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TechIgnite

Mar 21 9:00am - Mar 22 6:00pm @ 1333 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame
IEEE Computer Society TechIgnite 2017
Conference
Future Technologies, Trends, Tech Gurus
Never before has so much brainpower been packed into so little time – and placed at your disposal.

Learn the latest trends, best practices and hear case studies from thirty-three of today's top technology gurus as they dispel the myths about disruptive technologies and demonstrate actionable problem solving techniques you can apply today.

And meet Steve Wozniak!

* INNOVATE
Be the first to hear about the latest hot tech trends and how to maximize them for your business and technical advantage.

* GET INSIGHTS
Discover how to tackle today’s most disruptive technologies – Blockchain, Machine Learning, AI, VR, AR, IoT. Google, Uber, CISCO, Homeland Security, GE, Amgen and 24 other C-level execs share their secrets.

* GET CONNECTED
Connect with Woz, Grady and 31 other top technology leaders, as well as the 2000 other IT professionals from a wide range of industries.

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IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and car...
Never before has so much brainpower been packed into so little time – and placed at your disposal.

Learn the latest trends, best practices and hear case studies from thirty-three of today's top technology gurus as they dispel the myths about disruptive technologies and demonstrate actionable problem solving techniques you can apply today.

And meet Steve Wozniak!

* INNOVATE
Be the first to hear about the latest hot tech trends and how to maximize them for your business and technical advantage.

* GET INSIGHTS
Discover how to tackle today’s most disruptive technologies – Blockchain, Machine Learning, AI, VR, AR, IoT. Google, Uber, CISCO, Homeland Security, GE, Amgen and 24 other C-level execs share their secrets.

* GET CONNECTED
Connect with Woz, Grady and 31 other top technology leaders, as well as the 2000 other IT professionals from a wide range of industries.

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IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce.
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Schedule
Tuesday Mar 21st
9:00 am
SINGULARITY – IS IT A REAL THREAT? IF SO, HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE?

* GRADY BOOCH
Chief Scientist of Software Engineering, IBM
10:00 am
HOW COGNITIVE COMPUTING CHANGES INTERACTION WITH IOT
* SKY MATTHEWS
Chief Technology Officer for IoT, IBM
10:45 am
BREAKS & EXHIBITS
11:30 am
MACHINE LEARNING FOR RECOMMENDATION AND PERSONALIZATION

* TONY JEBARA
Director of Machine Learning (Netflix) and Sabbatical Professor (Columbia)
11:30 am
AVOIDING CRITICAL MISTAKES IN SOFTWARE DEFINED MACHINES
* MATT DENESUK
Chief Data Science Officer of Noodle.ai
12:00 pm
CYBERWAR AT HOME, STRENGTHENING THE NATION’S DEFENSES
* BOBBIE STEMPFLEY
Director Cyber Strategy Implementation at The MITRE Corporation
12:30 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS
2:00 pm
TRANSFORMING OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BY LEVERAGING BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE VALUE CHAIN

*SATYAM PRIYADARSHY
Technical Fellow & Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton
2:00 pm
HOW A STARTUP SOLD MOBILE OPERATORS IN 60 COUNTRIES

* CONSTANTINE POLYCHRONOPOLOS
VP & CTO, Service Provider Platforms, Citrix Systems
2:00 pm
THE GLOBAL CYBER THREAT LANDSCAPE
* JEFF SNYDER
VP, Cyber Programs at Raytheon
2:30 pm
SECURITY FROM SILICON TO SOFTWARE; DEFENDING DATA FROM THE INSIDE-OUT

* JIM ARALIS
CTO, Microsemi
3:00 pm
BLOCKCHAIN DISRUPTS EVERYTHING… OR DOES IT?
* JOSH GREENBAUM
Principal, Enterprise Application Consulting
4:00 pm
BREAKS & EXHIBITS
5:30 pm
RECEPTION / EXHIBITS & NETWORKING
Wednesday Mar 22nd
9:00 am
WHAT’S THE REAL TRUTH BEHIND TODAY’S TECHNOLOGIES – AND HOW DISRUPTIVE ARE THEY REALLY?

* STEVE WOZNIAK
Founder, Apple Computer
10:00 am
BUILDING A QUANTUM COMPUTER
* JOHN MARTINIS
Research Scientist, Google, and Professor of Physics, UC Santa Barbara
10:45 am
BREAKS & EXHIBITS
11:30 am
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THE FRONTIERS IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

* RICHARD SOCHER
Chief Scientist at Salesforce
11:30 am
WILL MACHINE LEARNING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MAKE PEOPLE AND MACHINES CO-WORKERS, EVEN CO-DEPENDENTS?

* DANNY LANGE
Vice President of AI and Machine Learning at Unity Technologies
11:30 am
LEVERAGING BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD: DOES IT REALLY IMPROVE CRITICAL BUSINESS DECISION MAKING?

* SNEHAL ANTANI
CTO, Splunk
12:00 pm
DRIVING VALUE WITH INDUSTRIALIZED ANALYTICS

* BILL FRANKS
Chief Analytics Officer at Teradata
12:30 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS
2:00 pm
LIFECYCLE PROCESS: BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ON THE SAME PAGE

* MITCHELL PARKER
Executive Director, Information Security and Compliance, Indiana University Health
2:00 pm
THE CONVERGENCE OF MACHINE LEARNING, BIG DATA AND SUPERCOMPUTING

* PETER UNGARO
President and CEO, Cray
2:00 pm
ETHICS IS THE NEW GREEN – HOW VALUES DRIVEN AI WILL EVOLVE PROGRESS FOR THE ALGORITHMIC ERA

* JOHN C. HAVENS
Executive Director of The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
3:00 pm
VIRTUAL REALITY’S JOURNEY TO MAINSTREAM ADOPTION

* ERIC ROMO
Chief Executive Officer, AltspaceVR
3:00 pm
MACHINE LEARNING & DEEP LEARNING: THE NEW, THE OLD, THE FUTURE

* JOSH GREENBAUM
Principal, Enterprise Application Consulting
4:00 pm
BREAKS & EXHIBITS
4:45 pm
LET’S GET CONNECTED: INTELLIGENT MACHINES AND OUR OPTIMIZED NEAR FUTURE

* WILLIAM RUH
CEO, GE Digital
5:30 pm
EXHIBITS & NETWORKING
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