI Technologies and Big Data for Industry. 

Which industries would be benefitted?

If you are a tech enthusiast belonging to any of the mentioned industries, this conference should not be missed.

  • Manufacturing
  • Transport
  • Supply chain
  • Logistics
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Government
  • Energy
  • Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Retail 

Why shouldn’t you miss it, you ask?

This conference is a huge opportunity for you to network, promote and showcase.

Network

This event has a combined conference and exhibition format, which broadens the window for face-to-face time with your target audience. Perfect to get connected with potential clients and partners, isn’t it?

Promote

Did we tell you they have partnered with leading press and media houses? This means more chances of publicity and increased brand awareness. This is a perfect place to promote your brand as a leading AI & Big Data Innovator.

Showcase

You can launch your new initiatives and showcase your products and services. The best part is, these people are actually interested as they themselves are industry leaders and investors.

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Source: ai-expo.net

How was it back then, and what’s different this time?

AI & Big Data Expo 2017 was held on the 29th and 30th of November 2017 while in 2018 it was held on the 28th and 29th November 2018. There were about 10,000 attendees and over 75 speakers during that event. They have scaled up pretty well this time with over 12,000 attendees and 500 speakers.

It gave a platform to the new innovators and ideators apart from big brands as well. These people came from different backgrounds, and industries, and showcased their ideas.

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Source: ai-expo.net

This time they have a brand-new matchmaking tool for the co-located expo which will enable you to plan the event days with ease. On the networking tool, you’ll be able to view the agenda, speakers, exhibitors, and even floor plan. You will also be able to connect with and organize a meeting with other attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. Networking Party, woohoo!

Hello, who’s speaking?

We are excited about this. There are so many big names on the speakers’ list in this tech event 2019. Where do we even begin? We will just name a few so you get the gist of the type of people you will be listening to.

  • Madhu Kochar – VP, Product Development, Cloud Pak for Data [IBM]
  • Paul Lewis – Global Vice President and CTO [Hitachi Vantara]
  • Samuel Chang – Corporate Vice President [LG Electronics]
  • Chen Levkovich- Product Manager, Machine Learning [PayPal]
  • Bevan Emma Huang- Director of Data Sciences External Innovation [Johnson & Johnson]
  • Priyanka Bhatt- Senior Data Scientist [Walmart Labs]

Who is funding this phenomenal event?

Every event is made possible with the help of sponsors that make sure the event takes place smoothly. This time these are the names that supported and financed the event:

Hitachi, NetApp, bmc Software, NVIDIA, DELL, Lenovo, DataIku, ORACLE, Infosys, Alteryx.

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Source: ai-expo.net

How’s it going?

Let’s wait and watch. We will keep an eye on the happenings and bring you the latest updates. Stick with us till the very end!

Day 1

What a day it was. Unmatched energy and enthusiasm. Eager attendees flowed in and were welcomed with warm greetings and quick badge scans. They were quick to start exploring the exhibition after that.

First Keynote Speech

Can you remove the human element from human interactions? More importantly, should you?

The first keynote speaker was given by Kristin Simonini [VP of Product at Applause]. She talked about one of the really important aspects of applied AI- Why the Human Element Remains Essential in Applied AI.

She explained how it’s a symbiotic relationship and not humans vs. machines. It is necessary to realize the incredible potential of AI when partnered with humans perfectly. In this keynote session she talked about:

  • A case study on our journey to automate the crowd
  • Thoughts on how to balance AI and human skills
  • Ways to incorporate AI in a roadmap in a meaningful way

Some Enlightening Talks 

  • Ernie Ostic of MANTA talked about how Data Lineage can maximize the benefits of AI & Big Data and improve decision-making process. He also had a panel discussion afterward.
  • Join Ron Sadi, Vice President of Zeta Global’s Data Cloud division explored ways to proactively detect customer intent through AI, ML and NLP, and convert that intent into insights for optimal activation.
  • Jason Hornik, Vice President of Zeta Global’s Financial Services Strategy talked about current AI applications within the financial & banking sectors as well as the future value of machine learning within the finance & banking sectors.
  • Kuo-Ning from LinkedIn spoke on Transforming Hiring Marketplace through Data.
  • Naomi Assaraf, founder and CMO of CloudHQ led the discussion on AI for Social Good and the panel was later joined by Jonathan Siddharth, CEO, Turing.com.
  • Other notable speakers were, Mitchell Mason from IBM, Matthew Denesuk from RCL corp regarding how the cruise industry will Drive Enterprise AI Innovation in the Next Decade, Bevan Huang from Johnson & Johnson on AI in healthcare,  and Chuck Yarbrough on the Enterprise AI stage: ’Unlocking Unstructured Data’.

Booths

There were a lot of exhibitors, here are some of the eye-catching booths.

  • Booth 171 by always AI team Demonstrated and discussed the future of AI and ComputerVision.
  • Booth 175 by Wolfram Research showed how they are working to advance MachineLearning, AI, and more.
  • Booth 231 by Applause gave trusted guidance on the training and testing of your AI algorithms, and an Echo Show.

Networking Party

A networking party sponsored by Etoro was held at the famous Levi’s Stadium at 6 pm on the first day of the conference. People from various institutes and industries mingled and discussed technological interests. 

International Data Science Awards

The international data science awards by Data Science Foundation were announced at the conference.

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