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March 10, 2020

Leveraging AI in Cybersecurity Risk Modeling & Mitigation

Christopher Novak Director, Threat Advisory Research Verizon Wireless Introduction Originally, there was a poor understanding of why cyber breaches were happening. In the early 2000s, Verizon began developing standardized methodology for describing breach incidents. This helped to prioritize which breaches were most troubling or urgent. Challenge: most businesses have limited… Read More

March 10, 2020

Using AI to Build More Secure Software

Mark Sherman Technical Director, Cyber Security Foundations, CERT Division Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute Introduction MITRE‘s Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) list — nearly 150,000 incidents (and growing) — is a testament to the fact that building software that is resistant and resilient to attack remains difficult.  The… Read More

March 10, 2020

Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity: Math Not Magic

Wayne Chung CTO FBI Introduction The field of cybersecurity has slowly progressed from an art to a science. It has been a long and complicated journey that is still punctuated by misunderstandings and lack of rigor.  The field of artificial intelligence, however, has further transformed from a science to something… Read More

March 10, 2020

Machine Learning for Pricing and Inventory Optimization @ Macy’s

Jolene Mork Senior Data Scientist Macy’s Iain Stitt Data Scientist Macy’s Bhagyesh Phanse VP, Data Science Macy’s Overview In this presentation a team of Data Scientists, Bhagyesh Phanse (VP), Jolen Mork (Senior DS), and Iain Stitt (DS), from Macy’s discuss the challenges and solutions reached in product forecasting in the… Read More

March 10, 2020

Machine Learning in Production: From Research to the Customer

Ameen Kazerouni Lead Data Scientist Zappos Overview In this presentation Ameen Kazerouni, the Lead Data Scientist at Zappos, walks through the entire process of developing a proper machine learning process that can be scaled and deployed to solve business problems. Ameen began his own journey in the Biomedical Informatics but… Read More

March 10, 2020

Chatbot & Human-to-Human Transition

Rich Hultman Senior UX Manager – Services & Strategic Growth Office Best Buy To be discussed: Chatbot benefits for a decade-old chat application, and how these sessions provide agents with improved customer interactions.The right mix for human hand-off and user expectations The importance of channel expertise, automated handling, information collection… Read More

March 10, 2020

We Need to Talk About AI Ethics

Linda Leopold Head of AI Policy H&M Introduction Linda leads the work on sustainable and ethical AI at H&M, including delving into such questions as “what does ‘responsible AI’ mean for a retail company?” and “what is the connection between AI and sustainability?” Also: “how do we get the conversation… Read More

March 10, 2020

Using the Data You Have to Get the Data You Want

Ryan Kee Director – Innovation, AI WalMart Introduction Points to Address: Looking at data not so much from a tech standpoint but from a process standpointHow can we use data from the back door to the front door?Considering availability: how can we create the product our customers want when they… Read More

March 4, 2020

All About Time Series Modeling With Neural Networks

Seth Weidman Senior Data Scientist Facebook Overview In this presentation, Seth speaks to the details of   different types of time series and how to apply them to different problems experienced in the workplace. He covers tricks used to train models effectively in order for accurate predictions to be made… Read More