AI-DAY | New Zealand's Premier AI Event

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AI-DAY | New Zealand's Premier Artificial Intelligence Event.

We’re back at the beautiful ASB Waterfront Theater for a multi-day conference showcasing local and international innovation and thought leadership in Artificial Intelligence, and its impact on people and society.

2019’s AI-DAY conference includes a stellar lineup of speakers and presenters who will be exploring the many ways that AI is shaping today’s world, permeating more and more facet of our daily lives - and raising new challenges for how New Zealanders should adapt in the face of such rapid change.

The Conference starts at 4.30pm with Te Aroha Grace's Iwi algorithm followed by Natural Language and Fintech demonstrations from IFLYTEK - one of China's largest AI enterprises. In the 2nd session; Aware Group CEO Brandon Hutcheson shares how education attendee data can be collected with AI. And an in-depth panel explores advances in conversational AI and digital assistants.

Thursday is a full day in the ASB Waterfront Theater with 4 keynotes, Showcase talks and the Data Privacy and AI Panel Discussion.

You’ll hear from Dave Heiner, Strategic Policy Advisor at Micorsoft (Seattle) , Professor Jingyi Yu - Associate Dean of the School of Information Science and Technology at the ShanghaiTech University. Venky Veeraraghavan - Azure Machine Learning platform Group Program Manager at Microsoft and Kallol Dutta - Tribe Lead for Data and Enterprise Automation at Spark to name a few.

Our closing International Keynote is Sean Gourley - San Francisco based Kiwi, CEO and Founder of Primer.AI - Sean recently published this in WIRED >> Humans, not AIs, will save us from the endless slurry of fake news.

Primer.AI builds machines that can read and write, automating the analysis of very large datasets. Previously, Sean was CTO of Quid, an augmented-intelligence company he co-founded in 2009. Prior to Quid, Gourley worked on self-repairing nano-circuits at NASA Ames. He holds a PhD in physics from Oxford, where his research as a Rhodes Scholar focused on complex systems and the mathematical patterns underlying modern war. He has served as a political advisor, briefed USCENTCOM at the Pentagon and addressed the United Nations in Vienna.

Register now for our multi-day conference starting on March 27th with an evening session from[masked]pm followed by a full day on March 28th, concluding with the Networking After-Party.

AI-DAY will also be hosting

- The AI-DAY Workshop Series on April 3rd and 4th at AUT

- The AI-DAY Hackfest on April 6th and 7th at AUT

Spark, Microsoft and Aware Group are Principal Partners alongside Major Partners, AUT, Jade, IBM, Data Insight, FaceMe, NZTE, The NZ Asia Foundation, Idealog.

More speakers and panelists are published on the website