AGENDA

NVIDIA AI Conference includes a mixture of keynotes, speakers, and instructor-led labs across a range of topics. Browse the at-a-glance agenda below. Check back often for updates as we confirm more speakers.

  • 10.23
  • 10.24

DEEP LEARNING INSTITUTE WORKSHOP

Deep Learning for Scene Description Generation

TIME
09:00 - 09:30
Registration and Welcome
09:30 - 10:00
Deep Learning Demystified (Lecture)
12:00 - 12:45
Lunch Break
14:45 - 15:00
Tea Break

Deep Learning for Healthcare (Medical Imaging)

TIME
09:00 - 09:30
Registration and Welcome
09:30 - 10:00
Deep Learning Demystified (Lecture)
12:00 - 12:45
Lunch Break
14:45 - 15:00
Tea Break

NVIDIA AI CONFERENCE

TIME
PLENARY SESSION
08:00 - 09:00
Registration & Coffee
Exhibits / Tech showcase
09:00 - 09:50
NVIDIA Keynote
NVIDIA Fellow and Former Chief Scientist
Dr David B Kirk
09:50 - 10:30
A Revolutionary Road to Data Intelligence
Chief AI Scientist, Alibaba Cloud
Dr Wanli Min
10:30 - 10:40
Speech by Guest-of-Honour
Managing Director, Singapore Economics Development Board
Mr Chng Kai Fong
10:40 - 10:50
Signing Ceremony with EDB + Signing Ceremony with NSCC
10:50 - 11:30
“AI for the Future of Singapore Economy”
Panel Discussion
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch
Exhibits / Tech showcase
TIME
PLENARY SESSION
AI FOR SMART CITIES
AI FOR INDUSTRY
AI FOR RESEARCH
12:30 - 13:20
AI: The Foundation of the Smart City
Vice President and General Manager, Intelligent Machines, NVIDIA
Deepu Talla
Deep Learning & AI In The Enterprise
Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA
Marc Hamilton
Converging HPC and Big Data: AI Infrastructures at Scale on TSUBAME3 and ABCI
Professor & Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr Satoshi Matsuoka
AI for Smart CitiesAI: The Foundation of the Smart CityVice President and General Manager, Intelligent Machines, NVIDIA
Deepu TallaAI for IndustryDeep Learning & AI In The Enterprise
Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA
Marc HamiltonAI for ResearchConverging HPC and Big Data: AI Infrastructures at Scale on TSUBAME3 and ABCI
Professor & Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr Satoshi Matsuoka
13:20 - 13:50
AI is a SMART Airport
Chief Information Office, Group Senior Vice President, Technology, Changi Airport Group
Steve Lee
FoodAI: Food Image Recognition with Deep Learning
Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
Steven Hoi
AI for Smart CitiesAI is a SMART Airport
Chief Information Office, Group Senior Vice President, Technology, Changi Airport Group
Steve LeeAI for IndustrySizing the Prize - The Emerging AI Revolution
Partner, PwC
Pierre A LegrandAI for ResearchFoodAI: Food Image Recognition with Deep Learning
Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
Steven Hoi
13:50 - 14:20
AI Advancement with Deep Learning and its Applications in Autonomous
Director, Panasonic R&D Center Singapore
Jane Shen Shengmei
How to Build a Data Hub for the Unknown in Modern Data
CTO, Asia Pacific & Japan, Pure Storage
Michael Cornwell
Enhancing Intelligent Video Analytics with Machine Learning
Deputy Director & Principal Scientist, Nanyang Technological University, ROSE Lab
Dr Dennis Sng
AI for Smart CitiesAI Advancement with Deep Learning and its Applications in Autonomous
Director, Panasonic R&D Center Singapore
Jane Shen ShengmeiAI for IndustryHow to Build a Data Hub for the Unknown in Modern Data
CTO, Asia Pacific & Japan, Pure Storage
Michael CornwellAI for ResearchEnhancing Intelligent Video Analytics with Machine Learning
14:20 - 14:50
Afternoon Break
Exhibits / Tech showcase
14:50 - 15:20
GPU Accelerated Data Center with Cisco UCS
Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Systems
Ravi Mishra
14:50 – 15:05: Introduction to PowerAI - The Enterprise AI Platform
Technical Sales Lead, Cognitive Systems
Gilbert Thomas

15:05 – 15:20: How to Develop a Deep Understanding of Your Customers by Connecting All of Your Data Sources
Head of Solution and Big Data Architect, OVO Lippo Digital
Benny Riadi
Predicting Service Outage Using Machine Learning
Lead Data Scientist, Innovation Center, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Singapore
Dr Liang Hui
AI for Smart CitiesGPU Accelerated Data Center with Cisco UCS
Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Systems
Ravi MishraAI for Industry14:50 – 15:05: Introduction to PowerAI - The Enterprise AI Platform
Technical Sales Lead, Cognitive Systems
Gilbert Thomas

15:05 – 15:20: How to Develop a Deep Understanding of Your Customers by Connecting All of Your Data Sources
Head of Solution and Big Data Architect, OVO Lippo Digital
Benny RiadiAI for ResearchPredicting Service Outage Using Machine Learning
Lead Data Scientist, Innovation Center, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Singapore
Dr Liang Hui
15:20 - 15:50
15:20 – 15:35: Democratizing Artificial Intelligence - Augmented Intelligence for Enterprise
Managing Director, Adatos
Drew Perez

15:35 – 15:50: The Game of Sponsorship
Business Development, Machine Learning, SAP Innovation Center Network
Niveditha Hari
Deep-Learning for Early Glaucoma Detection
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Department of Statistics & Applied Probability
Dr Alexandre Thiery
AI for Smart CitiesMachinery With Longevity - How Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) Is Transforming Industries
Director Analytics, NCS Group
Dr Clifton PhuaAI for Industry15:20 – 15:35: Democratizing Artificial Intelligence - Augmented Intelligence for Enterprise
Managing Director, Adatos
Drew Perez

15:35 – 15:50: The Game of Sponsorship
Business Development, Machine Learning, SAP Innovation Center Network
Niveditha HariAI for ResearchDeep-Learning for Early Glaucoma Detection
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Department of Statistics & Applied Probability
Dr Alexandre Thiery
15:50 - 16:20
Enhancing Maritime and Public Safety with AI and Optimization Professor of Information Systems
Director, Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing & Engineering Corp Lab (UNiCEN)
Professor Lau Hoong Chuin
15:50 – 16:05: Democratizing HPC and AI with Dell EMC
HPC & AI Subject Matter Expert at DellEMC
Romain Bottier

16:05 – 16:20: Visual Search and Recognition at ViSenze
CTO & Co-Founder, Visenze
Li Guangda
Untapped Data: Initiatives to Build ML Communities Around Big Data Generators
Data Science Coordinator, Monash University
Dr Jason Rigby
AI for Smart Cities15:50 – 16:05: Enhancing Maritime and Public Safety with AI and Optimization Professor of Information Systems
Director, Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing & Engineering Corp Lab (UNiCEN)
Professor Lau Hoong Chuin

16:05 – 16:20: GPU Accelerated Data Center with Cisco UCS
Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Systems
Ravi MishraAI for Industry15:50 – 16:05: Democratizing HPC and AI with Dell EMC
HPC & AI Subject Matter Expert at DellEMC
Romain Bottier

16:05 – 16:20: Visual Search and Recognition at ViSenze
CTO & Co-Founder, Visenze
Li GuangdaAI for ResearchUntapped Data: Initiatives to Build ML Communities Around Big Data Generators
Data Science Coordinator, Monash University
Dr Jason Rigby
16:20 - 16:40
Afternoon Break
Exhibits / Tech showcase
16:40 - 17:20
What AI-based Computer Vision Can Do for Smart Cities
Founder & CTO, Xjera Labs
Dr Ethan Chu
16:40 – 16:55: Cybersecurity Supercharged with AI
Founder & CEO, Dathena
Christopher Muffat

16:55 – 17:10: Always Thinking. Always Protecting. The Unique Cybersecurity Science that Instinctively Protects your Business.
SVP, Deep Instinct
Stuart Fisher
16:40 – 17:00: Image Captioning Using Phrase-based Hierarchical LSTM Model
Director, AI Department, University of Malaya
Dr Chan Chee Seng

17:00 – 17:20: Efficient Hyperparameter Optimization of Deep Learning Algorithms Using Deterministic RBF Surrogates
PhD, National University of Singapore
Ilija Ilievski
AI for Smart CitiesWhat AI-based Computer Vision Can Do for Smart Cities
Founder & CTO, Xjera Labs
Dr Ethan ChuAI for Industry16:40 – 16:55: Cybersecurity Supercharged with AI
Founder & CEO, Dathena
Christopher Muffat

16:55 – 17:10: Always Thinking. Always Protecting. The Unique Cybersecurity Science that Instinctively Protects your Business.
SVP, Deep Instinct
Stuart FisherAI for Research
16:40 – 17:00: Image Captioning Using Phrase-based Hierarchical LSTM Model
Director, AI Department, University of Malaya
Dr Chan Chee Seng

17:00 – 17:20: Efficient Hyperparameter Optimization of Deep Learning Algorithms Using Deterministic RBF Surrogates
PhD, National University of Singapore
Ilija Ilievski
17:20 - 17:40
The Human-is-the-Loop
CEO, AlemHealth
Aschkan Abdul-Malek
Accelerating Reinforcement Learning in Engineering Domains
Associate Professor, NUS
Prof. Tham Chen Khong
AI for Smart CitiesThe Human-is-the-Loop
CEO, AlemHealth
Aschkan Abdul-MalekAI for IndustrySolving Real World Business Problems Through Deep Learning Platform Utilization
COO, CFO, Singapore CEO, Abeja
Tonogi NaokiAI for ResearchAccelerating Reinforcement Learning in Engineering Domains
Associate Professor, NUS
Prof. Tham Chen Khong
17:40 - 18:00
Accelerating Smart Cities with GPU Infrastructure
Senior Solutions Architect and Deep Learning Community Manager, NVIDIA
Leo Tam
Machine Learning in Intelligent Visual Analytics
Co-Founder & CEO, Glueck Technologies
Alberrt Alexander
Predicting molecular phenotypes using statistical learning
Data Scientist, Visiting Professor, BINUS University
Dr James Baurley
AI for Smart CitiesAccelerating Smart Cities with GPU Infrastructure
Senior Solutions Architect and Deep Learning Community Manager, NVIDIA
Leo TamAI for IndustryMachine Learning in Intelligent Visual Analytics
Co-Founder & CEO, Glueck Technologies
Alberrt AlexanderAI for ResearchPredicting molecular phenotypes using statistical learning
Data Scientist, Visiting Professor, BINUS University
Dr James Baurley