Thursday, 14 December 2017, 6:00pm - 10:30pm

6:00pm - 6:05pm

Welcome Address
Bikram Singh Bedi, Head, Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd.


6:05pm - 6:20pm

Data Intelligence on the Cloud
Jayant Swamy, Managing Director, Global Data Architecture Lead, Accenture

6:20pm - 6:40pm

Building Successful AI based Businesses in India
Vasan Subramanian, CTO, Accel India 


6:40pm - 7:10pm

AI at Amazon
Charles Elkan, Amazon Fellow and Director of the Amazon AI Lab


7:10pm - 7:40pm

re:Invent 2017 Briefing
Ranju Das, Director of Software Development for Amazon Rekognition and Vikram Anbazhagan, Head of Product for Language Tech


7:40pm - 8:00pm

Alexa Overview
Adam Berns, Director, Business Development, Alexa Voice Service


8:00pm - 8:30pm

AI Awards


8:30pm - 10:30pm

Dinner and Networking



Friday, 15 December 2017

9:00am - 11:00am

AI at Amazon, AWS, Intel and Accenture


11:00am - 11:30am - Tea

AI Developer Track

Hall 1 (Mysore 1&2)

AI Engineer & Scientists Track

Hall 2 (Mysore 3)


AI Pipelines and AI for Business

Hall 3 (Magnolia)



11.30 am - 12.30 pm

Power your Apps with Computer Vision
Ranju Das, Director, Software Development, Amazon Rekognition

Machine Learning at
Rajeev Rastogi, Director Machine Learning,

Building & deploying machine learning models using Amazon SageMaker
Girish Patil, Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Internet Services

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Power your Apps with Understanding of Natural Languages
Vikram Anbazhagan, Senior Product Manager, AWS Deep Learning

Learning the Optimal Ranking Algorithm for Search and Personalization
Charles Elkan, Amazon Fellow and Director Amazon AI Lab

Machine Learning @ Hotstar
Saurabh Goyal (30 mins)

How Enterprises can use Chatbots to improve Customer Experience
Aakrit Vaish, CEO, Haptik (30 mins)

1:30pm - 2:00pm - Lunch

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Building Intelligent Chatbots with Amazon Lex & Amazon Polly
Madhusudan Shekar, Principal Technical Evangelist, Amazon Internet Services

Deep Learning at Scale
Anima Anandkumar, Principal Scientist, AWS Deep Learning

Keeping clean with help from Amazon Rekognition
Ajay Poddar (30 min)

Teaching machines to read X-rays, CT scans and MRIs
Prashant Warier, CEO (30 min)

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Developing Skills for Amazon Alexa
Sohan Maheshwar, Alexa Developer Evangelist

AI on Intel – From Edge to Cloud
Naina Patil, Technical Consulting Engineer, Intel Corporation

Challenges with NLP in native languages
Akshay Deshraj and Sourav Gupta, Co-founders, (30 min)

Computer Vision and Language Processing in Media and Entertainment
Apurv Gandhwani, Co-founder, Tessact (30 min)

4:00pm - 4:15pm - Tea

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Giving Voice to your Devices with Alexa Voice Service
Donn Morill, Senior Solutions Architect, Alexa Voice Service

Running Deep Learning Models on Client Devices
Aran Khanna, AI Software Engineer, AWS Deep Learning

Re-imagining Education through AI
Aditi Awasthi, CEO, Embibe (30 min)

AI can help build an e-commerce store for the future
Shitiz Bansal and Ajay Kashyap, Co-founders,
(30 min)