CES 2018 AI Conference Schedule

Robotics Trends' AI conference at CES 2018 examines recent developments, current applications, and concerns about AI. Hear leading AI experts discuss the reality behind the hype and how AI will impact our everyday lives.


By Steve Crowe  December 14, 2017

Artificial intelligence and robotics will be major themes at CES 2018 in Las Vegas (Jan. 9-12), and Robotics Trends is excited to once again be part of the action.

On Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM, Robotics Trends is hosting its “Artificial Intelligence: Insights into Our Future” conference that will cover the state of AI. Attendees will hear leading AI experts discuss recent developments, current applications, and how AI will impact our everyday lives.

The conference takes place in Room N260 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. We hope to see you there. Below is the schedule and list of speakers involved in our CES AI conference:

The State of Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: Deepu Talla, VP and GM, Autonomous Machines, NVIDIA
Time: 9 AM - 10 AM

This session will examine the state of artificial intelligence in 2018. We’ll discuss leading AI breakthroughs from various industries, where the technology is headed, and challenges that still need to be overcome. More Info

Designing AI-Powered Robots

Panelists: George Babu, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Kindred; Chris Jones, VP of Technology, iRobot; Andrew Stein, Head of Robotics & AI, Anki
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Social and service robots that understand and interact more naturally with humans rely on advanced artificial intelligence. This session will demonstrate how artificial intelligence is helping build smarter robots that will be more user-friendly. More Info

The Roadmap for Self-Driving Cars

Panelists: Michael Fleming, CEO, Torc Robotics; Andrew Kouri, CEO, lvl5; Andy Zeilman, VP Business Development and Strategic Alliances, Affectiva
Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Self-driving cars have the potential to save millions of lives and revolutionize the transportation industry. This panel will analyze how AI and other technologies are improving self-driving cars and how to safely integrate them onto our roads. It will also examine the in-car experience and technological and regulatory hurdles that remain. More Info

In addition to our “Artificial Intelligence: Insights into Our Future” conference, we’ll be in Las Vegas all week covering the latest developments in AI and robotics. We’ll be perusing the marketplaces for AI, drones, robotics, self-driving cars to share the newest products. Our sister site, Robotics Business Review, will also be hosting a CES 2018 wrap-up webcast that will recap all the developments from CES for those who can’t make it to the show.


About the Author

Steve Crowe · Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.
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