Artificial
Intelligence
at SXSW

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AI Community Mixer
and Showcase

March 9 | 6:00-9:00PM | Capital Factory

Meet our AI experts at Austin.AI‘s AI mixer and showcase in partnership with Capital Factory and Booz Allen Hamilton during. Roll through for demos and market-ready solutions! No badge needed.

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The Future of ______

March 11 | 8:00AM – 6:30PM | Galvanize – Austin

Join us for conversations and presentations on how emerging technologies can help address our local and global challenges.

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Accelerated Introduction to Machine Learning

March 12 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Westin Austin Downtown Continental 2

Want a crash course on all things machine learning (ML)? Be sure to join this workshop to understand how, and when, to use ML and deep learning in practice.

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AI and
IoT

March 12 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Hotel Van Zandt

Join us at this immersive panel, hosted by Baker Botts, to hear from executives of leading VC firms who collectively invest $500+ million annually in emerging technologies who will provide insights on their investment strategies and IoT and AI developments.

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See below for our #AIatSXSW recommended sessions!

Scaling AI for the Future Workforce

Date: March 8, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Antone’s Capital One House
Speakers: Jonathan Gottfried (Major League Hacking), Monica Shortino (Capital One)

Ethics and Responsibility in the AI and IoT Age

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester EFG
Speakers: Garry Kasparov, Ondrej Vlcek (Avast)

Ethics and AI: How to Plan for the Unpredictable

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Location: Courtyard Marriott – Rio Grande Ballroom
Speakers: Cara Biasucci (UT-Austin Ethics Unwrapped), Josh Marcuse (Defense Innovation Board), Joshua Sullivan (Booz Allen Hamilton), Ryan Welsh (Kyndi)

Creative Ways to Solve the Bias Problem in AI

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester AB
Speakers: Sarah Holland (Google), Tiffany Li (Yale), Sasha Moss (R Street Institute), Heather West (Mozilla)

Dear Gov’t: Regulate Us! Sincerely, AI Industry

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon F
Speakers: Jean-Francois Gagne (Element AI)

AI-AI-Oh! How Top Companies Create Training Data

Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon F
Speakers: Christina Del Villar (Udacity), Rob McGrorty (Axiom Law), David Silver (Udacity), Hector Urdiales (HubSpot)

Learnability: Keeping Your Edge in the Age of AI

Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Austin Convention Center – Room 9ABC
Speakers: Minter Dial (DigitalProof Consultancy)

How To Put Empathy into Business and AI

Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Austin Convention Center – Room 9ABC
Speakers: Jeff Kavanaugh (Infosys Knowledge Institute)

Artisanal AI: A Marriage of Tech and Human Touch

Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Courtyard Marriott – Rio Grande Ballroom
Speakers: Azeem Azhar, Fernando Lucini (Accenture)

How to Build a Brighter AI Future

Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester EFG
Speakers: Cassie Kozyrkov (Google)

Bias in, Bias Out: Building Better AI

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester AB
Speakers: Ashley Casovan (Govt. of Canada), Kasia Chmielinski (Data Nutrition Project), Sarah Holland (Google), Vikash Mansinghka (MIT)

Algorithms Go to Law School: The Ethics of AI

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Location: Palm Door on Sixth
Speakers: Lynne Parker (White House Office of Science/Tech Policy), Tess Posner (AI4All), Francesca Rossi (IBM), Lucilla Sioli (European Commission)

The Future of AI: Accelerating Innovation

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Omni Downtown – Voltron Room
Speakers: Kevin Kwast (US Air Force), Jody Merritt (SAIC), Sanjay Sardar (SAIC), Gary Washington (USDA)

Reforming Civilization with AI

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 3:45pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester EFG
Speakers: Shalev Lifshitz

Behind the Intelligence: Active and Passive AI

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon F
Speakers: Sarah Fay (Glasswing Ventures), Omar Tawakol (Voicea), Annette Tonti (The Innovation Scout)

Data Science Unicorns and Silver-Bullet AI

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon F
Speakers: Caitlin Hudon (OnlineMedEd), Randi Ludwig (Dell), David Meza (NASA), David Robinson (DataCamp)

How AI Will Design the Human Future

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Location: Fairmont Manchester AB
Speakers: Dr. Heather Berlin (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Amir Husain (SparkCognition), Prof. Peter Stone (UT-Austin), Jennifer Strong (WSJ)

How AI will Impact Organizational Structures

Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Location: Omni Downtown – Voltron Room
Speakers: Nancy Giordano (Play Big Inc), Ron Green (Kung Fu), Carl Horton (IBM Watson), Mike Salvino (Infinia ML)

AI Will Control Employees by Design or by Accident

Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon G
Speakers: Josh Klein (H4X Industries)

VCs Reality Check for AI Hype

Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon K
Speakers: David Blumberg (Blumberg Capital), Alastair Goldfisher (Venture Capital Journal), Aaron Jacobson (New Enterprise Associates Inc), Kristina Serafim (Verizon Ventures)

AI: Transforming our Social Lifestyles

Date: March 13, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon K
Speakers: Eric Colson (Stitch Fix), Andy Fang (Doordash), Rachel Metz (CNN Business)

Practical Machine Ethics and Implications for AI

Date: March 13, 2019
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Fairmont Manchester EFG
Speakers: Jesus Ramos (Datank.ai)

Diversifying Artificial Intelligence

Date: March 14, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Austin Convention Center – Room 10AB
Speakers: S Craig Watkins (UT-Austin)