AI NEXTCon '17

SEATTLE | MARCH 17-18, 2017

Join us at the first NEXTCON, the leading conference for AI, Cloud and Data technology hosted around world. Cloud+Data NEXT conference Silicon Valley brings together top technical engineers, practitioners, influential technologist and data scientists to share solutions and practical experience in tackling the pressing problems. So we can learn lessons and best practices from experts, exchange ideas with peers, more importantly, apply to our daily work or adopt in the near future.


Li D.
Chief Scientist of AI
Nikko S.
Principal Scientist, Founding member
Alexa, Amazon
Xuedong H.
Technical Fellow of AI
Luming W.
Head of Deep learning
Savas P.
Architect and co-founder of Cortana
Luhui H.
CTO and Chief Architect
Big Data Cloud, Huawei
Wei X.
Senior Scientist
Li L.
Senior Scientist, IEEE Fellow
Xiaodong H.
Principal Researcher
Mohammad M.
Senior Data Scientist
Fei Y.
Research Scientist
Dong Y.
Distinguished Scientist
Tencent AI Lab
Jonathan H.
Engineer on Tensorflow
Jinyu L.
Principal Applied Scientist
Fei X.
Professor at Dept. of Linguistics
Univ. of Washington
Guoguo C.
Junyuan X.
Applied Scientist
MXNet, Amazon
Nikhil K.
Senior Staff Engineer
Li Z.
Software Engineer
Ronald Y.
Software Engineer
Qi S.
Director of Development
Frank S.
Principal Researcher
Tony N.
Senior Software Engineer


TimeMorning Session (Room 404-406)
8:00 - 8:45am:Checkin
8:45 - 9:00am:Open Remarks
9:00 - 9:45am:Conversational Systems: A Review of Three Generations of “Bot” Technology
9:45 -10:30am:Deep learning in Amazon Alexa, by Nikko Strom
10:30-11:00am:Coffee Break
11:00-11:45am:AI in Microsoft Research
12:00 -1:30pm:lunch
Afternoon Session
Tracks 1:30-2:20pm 2:20-3:10pm break 3:40-4:30pm 4:30-5:20pm
Computer Vision

Room 401

Large-scale facial and object recognition


Adaptive computation time in deep visual learning

Lumos - A Self-Serve Computer Vision Platform

Deep Learning on Computer vision for Real Estate

Personal Assistant

Room 402

Architecture of Cortana

Conversation as a Service

Inside of Google Assistant


Room 403

Multi-talker Speech Separation and Tracing with Permutation Invariant Training

NLP applications and challenges

Deep Learning in Natural Language and Multimodal Intelligence

Deep learning for large-scale speech recognition in Cortana

AI and Data

Room 404

Intelligence throughout Office365: Delve, MyAnalytics, and Graph-powered experiences

Deep Reinforcement Learning: Recent Advances and Frontiers

Modern big data service architecture: Evolving to intelligent data clouds

Empower Connectivity with AI

Deep Learning Framework

Room 406

Deep Learning applied: the key factors to success

Tensorflow: APIs and Performance

MXNet: Lightweight, Flexible, and Efficient Deep Learning Library

The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

Post Conference Session(for Day plus pass only)
6:00-8:30pmVIP Dinner Reception with speakers, distinguished guests
*speakers and schedule are subject to change.

Why Attend?

Worldclass Speakers from Most Innovative Companies

Discover advances in deep learning & smart AI from the world's leading researchers. Learn from the industry experts in computer vision, speech, NLP ..

Discover Emerging Technologies and Learn from Real Projects

Advancing trends in AI, deep learning, and their impact on technology and business. Learn from applying AI technology to real world projects and services, and best practices.

Expand Your Network And Lunch With Speakers

Connect with 500+ tech engineers, researchers, data scientists. Selected attendees have exclusive lunch with speakers.

AI/Data Science Job Fair

Talking with recruiting teams from Microsof, Facebook, Google, etc.. for data scientist, AI, deep learning engineers jobs.

Experience and Explore

Expereince the latest AI product and services, enjoy fun activities, massage, and lunch/coffee included.

Lucky Draw Prizes

A lot of lucky draw prizes during the conference, including: free round-trip ticket from US to Asia by Delta Airline, Amazon echo, lunch with speakers, ticket refund, gift cards, and alot of more...


Gold Sponsors

Exhibition Sponsors





March 18th, 2017


Meydenbauer Convention Center

11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004



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