IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium – AI, the Next Decade


Date and Time: Mon, September 23, 2019 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM PDT

Location: Cisco Building 9 260 E Tasman Dr San Jose, CA 95134

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IEEE in partnership with Cisco presents this symposium on “AI, The Next Decade” of Artificial Intelligence. We’ve got a great line up of speakers and influencers from the AI community to present their thoughts on where the world is headed in terms of AI over the next decade. From advances in AI, to how AI will affect your daily life – you’ll get to hear, discuss and debate several perspectives at a full day of talks, panel discussions and networking.

The event will be followed by a happy hour networking sessions!

More details about the event can be found here:


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration and Coffee

9:00 AM – 9.15 AM: Welcome

9:15 AM – 12:30 PM: Morning Key Note and Speaker Talks

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Afternoon Key Note and Speaker Talks

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Panel Discussion on the Next Decade of AI Applications

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking and Happy Hour


John Markoff, Fellow at Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Inc


John Markoff, fellow at Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Inc., has worked as a senior writer at the New York Times, Byte magazine and Infoworld. He has lectured at Stanford and was a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. John brings his vast knowledge of Sociology to discuss the effects of Artificial Intelligence on our societies.

Chirantan “CJ” Desai, Chief Product Officer at ServiceNow – The Enterprise Cloud Company


Brewster Kahle, Founded the Internet Archive and Alexa Internet


Brewster Kahle is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian. Kahle founded the Internet Archive and Alexa. In 2012 he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

Christopher Manning, Director of Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL)

Christopher D Manning, Professor of Computer Science and Linguistics, Stanford University on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Stanford University. ( Photo by Norbert von der Groeben )

Alex Schwing, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Landon Noll, Resident Astronomer / Balanced Technical Computing Researcher / Principal Engineer at Cisco


Wenting Sun, Lead Data Scientist at Ericsson

Topic: AI in Telecom


Summary: In this talk, we will explore the latest development of AI in telecom, the opportunities and the latest trend.

Bio: Wenting is the principal data scientist in Ericsson. She leads a team to develop cutting edge AI/ML applications in telecommunication domain. She also drives the activities of Ericsson’s active contribution in AI/ML open source platform Acumos (under Linux Foundation).

Meena Arunachalam, Principal Engineer, Intel


Meena Arunachalam is a Principal Engineer and works as End-to-End AI SW Architect in the Intel Architecture and Graphics Software Group at Intel Corp to create one AI & Analytics optimized stack for CPUS and accelerators running data center workloads. She has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications in IEEE and ACM conferences and journals including two book chapters in the High Performance Computing Pearls – Vol II and has four patents. She is active in WIN (Women in Intel) Technical Leadership and is the Mentorship Committee Chair of the Women in Big Data (WiBD) West Coast Region and the Director of the WiBD Pacific Northwest Chapter.

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