Online AI conferences have been hosted for years, but amid growing concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic, we are witnessing a rise in such events. Although online events have a few disadvantages over the regular ones, one of the most significant advantages is that it can be accessed from anywhere in the world. This opens it up to many technology enthusiasts who cannot otherwise attend traditional conferences.
Analytics India Magazine curated the top online AI conferences from across the world that would help you stay abreast with the latest developments in the data science space, and at the same time, allow you to network and clear doubts.
‘plugin‘ is an AI and data science online conference of Analytics India Magazine, which also hosts the most popular physical conferences such as Machine Learning Developer Summit (MLDS) and Cypher. With an objective of catering to the needs of data science enthusiasts from across the world, Analytics India Magazine will host its first virtual event on 28th and 29th May. The conference will include 50 plus speakers across three tracks to allow attendees learn, interact, and participate in various sessions. Some of the key features of the conference are live Q&A, meeting with speakers, networking, among others. Click here to know more.
AWS Innovate Online Conference
The AI and ML learning edition conference by AWS is an online event that is designed to inspire and empower AI practitioners to accelerate their innovation by unlocking new possibilities. The free AWS Innovate Online Conference consists of over 20 breakout sessions across six tracks, which is delivered by AWS experts on various AI, ML, and cloud computing concepts. The sessions are planned in a way that practitioners can stream sessions based on their skill level, thereby catering to a diverse range of learners.
The videos can be watched on-demand here.
IBM Think will be held on May 5-6 and will be broadcasted over multiple channels. One can also chat with experts and participate in real-time questions and answers during live-streamed sessions. The event will cover a wide range of topics, ranging from blockchain to cloud and AI. Anyone can get their free passes here to learn from experts who will not only inform them about the latest technologies, but also help them gain insights into best practices in business to increase operational resilience in the highly competitive technology landscape.
O’Reilly Strata Data & AI Superstream
The two days’ O’Reilly Strata Data & AI Superstream online event was attended by more than 4,600 participants. It included live sessions and interactive tutorials as well. The event was hosted on March 17-18 and shed light on some of the trending topics in the AI and ML landscape. The key topics revolved around ML in production and streaming data. The speakers also demonstrated the best practices for robust ML Ops with new open-source tools, explained distributed training in the cloud for NLP models, and more. Besides, it also had a live coding environment to try out new technologies.
NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC)
NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC) was shifted online due to the proliferation of COVID-19. The GTC digital conference also had instruction-led training from the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI), where attendees could chat directly with NVIDIA researchers and engineers in a season called Connect With The Experts. The event included featured speakers from NVIDIA, Stanford University, Pixar, Google Brain, among others. The event was held on March 22-26, whose online recorded videos and podcast can be accessed by registering for free.
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2020
Apple WWDC is scheduled to happen in June where developers from around the world can participate to get their hands on new Apple-engineered technologies and frameworks that will shape the development in AI, ML, and other Apple platforms. The offline version of the conference used to gain interest from more than 23 million registered developers in more than 155 countries. Apple had also committed to giving $1 million to local San Jose organizations as compensation for the loss due to moving the event online.
Apple is yet to release the schedule of the event, but you can stay updated with the latest information about the event here.
Open Data Science Conference (ODSC)
ODSC will be streamed live from April 13-17 and will focus on demonstrating the latest tools, breakthrough models, and frameworks in the tech landscape. The four-day event will have 210 sessions to help you learn from the leaders in the data science community. The conference will generate 360 hours of content, which will also be available for on-demand viewing, but it depends on the type of pass you have bought.