Agenda Announced for the 3rd Annual Big Data & AI Leaders Summit Singapore 2019

 Forward Leading has announced agenda for the Big Data & AI Leaders Summit Singapore 2019, the region’s leading event where data science meets real-life business cases. Returning for its 3rd year, this summit will take place on September 11th & 12th, at Marina Bay Sands – Singapore’s most iconic hotel. 150 data scientists, analysts, engineers, AI researchers and business executives from a wide range of industries will gather together to learn, network and experience the full potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The summit agenda of this year shines a spotlight on 4 thematic tracks and 2 deep-dive sessions, each of them will touch on different aspects of AI.

AI in Healthcare

The use of AI in healthcare is not a new endeavour. The difference today is that new technologies are making such efforts much easier. During the AI in Healthcare session, medical directors and surgeons from GE Healthcare, Fresenius Medical Care, National Cancer Centre Singapore and The Harley Street Heart & Vascular Centre will share their case studies. Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding of applied AI in healthcare diagnosis, advanced healthcare analytics with scale and speed as well as the next generation of healthcare.

Data Science in Real Business World

The summit organiser has teamed up with data experts from AirAsia and Spotify to bring attendees business cases of data science application. Thomas Couronne (Head of Data Science of AirAsia) will discuss how to build a data platform to achieve innovation flow and lean solutions. Attendees will learn how to combine Data, AI and human factors to create sustainable solutions; Mert Sanver (Senior Software Engineering Manager of Spotify) will present on technology infrastructure. Attendees will hear his insights into how to drive growth with automated and orchestrated data.

AI in Finance

In the finance industry, banks have already started to adopt AI-based solutions for many traditional banking problems. The AI in Finance session will cover topics such as cyber security, fraud detection with AI, blockchain and open data.

From Leading Start-ups to Unicorns

During this session, data leaders from GO-JEK, Tokopedia, Bukalapak, Anqlave and Bus Uncle will share their business cases of how data-centric approaches help them scale.

Attendees also get to hear from Yongsheng Wu (Head of Big Data, Machine Learning Platform of Pinterest), who will conduct a deep-dive session focusing on the whole procedures building a machine learning platform from micro-batch.  There will be another deep-dive session to address how to build a data-driven team.

To view the speaker line-up and agenda, please visit summit website here.

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