Upcoming AI Conferences To Look Forward To In 2021

Upcoming AI Conferences To Look Forward To In 2021

In the year 2020, one thing that turned out to have a massive impact on our daily lives and society is artificial intelligence. The Government of Telangana has even declared 2020 as the year of artificial intelligence. Starting from GPT-3 and improvements in health-tech to a conversation on ethical AI and advancements in neural networks, the year has seen it all. And this is the time when businesses are going to come out and talk about their contribution to the field of AI, as well as research and developments around it. 

With the starting of this new year, we have come up with a list of upcoming AI conferences that one can attend in 2021, to keep themselves at the forefront of this technology.

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From Privacy to Fairness in AI

Date: 09th January 2021

‘From Privacy to Fairness in AI’ is an AI workshop that has been held by the Association of Data Scientists to empower AI/ML researchers and industry leaders with an understanding of the risks associated with the field of artificial intelligence. With responsible AI becoming a critical concern and a priority for the industry, this workshop cannot come at a better time. The workshop will provide a platform for attendees and industry experts to explore innovative ideas and discuss some of the open problems related to privacy, ethics, and fairness of artificial intelligence. Some of the key topics covered in the workshop include an introduction to privacy-preserving AI and ML and the current challenges associated with it; understanding AI’s ethics and creating fairness in AI, among others.

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Also Read: Join This Full-Day Workshop On Privacy & Fairness In AI

MLDS 2021

Dates: 11th – 13th February 2021

Brought to you by Analytics India Magazine — Machine Learning Developers Summit 2021 (MLDS 2021) is an AI conference that strictly focuses on bringing the machine learning community together from across the globe. With full-day workshops by ML experts to technical talks by a wide range of industry professionals, this AI conference will discuss various exciting innovation and developments of AI that have shaped the industry in 2020. The conference brings in prominent names like Dipanjan Sarkar, Google Developer Expert – ML; Kaggle Grandmaster, Martin Henze; data science and analytics head of PayU and Daimler AG, to name a few. It is expecting a digital footfall of 1500 ML developers from 200 organisations.

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Also Read: Top 8 Things Developers Can Look Forward To At MLDS 2021

Deep Learning 2.0 

Dates: 28th – 29th January 2021

A two-day virtual summit — Deep Learning 2.0 will focus on exploring the latest AI applications as well as discussions around ways to bridge the gap between the latest technological research advancements and real-world applications. With five different tracks that include — deep learning landscape stage; enterprise AI stage; ethics and social responsibility stage; generative model stage; and reinforcement learning stage, this conference covers it all. The conference welcomes speakers from the University of Oxford, Salesforce Research, Facebook AI Research, UC Berkeley, Google Brain, and Princeton University, to name a few.

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AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Dates: 2nd – 9th February 2021

This year is the 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence that will be held virtually and will strongly focus on promoting research in the field of artificial intelligence and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, and engineers. With diverse tracks, this conference will include technical talks by prominent industry experts, workshops by AI practitioners and will host competition programmes to promote artificial intelligence to students and youngsters. The conference has already announced their 2021 Elected Fellows in a recent tweet, who have contributed to AI, reinforcement learning, robotics, NLP, computer vision etc. 

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Ai4 2021 — Cybersecurity Summit

Dates: 3rd – 4th Feb 2021

Ai4 2021 — Cybersecurity Summit is a two-day virtual conference that will explore artificial intelligence in cybersecurity. The conference will bring together business leaders, AI experts and data practitioners to promote the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. With a use-case oriented approach, the conference will welcome 30+ speakers from some of the prominent institutions and organisations covering topics like advanced AI threats, AI-based vulnerability management, orchestration and response etc. 

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Future Of AI

Date: 16th March 2021

Claiming to be one of the leading conferences on AI and big data, Future of AI is a one-day virtual conference that has been designed to connect members, technology leaders and business experts in the field of AI. With multiple tracks, 104 sessions and 168 speakers, this conference showcases the latest innovations, business models in AI, startup exchange ideas and developers’ talks. It will cover topics such as the potential of unstructured data; the power of AI through modern data stack; leveraging deep learning to engage Digital customers, ethics of AI, machine learning and AI models, to name a few.

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AI & Big Data Expo — Global 2021

Dates: 17th – 18th March 2021

An AI conference for the entire global AI and big data ecosystem, AI & Big Data Expo is an entirely free virtual event that focuses on top-level content and thought leadership discussion on the field of artificial intelligence. The conference will bring together 40+ speakers, including prominent names from American Express, H&M, M&G Investments and Nissan, who will explore this innovative technology and discuss its impact on their respective industries. This conference can be attended by IT decision-makers, developers, innovators, CIOs, data scientists, brand managers, and many more. The conference will also host debates on artificial intelligence and big data advancements, and cover topics like business intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, AI algorithms, chatbots, etc.

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IntelliSys 2021

Dates: 2nd – 3rd September 2021

IntelliSys 2021, or also known as, Intelligent Systems Conference is a virtual conference that will focus on areas of intelligent systems and application of artificial intelligence in the real world. The conference provides a platform for researchers and practitioners from diverse fields to exchange ideas and discuss recent developments related to AI. Additionally, it includes industry experts’ talks on state-of-the-art computer science and lectures by eminent scientists about their recent innovations. Divided into four tracks, the key topics covered in the conference are artificial intelligence, machine vision, robotics, and ambient intelligence.

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