2018 July AI Design Forum
8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration
9:00 am - 9:30 amKeynote: Melissa Schilling, Ph.D., NYU, Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World
9:30 am - 9:45 amPresentation of the SEMI Award for North America, Dave Anderson and Bill Bottoms
9:45 am - 10:10 amKeynote: John E. Kelly, III, Ph.D., IBM, Senior Vice President, Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research
10:10 am - 11:00 amPanel: AI - Overcoming the Memory Wall, moderated by David Kanter, Real World Technologies (includes: Dileep Bhandarkar, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow, formerly Qualcomm; Kurt Busch, CEO, Syntiant; Gary Lauterbach, Ph.D., Cerebras; Conrad James, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories; Buvna Ayyagari-Sangamalli, Applied Materials)
11:00 am - 11:25 amNavigating The Perfect Storm - Enabling the A.I. Era (Gary Dickerson, President and CEO, Applied Materials)
11:25 am - 12:10 pmPanel: Accelerating Machine Learning - New Devices, Scaling Boosters, Design Techniques, moderated by Ali Keshavarzi, Ph.D., Stanford University (includes: Yan Borodovsky, Ph.D, formerly Intel; Chidi Chidambaram, Qualcomm; Mukesh Khare, IBM; Jason Woo, UCLA; Steve Ghanayem, Applied Materials)
12:10 pm - 2:00 pmSpecial Event: Luncheon celebration of Turing Award winners John Hennessy, Ph.D. (Alphabet, Stanford) and David Patterson, Ph.D. (Google Brain, U.C. Berkeley). Dr. Patterson in conversation with John Markoff (Author, formerly The New York Times) and Mark D. Hill, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison).
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmKeynote: Efficient Hardware and Methods for Deep Learning (Bill Dally, Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President, Research, NVIDIA)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSEMI West Bulls and Bears: Moderated by Don Clark, contributor, The New York Times (includes: Mark Edelstone, Morgan Stanley; Pierre Ferragu, New Street Research; Mark Lipacis, Jefferies; CJ Muse, Evercore ISI; Srini Pajjuri, Macquarie Group)
3:30 pm - 6:00 pmSemiconductor Venture Funding Gap - Problems and Solutions. (See More Information link for details.) [More Info]