We hosted entrepreneurs, business executives, military leaders, academics and researchers, artists, and technologists in their respective fields. Here are sessions from Time Machine 2018.
Dr. Heather Berlin · Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
How will AI become entwined with our most basic physical and mental processes? Dr. Heather Berlin, a recognized cognitive neuroscientist and TV host, will share how her work on the brain and consciousness extends to a world where the veil between human and machine is getting thinner.
Ted Colbert · Boeing
It won’t be long before AI is piloting commercial aircraft, monitoring plane components, and streamlining logistics at major airlines. Ted Colbert explains the technology we already have and how it will change, and secure, the face of transportation.
Ali Raza · Apergy
AI isn’t just a fad; it’s changing the entire business model for companies in the field of energy. Learn from Ali Raza, Senior VP and Chief Digital Officer at Apergy, how major oil and gas companies are restructuring their operations with AI.
Fireside Chat: Admiral Bobby Inman, Amir Husain • Moderator: David Ignatius
What does AI innovation look like around the globe? This panel will explore promising and worrisome developments, and their implications for the world’s shifting political balance.
Speakers: Cody Pierce, Pedram Amini • Moderator: Mike Cronin
How are machine learning and artificial intelligence affecting the information security landscape, both now and in the future? Tech reporter Mike Cronin leads cybersecurity experts Pedram Amini and Cody Pierce through a discussion on the present and future application of bleeding-edge technologies from the perspective of defenders and adversaries.
Panel: Colonel Jennifer Sovada, Zach Walker, Joshua Marcuse • Moderator: Jennifer Strong
As the U.S. Department of Defense develops relationships with agile tech companies, it’s having to change its ways. This talk will elaborate on how the DoD is incorporating innovation and making strides to become tech-friendly.
Vishal Lall Hewlett · Packard Enterprise
As technology evolves and cybersecurity becomes a critical part of operations, edge computing is becoming an attractive option for operations. Find out how HPE is using edge computing to revitalize their technological and business strategies.
Bryan Lares · SparkCognition
What does it look like when cybersecurity is built not just with AI, but entirely from AI? Find out the fundamental difference and what it means for protection against the growing world of cyber crime.
Todd Young · Ballogy
Data analytics in athletics is nothing new. But due to artificial intelligence, the value that can be extracted from data is. Todd Young will explain how AI will transform sports, coaches and athletes in the next five years.
Tim Mueller-Sim · Bloomfield Robotics
AI is paving the path for farmers to increase production and efficiency in agriculture. Tim Mueller-Sim explores how robots and humans can work together to produce better crops.
Dr. Tasneem Zehra Husain · Theoretical Physicist, Novelist
As our understanding of physics and scientific principles expand, so too does our knowledge of the universe, and of the scope of the possible. Theoretical physicist Tasneem Husain explains how our view of science—and the world around us—is constantly evolving.
Richard Garriot de Cayeaux • Moderator: Hugh Forrest
AI isn’t just a tool for industry. Richard Garriott de Cayeaux discusses how game designers are working to unleash AI’s full creative potential (and potentially reach general intelligence) by using it to design new kinds of games beyond what humans can imagine.
Kristopher Gasteratos · Cellular Agriculture Society
Given the massive impacts the meat industry has on society and the environment, what if we could have meat without the negative side effects? Discover how cellular agriculture technology could transform the meat industry.
Jordan Hefferan · GE Aviation
The aviation industry is one of the world’s most complex network experiences. The coordination of assets and people—combined with a variety of external factors—can make it a unique challenge. The industry also puts you on a chair in the sky and delivers you home safely. Jordan Hefferan is the Director of Digital Services at GE Aviation, accelerating change and digital transformation throughout the ecosystem. His talk will focus on the transformation of the industry, the future technology landscape, and the connected aircraft.
Jaidev Amrite · SparkCognition
A demonstration on what natural language processing is, how it works, and how it can save companies (including airlines) from the bureaucratic nightmare of paperwork and document organization.
Elsa Kania · Center for a New American Security
China has committed tens of billions of dollars to become a global AI superpower. Elsa Kania from the Center for a New American Security delves into this investment and what it means for the world.
Panel: Elsa Kania, Amir Husain, Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux • Moderator: Kaveh Waddell
The age of AI is upon us, and being ready for it will take more than just technological innovation. In this panel, find out what policymakers need to do to ensure their countries are prepared, who is successfully doing so, and who isn’t.
Aric Zurek · Flowserve
Aric Zurek of Flowserve takes us behind the scenes of the AI transformation at the oldest industrial company and largest pump manufacturer in America.
Tom Jackson · Locus Insights
Although humans crave the personalized customer experience AI can provide, they are often hesitant to provide the personal data that enables this. Tom Jackson, Co-Founder and CEO of vision tracking technology company Locus Insights, discusses how these two factors will play into shaping the future for consumers.
Panel: Amir Husain, Wendy R. Anderson, Dr. Bruce Porter • Moderator: August Cole
Bringing the speed of machine learning to battle decisions will completely revolutionize war. August Cole and Amir Husain discuss how these changes could minimize casualties and collateral damage.
Fireside Chat: Darryl Willis • Moderator: Sridhar Sudarsan
Google loves AI! In fact, Google believes it’s a more profound technology than electricity. Google is putting AI in almost all of the technologies that we have and even building new ones totally centered around AI, like Google Translate and Google Lens. This keynote will discuss how AI is changing the world but also what data does an enterprise need to do it.
Slavek Zaremba · SparkCognition
A walk through of how SparkPredict is enabling autonomy in key maintenance tasks and processes that will power the plant of the future.
Dr. Scott Niekum · Personal Autonomous Robotics Lab (PeARL)
What will it take to have mass-deployed robots in our everyday lives? Dr. Scott Niekum, director of the Personal Autonomous Robotics Lab at the University of Texas at Austin, describes what this new reality will look like and how we’ll get there.
Speaker: Paul Browning • Moderator: Jennifer Strong
As the power industry moves into the digital age, AI technology is making operations safer and more efficient. Paul Browning, the President and CEO of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America, discusses how this is being implemented in the vision for the digital solutions platform MHPS-TOMONI.
Kim Jackson Ryan · Draper
How do we create autonomous systems that we can work with collaboratively? Human Systems Engineer Kimberly Ryan will lead us as we explore how we’ll establish working relationships with AI.
Keith Moore · SparkCognition
Discover how SparkCognition is accelerating data science at scale by automating the building and deployment of machine learning models.
João Beira · Datagram
As art and data collide, new mediums for creation emerge, like projection mapping. Art director João Beira will explore the intersection of light and interactive media.
Charlie Burgoyne · Valkyrie Intelligence
Charlie Burgoyne, Founder and CEO of Valkyrie Intelligence, will share how the way we think about sentience will influence AI progress, and how Knowledge Graphs and semantic engineering will become powerful tools for this new technology.
Bryon Jacob · data.world
Bryon Jacob, CTO and Co-Founder of data.world, shares how the Semantic Web will link data to enable people and machines to use knowledge to its full potential.
Admiral Bobby Inman · USN (Ret.)
America’s former top spy, Admiral Bobby Inman, who once led the CIA and the NSA, will cover a history of using AI in the intelligence community.
Anna Chaney · IBM Watson Applied Research
Is it creative if an algorithm makes it? Anna Chaney, a data scientist at IBM Watson, will dive into the creative process of AI as a composer, and explore the surrounding issues of AI-created music, like copyright and model training.
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