Conference Program 2019
Science
14.02.2019
Business
15.02.2019
Visionary Saturday 16.02.2019
Science & Technology
14.02.2019
09:30 – 10:00
09:30 – 10:00
Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 – 10:05
10:00 – 10:05
Conference opening
10:10 – 10:30
10:10 – 10:30
Key note
Dmitry Konyagin, NVIDIA
AI today and tomorrow
10:30 – 10:50
10:30 – 10:50
Key note
Olga Uskova, Cognitive Technologies
Artificial Intelligence and Intuition
11:00 – 12:15
11:00 – 12:15
Computer Vision
Victor Lempitsky, Samsung, Skoltech
Towards photorealistic 3D telepresence.
Oseledets Ivan, Institute of Computational Mathematics RAS
Open challenges of machine learning
Boris Lestcov, MSU, Mail.Ru Group
Person detection in crowds
12:30 – 13:45
12:30 – 13:45
Natural language processing
Sapunov Gregory, Intento
Cloud cognitive services landscape
Aleksey Soloviev, Brand Analytics
Data mining socium: Aggressive social media as a reaction to events in the noosphere
Alexander Krainov, Yandex
Voice technologies: what will this channel be in Russia?
13:45 – 14:45
13:45 – 14:45
Lunch. Poster session
14:45 – 16:00
14:45 – 16:00
Data analysis and predictive analytics
Dmitry Vetrov, Samsung, Skoltech
NeuroDiffEquations: What will happen if the number of ResNet's layers will go to infinity or how the theory of optimal control can be used in machine learning
Andrey Ustyuzhanin (Yandex)
Tuning digital twin models for complex systems state prediction by reinforcement learning
Eugeny Burnaev, Skoltech
Gaussian processes and Bayesian filtering in the latent space to predict the profile of the outflow of deposits and the net income of the Bank from acquiring
16:15 – 17:00
16:15 – 17:00
AI in education

Recent trends and trends in AIEd. Moderator Valery Platonov, EdCrunch Award
Alexey Dral, MIPT
Data-driven IT education approach
Roman Dushkin, Agency of artificial intelligence
Usage of intellectual agents for personification of education.
Joleen Liang, Squirrel AI Learning
Squirrel AI Learning experience in deploying AI technologies into schools in China
17:15 – 18:30
17:15 – 18:30
Robotics and reinforcement learning
Session moderator - Pavel Krivozubov, head of "Robotics and artificial intelligence" department of Skolkovo Foundation
Artem Artemov, Promobot
Non-random numbers generator and problems of sense understanding.
Serge Shumsky, MIPT, Russian Association of Neuroinformatics, Neuronet
Symbolic thinking of robots.
Sergey Terekhov, Svyaznoy
Tenzor estimation and one-armed bandits.
18:45 – 19:30
18:45 – 19:30
Key note
Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Carnegie Mellon University
AI frontier - recent development and state of the art
Business
15.02.2019
09:30 - 10:00
09:30 - 10:00
Registration and welcoming coffee.
10:00 - 10:05
10:00 - 10:05
Opening Day "Business"
10:05 - 10:25
10:05 - 10:25
Key-note
Ilya Levchuk, Huawei Technologies
AI for the telecom sector in the new digital world
10:25-10:45
10:25-10:45
Key-note
Jeff Bullwinkel, Microsoft Europe
Future of AI: Opportunities and Principles of Responsible Use & Legislation
11:00 - 11:40
11:00 - 11:40
AI in legal applications

Overview of trends and business-cases of AI applications in legal. Moderator - Holger Zscheyge, Moscow Legal Tech
Alexander Vorontsov, Jetlex.ai
Application of AI for analysis and processing of documents.
Ilya Munerman, Munerman and partners
New data to automate management decision making
Vadim Polulyakh, FastLaw
Technologies as a way to fight with routine.
11:55 - 13:00
11:55 - 13:00
AI in Retail and marketing
Alexander Petrov, "Noosphere"
Survive/live in the Trend: How to see the main thing in billions of messages from millions of people?
Alexander Fonarev, SOPP (SBDA Group)
The task of demand prediction in retail
Yaushev Anton, Segmento
From online to offline: how to estimate media advertisement effect to shopping volumes?

Pavel Ryabenko, Metacommerce
AI application for automatization of price monitoring and goods control process on shelfs in retail stores.
Ivan Bondarev, MegaFon
AI application for subsriber support services
13:15 - 14:00
13:15 - 14:00
AI in cybersecurity
Alexander Polyakov, ERPScan.io
Machine learning in cybersecurity: Good, Bad and Ugly
Alexander Chistyakov, Kaspersky Lab
General deep reconstruction of executable files for new threats search and cybercrime investigations.
Pavel Slipenchuk, Group IB
Detection of social engineering and other types of fraud on behavioral analytics data
Eugeny Zhilin, Sberbank center of cybersecurity
AI in a fraud counteraction process. Sberbank experience.
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
Lunch. Poster session №2
Session will present companies with ready-to-deploy AI solutions for business.

15:00 - 16:15
15:00 - 16:15
AI in manufacturing and robotics
Konstantin Gorbach, Zyfra
Machine learning implementation to raise manufacturing efficiency on ChTPZ example
Oleg Kartashev, Severstal
Computer vision on Severstal. How to get more value from surveillance cameras.
Clement Gorchakov, Data Monsters
Artificial Intelligence in Industry: Predicting Equipment Damage and Optimizing Production Processes
Dmitry Spanderashvili, Adeptik
Artificial intelligence for real-time enterprise management tasks
Anton Konushin, Samsung, HSE
Robot's navigation - state of the art and deep learning approach
16:30 - 17:00
16:30 - 17:00
AI in Healthcare
Overview of current trends and business-cases of AI applications in healthcare
Sergey Arsenyev, Institute of Emergency Pediatric Surgery and
traumatology
AI application to develop Integral estimation parameters of patient state on children with hard trauma case
Petr Fedichev, Gero
Deep CNN for health risk assessment from intraday data collected by wearable devices
Sergey Morozov (Radiology Center)
Comparative analysis of Russian and foreign medical image analysis services using AI technologies.
17:00 - 18:00
17:00 - 18:00
AI in finance
Overview of current trends and business-cases of AI applications in finance

Denis Efremov, Da Vinci Capital
Artificial Intelligence in Financial Technologies: Market, Trends and Case Studies
Vlad Belyaev, DeepHackLab
Chat bot Valera. How to automate the support of bank employees and customers based on the AutoFAQ.ai platform
Tatiana Lybimova, Particle
Commodity demand prediction based on non structured texts analysis

Andrey Chertok, Sberbank
Platform solutions development for dialog assistants
18:15 - 18:30
18:15 - 18:30
Introducing AI into a corporation
Arkady Sandler, MTS
Master class from head of AI of MTS about how to implement AI technologies into a big corporation - issues and solutions, based on cases

18:30 - 19:15
18:30 - 19:15
2 main problems of the Russian AI
Moderator: Igor Pivovarov (OpenTalks.AI)
We will talk about the most sharp problems of russian AI industry and ways of solving them with heads of AI of leading russian companies
Maxim Eremenko, Sberbank
Alexander Krainov, Yandex
Arkady Sandler, MTS
Andrey Uvarov, MegaFon
19:15-22:15
19:15-22:15
Networking party

You will have a wonderful opportunity to informally chat with speakers and other conference participants, drink wonderful wine and listen to musical performance of the music groups of companies of the AI industry!

Visionary Saturday 16.02.2019
09:30 - 10:00
09:30 - 10:00
Registration and welcoming coffee.
10:00 - 10:05
10:00 - 10:05
Opening "Visionary Saturday"
10:05 - 12:00
10:05 - 12:00
Breakfast and startup pitch-session
Pitches startups as part of the StartupWorldCup competition and breakfast for all conference participants on this Saturday morning!)
Ilya Pavlov, Stanislavsky Ventures
Pitch-session moderator
12:00 - 12:20
12:00 - 12:20
Key note. Vision and strategy
Vladislav Shershulsky, Microsoft
Responsible AI and Computational Ethics
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
Strategy talks - Russian AI strategy
Presentation of the AI strategy of Russia from the professional AI community. In 2018 we gathered an intellectual club AI think tank from AI community professionals and tried to propose thesis of such strategy.
Moderator - Igor Pivovarov, OpenTalks.AI
Igor Agamirzyan, HSE
Andrey Ustyuzhanin, HSE, Yandex
Sergey Lukashkin, VTB
Vasily Burov, CSR
Sergey Seryy, BrandAnalytics
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
Lunch. Art and AI Session

During lunch, paintings by contemporary artists with their vision of Artificial Intelligence and high technologies will be exhibited in the poster area.
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 16:00
Ethics
Ethics panel will be about AI applications, laying near or beyond ethical borders. Parental control above kids accounts in social networks. Police systems, gathering information about citizens. Autonomous military drones, deciding without human to open fire - this are topics of this complicated and important discussion.
Arthur Hachuyan, SocialDataHub
Vladimir Ovchinsky, Ministry of Internal Affairs
Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation,
Kozyulin Vadim, PIR Center
16:15 - 17:15
16:15 - 17:15
Legal and regulation - discussion on the autonomy of the robot
Andrey Neznamov, Dentons
Roman Bevzenko, Pepeliaev Group
Dmitry Ogorodov, MGUA
Alexey Ivanov, HSE, Skolkovo
17:30 - 18:15
17:30 - 18:15
Can robot talk?
Speaking intelligence today and discussing the results of the Turing 3.0 Test competition
18:30 - 19:15
18:30 - 19:15
Evolution of the brain and consciousness
Konstantin Anokhin (Neurophysiologist, M.D., PhD., D.Sci, Corr. memb. of the Russian Academy of Sciences),
How the nervous system and the brain of living beings from invertebrates to humans evolved and how the consciousness developed in parallel. Where is the developmnet of neural networks now and what stage will be next?
19:15 - 19:30
19:15 - 19:30
Conference closing
Why "Open" conference?
We declare an open сall for papers and proposals. The best reports and panel sections are selected by the Program Committee and from them, as well as from invited speakers, a program is being formed.
Why "Open" conference?
We declare an open сall for papers and proposals. The best reports and panel sections are selected by the Program Committee and from them, as well as from invited speakers, a program is being formed.
80+ speakers
We gathered the most interesting speakers on AI
3
days
Introduction day and
2 full conference days
1,000+ participants
We expect many participants from different areas of AI all over the world
80+ speakers
We gathered the most interesting speakers on AI
3 days
Introduction day and
2 full conference days
1,000+ participants
We expect many participants from different areas of AI all over the world