CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announced new speakers and partners for its upcoming EmTech Digital conference, which will take place March 25-26 at the St. Regis San Francisco. This year, EmTech Digital will focus on the latest advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and their growing impact on business and society.
The conference's impressive list of speakers announced today includes:
- Daphne Koller - Founder and CEO, Insitro
- Fei-Fei Li - Professor, Stanford University
- Brendan McCord - Senior Advisor for AI, US Department of Defense
- Andrew Ng - Founder & CEO, Landing AI; Founder and CEO, Deeplearning.ai
- Rohit Prasad - Vice President and Head Scientist, Alexa AI, Amazon
- Rashida Richardson - Director of Policy Research, AI Now Institute
Sessions led by the above speakers, along with representatives from companies like Google, Microsoft and Waymo, will address the growing economic significance of AI, along with rising concerns about managing the human impact of these emerging technologies. Session topics that will be featured in the upcoming program include:
- How to develop your own AI playbook
- Accelerating innovation in AI chips
- The human impact of AI
- Industry impact sessions exploring AI in a range of global markets, from transportation to drug and material discovery
Today, MIT Technology Review also announced its partners for the conference: Intel, the world's leading technology company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices, will serve as the Presenting Partner of EmTech Digital 2019. Additional partners include EY, Samsung NEXT, and Chatbase. Media Partners include Talespin and BIGfish Communications.
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About The EmTech Event Series
MIT Technology Review's EmTech Event Series dives into emerging technologies that will drive the new global economy. From mainstage keynotes to Q&As and small discussions, these events provide a curated view of the year's most important developments. EmTech gives attendees the opportunity to discover future trends and learn from the most innovative people and companies in the world. Currently in its 20th year, EmTech events have become a must-attend for entrepreneurs, innovators, policy leaders, media and more. This year's EmTech events include EmTech Digital, March 25-26; Business of Blockchain, May 2; and EmTech Next, June 11-12. Learn more.
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