Science Slam: The Future of AI & Computing (@CHM)

October 2, 2017

Series of Short Presentations from IBM Researchers

CHM is teaming up with IBM Research to explore the future of computer science in the era of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through a series of short, informal presentations, you will meet both well-established & up-and-coming IBM researchers as they share their passion for changing the world as we know it. By applying computer science to AI in new and creative ways, these scientists are changing a wide range of industries, from art to chemistry to human intelligence.


Jeff Welser, Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research – Almaden “Computer Science’s Role in Silicon Valley”

Martha Sanchez, Research Staff Member, IBM Research – Almaden “Material Characterization and Device Fabrication”

Dan Gruhl, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research – Almaden “Cognitive Intelligence Augmentation Research”

Yunyao Li, Research Manger, IBM Research – Almaden “Scalable Natural Language Processing”

Raphael Arar, Designer and Researcher, IBM Research – Almaden, Forbes 30 under[masked] “How Art Shapes Computer and User Experiences”

Gavin Jones, Computational Chemist, IBM Research – Almaden, Foreign Policy’s Global Innovator Award 2016 “Reinventing Environmental Chemistry with Cognitive Computing Tools”

Join us for Friday Nights @CHM before the program! Enjoy dinner at Off the Grid’s street food market and drinks from our Cloud Bistro. Museum exhibits are open from 5 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday October 6, 2017

5:00 PM – Friday Nights @CHM Begins

6:30 PM – Check-In

7:00 PM – Program Begins

9:00 PM – Friday Nights @CHM Ends

Registration is required:

—Event Producer