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Registration for LF AI Day – Paris Now Open! Expanding Open Source AI Engagement Across the Globe

By August 12, 2019No Comments

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Orange and the LF AI Foundation  are excited to announce the LF AI Day – Paris coming up on September 16 in Paris-Châtillon. LF AI Days are regional, one-day events hosted and organized by local members with support from LF AI and its hosted projects. These events are open to all for participation and have no cost to attend.

Hosted at the beautiful Orange Gardens, 44 Avenue de la République, LF AI Day – Paris will feature keynote speakers from leading operators and AI industry, including Orange, NTT, Nokia, Deutsche Telekom, LF AI Foundation, and more. The agenda will focus on open source strategies and ongoing technical developments in the areas of open source machine learning and deep learning. During this event, various AI topics will be covered, including technical presentations, demonstrations of Orange AI Marketplace based on Acumos, an LF AI Graduate project, and a Startups panel discussion.

Agenda (updated Sept 12)

The agenda for the full-day free event is as follows. 

Check-in and registration
Welcome Message,
Nicolas Demassieux SVP, Orange Labs Research
Building Sustainable Open Source AI Ecosystem,
Ibrahim Haddad, Executive Director, LF AI Foundation
Orange AI activities,
Steve Jarrett VP, Orange Data & AI
NTT’s Challenges of AI for Innovative Network Operation
Masakatsu Fujiwara, Project Manager,
NTT Network Technology Laboratories
Coffee Break
Acumos AI – Platform Overview, Releases and Use Cases
Anwar Aftab, Director, Inventive Science, AT&T Labs
We make AI accessible
Jamil Chawki, Intrapreneur-CEO Orange AI Marketplace
and Chair of the LF AI Outreach Committee
Trusted AI – Reproducible, Unbiased and Robust AI Pipelines using Open Source
Romeo Kienzler, Chief Data Scientist
IBM Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies
Activities in LF AI and Acumos,
Sahar Tahvili, PhD. Lead Data Scientist, Ericsson,
Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (GAIA), Sweden
Acumos & Orange AI Marketplace demonstration
Philippe Dooze, Project Technical Lead,
Orange Labs Networks
Nokia, AI and Open Source
Philippe Carré, Senior Specialist Open Source, Nokia Bell-Labs & CTO
Startups Panel Discussion, Barriers for AI development,
François Tillerot, Intrapreneur-CMO,
Orange AI Marketplace

Rahul Chakkara, Co-Founder, Manas AI
Laurent Depersin, Research & Innovation Home Lab Director, Interdigital
Marion Carré, CEO Ask Mona
Sana Ben Jemaa, Project Manager Radio & AI, Orange Labs Networks
Open Discussion and Closing Session

There will be a welcome reception after the event. Details will be posted on the event’s page

For questions, please contact

To view LF AI Days happening is other geographical regions, please visit the LF AI Events page. 

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