Hear from the brightest minds in AI at IBM Think 2018

By | 3 minute read | February 23, 2018

We’re less than a month out from IBM Think, a first-of-its-kind conference with all of IBM’s essential technologies under one roof. We’re highlighting 5 can’t miss sessions that focus on Watson and how you can use the technology and apply it to your business.

Register now for Think 2018

The Future of AI

Thursday, 8:30 AM – 9:10 AM | Business and AI Large Campus Theater A | Session ID: 8840A

AI is having its moment as the hottest topic of 2018. As computing becomes increasingly powerful, the scope of AI’s capabilities will continue to grow. Businesses will find ways to integrate AI into nearly every aspect of how they work.

How is IBM going beyond deep learning and exploring the physics of AI?

IBM Research’s Vice President of AI Science, Alexander Gray, will share what IBM Research is working on to address the future capabilities of AI. From teaching machines how to perform data science work automatically to creating the next wave of fundamental AI methodology, Alexander will demonstrate new ways to perform the computations at the heart of AI.

AI for Professionals

Wednesday, 12:30 PM – 1:10 PM | Business and AI Large Campus Theater A | Session ID: 8800A

Professionals are putting AI to work to turn our most valuable resource—data—into new ways of doing business. With AI, we are no longer wrestling with data, but using it to recommend with confidence, accelerate research and discovery and enrich interactions with customers on their terms. Discover how companies in various industries around the world are putting IBM Watson—an AI platform that embeds in workflows, learns from small data sets and allows you to own your insights—to work. Uncover the outcomes others are seeing to learn the many ways you can put AI to work today, and hear the latest Watson announcements from Watson and Data General Manager, Beth Smith.

Make Every Employee Your Best Employee with AI

Tuesday, 3:30 PM – 4:10 PM | Business and AI Campus Small Theater B | Session ID: 8841A

As a knowledge worker, finding the right answer at the right time can seem almost as elusive as breaking the three-minute mile. Fortunately, finding new ways to empower employees and scale expertise doesn’t depend on pre-dawn workouts and diet changes. It can be as simple as putting data you already have to work. Watson Marketing Manager Zach Tomlinson and Offering Manager Luke Palamara will speak with business leaders from analytics and software engineering agency Max Kelson, oil and gas leader Woodside and Brazilian bank Bradesco to explore what they’re learning as these companies have placed highly tuned AI systems at the fingertips of their most important assets – their employees.

How to Create an AI Architecture

Wednesday, 8:30 AM – 9:10 AM | Business and AI Campus Small Theater B | Session ID: 8843A

Understanding the nuances in your data helps you make better, more informed decisions. But how do you create a system architecture that seamlessly builds in AI to realize these results? Watson and Cloud Platform’s Chief Architect Ruchir Puri will share actionable guidance to create the anatomy of a SaaS AI platform. Leaders from KPMG, a global audit, tax and advisory services corporation, will share lessons learned, challenges faced, and insights on how they created an AI architecture for the future.

Improve Customer Care and Increase Your Bottom Line with AI

Wednesday, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM | Business and AI Campus Small Theater B | Session ID: 8844A

In today’s digital world, customers expect unified experiences, across channels, 24x7x365. Companies are transforming customer service and resolving queries faster and more cost-effectively than ever before. Discover how successful brands are taking advantage of the opportunity to shape customer experiences using Watson. Join Watson Marketing Manager Jonathan Young and Watson Offering Manager Brian Loveys as they discuss improving customer care with client partners from LivePerson and RBS.

Interested in attending Think? Simply enter the code TK18WVIP and select “Watson” as your interest to get the Watson VIP Experience and $300 off your registration. We’d love to hear from you: what sessions do you have bookmarked? We cannot wait to see you March 19-22 in Las Vegas!

Enter the code TK18WVIP and select “Watson” as your interest to get the Watson VIP Experience and $300 off your registration.