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1. 2018 SVIEF AI+ Talk

SVIEF is excited to kick off its 2018 agenda with the brand new AI+ Talk on January 7th, 2018 at Santa Clara Convention Center. The Talk features the IoT & Smart Home Session. Speakers from Google Brain, Ling Technology and eKryp will share their thoughts on ways that Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are revolutionizing IoT and enhancing the value of Smart Home.

Over the past year, the world’s largest tech companies’ smart home ecosystems have taken shape. According to analyst from Barclay, the connected home industry could be worth more than $300 billion by 2020. According to Vincent Vanhoucke, Principal Scientist at Google, Machine Intelligence has reached the same level, and in some cases, exceeded human intelligence such as in the fields of Machine Vision, Machine Translation and Speech Recognition.

    At SVIEF AI+ Talk, Vincent will speak on the topic of Machine Perception: Thinking, Deciding and Acting Like a Human. Former Baidu Research head of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) team, CEO & Cofounder of Ling Technology Jiawei Gu will share his thoughts on AI R&D including Applications of Video Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Image Recognition, Deep Learning, etc.

2. Svief Star Startup Competition

SVIEF-Star” Startup Competition is held quarterly for consecutive 7 years. The competition helps startups to strengthen their brand and establish meaningful relationship with investors and SVIEF’s network of industry elites. Since 2011, we have received over 1000+ applications each year. 300+ projects have received media coverage and 150+ projects have received investment under our effort. All qualified projects selected to participate in the SVIEF-Star Startup Competition will have the opportunity to be invested by SVIEF Capital.

The Spring 2018 SVIEF Star is now calling for startups in the field of Artificial Intelligence including Health Tech, Autonomous Driving, Cloud Computing, IoT, Smart Tech etc. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis by the SVIEF committee and qualified ventures will be selected to participate the startup contest on Jan. 7th 2018 at Santa Clara Convention Center.

Speakers

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Jiawei Gu

Founder & CEO, Ling Technology
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Vincent Vanhoucke

Principal Scientist,Google; Technical Lead, Google Brain ( Read more )

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Karpagam Narayanan

Co-Founder, eKryp ( Read more )

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P.K. Agarwal

Regional Dean & CEO, Northeastern University ( Read more )

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Yiran Chen

Associate Professor, Duke University; Co-Director, Evolutionary Intelligence Lab ( Read more )

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Tashfeen Suleman

Co-Founder / CEO, CloudMedx ( Read more )

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Huijun Zhou

Founder & CEO, iDNA ( Read more )

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Sanjit Singh Dang

Investment Director, Intel Capital ( Read more )

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Sudha Jamthe

CEO, IoT Disruptions; Instructor of IoT Business Course, Stanford CSP
( Read more )

Agenda

The agenda is subject to change*


SVIEF AI+ Talk Agenda

Ideas Illuminating the Smart Future

Date: January 7th, 2018

Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, Theatre, 2nd Floor

AI+ Talk

 

01:00pm-01:30pm

Registration

AI+: IoT & Smart Home

02:00pm-02:10pm

Towards a Future of Human-Robotics Symbiosis

  • Jiawei Gu, CEO & Cofounder, Ling Technology

02:10pm-02:20pm

Machine Perception: Thinking, Deciding and Acting Like Human

  • Vincent Vanhoucke, Principal Scientist, Google

02:20pm-02:30pm

Evolution of Data Science

  • Karpagam Narayanan, Founder, ekryp

AI+: Career Development

02:30pm-02:40pm

From Niche to Mainstream: Start a Career in AI

  • P.K. Agarwal, Regional Dean & CEO, Northeastern University

02:40pm-02:50pm

What Companies Are Looking for in AI Talents

  • Yiran Chen, Associate Professor, Duke University; Co-director, Evolutionary Intelligence Lab

02:50pm-03:00pm

Coffee Break

03:00pm-03:50pm

SVIEF Star Startup Contest (Winter Batch)---Group 1 (5)

AI+: Health Tech

03:50pm-04:00pm

Improve Patients Outcomes Through Predicative Analytics

  • Tashfeen Suleman, Co-founder & CEO, CloudMedX

04:00pm-04:10pm

The Era of Human Gene Editing

  • Huijun Zhou

04:10pm-05:00pm

SVIEF Star Startup Contest (Winter Batch)---Group 2(5)

AI+: Smart Mobility

05:00pm-05:10pm

Leveraging the Upcoming Disruptions from AI Powered Smart Mobility

  • Sanjit Singh Dang, Venture Capitalist, Intel Capital

05:10pm-05:20pm

Building Autonomous Cars with Artificial Intelligence

  • Sudha Jamthe, Autonomous Vehicle Instructor, Stanford University

05:20pm-05:30pm

Award Ceremony

06:00pm-08:00pm

VIP Dinner Reception

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