AI and Art: Human-Machine continuum
Harshit Agrawal
AI-Artist & HCI Researcher, Adobe Design Lab
Why reinforcement learning is the next big thing in AI?
Ravindran Balaraman
Head, Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
How do we form our memories and how do we know where to look for them?
Upinder Singh Bhalla
Professor of Computational Neurosciences, National Centre for Biological Sciences
The one source of all creation: The Quantum Physics view
Mani L. Bhaumik
Physicist and Philanthropist, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Stephen Hawking's legacy in fundamental physics
Rajesh Gopakumar
Centre Director and Senior Professor, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR)
Tamasoma Jyotisha Gamaya: The Men who knew Zero to Infinity
Badri Sesadri & R Gopu
Researcher, Tamil Heritage Trust & Managing Director, Synprosoft (NHM)
Google AI research: Global impact and opportunity for India
Manish Gupta
Director, Google Research India
Genomic Quirks: How our Genes make or break us?
Ramesh Hariharan
Co-Founder and CTO, Strand Life Sciences
How insects make smart decisions using past experience and internal models of the world
Vivek Jayaraman
Head, Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Has the terminator arrived - AI becomes smarter than humans?
Subbarao Kambhampatti
Professor of Computer Science, Arizona State University
Do Indian public health issues differ from the world-how to prevent, diagnose and cure?
Gagandeep Kang
Executive Director, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
Extended Intelligence: Coupling Human and Artificial Intelligence
Arnav Kapur
Graduate Lead Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Can AI democratize healthcare innovation: Learnings from Nepal
Bishesh Khanal
Research Scientist and Chairperson, Nepal Applied Mathematics and Informatics Institute for Research (NAAMII)
Using Adversarial AI to secure us from Hackers
Una May O'Reilly
Leader, AnyScale Learning for All, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
GPUs – from computer games to computer vision
PJ Narayanan
Professor & Director, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
Can we map what our universe hides?
Priyamvada Natarajan
Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Yale University
Can we trust what our own Brain tells us?
VS Ramachandran
Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego
Brain 2.0 - connecting human brains and machines
Rajesh PN Rao
Director, NSF Center for Neurotechnology, University of Washington
Teaching Machines to Read and Write Our Language
Sunita Sarawagi
Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay
Project Prakash: Merging brain science and social impact
Pawan Sinha
Professor, Vision and Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Genetically engineered insects/organisms to prevent diseases
Suresh Subramani
Professor of Molecular Biology University of California, San Diego
Ajanta - A Pigment of Glorious Imagination
Subramanian Swaminathan
(Retd.) Professor of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi
Founder, Tamil Heritage Trust
Can AI do more than adding dog ears to selfies - like fighting social injustice and improving society?
Milind Tambe
Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University
Outside-In: bringing the world into our brains
Shubha Tole
Neuroscientist, Professor and Principal Investigator, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Humans are not alone, AI discriminates too: Controlling bias in AI
Nisheeth Vishnoi
Professor of Computer Science, Yale University
PANELS
New models of doing and funding science- what the future holds
Vidur Mahajan(CARING), Vivek Jayaraman(HHMI), Narendra Ahuja(UIUC), Dhananjaya Dendukuri(Achira Labs), Bishesh Kanhal(NAAMII)
  
Elephant's head for Ganesh – did ancient Indians know how to transplant organs?
Rajesh PN Rao(University of Washington), VS Ramachandran(University of California), R. Gopu(Tamil Heritage Trust)
  
Do our brains use the same principles as deep learning?
Rajesh PN Rao(University of Washington), Subbarao Kambhampatti(ASU), UP Bhalla(National Centre for Biological Science), Venkatesh N. Murthy(Harvard University), Sunita Sarawgi(IIT Bombay)
  
Is deep learning the nirvana of AI?
Milind Tambe(Harvard University ), Manish GuptaGoogle, Payal Arora(Erasmus School of Philosophy), Arnav Kapur(MIT)
  
Why and how to build an MIT in India?
P. J. Narayanan(IIIT Hyderabad), Cong Cao(University of Nottingham), Rajesh Gopakumar(ICTS-TIFR) and Sanjay Sarma(MIT)
  
The many roads taken - life as a scientist, policy-maker or entrepreneur
Anna Agarwal(Centre for Policy Research), Pramod Varshney(Syracuse University), Ramesh Hariharan(Strand Life Sciences) and Nisheeth Vishnoi(Yale University)
  
Why science needs women?
Gagandeep Kang(Translational Health Science and Technology Institute), Minnie Vaid(Little Doc Productions), Shubha Tole(TIFR), Gargi B DasGupta(IBM)
  
Yin-yang: Science of Art, Art of Science
Harshit Agarwal(Adobe Design Lab), Pawan Sinha(MIT), Jahnavi Phalkey(Science Gallery, Bengaluru), Vijayendra Mohanty
  
Machines, Medicine and You: Is Indian healthcare ready for AI?
Santanu Bhattacharya(Airtel), Ashwin Naik(Manah Wellness), Rahul Matthan(Trilegal), Satchit Balsari(Harvard Medical School), Sunita Nadhamuni(Dell EMC)
  
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