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

Colin Neill, Ph.D.

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

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

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