Russian Sberbank hosts AI conference

Russian Sberbank hosts AI conference

Sat, 12/05/2020 - 08:44
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New Delhi, Dec 3

Artificial Intelligence Journey (AI Journey), an international conference on artificial intelligence and data science is starting today and will last till December,5. With over 25,000 people from 87 countries it has already become the Top 1 AI/DS events in terms of the number of participants. have signed up. President Putin will address the participants on Friday, December 4.

The registration is still open, it’s free and available on the conference website at

“Every year, stakeholders get more interested in our conference, and its status is growing as it becomes one of the most authoritative in the world. And it’s great because a huge number of participants from all over the world create synergy and come up with the most imaginative ideas. This conference is very important for the implementation of the National AI Development Strategy 2030, in the development of which Sber was involved directly. After all, this is an opportunity to demonstrate unique domestic solutions, position our country on the global AI map, and make sure we’re on the same page by assessing how the strategy and tactics of Russia’s AI transformation comply with the best global practices.” Alexander Vedyakhin, First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank

AI Journey is the largest platform for obtaining up-to-date information about AI and its application in Russia and abroad. The event is hosted by Sberbank in cooperation with leading Russian and foreign companies. In 2019, AI Journey was held online and attracted more than 150 leading industry experts as speakers, thus hitting the world’s Top 5 DS/AI conferences by the number of participants.

This year, over 200 leading Russian and international experts are expected as speakers. Among the recognized experts who have confirmed their attendance are Mike Davies, director of the Neuromorphic Computing Lab, Intel; Michael Hind, Distinguished Research Staff Member in the IBM Research AI department; Laurens van der Maaten, Research Director, Facebook AI Research; and Jürgen Schmidhuber, IDSIA Lab Director.

This year, the event will also feature AI Journey Junior, an online conference for middle and high school students, and an online conference on solutions in machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, neuromorphic and heterogeneous computing, to name a few.