Keynote Speakers

Ioannis Antonoglou
DeepMind, UK

Topics

AlphaGO, Model-Based Reinforcement Learning

Biography

AlphaGo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tq1C8spV_g

Ioannis Antonoglou’s papers:

https://deepmind.com/research?filters=%7B%22authors%22:%5B%225546224240820224%22%5D%7D

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Paige Bailey

Topics

TensorFlow 2.0, Data Analysis, Machine Learning

Biography

Paige Bailey, Mountain View, CA, USA

TensorFlow Developer Advocate, Google

Paige Bailey is a TensorFlow Developer Advocate at Google, based in Mountain View, CA. Prior to joining Google, Paige worked as a senior software engineer in the office of the Azure CTO; as a Cloud Developer Advocate for machine learning at Microsoft; and as a data scientist for Chevron in Houston, TX.

Paige has over a decade of experience using Python for data analysis, five years of experience doing machine learning – and can’t wait to show you about the new capabilities in TensorFlow 2.0.

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Panos Pardalos
University of Florida, USA

Topics

Optimization, Complex Networks & Data Science

Biography

Panos M. Pardalos serves as distinguished professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida. Additionally, he is the Paul and Heidi Brown Preeminent Professor of industrial and systems engineering. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the computer and information science Department, the Hellenic Studies Center, and the biomedical engineering program. He is also the director of the Center for Applied Optimization. Pardalos is a world leading expert in global and combinatorial optimization. His recent research interests include network design problems, optimization in telecommunications, e-commerce, data mining, biomedical applications, and massive computing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panos_M._Pardalos

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=4e_KEdUAAAAJ&hl=en

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Topics

Natural Language Processing, Conversational AI, Spoken Dialogue Systems, Dialog, Natural Language Generation

Biography

Verena Rieser is a professor at Heriot-Watt University where she leads research on Natural Language Processing with applications in Natural Language Generation and Spoken Dialogue Systems. She is also a co-founder of the Conversational AI company Alana AI, a Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow awarded by the Royal Society, and PI of several funded research and industry awards.

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