Agenda

Day 1
21 Mar 2017
Day 2
22 Mar 2017

Singularity – Is it a Real Threat? If So, How Much Time do we Have?

Fireside Chat with IBM’s Grady Booch Grady Booch is recognized internationally for his innovative work in software architecture, software engineering and collaborative development environments and most recently, robotics. He will...
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Grady Booch
Grady Booch
10:00 am - 10:10 am

Breaks & Exhibits

How Cognitive Computing Changes Interaction With IoT

Making Machines Understand Us Cognitive computing enables us to interact with machines using natural language.  The impact on industry and society is as immense as the first phase of IoT...
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Sky Matthews
Sky Matthews
10:55 am – 11:30 am

Breaks & Exhibits

Cybersecurity and Edward Snowden

Steven Bay was Edward Snowden’s boss at the time he fled the country with National Security Agency secrets.  In this presentation, Steve will share his personal experience associated with that event and cyber...
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Steven Bay

Avoiding Critical Mistakes in Software Defined Machines

Machine Learning & Deep Learning Track The promise is here. Machine Learning and Deep Learning have become today’s “sexy” jobs. But how real is the promise of advanced software defined...
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Matt Denesuk
Matt Denesuk

Cyberwar at Home, Strengthening the Nation’s Defenses

It takes a strategic cooperation between government and private industry to secure the digital interests of public institutions, enterprise and private citizens. Ms. Stempfley explains how a balanced approach of...
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Bobbie Stempfley

Machine Learning for Recommendation and Personalization

A decade ago, Netflix launched a challenge to predict how each user would rate each movie in a catalog. This accelerated the science of machine learning and matrix factorization. Since...
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Tony Jebara
Tony Jebara
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch & Exhibits

Roundtable Lunch

Evolving Your Security Risk Management Strategy to Address Cloud, BYOD and End-User Targeted Attacks How are CISOs thinking about managing security risk overall? What changed in the last 6 months?...
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Critical Infrastructure Cyber Threats and Remediation Discussions

The global landscape cyber threats is more perilous now than ever before. From rouge individuals to hostile nation states, organizations must take an adaptive approach to secure their digital boarders. ...
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Jeff Snyder
Jeff Snyder

NFV++: When the Networks will be Truly Software-Defined

Emerging Technologies Track Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has promised to catapult monolithic, “big-iron”-centric 2G/3G/4G and wireline telco networks to modern, virtualized and software-defined infrastructure, enabling operators to complete in a...
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Constantine Polychronopoulos

Adapting Your Cyber Readiness Strategy for the Hyper-Connected, Open Society

Powerful and robust communication networks are a foundation of the global economy, and they are already sparking dramatic transformations in industry and society by enabling new ways of innovating, collaborating,...
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Jason S. Boswell

Transforming Oil and Gas Industry through Digital Transformation by Leveraging Big Data and Data Science Value Chain

Emerging Technologies Track Oil and gas industry is one of the most complex industry unlike other industry vertical. The last decade has seen some traction towards Digital Oilfields / Intelligent...
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Satyam Pridyadarshy
Satyam Priyadarshy

Blockchain Disrupts Everything… or Does It?

Panel Blockchain promises to be one of the most potentially disruptive technologies of the early part of this century. It’s impact on a wide variety of businesses – banking, insurance,...
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Josh Greenbaum
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Breaks & Exhibits

Devices + Cognitive Computing Address Challenges in Daily Diabetes Management

Diabetes, which impacts 415 million adults worldwide, places a significant cognitive burden on the people who live with the disease. This talk will discuss the application of cognitive computing to...
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Huzefa Neemuchwala
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception / Exhibits & Networking

What’s the Real Truth Behind Today’s Technologies – and How Disruptive Are They Really?

Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computer, Inc., shares his vision for the future of technology. He’ll also talk about the real truth behind today’s so called disruptive technologies.  Most importantly,...
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Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak
10:00 am - 10:10 am

Breaks & Exhibits

Building a Quantum Computer

As microelectronics technology nears the end of exponential growth over time, known as Moore’s law, there is a renewed interest in new computing paradigms such as quantum computing. A key...
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John Martinis
John Martinis
10:55 am – 11:30 am

Breaks & Exhibits

Will Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Make People and Machines Co-Workers, Even Co-Dependents?

Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning Track Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are quickly changing our world. A future in which machines and people might be co-workers, and maybe even co-dependents...
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Danny Lange
Danny Lange

Leveraging Big Data in the Cloud: Does it Really Improve Critical Business Decision Making?

Understand why the Cloud is continuing to be the critical technology behind the growing number of successful new, more innovative enterprise solutions. Snehal Antani, Chief Technology Officer of Splunk, explains...
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Snehal Antani
Snehal Antani

Driving Value With Industrialized Analytics

Focus today is shifting from simply capturing big data and discovering new insights with it to operationalizing those insights. The industrial revolution took manufacturing processes from an artisanal practice to...
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Bill Franks
Bill Franks
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch & Exhibits

Lifecycle Process: Business and Technology on the Same Page

In the Systems Management lifecycle, there have been been two camps. One has been on the technical side, where there has been a focus on developing the best possible technical...
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Mitchell Parker
Mitchell Parker

The Convergence of Machine Learning, Big Data and Supercomputing

Traditional analytics tools are not well suited to capturing the full value of big data. The volume of data is too large for comprehensive analysis, and the range of potential...
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Peter Ungaro

You Need a Better Architecture, Not Just Another Product

The Information Security industry is fragmented and is experiencing a serious efficacy dilemma. With the volume and sophistication of attacks on the rise, organizations must adapt their approach for detecting...
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Josh Thurston
Josh Thurston

Ethics is the New Green – How Values Driven AI will Evolve Progress for the Algorithmic Era

Say ethics and eyes roll or glaze over as most people identify “the E word” with only risk and compliance. But methodologies like Values-Driven Design emphasize the need to identify...
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John C. Havens headshot
John C. Havens

Machine Learning & Deep Learning: The New, The Old, the Future

Machine learning recently became one of the hottest trends in tech today, driving enormous investments in new technology, new platforms, and new methodologies. But this new field didn’t emerge overnight:...
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Josh Greenbaum

Virtual Reality’s Journey to Mainstream Adoption

Five myths busted and five things you need to know about VR. Virtual reality is one of the hottest markets and fastest growing areas of technology. It is beginning to...
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Eric Romo
Eric Romo

21st Century Robot

What would it really be like to live with robots? What if building and programming a robot was as easy assembling a desk or downloading an app? Join futurist Brian...
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Brian David Johnson
Brian David Johnson
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Breaks & Exhibits

Let’s Get Connected: Intelligent Machines and Our Optimized Near Future

GE Digital CEO, Bill Ruh, will speak about how the reality of intelligent machines may be closer than you think. He’ll discuss the potential of connected machines to manage city-wide...
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William Ruh
William Ruh
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Exhibits & Networking