2017 AI Frontiers Workshop in Silicon Valley

  • Date: December 12, 2017 (2 pm-6 pm; dinner at 6:30 pm)

  • Location: Banquet Room, Ground Floor, Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel, 1100 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

  • Program

    • 2 pm – 2:10 pm, Opening Remarks
    • 2:10 pm – 2:35 pm, The Future of AI Research: Will Machines Soon Rule the World? Jianbo Shi, UPenn
    • 2:35 pm – 3 pm, Deep Learning: from Theory to ApplicationsPierre Baldi, UCI
    • 3 pm – 3:15 pm, Coffee Break
    • 3:15 pm – 3:40 pm, Semantic technology to enable “open science” and the enhanced management and reuse of experimental datasetsMark Musen, Stanford
    • 3:40 pm – 4:05 pm, Building and Interacting with Domain-Specific Knowledge BasesYunyao Li, IBM Almaden
    • 4:05 pm – 4:30 pm, Architecture Innovations in AI EraYuan Xie, UCSB
    • 4:30 pm – 4:55 pm, The social and policy dimensions of AI: A comparative perspectiveHong Shen, CMU
    • 5 pm – 6 pm, Panel Discussion
      • The current limitations of AI/DL
      • Views on related technologies and applications: big data, IoT, cloud, health, security, finance, education, industry
      • What are the next big things?
      • The timeline for general AI
      • Impacts, Implications, and Risks of AI
    • 6 pm – 6:30 pm, Break
    • 6:30 pm, Dinner
  • Organizing Committee