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The Big Data & AI Leaders Summit, hosted by Forward Leading Ltd., is returning to Singapore on September 12 & 13, at the spectacular Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s landmark 5-star hotel.

Over the past two years, this summit has experienced global success, in Sydney, Singapore and Boston. The 2018 Singapore edition will gather 100 of the most influential, knowledgeable and innovative leaders in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence from across the globe. The speakers are hand-picked for their expertise, experience and influence. Confirmed speakers are from the likes of Apple, BHP, The Alan Turing Institute, HSBC, PepsiCo, Grab, Nanyang Technological University and many others.

With input from previous attendees and industry experts, the summit agenda of this year features:

Humans and AI

As AI rises and becomes a greater part of both business and day-to-day life, our speakers will share the latest discoveries from the field and discuss what it means for us.

Raul Abreu, Head of Conversational Intelligence from HSBC, works closely with building the next generation of conversational interfaces and products such as chatbots, robo-advisors and voice-based assistants using state of the art machine learning techniques, and will be sharing his insights from his work.

Bo An, Associate Professor from Nanyang Technological University, will examine key game theoretic techniques behind recent AI successes and their potential applications in other domains.

Future of AI Technologies in Business

The rise of AI and Blockchains are merging to create a lot of new opportunities within the Global Data Economy. Feida Zhu, Chief Scientist from Talenta Group, will run a session delving into blockchains, its compatibility and synergy with AI and advanced data mining techniques, and how these are likely to power new business models going forward

Shameek Kundu, Chief Data Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, will present how data professionals can position themselves to be ready for the rise of AI.

Our panel of industry experts will discuss and debate how the most advanced technologies can be applied to daily use and business operations. They also will give advice on how data scientists, engineers and technologists from the business sector should prepare themselves for the technological transformation.

Machine Learning and Big Data in Day to Day Life

Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta, a Data Scientist from Apple is a veteran public speaker and will be sharing how data science is being used in the real world.

Dr James Hetherington is a Director of Research Engineering at the Alan Turing Institute, the heart of AI and Data Science in the UK. He will be discussing how their cutting edge research has been impacting society.

The agenda also features panels on how to turn big data to intelligent data, and the use of AI in banking insurance and investment.

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