Real Estate Leaders Improving Sustainability Efforts Cannot Ignore AI

Posted by World Summit AI on Apr 1, 2020 1:03:35 PM

By Jean-Simon Venne, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at BrainBox AI

There’s no doubt that commercial property owners, architects, engineers and more, have embraced greener buildings in one form or another, with a growing number committing to environmentally sustainable practices. In fact, according to the Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report:  

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Real estate

Our first-ever virtual summit

Posted by World Summit AI on Mar 31, 2020 4:23:29 PM

Last week, we created our first-ever virtual summit - over 450 virtual meetings and 12,300 connections (and still counting) were made on our AI-powered matchmaking platform.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence

World Summit AI Americas is moving online for 2020. Welcome to WSAI TV.

Posted by World Summit AI on Mar 10, 2020 10:37:35 AM

Our community has always been at the heart of everything we do. We build summits in line with the UN global goals, we create meaningful dialogue around global tech for good. Therefore, we feel it would be contradictory of us not to take action in light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence

The global AI community gathers in Montreal for World Summit AI Americas

Posted by World Summit AI on Feb 27, 2020 11:19:21 AM

World Summit AI Americas returns to Montréal, Canada, on 25th-26th March 2020, and will gather the major influencers in AI globally across business, science and technology. The full AI ecosystem will be present, including startups, academics, investors, business leaders, big tech, lawyers, government and policymakers.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence

Speaker interview: Society gets the behaviour it rewards

Posted by World Summit AI on Feb 26, 2020 1:50:31 PM

Jana Novohradska, AI Consultant to Deputy Prime Minister`s Office of Slovakia & Gender Equality Rapporteur CAHAI Council of Europe, is one of the panelists on our 'Governing AI' panel at World Summit AI Americas in Montreal.  We caught up with her ahead of the summit. 

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data, Machine Learning, Interview, Startups

Are we alone in the universe?

Posted by World Summit AI on Feb 21, 2020 10:05:46 AM

He may only be 13, but Artash Nath has already been working at the interface of space, robotics and artificial intelligence for the last few years, presenting his projects at multiple international conferences. He is interested in deep space exploration and has been applying machine learning models to space challenges, including predicting risk index of an asteroid collision with Earth and detecting atmospheres of exoplanets using simulated data from space telescopes. His ongoing project is on creating curious and intelligent machines that learn by being placed in an immersive environment. They make efforts to understand cause and effect and are not hesitant to ask “why”.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data, Machine Learning, Interview, Startups

How to Know

Posted by World Summit AI on Feb 10, 2020 3:08:21 PM

We are delighted to welcome Celeste Kidd, Assistant Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley as the opening headliner at World Summit AI Americas this March in Montreal, talking about ‘How to Know’.

Celeste’s research focuses on about how people come to know what they know. The world is a sea of information too vast for any one person to acquire entirely. How then do people navigate the information overload, and how do their decisions shape their knowledge and beliefs?

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

How Humans Judge Machines

Posted by World Summit AI on Jan 9, 2020 2:24:23 PM

Do we judge humans and machines equally? Or are our judgments biased depending on who or what is performing an action?


Dozens of experiments have been carried out to compare people's judgments of humans and machines across a variety of situations: from algorithmic bias in hiring decisions, and from autonomous weapons to self-driving vehicles and labor displacement.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

Do you have an AI tech background? If yes, we need you

Posted by World Summit AI on Jan 7, 2020 11:08:43 AM

Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful - Joshua J. Marine

We're calling out to all experts from our 51,000 community members to help us solve some of medicine's greatest challenges. If you have the tech expertise to work together in multi-disciplinary groups to solve the grand challenges below, join us for practical outcomes:

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

Connecting the Global Workforce with AI

In a world inundated with data, AI and machine learning are indispensable for making sense of the data we have at scale. At LinkedIn, we’ve built the Economic Graph, a digital representation of the global economy made up of over 660 million members, 36 thousand skills, 30 million companies, 20 million open jobs, and 90 thousand schools. To use this data to connect people to economic opportunity, AI is woven into our platform to improve every aspect of the member experience. Whether you want to look for your next play, expand your network, or simply stay informed on your industry, AI makes these experiences more personalized, powerful, and relevant. In this blog, I’ll share three examples of how AI is used at LinkedIn to help the world’s professionals be more productive and successful.

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Topics: AI, Artificial Intelligence