Conference Speakers

Wednesday, November 13

Morning Keynote Speaker:

Prasenjit Mitra, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Presentation Title:

Natural Language Processing: Interpretability, Trust, and Robustness

 

Lunch Keynote Speaker:

Eric B. Smith
Co-founder and CFO, Kognition, USA

Presentation Title:
Smarter Safer Cities using AI and Machine Learning

 

Panel Moderators & Members:

Panel Topic:
Perspectives from Industry

Moderator:
Colin Neill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Software and Systems Engineering
Director of Engineering Programs
Penn State Great Valley, USA

Members:
Boris Vishnevsky
Principal Slalom Consulting,
Adjunct Professor
Thomas Jefferson University

Aaron Proietti
Author of Today’s Innovator
Former Chief Innovation Officer at Transamerica

Eric Smith
Co-founder and CFO
Kognition

Bob Biglin
CEO, Senior Partner, & Executive Coach
The Center for Advanced Emotional Intelligence

 

Thursday, November 14

Morning Keynote Speaker:

John J. “JJ” DeGiovanni
Managing Director of Quality Assurance, Regulatory Compliance & Safety
United Airlines

Presentation Title:
Changing the Way We Operate Through Technology and Innovation

 

Lunch Keynote Speaker:

Soundar Kumara, Ph.D.
Allen E. Pearce and Allen M. Pearce Professor of Industrial Engineering
Professor of IST (Affiliate)
The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Presentation Title:
AI and Machine Learning in Drug-to-Drug Interaction

 

Banquet Keynote Speaker:

Nii Attoh-Okine, Ph.D.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Interim Academic Director (University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative)
University of Delaware, USA

Presentation Title:
Quantum Blockchain & Society 5.0-Cyber Resilience of the Future