CognitionX 2018

February 7, 2018

CogX 2018 will bring together 4,000 attendees and 300 speakers across 5 main stages, more than doubling the size of the acclaimed inaugural 2017 event.

The event will feature an expanded agenda discussing not only The Impact of AI on Industry, Government and Society, but also the pressing question for executives of How To Get From Lab to Live and at the same time deploy AI responsibly and ethically. Along with this, CogX will explore how AI Intersects With Emerging Technologies including Blockchain, IoT and 5G telecoms, VR and AR, as well as the future of transportation, health and education. The winners of the CogX 2018 Annual Awards will be revealed on Monday 11 June, recognising the best products and technology across all key industries and technological domains.

CogX 2018 brings together some of the most innovative and exciting voices in AI, from major corporations to rising startups, government to academia. Confirmed speakers include: Hermann Hauser, Director at Amadeus Capital Partners; Baroness Joanna Shields OBE, former Vice President EMEA at Facebook and Managing Director of Google EMEA; Frank Chen, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz; Claire Craig, Director of Science Policy at The Royal Society; Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer, Transport for London; Andrew Day, Chief Data Officer at Sainsbury’s; Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, Antoine Blondeau, Founder and Chairman of Sentient Technologies, Julia Shaw, Memory Scientist and Co-Founder of; Kathryn Parsons, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Decoded; and Lucas di Grassi, Formula E World Champion and CEO of Roborace.

The SoftBank Vision Fund is investing in the foundational platforms making tomorrow’s world possible. Technology has the potential to address the biggest challenges facing humanity today, but it requires the patient long-term capital to do so. Our aim is to work with high performing businesses that will benefit and democratize services to one and all by reducing costs across a range of sectors, from healthcare to construction to insurance.” — Rajeev Misra, CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers.

—Event Producer