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Some AI Conferences in December 2023 with IBM Speakers

By Susan Malaika posted Mon December 04, 2023 03:27 PM



Exciting news - the AI Alliance which was launched on December 5, 2023:


If you are in the San Jose area the conference will take place Dec 12-13 at the convention center: - All sessions are also available on livestream. Go to to find out how to watch remotely.

In general attendees will join to dive deep in hands-on sessions, engage in technical discussions, and use their collective expertise to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the AI realm with open source.

There are speakers from Apple, AWS, Datastax, Hugging Face, Meta, Microsoft, Nvidia, etc. In addition to  Anthony J Annunziata, IBM Speakers include : 

  • Tuesday, December 12 • 11:10am - 12:20pm Pacific
  • Wednesday, December 13 • 10:30am - 11:40am Pacific
  • Wednesday, December 13 • 11:10am - 11:40am Pacific

    • Democratization of ML Pipelines and Bringing ML Workflows to Heterogeneous Cloud Native ML Platforms - Tommy Li &  Yihong Wang, IBM -

  • Wednesday, December 13 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm Pacific

    • Consume and Serve Using Caikit and ModelMesh - Rafael Vasquez & Christian Kadner, IBM -

There will be sessions for the newly formed Generative AI Commons so the conference will be a great setting if you would like to influence the direction of opensource AI and if you want to participate longer term in committees.

Presto and PrestoCon

Another conference and community that you might like to get involved in, especially if you love SQL, in PrestoCon also in the Bay Area on December 6-7at the Computer History Museum in Mountainview which is a great location.

Speakers include:

  • Ali LeClerc, IBM & PrestoCon Chair; Girish Baliga, Uber & Chair, Presto Foundation: Keynote: Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Yi-Hong Wang & Kiersten Stokes, IBM: Getting started with Presto

The AI Summit New York

If you are in the US North East, you may be interested in attending the AI Summit and Expo on December 6-7, 2023. The event is intended for practitioners, policy makers and business leaders who utilize AI to achieve their business goals.

IBM Speakers include :

  • Tarun Chopra, VP of Product Management: Scale and accelerate the impact of AI with trusted data

  • Heather Gentile: Director of Product Management: While all AI models are not created equally, all models need governance

  • Parul Mishra, VP Product Management: Panel: AI and Digital Workers to Create Capacity and Increase Productivity