With 4,000 attendees and 300 speakers across 5 main stages, CognitionX(CogX) 2018 kickstarted today in a grand fashion making more than double the size of its 2017 edition. Day 1 was a feast for AI and blockchain enthusiasts with speakers sharing an array of brilliant concepts and perspectives on the massive potential of a synergy of both these technologies.
Day 2 holds some equally intriguing sessions that you can’t afford to miss:
- The New World that Emerges When You Own Data
Led by Ryan Shea, Co-founder – Blockstack, the session will talk about why it is significant to be transparent about data practices, the ownership of data, and the insights it generates. Ryan Shea will discuss how AI and Blockchain together have the capability to make a monopoly-free data economy while rewarding the actual owners sumptuously, unlike the current scenario.
Some of the most eminent people in the IoT and the future tech domain, including Christina Frankopan, Venture Partner, Fabric Ventures, Ekaterina Almasque, MD, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Dimitri De Jonghe, Co-founder, Ocean Protocol, Carl Rodrigues, Partnerships Ambassador, Streamr, and Julien Bouteloup, Founder, Flyingcarpet will talk about a world marked by fast-changing centralised technologies such as IoT decentralized by Blockchain, a fragile fragmented global society, and sharing economy.
- Transforming Healthcare: The Case for Blockchain
Driven by an impressive panel consisting of Stefan Roever, Co-founder, AIKON, Kamal Obbad, Co-founder, Nebula Genomics, Lucy Ojomoko, Insilico Medicine, and Nancy Fechnay, Founder, The Inspire Movement, the session will address the vision of blockchain to create a common database of health information that doctors and providers can access in a secure environment by spending lesser admin time on research, saving more for patient care.
- The Brave Browser: Combining ML, Privacy, and Blockchain for Better Digital Advertising
Ben Livshits, Chief Scientist at Brave Software is a veteran in the digital advertising space. He will discuss how Brave Browser is transforming the traditionally irrelevant adtech market with Machine Learning adopting to the choices and preferences of the audience and displaying only targeted ads to them resulting in an improved ROI.
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