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AI Latin America SumMIT

JANUARY 21 - 23, 2020 - CAMBRIDGE, MA

About the AI Latin America Summit

Helping to make a better Latin America through AI

The Artificial Intelligence -AI- Latin America SumMIT seeks to bring together leaders from government, industry, academia, and the non-profit sector from across Latin America and the Caribbean, to identify opportunities and risks their countries might face as they move towards increasing the adoption of AI technologies.

Mission

  • Understand the current state of AI in research, government and industry sectors in Latin American and the Caribbean
  • Facilitate international dialogue and partnerships between government leaders, researchers, NGOs and industry in the region
  • Motivate the deployment and development of AI research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Motivate key players in the region to execute the initiatives developed at the sumMIT
  • To openly publish the initiatives developed during the sumMIT to help in policy design in the region

Goals

Build collaborative relationships across Latin-America for the advancement of AI research and its applications in the region for the social benefit

Communicate best practices in AI projects to leaders in government, industry and research in the region

To increase awareness of AI  projects in the region in both research and academia and its potential to solve problems within the region

Topics

No poverty

Quality of Education

Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Good Health and Wellbeing

Additional Information

For more information please view our proposal. You can also see our event flyer.

Who's Speaking? (Coming soon!)

Miguel Paredes

Miguel Paredes

VP of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics & Pricing

Rimac

Juan G. Corvalan

Juan G. Corvalan

Executive director AILAB, law department

University of Buenos Aires

Daniel Huttenlocher

Daniel Huttenlocher

Dean MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

MIT

Luis Soenksen

Luis Soenksen

Strategic Initiatives Advisor

Venture Builder AI+Health

Marco Muñoz

Marco Muñoz

Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives

MIT

Blanca Treviño

Blanca Treviño

Executive Director

Softek

Enrique Sucar

Enrique Sucar

Senior Research Scientist

Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica Mexico

Aude Oliva

Aude Oliva

Executive director MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab; Executive director MIT Quest for Intelligence

MIT

Emmanuel Letouzé

Emmanuel Letouzé

Director

Data-pop alliance

Josh Gordon

Josh Gordon

Tensorflow Expert

Google

Luis Pineda

Luis Pineda

Research Engineer

Facebook

Yolanda Martinez Mancilla

Yolanda Martinez Mancilla

Chile Representative

IADB

Diego Fernando Hernandez

Diego Fernando Hernandez

Director Colciencias

Gobierno de Colombia

Luis Videgaray

Luis Videgaray

Executive Diretor, MIT Artificial Intelligence Policy for the World Project

MIT

Jordi Albo-Canals

Jordi Albo-Canals

Chief Scientific Officer

Lighthouse DIG

Andreas Mueller

Andreas Mueller

Associate Research Scientist at the Data Science Institute

Columbia University

Pablo Samuel Castro

Pablo Samuel Castro

Senior Researcher

Google Brain

Laura Montoya

Laura Montoya

Entrepreneur and Technologist

Accel.ai

Minaya Villasana de Armas

Minaya Villasana de Armas

Universidad Simón Bolívar

Alex Amouyel

Alex Amouyel

Executive Director

Solve MIT

Lee Ulman

Lee Ulman

Senior Director, MIT Latin America Office

MIT Sloan

Margarita Sordo Sanchez

Margarita Sordo Sanchez

Instructor in Medicine Harvard Medical School

Harvard

Una-May O’Reilly

Una-May O’Reilly

AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) Group CSAIL

MIT

César A. Beltrán-Castañón

César A. Beltrán-Castañón

Pattern Recognition and Applied Artificial Intelligence Group

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

David Sontag

David Sontag

Clinical machine learning group - Professor, CSAIL

MIT

Cecilia Nicolini

Cecilia Nicolini

Researcher in Collective Intelligence

Harvard and MIT

Laura Gomez

Laura Gomez

CEO and founder

Atipica

Juan Carlos Niebles Duque

Juan Carlos Niebles Duque

Senior Research Scientist

Stanford Vision Lab

Armando Solar

Armando Solar

Professor at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

MIT

Additionally

10+ TBA Latin American Policymakers, sponsored by the United Nations

Event Schedules (Coming soon)

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenues
1REGISTRATION, SNACKS AND COFFEE07:00 AMELEVATORS ON 6TH FLOOR
2Opening WordsLatin SumMIT Team E14-674 - Multipurpose
3Opening day Keynote 1Daniel Huttenlocher E14-674 - Multipurpose
4Opening day Keynote 2Aude Oliva E14-674 - Multipurpose
5Opening Panel: National AI Strategies in Latin AmericaJose Alonso Huerta Cruz , Diego Fernando Hernandez E14-674 - Multipurpose
6Coffee Break & PostersE14-638 General
7Latin American panel: How can AI be used for Promoting & Monitoring development in Latin America? Joana Varon , Juan Ortiz Freuler , Diogo Cortiz , Emmanuel Letouzé E14-674 - MULTIPURPOSE
8LunchE14-638 - General
9Mexico Panel: thinking forward: the adoption of AI in MexicoLuis Soenksen , Blanca Treviño , Enrique Sucar , Margarita Sordo Sanchez
10Coffee Break & POSTERSE14-674 - Multipurpose
11Workshop: Scikit-learn. Machine Learning in PythonAndreas Mueller E14-674 - Multipurpose
12Roundtables for AI in Healthcare, Poverty, Security, Education and Climate changeE14-674 - Multipurpose
13Opening Reception E14-638 GENERAL
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1REGISTRATION, SNACKS AND COFFEE SPACE ACROSS ELEVATORS ON 6TH FLOOR
2Day 2 keynoteLuis Videgaray E14-674 - Multipurpose
3The Future of AI in Latin AmericaEnzo Maria Le Fevre Cervini , Alicia Bárcena , Juan Carlos Niebles Duque , Armando Solar E14-674 - Multipurpose
4COFFEE BREAK - POSTERSE14-638 - General
5Argentina panel: Opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence in ArgentinaCarlos Abeleira , Pablo Adrián Mlynkiewicz , Pablo Roccatagliata , Juan G. Corvalan , Cecilia Nicolini E14-674 - Multipurpose
6LunchE14-638 General
7Colombia Panel: The present and the future of Artificial intelligence in ColombiaJuan Carlos Caicedo , German Hernandez , Francisco Gomez , Edwin Muñoz Aristizabal , Jaime Niño , Diego Fernando Hernandez E14-638 - General
8Coffee Break & PostersE14-638 - General
9Workshops: Tensorflow 2.0. An open source machine learning library for research and productionJosh Gordon E14-674 - Multipurpose
10Roundtables for AI in Healthcare, Poverty, Security, Education and Climate change
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1REGISTRATION, SNACKS AND COFFEESPACE ACROSS ELEVATORS ON 6TH FLOOR
2Day 3 keynoteBlanca Treviño E14-674 - Multipurpose
3Panel MIT: AI at MIT and its impact in Latin AmericaMarco Muñoz , Aude Oliva , Alex Amouyel , Una-May O’Reilly , David Sontag , Armando Solar E14-674 - Multipurpose
4Coffee BrEAK - POSTERSE14-638 - General
5Chile Panel: Artificial intelligence in ChileFernanda Soza , Patricio Rodriguez , Werner Creixell , Jordi Albo-Canals , Lee Ulman E14-674 - Multipurpose
6LunchE14-638 General
7Peru PanelMiguel Paredes , Luz Fernandez Gandarias , César A. Beltrán-Castañón E14-674 - MULTIPURPOSE
8Workshop: PyTorch. An open source machine learning libraryE14-674 - Multipurpose
9Roundtables for AI in Healthcare, Poverty, Security, Education and Climate changeE14-674 - Multipurpose

Event Sponsors (more coming soon!)

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

If you are interested in collaborating with us, please fill out this form.  We will get back to you as soon as possible!

Diamond Sponsors

MIT ICEO

RIMAC

Silver Sponsors

MIT IBM WATSON LAB

X Company

Facebook

Bronze Sponsors

NVIDIA

MIT CSAIL

Inter-American Development Bank

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If you are interested in being a sponsor check out this slideshow

Call for students

Click on the above link to see our call for students!

Travel Information

Venue

MIT Media Laboratory

75 Amherst St

Cambridge, MA 02139

Where to stay

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Registration Information

Registration can now be accessed at our Eventbrite page

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Conference Chairs

Guillermo Bernal

Guillermo Bernal

Coordinator - El Salvador

MIT Media Lab

Pedro Colon

Pedro Colon

Coordinator - Puerto Rico

MIT Media Lab

Omar Costilla-Reyes

Omar Costilla-Reyes

Lead Coordinator - Mexico

MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Organizational Comittee

This SumMIT is organized by a multidisciplinary team of researchers, postdocs and students from the MIT community, coming from all corners of Latin America.

Benjamin Barrera

Benjamin Barrera

Student Support

MIT

Keith Skaggs

Keith Skaggs

Student Support

MIT

Sebastian Acevedo

Sebastian Acevedo

Master in Public Administration

Harvard

Camilo Fosco

Camilo Fosco

PhD student

CSAIL - MIT

Emilia Simison

Emilia Simison

Coordinator, collaborations - Argentina

MIT Political Science

Gabriela Molina

Gabriela Molina

Coordinator, Student competition - Bolivia

MIT

Matias Andina

Matias Andina

Coordinator, sponsors - Argentina

MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Vanesa Fernandez

Vanesa Fernandez

Coordinator, programs -Mexico

MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Collaborators

United Nations

ELAC

MIT ICEO

UNESCO

COLCIENCIAS - Colombia

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior Mexico

Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores - Mexico

Ministerio de Educacion Cultura y Tecnologia - Argentina

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Universidad Simon Bolivar

IALAB

XPrize

Chile Massachusetts Alliance

NIC.BR