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The Best AI Conferences to Attend in 2017

The Best AI Conferences to Attend in 2017

[Update January 2018: If you’re looking for this year’s big autonomous driving events, you’re in luck! We posted a new list right over here.]

 

The year is flying by, and we’re penciling more and more AI events into our calendars.

Since we’ve already done a ton of research (and gotten a lot of customer and expert feedback), we thought we’d do you a solid and share the must-attend conferences through the rest of 2017.* We’ve also listed top contenders to consider for next year. All look promising.

Here are Mighty AI’s 2017 AI event picks.

 

O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

New York, NY
June 27-29, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“The O’Reilly AI Conference is where cutting-edge science meets new business implementation. It’s a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies with a focus on how to use it in real-world implementations. You’ll dissect case studies, delve into the latest research, learn how to implement AI in your projects, share emerging best practices in intelligence engineering and applications, uncover AI’s limitations and untapped opportunities and anticipate how AI will change the business landscape.

“If you want to understand how AI will change the business landscape, or are working with deep learning or AI (or plan to be)—join us in New York. You’ll:

  • Be among the first to understand how you can leverage the promise of this huge change, and survive the resulting disruption
  • Find new ways to leverage your AI assets across industries and disciplines
  • Learn how to take AI from science project to real business application
  • Discover learning, hiring, and career opportunities
  • Meet-face-to face with other innovators and thought leaders”

Get more info at conference.oreilly.com.

 

CVPR 2017 (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition)
Honolulu, HI
July 22-25, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“CVPR is the premier annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.”

Get more info at cvpr2017.thecvf.com.

 

MLConf Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
September 15, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“The 2017 Machine Learning Conference in Atlanta is scheduled for September 15th, 2017. Enjoy a full day conference this September and appreciate the tribute to the southern reputation of charm and elegance, that Atlanta offers.

“MLconf events host speakers from various industries, research and universities. MLconf aims to create an atmosphere to discuss recent research and application of Machine Learning methodologies and practices and how they’re presently applied in industry. Each event is a single-track, single-day event, composed of 14-16 presentations, averaging 25 minutes in length. The goal of this format is for attendees to take home practical tips and methods to apply in their own work; as well as cited papers, code samples and work to reference for their own research.”

Get more info at mlconf.com/events/atlanta-ga-2. Can’t make this date? Check out mlconf.com to learn about MLConf events in other cities.

 

ODSC Europe
London, U.K.
October 12-14, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“ODSC Europe 2017 is the largest applied data science conference on the planet. Our speakers include some of the core contributors to many open source tools, libraries, and languages. Attend ODSC Europe 2017 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.”

Get more info at odsc.com/london.

 

ICCV 2017 (International Conference on Computer Vision)
Venice, Italy
October 22-29, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“ICCV is the premier international computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and tutorials. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.”

Get more info at iccv2017.thecvf.com.

 

HCOMP 2017 (AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing)
Austin, TX
October 24-26, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“HCOMP is the premier venue for disseminating the latest research findings on crowdsourcing and human computation. While artificial intelligence (AI) and human-computer interaction (HCI) represent traditional mainstays of the conference, HCOMP believes strongly in inviting, fostering, and promoting broad, interdisciplinary research. This field is particularly unique in the diversity of disciplines it draws upon, and contributes to, ranging from human-centered qualitative studies and HCI design, to computer science and artificial intelligence, economics and the social sciences, all the way to digital humanities, policy, and ethics. We promote the exchange of advances in human computation and crowdsourcing not only among researchers, but also engineers and practitioners, to encourage dialogue across disciplines and communities of practice.”

Get more info at humancomputation.com.

 

AI World Conference & Expo
San Francisco, CA
November 7-9, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“AI World Conference & Expo is focused on the business and technology of enterprise AI and machine learning. Its primary mission is to enable business executives to learn how to successfully harness intelligent technologies to build competitive advantage, drive new business opportunities and accelerate innovation efforts.

“The 3-day conference and exposition brings together the entire applied AI ecosystem, including developers, industry luminaries, innovative users, dozens of exhibitors and over 1,000 conference and expo attendees.”

Get more info at aiworldexpo.com.

 

NIPS 2017 (Neural Information Processing Systems)
Long Beach, CA
December 4-9, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“The Thirty-first Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) is a single-track machine learning and computational neuroscience conference that includes invited talks, demonstrations and oral and poster presentations of refereed papers.”

Get more info at nips.cc.

 

The AI Summit
New York, NY
December 6-7, 2017

Some stuff from the website:

“The AI Summit is the world’s first and largest conference & exhibition to look at the practical implications of AI for enterprise organisations, the actual solutions that are transforming business productivity. Supported by the leading AI solution providers, including Founding Partners Amazon, Digitate, IBM Watson and Microsoft, The AI Summit New York gathers 350+business CxOs, AI start-up innovators, press/media and acclaimed researchers. The quality of our programme is unrivalled – you will hear exclusive, inspirational insights from acclaimed speakers. Join us for an insightful, engaging and rewarding event experience that opens up the intelligent world of opportunities!”

Get more info at theaisummit.com.

 

And here are some events worth looking into for next year (and beyond):
Rework Deep Learning Events
Electronic Imaging Symposium
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Think 2018
Big Data Analytics
The AI Conference
WACV 2017 (Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision)

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*Note: We originally published an earlier version of this list in December 2016. Since many eyes have made their way here, we wanted to update with the latest, greatest information. Thank you for stopping by!