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.
We are gathering the most interesting speakers on AI
Introduction day and 3 full conference days
We expect many participants from different areas of AI all over the world
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 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. More details
OpenTalks.AI – is a great opportunity to make presentation of your company in front of investors into AI and find investments. More details
OpenTalks.AI is a great opportunity if you are looking for perspective startups to invest! More details
OpenTalks.AI – is unique opportunity to position your company in the rapidly growing field of AI, improve your visibility and recognizability. More details
This are some of our distinguished speakers
Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Director of AI Research at Apple.
Founder and director of the board of ABBYY, Ph.D. in Mathematics, and Laureate of Russian Government Award in Science and Technology.
Higher School of Economics
PhD, head of the research group of Bayesian methods, head of the department of large data and information retrieval of the Computer Science Department of the Higher School of Economics.
MIPT, Computational center of RAS
PhD, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Engine Intelligence of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Head of the Department of Intelligent Systems of the Institute of Physics and Technology of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
PhD, MIPT; iPavlov.ai
Associate professor at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, worked as a researcher in various locations including Yandex, the University of Oxford, and at Microsoft Research Cambridge.
Associate Professor, PhD, head of Advanced Data Analytics in Science and Engineering, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
PhD, head of the research department at Sberbank, junior research associate, VMK MSU. M.V. Lomonosov
PhD, head of collaboration projects of Yandex and CERN. Participate in development of services EventIndex and EventFilter, which Yandex provides for experiments LHCb. Head of Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis in HSE. Graduated MIPT in 2000.
Computational center of RAS
Doctor of physico-mathematical sciences at the FRCCSC of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Editor in chief of the "Journal of Machine Learning and Data Analysis".
MSU, SRC "Kurchatov Institute"
Neurophysiologist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the Kurchatov Complex of NBICS Technologies, SRC "Kurchatov Institute"; Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences of the Moscow State University
PhD 1992, MEPHI 1986, 25+ years in applied neuroinformatics. Council member of Russian Neural Networks Society.
PhD, MEPhI; Senior Researcher, FIAN; Author of 70 scientific publications; Specialist in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence; NeuroNet NeuroAssistant leader; Vice President, Russian Neural Networks Society.
President of the group of companies Cognitive Technologies
Executive Director of the Association of Electronic Trading Platforms (AETP), Director for Investment Development of CJSC Analytical Center, member of the Presidium of Small and Medium Enterprises OPORA RUSSIA, public ombudsman for electronic commerce and provision of state and municipal services in electronic form
Member of the Strategy Committee in Invitro, Director of Development of 3D Bioprinting Solutions
Almaz Capital Partners
Inventor, founder and president of ELVIS-PLUS, founder and managing partner of Almaz Capital Partners, a venture capitalist, a business angel. The founder of the business incubator Runa Park, which includes the seed investment fund Runa Capital, the investor and consultant Ezwim, Acronis, Start Telecom, NavMaps, PGP Inc., member of the Academy of information, ISDEF, member of the Administrative Council of the Russian Direct and Venture Investment Association (RVCA).
Managing Partner of Runa Capital
Singularity University in Russia, RVC
Director of RVC subsidiary funds, ambassador of Singularity University in Russia
Russian scientist, researcher, professor and rector at ITMO University. Head of the Council of Rectors of St. Petersburg Universities, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Higher School of Economics
Vice-President of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, leading expert in the field of computer and information technology, venture investment and innovation and technology entrepreneurship.
Russian mathematician, doctor of technical Sciences, specialist in the field of information technology and mathematical modeling. Academician of RAS, rector of the SKOLKOVO Institute of science and technology.
Chief Operating Officer, GoodAI
Business development director, Predictive Analytic Solutions, Mail.Ru Group
Head of Marketing and Business Development
Head of the Institute of Law and Development of the Higher School of Economics - Skolkovo
Hiccup, Member of the Board of Directors of Yandex
Entrepreneur, investor, writer and publicist, philanthropist and public figure. Member of the Board of Directors of Yandex. Founder of Hiccup. Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDventure Holdings
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Preliminary program OpenTalks.AI
31 Jan - 2 Feb 2018
Conference opening AI science frontier Section talks Lunch Section talks Trends in AI developing Coffee and networking
AI in business today Section talks and panels Lunch Startup pitches Game changers – что будет послезавтра? Coffee and networking
02.02 Ethics and legal
AI – evolution or revolution? Section talks and panels Lunch Section talks and panels Continue is not possible stop. Where to put comma? Closing and party
Preliminary version from 10.11.2017
Key note. AI frontier
Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Apple, Director on AI research
Victor Lempitsky (Skoltech), other speakers to be announced later
Natural language processing
Natural language processing and speech understanding
Konstantin Vorontsov (MIPT), Mikhail Burtsev (MIPT), Sergey Shumsky (IQman)
Neurophysiology as a key to general AI?
Konstantin Anokhin (Neurophysiologist, M.D., PhD., D.Sci, Corr. memb. of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
Data analysis and predictive analytics
Andrey Ustyuzhanin (Yandex), Dmitry Vetrov (HSE), other speakers to be announced later
On a way to General AI - different approaches and models
Vadim Strijov, other speakers to be announced later
09:05 - 09:30
Key-note AI in business today
AI in Healthcare
Overview of current trends and 2 business-cases of AI applications in healthcare
AI in Retail
Overview of current trends and 2 business-cases of AI applications in retail
Serge Terekhov (Svyaznoy), other speakers to be announced later
AI in legal applications
Overview of current trends and 2 business-cases of AI applications in legal
AI in finance
Overview of current trends and 2 business-cases of AI applications in finance
Andrey Chertok (Sberbank), other speakers to be announced later
15:30 - 16:15
Patents in AI
Patents landscape, chalanges and trends in AI industry
16:30 - 17:15
Investments in AI
Investments: current situation and trends in investments to AI
Alexander Galitsky (Almaz Capital), Dmitry Chikhachev (Runa Capital), other speakers to be announced later
17:30 - 18:15
AI in security
Overview of current trends and 2 business-cases of AI applications in security
18:30 - 19:00
Key-note : Game changers - what is next?
19:00 - 20:00
Networking and coffee.
Ethics and legal 09.02.2018
09:05 - 09:35
Key note. Ethics and AI
09:45 - 11:15
Is it possible to create an ethical AI? How to implement human values?
11:30 - 13:00
AI and global security - how new technologies are changing the balance.
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30
Legal and regulation
Legal and regulation aspects of AI
15:45 - 17:15
Education and AI
Education challenges in AI era - whom and how to educate?
Vladimir Vasilyev (rector of ITMO University), Alexander Kuleshov (rector of the SkolTech university)
17:30 - 19:00
AI and consciousness
Science battle: AI with consciousness - is it possible?
Konstantin Anokhin (Neurophysiologist, M.D., PhD., D.Sci, Corr. memb. of the Russian Academy of Sciences),
Tatyana Chernigovskaya, Russian scientist in the field of neuroscience, psycholinguistics and theory of mind, a Honored Worker of Science
19:00 - 20:00
Networking and coffee
Before and after the conference
On 06.02.2018 we arrange schools and workshops on different AI technologies. More details soon
On 06.02.2018 the night before conference a welcome party with networking will take place More details soon
DeepHack hakaton will take place on 29.01-04.02.2018 before conference and we will announce results on OpenTalks.AI More details soon
Business Center "SkyLight" Leningradsky prospect 39, p. 79
From metro "Airport": By buses: 105, 412, 456, m1, H1 By trolleybuses: 12, 43, 6, 65, 70, 82
Registration to the conference $335 — price till December,15
Full price is $500
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