open conference on artificial intelligence

07 - 09 feb 2018

OPEN CONFERENCE
ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

07 - 09 FEB 2018
About Conference
OpenTalks.AI conference - independent place for all AI stakeholders, where leading scientists will meet entrepreneurs, developers will meet customers, startups will meet investors. Tell community about you and your work, network, find your partners, customers and partners.

OpenTalks.AI is a place for presentation of leading R&D and AI solutions from Russia and abroad and discuss AI phenomenon from all sides – science, business, ethics, legal and philosophy.
About Conference
OpenTalks.AI conference - independent place for all AI stakeholders, where leading scientists will meet entrepreneurs, developers will meet customers, startups will meet investors. Tell community about you and your work, network, find your partners, customers and partners.

OpenTalks.AI is a place for presentation of leading R&D and AI solutions from Russia and abroad and discuss AI phenomenon from all sides – science, business, ethics, legal and philosophy.
80 speakers
We are gathering the most interesting speakers on AI
3
days
Introduction day and
3 full conference days
500 participants
We expect many participants from different areas of AI all over the world
80 speakers
We are gathering the most interesting speakers on AI
3 days
Introduction day and
3 full conference days
500 participants
We expect many participants from different areas of AI all over the world
Speakers
These are some of our distinguished speakers
Rev Lebaredian
NVIDIA
Esther Dyson
Hiccup, Member of the Board of Directors of Yandex
Ruslan Salakhutdinov
Apple
David Yang
ABBYY
Chertok Andrey
Sberbank
Andrey Ustyuzhanin
HSE, Yandex
Roman Styatyugin
Mail.Ru Group
Olga Uskova
Cognitive Technologies
Konstantin Anokhin
SRC Kurchatov Institute
Conference Program
Version from 11.01.2018
Conference Program
Version from 11.01.2018
Science, 07.02.2018
09:00 – 09:30
09:00 – 09:30
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 – 09:30
09:00 – 09:30
Conference opening
09:30 – 10:00
09:30 – 10:00
Key note
Rev Lebaredian, NVIDIA
Strategy of NVIDIA in artificial intelligence (preliminary topic, to be confirmed 15.01)
10:00– 11:30
10:00– 11:30
Computer Vision
Victor Lempitsky, Skoltech
Topic to be announced later
Other speakers will be announced 15.01
11:45 – 13:15
11:45 – 13:15
Natural language processing
Konstantin Vorontsov, MIPT, Yandex
Natural language processing and speech understanding
Mikhail Burtsev, MIPT, iPavlov.ai
iPavlov project: From Dialog Systems to Conversational Intelligence
Sergey Shumsky, IQman
Scalable natural language understanding
13:25 – 13:45
13:25 – 13:45
Secret panel
13:45 – 14:45
13:45 – 14:45
Lunch
14:45 – 16:15
14:45 – 16:15
Data analysis and predictive analytics
Andrey Ustyuzhanin, HSE, Yandex
Topic to be announced 15.01
Evgeny Burnaev, Skoltech
Topic to be announced 15.01
Dmitry Vetrov, HSE
Open Problems in Deep Learning: A Bayesian Solution
16:30 – 17:00
16:30 – 17:00
Special talk
Konstantin Anokhin, SRC Kurchatov Institute
Neurophysiology as a key to general AI
17:10 – 18:40
17:10 – 18:40
Human level Artificial Intelligence - on a way to superintelligence
Vadim Strijov
On a way to General AI - different approaches and models
Anton Kolonin
Topic to be announced 15.01
Olga Perepelkina
Topic to be announced 15.01
Alexey Potapov, ITMO University
Topic to be announced
19:00 – 19:30
19:00 – 19:30
Key note
Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Apple
AI frontier. Current state of the art in AI research and main directions of research in 2018.
19:30-21:00
19:30-21:00
Coffee and networking
Show the program on February 8 and 9
Show the program on February 8 and 9
Business, 08.02.2018
08:00 - 09:00
08:00 - 09:00
Registration and welcoming coffee.
09:00 - 09:05
09:00 - 09:05
"Business" day opening
09:05 - 09:25
09:05 - 09:25
Key-note.
Speaker to be announced 15.01
Overview of using AI in business today (preliminary topic, to be confirmed)
09:35 - 10:50
09:35 - 10:50
AI applications in retail and marketing
Alexander Hanin, VisionLabs
Face Recognition in Retail: Technologies and Cases
Sergey Terekhov, Svyaznoy
Тензорные декомпозиции в оценивании и принятии управляющих решений
Roman Styatyugin, Mail.Ru Group
Topic to be announced 15.01
Nikolai Chirkov, Neurus
Topic to be announced 15.01
Other speaker to be announced later
11:00 - 11:45
11:00 - 11:45
AI applications in legal
Ilya Bulgakov, DLA Piper
Overview of legaltech tools using AI.
Svetlana Revak, Garant
Topic to be announced 15.01
Alexander Sarapin, Pravo.ru
Predicative algorithms in LegalTech
11:55 – 13:10
11:55 – 13:10
AI applications in Healthcare
Dmitry Fadin, INVITRO
Moderator of the panel session
Florent Gilard, Arterys
First AI assistance solution for radiologists, approved by FDA (preliminary topic, to be confirmed)
Other speakers to be announced 15.01
13:10 - 14:10
13:10 - 14:10
Lunch
14:10 - 15:10
14:10 - 15:10
AI applications in finance
Overview of current trends and business-cases of AI applications in finance
Andrey Chertok, Sberbank
Topic to be announced
Dmitry Lukovkin, Stocksneural.net
Prognosis of stock prices with machine learning (preliminary topic)
Yaroslav Shuvaev, AkBars Digital Technologies
Intelligent chat-bot as an instrument for customer support (preliminary topic)
Speaker to be announced later
15:20 - 16:50
15:20 - 16:50
AI applications in industry
Overview of current trends and business-cases of AI applications in industry
Emeli Dral, Yandex Data Factory
Topic to be announced
Alexey Knyazhev, SAP
Topic to be announced
Alexander Tsymbalistov, KPMG
SAP Predictive Analytics. Использование больших данных в процессных индустриях с SAP
Daniil Kashirin, Forecsys
Recognizing the type of activity based on data from sensors attached to the body of a worker
Sergei Gudyrin, Adeptic
Business cases of using AI for manufacturing logistic applications
17:05 - 17:50
17:05 - 17:50
Investments in AI: current situation and trends
Investments: current situation and trends in investments to AI
Andrey Gershfeld (Flint Capital)
Investments: current situation and trends in investments to AI in the world.
Alexander Galitsky (Almaz Capital)
Investments in AI startups: Almaz capital experience.
Dmitry Chikhachev (Runa Capital)
Investments in AI startups: Runa capital experience.
Kyle Ellicott (ReadWriteLABS)
Investments to AI in USA in China: current situation and trends (preliminary topic, to be confirmed)
18:00 - 18:45
18:00 - 18:45
AI applications in security
Overview of current trends and business-cases of AI applications in security
Alexander Chistyakov, Kaspersky Lab
Detection is not a classification: reviewing machine learning techniques for cybersecurity specifics

3 speakers to be announced 15.01
19:00 - 19:30
19:00 - 19:30
Key-note.
Game changers - what is next?
19:30 - 20:00
19:30 - 20:00
Networking and coffee
Startup awards
Ethics and legal, 09.02.2018
08:00 - 09:00
08:00 - 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:05
09:00 - 09:05
"Ethics and legal" day opening
09:05 - 09:35
09:05 - 09:35
Key note.
Esther Dayson, Hiccup, Yandex
AI and ethics.
09:45 - 11:00
09:45 - 11:00
Ethics
Is it possible to create an ethical AI? How to implement human values?
Sergey Lukashkin, VTB
On the impact of new technologies on society and the economy.
Peter Levich, Future Foundation
Topic to be announced
Pavel Gotovtsev, SRC Kurchatov Institute
Topic to be announced
11:10 - 12:10
11:10 - 12:10
AI and global security balance
AI and global security - how new technologies are changing the balance
Evgeny Kuznetsov, Singularity University in Russia, RVC
How new technologies are shifting the global balance
Olga Afanasieva, GoodAI
Topic to be announced
Ulvi Kasimov, .ART
Topic to be announced
Andrey Kortunov, Russian International Affairs Council
Topic to be announced
Speakers to be announced later
12:20 - 13:05
12:20 - 13:05
Patents in AI
Patents landscape, challenges and trends in AI industry
Alexey Ivanov, HSE
Patents landscape, challenges and trends in AI industry

Other speakers to be announced later
13:05 - 14:00
13:05 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
Legal and regulation
Legal and regulation aspects of AI
Iskender Nurbekov, IIDF
Moderator of the session
Victor Naumov, Dentons
Topic to be announced
15:25 - 15:40
15:25 - 15:40
Polyakova Natalia, Russian Venture Company
Topic to be announced
15:15 - 16:30
15:15 - 16:30
Education and AI
Education challenges in AI era - whom and how to educate?
Vladimir Vasilyev, ITMO University
Topic to be announced
Alexander Kuleshov, SkolTech university
Topic to be announced
Topic to be announced
Speakers to be announced later
17:00 - 18:30
17:00 - 18:30
AI and consciousness
Science battle: AI with consciousness - is it possible?
Konstantin Anokhin, SRC Kurchatov Institute
Tatyana Chernigovskaya, SPbSU
18:30 - 18:45
18:30 - 18:45
Conference closing
18:45 - 20:00
18:45 - 20:00
Networking and coffee
We Invite To The Conference
Scientists and
developers
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell science and business community about your research, find collaborators or customers.
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Humanities and social sciences
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell your opinion about AI phenomenon and issues, it's influence to technology and society, discuss topics of ethics and philosophy.
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Companies with
AI products

OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell target audience about your products and services, find potential partners and customers.
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Companies interested in
AI technologies

OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to observe a great field of AI research and development in 3 days and find desired product, service or solution.
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Startups
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to make presentation of your company in front of investors into AI and find investments.
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Sponsors
OpenTalks.AI – is unique opportunity to position your company in the rapidly growing field of AI, improve your visibility and recognizability.
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Investors
OpenTalks.AI is a great opportunity if you are looking for perspective startups to invest!
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We Invite To The Conference
Scientists and
developers
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell science and business community about your research, find collaborators or customers.
More details
Humanities and social sciences
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell your opinion about AI phenomenon and issues, it's influence to technology and society, discuss topics of ethics and philosophy.
More details
Companies with AI products
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to tell target audience about your products and services, find potential partners and customers.
More details
Companies interested in AI technology
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to observe a great field of AI research and development in 3 days and find desired product, service or solution.
More details
Startups
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to make presentation of your company in front of investors into AI and find investments.
More details
Sponsors
OpenTalks.AI – is unique opportunity to position your company in the rapidly growing field of AI, improve your visibility and recognizability.
More details
Investors
OpenTalks.AI is a great opportunity if you are looking for perspective startups to invest!
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Before And After The Conference
Hakaton
DeepHack hakaton will take place on 29.01-04.02.2018 before conference and we will announce results on OpenTalks.AI
Schools
On 06.02.2018 we arrange schools and workshops on different AI technologies
Welcome party
On 06.02.2018 the night before conference a welcome party with networking will take place
Before And After The Conference
Hakaton
DeepHack hakaton will take place on 29.01-04.02.2018 before conference and we will announce results on OpenTalks.AI
Schools
On 06.02.2018 we arrange schools and workshops on different AI technologies
Welcome party
On 06.02.2018 the night before conference a welcome party with networking will take place

Registration to the conference
$500 — price till January, 31

Price for late registration after January 31: $650
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Registration cost
$335
Early birds
Until 15.12.2017
$400
Christmas time
Until 31.12.2017
$500
Normal
Until 31.01.2018
$650
Late registration
Until 05.02.2018
For students and graduate students we offer special conditions.
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Registration cost for students and graduate
The conditions are valid only upon presenting a valid student ID. The total number of registrations is limited. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse registration in case of doubt in the documents submitted
17$
Early birds
Until 15.12.2017
17$
Christmas time
Until 31.12.2017
25$
Normal registration
Until 31.01.2018
34$
Late registration
Until 05.02.2018
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Conference Venue
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Mail.ru Office
Business Center SkyLight
Leningradsky prospekt 39, bld. 79
Airport metro station
Mail.ru Office
Business Center SkyLight
Leningradsky prospekt 39, bld. 79
Airport metro station