AI Latin America SumMIT Cambridge 2020

January 21 - 23, 2020
Artificial Intelligence

The Artificial Intelligence -AI- Latin America SumMIT seeks to bring together leaders from government, industry, academia, and the non-profit sector from across Latin America and the Caribbean, to identify opportunities and risks their countries might face as they move towards increasing the adoption of AI technologies.

Mission:

  • Understand the current state of AI in research, government and industry sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Facilitate international dialogue and partnerships between government leaders, researchers, NGOs and industry in the region
  • Motivate the deployment and development of AI research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Motivate key players in the region to execute the initiatives developed at the sumMIT
  • To openly publish the initiatives developed during the sumMIT to help in policy design in the region

Goals

  • Build collaborative relationships across Latin-America for the advancement of AI research and its applications in the region for the social benefit
  • Communicate best practices in AI projects to leaders in government, industry and research in the region
  • To increase awareness of AI projects in the region in both research and academia and its potential to solve problems within the region
AI Latin America SumMIT Cambridge 2020

Speakers

Vitor Elisio Menezes

Vitor Elisio Menezes

Secretário de Telecomunicações, Brazil

Gustavo Parés

Gustavo Parés

CEO and Partner, NDS Cognitive Labs

Miguel Paredes

Miguel Paredes

VP of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics & Pricing, Rimac

Juan G. Corvalan

Juan G. Corvalan

Executive director AILAB, law department, University of Buenos Aires

Daniel Huttenlocher

Daniel Huttenlocher

Dean MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, MIT

Luis Soenksen

Luis Soenksen

Strategic Initiatives Advisor, Venture Builder AI+Health

Marco Muñoz

Marco Muñoz

Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives, MIT

Blanca Treviño

Blanca Treviño

Executive Director, Softek

Enrique Sucar

Enrique Sucar

Senior Research Scientist, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica Mexico

Aude Oliva

Aude Oliva

Executive director MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab; Executive director MIT Quest for Intelligence, MIT

Emmanuel Letouzé

Emmanuel Letouzé

Director, Data-pop alliance

Josh Gordon

Josh Gordon

Tensorflow Expert, Google

Luis Pineda

Luis Pineda

Research Engineer, Facebook

Yolanda Martinez Mancilla

Yolanda Martinez Mancilla

Chile Representative, IADB

Diego Fernando Hernandez

Diego Fernando Hernandez

Director Colciencias, Gobierno de Colombia

Luis Videgaray

Luis Videgaray

Executive Diretor, MIT Artificial Intelligence Policy for the World Project, MIT

Jordi Albo-Canals

Jordi Albo-Canals

Chief Scientific Officer, Lighthouse DIG

Andreas Mueller

Andreas Mueller

Associate Research Scientist at the Data Science Institute, Columbia University

Neama Dadkhahnikoo

Neama Dadkhahnikoo

XPRIZE

Pablo Samuel Castro

Pablo Samuel Castro

Senior Researcher, Google Brain

Laura Montoya

Laura Montoya

Entrepreneur and Technologist, Accel.ai

Minaya Villasana de Armas

Minaya Villasana de Armas

Universidad Simón Bolívar

Alex Amouyel

Alex Amouyel

Executive Director, Solve MIT

Lee Ulman

Lee Ulman

Senior Director, MIT Latin America Office, MIT Sloan

Margarita Sordo Sanchez

Margarita Sordo Sanchez

Instructor in Medicine Harvard Medical School, Harvard

Una-May O’Reilly

Una-May O’Reilly

AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) Group CSAIL, MIT

César A. Beltrán-Castañón

César A. Beltrán-Castañón

Pattern Recognition and Applied Artificial Intelligence Group, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

David Sontag

David Sontag

Clinical machine learning group - Professor, CSAIL, MIT

Cecilia Nicolini

Cecilia Nicolini

Researcher in Collective Intelligence, Harvard and MIT

Laura Gomez

Laura Gomez

CEO and founder, Atipica

Juan Carlos Niebles Duque

Juan Carlos Niebles Duque

Senior Research Scientist, Stanford Vision Lab

Armando Solar

Armando Solar

Professor at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

Sponsors

MIT ICEO
RIMAC
NDS Cognitive Labs
MIT IBM Watson Lab
X Company
Facebook
NVIDIA
MIT CSAIL
Inter-American Development Bank

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