TORONTO, June 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Over 4500 data and AI practitioners are expected to attend the Big Data and AI Toronto Conference and Expo on June 12 and 13 where they will get access to two world-class keynote speeches.
This year's headlining keynote speakers are Luis Bitencourt-Emilio, Principal Director of Engineering - Machine Learning at Reddit, and Matthew Fritz, Director of Data Science at Samsung. Both will speak about utilizing Big Data analytics and Machine Learning as business strategies and share the upcoming trends and challenges in the industry.
As the 3rd most visited site in the U.S, 6th in the world, "Reddit has become the discussion board for almost every form of media and for any type of user. It has created a diverse community of users that bridges ideas from all over the world." According to Fast Company's list of Most Innovative Companies.
"Samsung has topped the list of the world's most innovative companies thanks to its investment in digital capabilities and data-driven strategies. It seemed like such a natural fit to have this innovative brand share its best practices with our audience," says the Dina Al-Wer, Program Manager for Big Data Toronto.
This year's conference and expo will host more than 130 speakers, and 60 exhibiting brands demonstrating the shift to a digital age that is driven by data insights and intelligent processes. Other speakers include decision-makers and innovators from Uber, Mercedes-Benz, Sidewalk Labs, Shopify, Twitter, Modiface, NHL, Yelp, TheScore, Rakuten Kobo, Canadian Tire, Cineplex, Ecobee, to Toronto-grown game-changers such as Coinsquare and Layer6.
Expo passes are available for free and grant attendees access to more than 55 sessions, including the 2 opening keynotes, as well as 60 exhibiting brands, including the industry's top players like IBM, SAS, AWS, Microsoft, MariaDB, Vertica, Informatica. Due to limited capacity, organizers encourage you to book your passes as soon as possible.
To learn more about the Big Data and AI Toronto program and registration, you can visit: https://www.bigdata-toronto.com/
SOURCE Big Data Toronto
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