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The State of AI / Artificial Intelligence - Panel Discussion + Networking

General Assembly Boston 125 Summer St , Boston, MA 02110 (map)

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Today, tech startups and corporate giants alike are experimenting with artificial intelligence. We know it’s coming, but where are we in the advent of AI and how soon will it weave into our daily lives—or has it already?

Overview:​ From applications in AI across industries to major ethical debates, the panel will discuss the state of artificial intelligence and how it’s evolved.

What You’ll Take Away: Attendees will learn about major trends in artificial intelligence and take away key use cases to look out for in the coming years.

Why It Matters: Your job--and all aspects of your life-- will be impacted greatly by artificial intelligence in the very near future. Learn how to harness the power of AI to make it work to your benefit.

About the Presenters:

Ben Clark - Chief Architect, Wayfair

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Gokhan Uluderya - Principal Manager, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Rob May - CEO & Co-Founder of Talla

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Judah Phillips - CTO & Co-Founder, Squark

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Chris Requena (moderator) - Lead Organizer, Boston New Technology and Chief Partnerships Officer, Cape Ann Development

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6:30 pm: Networking with pizza and salad served

7:00 pm: Welcome & Introductions

7:10 pm: State of AI Panel Discussion

7:55 pm: Q&A

8:15 pm: More Networking

Directions & Public Transportation:

General Assembly is 2 blocks from the MBTA Red line South Station at 125 Summer St, Boston, MA (at intersection with High St). Show ID at the security desk and come to the 13th floor.


There are parking meters along Atlantic Ave and other area streets, but we recommend parking at the Garage at Post Office Square ($9 after 4 pm) or LAZ Parking's 100 High St Garage ($11 after 5:30).

Please provide your full name and email address on your RSVP (required to attend and shared only with General Assembly). Photo ID is required.

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