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DevConf.IN is the annual Developer’s Conference organized by Red Hat, India. The event provides a platform to the FOSS community participants and enthusiasts to come together and engage in knowledge sharing activities through technical talks, workshops, panel discussions, hackathons and much more.

All you have to do is a FREE registration here. There is no admission or ticket charges applicable to be a part of the event. All the event activities will be in English.

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When: August 2-3, 2019

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Last Date of Registration: 31st July, 2019

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Friday, August 2 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Panel Discussion:- The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence: Is AI a bane or boon for our society?

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There have been two worlds w.r.t the outlook on AI and AGI with the media. On one hand portraying a grim future around killer robots, rise of the machines and the doubt of having intelligence govern or take critical decisions when we can’t even explain sometimes how it works. On the other hand, with the advent of newer tools, techniques, hardware and methodologies in ML and DL we have seen remarkable advancements in areas pertaining to technology, healthcare, agriculture, logistics, transportation and a multitude of diverse domains impacted positively by AI. The intent of this panel is to discuss their viewpoints on how they think AI can be a ‘bane’ and\or a ‘boon’ to society and what should we be looking forward to (promises) and be careful about (perils) in the 21st century!
Moderator: Dipanjan Sarkar

Speakers
avatar for Lavanya Tekumalla

Lavanya Tekumalla

Founder, AiFonic Labs
Lavanya Tekumalla is the founder of AiFonic Labs, prior to which she was a machine learning scientist at Amazon. She holds a PhD in Machine Learning from the Indian Institute of Science.  She has worked in the industry for about 9 years in various roles (at Amazon, InMobi, Myntra... Read More →
avatar for Hemant Misra

Hemant Misra

Vice President - Head of Applied Research, Swiggy
Hemant Misra has been an active researcher in the broad areas of text and signal processing, speech/speaker recognition, information retrieval, machine learning, healthcare applications and education. After finishing his M.S. thesis in 1999 from IIT, Madras, on the topic of speaker... Read More →
avatar for Vijay Agneeswaran

Vijay Agneeswaran

Director of Data Sciences, Walmart Global Technology Services Private Limited
Dr. Vijay Srinivas Agneeswaran has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from SVCE, Madras University (1998), an MS (By Research) from IIT Madras in 2001, a PhD from IIT Madras (2008) and a post-doctoral research fellowship in the LSIR Labs, Swiss Federal Institute... Read More →
avatar for Saptarshi Das

Saptarshi Das

Manager - Data Science R&D, Shell
Dr. Saptarshi Das (PhD) brings leadership, business, and technical expertise to achieve business objectives. He is known for innovating, developing and deploying data-driven products.