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Not Your Usual Remote Event!

Our 54,000 InspiredMinds community members of multi-disciplinary experts worldwide asked us for alternatives to virtual conferences.

Inspired AI has been our response,  a series of 9 cutting-edge and CPD Accredited business, science, tech and networking online events gathering the global AI community and hosted by world-leading AI experts.

Get ready for cutting-edge content, tech talks, headline sessions, case studies, networking, live speaker Q&A, polls and quizzes!

 

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The events are brimming with opportunities for partnerships and engaging conversations with our 54,000 InspiredMinds community members of multi-disciplinary experts, business leaders, heads of government, policy makers, startups, investors, academics and media worldwide.

Because the series has 9 episodes and is online you will have more opportunities to network with a diverse global audience. Our theme for the series is WITHOUT BORDERS and our digital audience truly represents this goal.

Explore our virtual exhibition floor, networking lounge, speed networking, book meetings directly with experts specialising in your business interest area, access the attendee list and invite people to join you on a private video call, have a chat and exchange your contact details, just like you would do around a coffee at a physical event!

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What’s on?

 

AI for Good: Can Tech Save Us?

Global Game Changers: Delivering AI Ethically & Equitably

Deep Dive Tech Talks: The State of AI

AI in Action: How to make AI work for your business

World Summit AI @ Inspired AI: Getting the future right

Deep Dive Tech Talks: Applied AI

AI In Action: Leveraging AI across your organisation

AI In Focus: The Future of Health

AI In Focus: The Future of Finance

AI In Innovation: Start Ups, Scale Ups, Unicorns

 

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Startup Competition

Are you a budding entrepreneur in the tech space? Or, a tech startup in growth phase – seed stage or received less than 2m in funding?

Then join us at the Inspired AI series Episode VIII: Start Ups, Scale Ups, Unicorns on Thursday 19th November (15:00 – 16:30 CET) and pitch at Inspired AI cybershark!

Five early stage AI startups will be short-listed for our showcase and get 5 minutes to pitch their business idea to five investors.

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CORINNE VIGREUX
Co-Founder and Founder
TomTom and Codam
CORINNE VIGREUX
Co-Founder and Founder
TomTom and Codam

Corinne Vigreux is co-founder of TomTom, a location technology specialist on a mission to create the most innovative technologies to help shape tomorrow’s mobility and create a safe, connected, autonomous world free of congestion and emissions.

 

Voted one of the top 50 most inspirational women in European tech, Corinne champions women in the workforce and advocates passionately for improved social mobility through education. In 2018, she launched CODAM, a tuition-free, nonprofit coding college in Amsterdam, because she believes coding is the engine for innovation that is driving the world forward faster than ever before. CODAM’s learning system is designed to unleash talent and open doors to new opportunities, and its mission is to help a new generation shape the future. Corinne is passionate about education, maximizing young people’s potential and social mobility.

 

Additionally, Corinne is a member of the supervisory board of takeaway.com NV and Groupe ILIAD, a member of the supervisory board of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet and an advisor to the Amsterdam Economic Board. She was made Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 2012 and Officer in the Royal Order of Orange-Nassau in 2016.

CELESTE KIDD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
CELESTE KIDD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley

Celeste Kidd is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where her lab investigates learning and belief formation.

The Kidd Lab is one of few in the world that combine technologically sophisticated behavioral experiments with computational models in order to broadly understand knowledge acquisition. Her lab employs a range of methods, including eye-tracking and touchscreen testing with human infants, in order to show how learners sample information from their environment and build knowledge gradually over time.

Her work has been published in PNAS,Neuron, Psychological Science, Developmental Science, and elsewhere. Her lab has received funding from NSF, DARPA, Google, the Jacobs Foundation, the Human Frontiers Science Program, and the Templeton Foundation.

She is a recipient of the American Psychological Science Rising Star designation, the Glushko Dissertation Prize in Cognitive Science, and the Cognitive Science Society Computational Modeling Prize in Perception/Action. Kidd was also named as one of TIME Magazines 2017 Persons of the Year as one of the “Silence Breakers” for her advocacy for better protections for students against sexual misconduct.

KAY FIRTH BUTTERFIELD
Head of AI & Machine Learning
World Economic Forum
KAY FIRTH BUTTERFIELD
Head of AI & Machine Learning
World Economic Forum
TIMNIT GEBRU
Research Scientist & CoLead Ethical Artificial Intelligence
Google
TIMNIT GEBRU
Research Scientist & CoLead Ethical Artificial Intelligence
Google

Timnit is currently a research scientist at Google in the ethical AI team. Prior to that Timnit did a postdoc at Microsoft Research, New York City in the FATE (Fairness Transparency Accountability and Ethics in AI) group, where she studied algorithmic bias and the ethical implications underlying any data mining project (see this New York Times article for an example of my work).

She received her PhD from the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, studying computer vision under Fei-Fei Li. Timnit’s thesis pertains to data mining large scale publicly available images to gain sociological insight, and working on computer vision problems that arise as a result. The EconomistThe New York Times and others have covered part of this work. Some of the computer vision areas Timnit is interested in include fine-grained image recognition, scalable annotation of images, and domain adaptation.

Prior to joining Fei-Fei’s lab she worked at Apple designing circuits and signal processing algorithms for various Apple products including the first iPad. Timnit also spent an obligatory year as an entrepreneur (as all Stanford undergrads seem to do). Her research was supported by the NSF foundation GRFP fellowship and the Stanford DARE fellowship

ANJA KASPERSEN
Former Head of Geopolitics and International Security
World Economic Forum
ANJA KASPERSEN
Former Head of Geopolitics and International Security
World Economic Forum

Anya Kaspersen is a strategy professional, geopolitics and international security expert and practitioner. Her former positions include a career with the Norwegian Government and the UN (peacekeeping), research and academia, serving in different capacities in the private sector and for various multilateral organizations in the field and at headquarters. She joined the the World Economic Forum in 2014, spearheading the Forum’s work on geopolitics and international security and how to catalyse responses to global, regional and industry challenges.

She has published widely on geopolitics, international security affairs and global governance issues. Regular commentator and lecturer. Visiting Scholar, Law of Armed Conflict, Harvard University.

Bachelor’s in Strategic Studies, International Law, South East Asia, International Business and Anthropology, University of Oslo/University of Indonesia and London School of Economics; MSc in International Politics, International Security and International Law, University of Copenhagen (China) and London School of Economics and Political Science.

WENDELL WALLACH
Senior Advisor, The Hastings Center & Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
Yale University
WENDELL WALLACH
Senior Advisor, The Hastings Center & Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
Yale University
JOHN C. HAVENS
Executive Director
The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
JOHN C. HAVENS
Executive Director
The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

John C. Havens is Executive Director of The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems that has two primary outputs – the creation and iteration of a body of work known as Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems and the recommendation of ideas for Standards Projects focused on prioritizing ethical considerations in A/IS. Currently there are fifteen approved Standards Working Groups in the IEEE P7000™ series.

He is also Executive Director for The Council on Extended Intelligence (CXI) that was created to proliferate the ideals of responsible participant design, data agency and metrics of economic prosperity prioritizing people and the planet over profit and productivity. CXI is a program founded by The IEEE Standards Association and MIT whose members include representatives from the EU Parliament, the UK House of Lords, and dozens of global policy, academic, and business leaders.

Previously, John was an EVP of Social Media at PR Firm, Porter Novelli and a professional actor for over 15 years. John has written for Mashable and The Guardian and is author of the books, Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity To Maximize Machines and Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World.

ROYA MAHBOOB
CEO
Digital Citizen Fund
ROYA MAHBOOB
CEO
Digital Citizen Fund
FRANCESCA ROSSI
IBM fellow and AI Ethics Global Leader
IBM Research, T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA
FRANCESCA ROSSI
IBM fellow and AI Ethics Global Leader
IBM Research, T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA

Francesca Rossi is a professor of computer science at the University of Padova, Italy. Currently she is on sabbatical at Harvard with a Radcliffe fellowship.

Her research interests include constraint reasoning, preferences, multi-agent systems, computational social choice, and artificial intelligence.

She has been president of the international association for constraint programming (ACP) and she is now the president of IJCAI. She has been program chair of CP 2003 and of IJCAI 2013.

She is in the editorial board of ConstraintsArtificial IntelligenceAMAI, and KAIS. She will be Editor in Chief of JAIR starting January 2015.

She has published over 160 articles in international journals, in proceedings of international conferences or workshops, and as book chapters. She has co-authored a book. She has edited 16 volumes, between conference proceedings, collections of contributions, and special issue of international journals. She has co-edited the Handbook of Constraint Programming (Elsevier, 2006).  Her h-index is 27. Her most cited papers have more than 560 citations. She has more than 100 co-authors.

CHANDRA KHATRI
Chief Scientist and Head of AI
Got-It AI
CHANDRA KHATRI
Chief Scientist and Head of AI
Got-It AI

Chandra Khatri is a Senior AI Scientist at Uber AI driving Conversational AI efforts at Uber. Prior to Uber, he was the Lead AI Scientist at Alexa and was driving the Science for the Alexa Prize Competition, which is a $3.5 Million university competition for advancing the state of Conversational AI. Some of his recent work involves Open-domain Dialog Planning and Evaluation, Conversational Speech Recognition, Conversational Natural Language Understanding, and Sequential Modeling.

Prior to Alexa, Chandra was a Research Scientist at eBay, wherein he led various Deep Learning and NLP initiatives such as Automatic Text Summarization and Automatic Content Generation within the eCommerce domain, which has lead to significant gains for eBay. He holds degrees in Machine Learning and Computational Science & Engineering from Georgia Tech and BITS Pilani.

CESAR A. HIDALGO
ANITI Chair | University of Toulouse
Honorary Professor | University of Manchester
Visiting Professor | Harvard University
CESAR A. HIDALGO
ANITI Chair | University of Toulouse
Honorary Professor | University of Manchester
Visiting Professor | Harvard University

César Hidalgo holds an ANITI Chair at the University of Toulouse, an Honorary Professorship at the University of Manchester, and is a visiting Professor at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied SciencCes. Hidalgo is also a founder of Datawheel, a data visualization and distribution company. Prior to joining the University of Toulouse, Hidalgo was a professor at MIT where he directed the Collective Learning group.

Dr. Hidalgo’s research focuses on collective learning–the learning taking place in teams, organizations, and economies. With his group, he develops analytical tools and models to understanding how collective learning takes place, and also, they design tools to help improve the collective learning of organizations.

These tools include The Observatory of Economic Complexity (the world’s leading visualization engine for international trade data), Pantheon (a platform mapping human collective memory), DataViva (a platform visualizing economic data for all of Brazil), Immersion (a tool to visualize personal email networks), DataUSA (the most comprehensive effort to visualize US public data), and DIVE (a generalized tool designed to transform any dataset into a story).

A native of Santiago de Chile and a permanent resident of the US, Hidalgo is the only hispanic faculty of the MIT Media Lab. He holds a PhD in physics from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Hidalgo is the author of Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies (Basic Books, 2015), and a co-author of The Atlas of Economic Complexity (MIT, Press 2011).

IVANA BARTOLETTI
Co-Founder
Women Leading in AI Network
IVANA BARTOLETTI
Co-Founder
Women Leading in AI Network

Ivana Bartoletti is a Privacy and Data Protection professional, a media commentator and a public speaker. She is Director of Technology at Deloitte and advises businesses and organisations on best practice and how to comply with privacy legislation at the UK, EU and global level. She works across all sectors, from finance to adtech, and within the energy market. Ivana has extensive knowledge of the Privacy and ethical challenges in the smart and digital economy, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things.

Ivana worked for seven years as an Information Governance Manager at the NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management and has held senior management roles at Barclays Bank and Sky TV. In 2012, she received the Best Personal Achievement in the Public Sector Award for introducing new safety policies on hospital premises.

Ivana is an International public speaker and commentator on privacy, digital rights, data ethics and regularly features on the BBC and other outlets.

REDIET ABEBE
Junior Fellow | Harvard Society of Fellows
Co-Founder| Black in AI
REDIET ABEBE
Junior Fellow | Harvard Society of Fellows
Co-Founder| Black in AI

Rediet Abebe is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. She holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell University, where she was advised by Jon Kleinberg, as well as an M.S. in applied mathematics from Harvard University, an M.A. in mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in mathematics from Harvard College. Her research is broadly in the fields of artificial intelligence and algorithms, with a focus on discrete algorithms, optimization, network and computational science, and their applications to equity and social good concerns. As part of this research agenda, she co-founded and co-organizes Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG), a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research initiative working to improve access to opportunity for historically underserved and disadvantaged communities. This initiative has participants from over 100 institutions in 20 countries and has been supported by organizations including Schmidt Futures, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Abebe’s work has informed policy and practice at various organizations including the National Institute of Health and the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Throughout 2019, she served on the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on AI, whose recommendations were unanimously approved by the General Director’s advisory committee. Abebe was recently named one of 35 Innovators Under 35 by the MIT Technology Review. She has also been honored by ELLE as a woman transforming technology and the 2019 Bloomberg 50 list as a “one to watch.” She has recently presented her research in venues including the National Academy of Sciences, the United Nations, and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2017, Abebe co-founded Black in AI, a non-profit organization tackling representation and inclusion issues in the field. Her research is deeply influenced by her upbringing in her hometown of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

 

MATTHEW LUNGREN
Associate Director
 Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging, Stanford University Medical Center
MATTHEW LUNGREN
Associate Director
 Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging, Stanford University Medical Center

Dr. Lungren is the Associate Director of the Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging and an Assistant Professor Clinician Scientist at Stanford University Medical Center. His leading research interest is in the field of machine learning and deep learning in medical imaging and clinical informatics. He holds an MPH which focuses on his primary interest in biostatistical modeling in epidemiology and health policy in the national healthcare landscape and has extensive applied experience in both statistical as well as machine learning applications for solving important medical imaging challenges.

LOUBNA BOUARFA
CEO & Founder
OKRA Technologies
LOUBNA BOUARFA
CEO & Founder
OKRA Technologies

Dr Loubna Bouarfa is a machine learning scientist turned entrepreneur.

She is the founder and CEO of OKRA Technologies – an artificial intelligence data analytics company for healthcare. OKRA allows healthcare professionals to combine all their data in one place and generate actionable, evidence-based insights in real time, to save and improve human lives.

Loubna is currently a member of the European Union High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, where she is particularly focused on healthcare and achieving competitive business impact with AI. She was named an MIT Technology Review Top Innovator Under 35, a Forbes 50 Top Women In Tech, and won several prizes, including CEO of Year 2019 at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards and Best Female-Led Startup at the StartUp Europe Awards.

On a personal level, she is a strong advocate for diversity, women and challenging the status quo.

FABRIZIO SILVESTRI
Research Scientist
Facebook AI
FABRIZIO SILVESTRI
Research Scientist
Facebook AI

Fabrizio Silvestri is a Research Scientist at Facebook AI London, UK, in the Integrity team.
His interests are in Web Search, and in particular, his specialization is building systems to better interpret queries from users’ search traces.

Prior to Facebook, Fabrizio was a Principal Scientist at Yahoo Research, where he has worked on sponsored search and native advertising within the Yahoo Gemini project.

Fabrizio holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, Italy, where he studied problems related to Web Information Retrieval with particular focus on efficiency issues like caching, collection partitioning, and distributed IR in general.

He authored around 140 research papers, which are published in topmost international peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

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