Chicago AI, Data Science & Blockchain Conference 2018

Date(s) - 05/19/18
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Gleacher Center

Hosted by
Int'l Data Engineering and Science Association

Chicago AI, Data Science & Blockchain Conference 2018

Sat, May 19, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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Our goal is to create a data science learning platform to connect data science enthusiasts. The conference will demonstrate cutting-edge technology and feature a variety of data science experts covering topics including industry trends, data science applications, open-source software, machine learning and many others. This is the must-attend event for anyone that is already in the field or just looking to expand their career network in the Data Science arena.


  • Keynotes
    A key highlight of the event will be presented by thought leaders in the data science industry. They will reveal the latest trends as well as insights on the future of data scientists.
  • Sessions
    We provide a diverse selection of trending topics through multiple tracks, including Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, FinTech, Startup, Data Analytics, Healthcare, etc. Both industry-leading companies and startup firms will present at the conference and demonstrate innovative data analytics technologies. Featuring speakers from IBM, Intel, Capital One, City of Los Angeles, Caltech, Alibaba, Accenture AI and other industry-leading companies.
  • Training
    Our workshops are designed for data enthusiast to jumpstart their career by building a solid foundation in Python, machine learning, AI toolsets. ※The training workshops are held on a different date. An additional fee is required to attend.


Artificial Intelligence

  • Artificial Intelligence: Hype, Reality, Vision.
  • Battling Skynet: The Role of Humanity in Artificial Intelligence
  • Deep Learning for Ad Mix Optimization
  • Generating Creative Works with AI
  • Introduction to Deep Reinforcement Learning

Big Data

  • Deep Learning in Spark with Bigdl
  • MCL Clustering of Sparse Graphs
  • Distributed Database Devops Dilemmas? Kubernetes To the Rescue!
  • Data Science at City Scale
  • Operationalizing Your Data Lake: Get Ready for Advanced Analytics


  • Leveraging Blockchain to Transform the Digital Supply Chain
  • Digital Cracks in Banking and the Rising Impact of FinTechs
  • Combining Machine Learning and Blockchain To Create Greater Trust


  • Big Data Credit Assessment
  • Data Analytics Drives Fin Tech
  • How data science is transforming wealth management
  • Blockchain Application in Real Estate Transactions


  • Using AI to Tackle the Future of Health Care Data
  • Potential Solutions from Precision Medicine for the Crisis of Chronic Disease
  • Machine Learning in Healthcare and Life Science


  • Pioneering the World’s First Public Data Utility
  • “Full Stack” Data Science with R for Startups: Production-ready with Open-Source Tools

Data Analytics

  • Machine Learning & Data Science in the Age of the GPU: Smarter, Faster, Better
  • Uncovering Feature Importance and Correlations in Human Behavioural Data