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Transform 2020 - Call for Speakers
VB TRANSFORM | July 15-16, 2020 | San Francisco, CA

This is the AI event of the year for business and technical executives. No other event offers Transform’s dedication to quality networking and carefully curated, result-oriented content around AI — with a coverage that is both cross-functional and cross-vertical. Expect to hear inspiring yet practical stories about implementing AI tech and strategies. It's about driving real results.

Focused on breakthrough results in AI and ML, we are looking for speakers truly in the know, with real-world experiences and the battle scars to prove it!

VentureBeat is committed to telling cutting-edge stories around AI across all our platforms, through our news site, video channel, newsletters, webinars, and events.

2020 TRACKS:

1) NLP/Smart Speech
Conversational AI continues to play a central role in helping companies engage customers and deliver experiences that are more personalized, contextualized, frictionless, and efficient. Key advancements in NLP, NLU, voice, and text will be covered, as well as real-world use cases with proven business ROI.

2) Computer Vision
Industry experts expect computer vision to remain a key trend in AI, with increasing accuracy in people and object detection. A number of sectors will continue to invest in, and benefit from advances in the field, including ecommerce, security, healthcare, transport-logistics, and more. The latest capabilities and use cases will be shared.

3) IoT and AI at the Edge
With 5G on the way, combined with the proliferation of mobile devices and sensors on the network, companies are increasingly seeking to run AI technologies on the “edge.” Reduced latency compared to the cloud, as well as increased security are some of the drivers in the space. Ecosystem players will share key insights on what’s next.

4) Technology & Automation
This track will cover a range of AI capabilities and technologies, including the latest on robotic process automation (RPA), autoML, predictive AI, and more. In addition, enterprise-wide adoption, integration, and implementation will also be addressed, from talent to culture, to governance to privacy.

Major verticals to be showcased include Retail/Consumer Services, Manufacturing/Industrial, Health, and Finance.

Major sub-themes: diversity and inclusion, governance, security, and ethics.

Apply to be considered as a speaker for Transform 2020 by filling out the form below. We'll get back to you if there is a match with the program.

- There is no fee to apply to speak.
- VentureBeat does not pay for travel for speakers.
- Speakers will receive a complimentary pass to the event.
- Space is limited. Apply early.

FIRST PHASE DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
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