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8 Best AI Conferences to Attend in 2022 by@kelseyfoster

8 Best AI Conferences to Attend in 2022

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Kelsey Foster

Kelsey Foster is an experienced technical writer and researcher.

While many Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning conferences were paused in 2021, those looking to attend one in 2022 are in luck -- in-person conferences are back! However, many conferences will also continue to offer virtual options as well for those not wishing to venture back out quite yet or for those who like the ease of participating from their living room.

AI conferences for 2022 range from the most technical to business-focused to academic. Many cover the full spectrum, with specific tracks and workshops designed for those looking to specialize.

Topics will include general AI, strategy, privacy, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, data analytics, data science, big data, natural language processing (NLP) like Speech-to-Text, robotics, risk management, surveillance, and more.

Here’s the full list of top AI conferences to attend in 2022:

1. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit takes place in March in Orlando, Florida. Top leaders in data analytics and AI will gather to discuss business strategy, technology, and leadership in an attempt to discern how to deliver value in an ‘uncertain’ world. The conferences’ seven tracks ensure that there are sessions for all interests.

When: March 17-22, 2022 Where: Orlando, FL Pricing: $3,250+ Notable Speakers:

  • Pieter den Hamer, Sr. Director Analyst, Gartner
  • Donald Fienberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner
  • Gareth Hershel, VP Analyst, Gartner
  • Sally Parker, Sr. Director Analyst, Gartner

Register here.

2. World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival (WAICF)

The World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival, or WAICF, is a hybrid conference and exhibition with additional workshops and demonstrations taking place in February in Cannes, France. The conference aims to explore AI topics related to society, technology, strategy, API privacy, and applications. Attend workshops run by big names like Meta and IBM or listen to world class speakers in the numerous conference sessions.

When: February 10-12, 2022 Where: Cannes, France and Digital Pricing: 440 Euros+ (Full Pass), also free tier Notable Speakers:

  • Darlington Akogo, Founder/Executive Director, Minohealth AI Labs
  • Beena Ammanath, Executive Director, Global Deloitte AI Institute
  • Fabian Aufrechter, Head, Havas Sovereign Technologies
  • Elias Baltassis, Partner/Director, Data & Analytics, Boston Consulting Group

Register here.

3. Re-work Deep Learning Summit

The Deep Learning Summit, sponsored by Re-Work, brings together industry experts and academic researchers to explore the latest advancements in the fields of Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Though held in person in San Francisco, the conference also has a fully virtual option for those not wishing to travel.

When: February 17–18, 2022 Where: San Francisco, CA (or virtual) Pricing: $795-$1,695 ($199 for virtual ticket) Notable Speakers:

  • Maithra Raghu, Sr. Research Scientist, Google Brain
  • Lex Fridman, AI Researcher, MIT
  • Richard Socher, Founder,
  • Ilya Echstein, ML/AI Researcher, Google

Register here.

4. Data Innovations Summit

The Data Innovations Summit in Dubai brings together experts in the fields of data management, advanced analytics, and AI. Sessions cater to both the technical and business minds alike in an attempt to explore innovation in the field of AI. If in-person attendance is out of the question, consider the virtual option.

When: March 7th, 2022 Where: Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai, or virtual Pricing: 189-399 Euros Notable Speakers:

  • Henrik Gothberg, Interim Global Insight and Data Backbone Owner, Scania Financial Services and Founding SEO, Scania and Dairdux
  • Abel Aboh, Data Management Lead, Bank of England
  • Max Metral, Senior Analytics Manager
  • F1 David Dadoun, CDO, BRP

Register here.

5. Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada 2022

The 2022 Big Data & Analytics Summit will offer a hybrid in-person and virtual experience with exhibit booths, on-demand speaking sessions, virtual networking, and more. Attend to forge relationships and discuss innovation in the field of data analytics.

When: April 5-6, 2022 Where: Toronto, Canada Pricing: TBD Notable Speakers (Past):

  • Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton
  • Chapin Flynn, SVP, Senior Data Advisor
  • Advait Bopardikar, Canadian ML Practice Lead, Google
  • Nastaran Bisheban, Chief Technology Officer, KFC

Register here.

6. AI in RegTech Summit

Sponsored by Re-work, the AI in RegTech Summit offers three tracks with multiple stages, round table discussions, Q&As, 1:1 meetings, technical labs, practical workshops, and more. Topics to be covered include Deep Learning, Automated Speech Recognition (ASR), regulation, big data, data security, KYC initiatives, risk management, regulatory reporting, market surveillance, and more.

When: April 21-22, 2022 Where: New York Pricing: $795+ ($149 for virtual) Notable Speakers:

  • Kishore Karra, Executive Director, Model Review Group, J.P. Morgan

  • Glenn Fung, Chief Machine Learning Research and Innovation Scientist, American Insurance Family

  • Ruchi Sharma, VP, Group Strategic Analytics, Deutsche Bank

  • Tyler Mey, Director, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Mastercard

Register here.

7. World Summit AI Americas

In its fourth iteration, the World Summit AI Americas conference combines the full AI ecosystem--startups, academics, investors, business leaders, and tech companies in an interactive conference format. The conference will feature more than 150 speakers via two content tracks over its two day span.

When: May 4-5, 2022 Where: Montreal, Canada Pricing: $449 CAD+ ($199 student) Notable Speakers (Past):

  • Yoshua Bengio, Professor of Computer Science and Operations Research, University of Montreal
  • Professor Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO, Insitro, Co-Founder, Coursera
  • Marc G Bellemare, Research Scientist, Google Brain Hassan
  • Sawaf, Director, Artificial Intelligence, Amazon Web Services

Register here.

8. The AI Summit London

The 2022 AI Summit in London will feature 500 hours of content, 300+ expert speakers, 100+ solutions providers, and 13 stages. Attendees can choose from tracks across AI finance, AI healthcare, CX, Marketing and eCommerce, NLP topics like Sentiment Analysis, Quantum Computing, AI Manufacturing, Cyber Security, and Computer Vision.

When: June 15-16, 2022 Where: London, UK Pricing: TBD Notable Speakers: TBD

Register here.