TECHFEST AI SUMMIT

29th - 31st December 2017, IIT BOMBAY

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

About AI


The world is changing at a rapid pace and so are the machines that we are making and with time the machines are just becoming smarter evolving to the development of Artificial Intelligence. It is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems.

Particular applications of AI include expert systems, speech recognition and machine vision. AI has revolutionized the world of business, gaming, education, healthcare, weather forecasting and manufacturing. It has a series of advantages with the most basic ones being Difficult Exploration, human error reduction and repetitive jobs as well as immediate response hence depicting the real-time experience.

Now every coin has two sides and AI is not an exception. Demerits include that they are expensive, cannot be used without human presence, can only handle specific tasks which they are designed for.

WHY ATTEND ?


With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing AI strategies, the AI Summit will bring together corporate, entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs alike, at a common platform, to explore how the Artificial Intelligence means business and more.

For Professionals

  • Explore the business opportunities and challenges presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Get insights around the social, ethical and public policy implications
  • Understand the impact of AI on job creation, job destruction and wages
  • Learn how to strategically prepare for AI and gain a competitive advantage
  • Participants will get Techfest, IIT Bombay Certificates after completion of the summit.

For Students

  • Speakers will introduce AI, an area which has gained significant attention from researchers and entrepreneurs around the world.
  • Opportunity of networking session with professionals, the best minds.
  • Foundation for your career by intellectual discussions and individual assessments which will be a great increment in your treasure of knowledge.
  • Participants will get Techfest, IIT Bombay Certificates after completion of the summit.

Speakers


Keshav R. Murugesh

CEO of WNS Global Services,

Sundara R Nagalingam

Head – Deep Learning practice
NVIDIA Graphics Pvt. Ltd.

Rajeev Rastogi

Director, Machine Learning
Amazon

Dr. Aloknath De

Vice President, Samsung Electronics

Prof. Surya S. Durbha

Professor | CSRE, IIT Bombay

Venkat Iyer

Global Sales Officer | Capgemini’s Insights & Data Global Practice

Bala Natarajan

Leads Data Science & analytics practice for Capgemini in India

Dr. (CDR.) Arnab Das

Director Maritime Research Centre -AI Group

Mr. Rafiq Somani

Country Manager - South Asia Pacific & Middle East, ANSYS

Arjun Satya

Lead Architect, Colombia, Times Internet

Utpal Chakraborty

Lead Architect, Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive, L&T Infotech

REGISTRATIONS


STUDENTS


Rs 4000

Early Bird(*25% off)

Rs 3000

Per Person

  • MUST CARRY A VALID ID CARD
  • PANEL DISCUSSION
  • NETWORKING SESSION
  • LUNCH ON THREE DAYS

PROFESSIONAL


Rs 5000

Early Bird(*20% off)

Rs 4000

Per Person

  • MUST CARRY A VALID ID CARD
  • PANEL DISCUSSION
  • NETWORKING SESSION
  • LUNCH ON THREE DAYS

Academia (IIT)


Rs 3600

Early Bird(*25% off)

Rs 2700

Per Person

  • MUST CARRY A VALID ID CARD
  • PANEL DISCUSSION
  • NETWORKING SESSION
  • LUNCH ON THREE DAYS

**Refund deadline is 1st November 2017.

For Accomodation CLICK HERE

Schedule


Day One

7:00 - 8:30 AM
Day 1

Registration Start

8:30 - 9:30 AM
Day 1

Keynote

9:30 - 12:00 PM
Day 1

Panel Discussion

12:00 - 2:00 PM
Day 1

Lunch and Networking

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Day 1

Microsoft Workshop

Day Two

8:00 - 8:30 AM
Day 2

Entries Start

8:30 - 9:30
Day 2

Keynote

9:30 - 12:00 PM
Day 2

Panel Discussion

12:00 - 2:00 PM
Day 2

Lunch and Networking

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Day 2

Microsoft Workshop

Day Three

8:30 - 9:00 AM
Day 3

Entries Start

9:00 - 12:00 PM
Day 3

Intel Workshop Phase1

12:00 - 2:00 PM
Day 3

Lunch and Networking

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Day 3

Intel Workshop Phase2

5:00 PM
Day 3

Summit Closing

News Article Recommender

**This Competition is not compulsory

Details

About

Have you ever thought, why the stuff that interests you the most is always on the top of your web feed. Here is where the intelligence of computer comes into picture. The internet stores data of each and every step you do and reacts accordingly. Techfest in association with Times Internet brings to you a competition that deals with the way that machine learns from the user and how better it improves user’s experience.

Task

The objective of this challenge is to develop a model to predict click probability of recommended items based on attributes of context and user and predict which recommended ad will be clicked.