Speaking Engagements

Consortium Presents – Leadership for AI: a Discussion at AIWorld Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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Have you ever wondered if the same old IT project management and executive leadership styles that have been in place for years will work for the oncoming generation of AI deployments?

You’ll find answers to this and other leadership questions at 2:00 pm at the Cognitive Computing track at AIWorld, Wednesday 12/5/18.

Moderated by Hadley Reynolds, Consortium Co-founder, the panel includes executives from a range of backgrounds. Leslie Owens is Executive Director of MIT ...

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Consortium Presents – Keynote Panel at KMWorld’s Text Analytics Forum 11/7/18

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On Wednesday 11/7, the Cognitive Computing Consortium’s co-founders, Susan Feldman and Hadley Reynolds, will be presenting “Cognitive Computing Panel: Finding The Sweet Spot For Cognitive Computing.” They are joined by Dino Eliopulos, Managing Director at Earley Information Science and Tuba Islam, of the Artificial Intelligence & Text Analytics group at SAS. The conference is co-located at KMWorld with 4 other events focusing on a range of information management topics. The event is being held at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, ...

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Consortium Presents – Cognitive Computing Track at AIWorld, Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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On Wednesday 12/5/18, the Cognitive Computing Consortium is presenting a half-day track of presentations and panels devoted to issues of Cognitive Computing. The Consortium is a Premier Association Sponsor of AIWorld 2018. Consortium Co-founder Hadley Reynolds acts as track chair.

Beginning at 2:00 pm, the program features four sessions. The opening session focuses on issues of leadership in today’s cognitive computing projects. The second session takes up the future of work and the ...

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A Data Scientist’s Take on Cognitive Computing (and more…)

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Join the upcoming Leaders in Cognitive webinar, Wednesday 10/11/17 at 12:00 pm Eastern to meet Wayne Thompson, Chief Data Scientist at SAS Institute.

Wayne will tackle the confusing deep water we find ourselves in trying to navigate the proliferation of hype related to “AI” terms like weak and strong AI, cognitive computing, machine learning, and particularly deep learning. Would you know AI if you met up with it on the street? You should after you’ve heard Wayne’s perspective.

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Susan Feldman Presents Cognitive Application Framework at CSIG

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Sue Feldman presented her work on developing a framework for analyzing cognitive computing applications at the Cognitive Systems Institute Group Speaker Series on September 1, 2016.

She described a general framework integrating business value, application behavior, technology deployed, and data sources curated. She also offered her views on the emerging continuum of cognitive applications, ranging from tightly honed expert systems to open, exploratory kinds of applications designed to promote serendipity.

Interaction context is another foundation element in cognitive applications, and Sue presented ...

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Smart Data Online 2016

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Sue Feldman and Hadley Reynolds will present at Smart Data Onlie 2016 on July 13. Please join us to hear them discuss how cognitive computing is still evolving through a series of vignettes to differentiate cognitive computing technologies and methods from more familiar technologies and concepts such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of Things. They will also describe the emerging cognitive computing infrastructure, and talk about both the promise of cognitive computing ...

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Two chances to learn about cognitive computing at KM World 2015

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Sue Feldman along with Swami Chandrasekaran and Mark Myers from IBM will lead a workshop on cognitive computing at KM World 2015. The panel is:

Inspiration, Insights, & Innovation Through Cognitive Computing
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Susan E. Feldman, CEO, Synthexis Cognitive Computing Consortium
Swami Chandrasekaran, Executive CTO Architect, Watson, IBM
Mark Myers, Product and Solution Marketing Leader, IBM Watson Explorer

Imagine if you could understand the personality characteristics of your customers at a deeper level. Imagine if you ...

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Workshop: Cognitive Computing and Sentiment Analysis

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When: July 15, 2015
Where: Sentiment Analysis Symposium; New York, NY

Sue Feldman and Hadley Reynolds will be giving a workshop on cognitive computing and sentiment analysis.

Cognitive computing can be considered a superset of analytics, search, business intelligence, advertising, AI and machine learning.All of these technologies are currently coalescing around the concept of cognitive computing, with a healthy dose of user experience, recommendation engines and contextual personalization thrown in.This presentation by Sue Feldman and Hadley Reynolds, co-founders of ...

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The Case for Cognitive Computing

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When: August 19, 2015 – 9:45 AM
Where: Smart Data Conference; San Jose, CA

Sue Feldman will be giving a session on cognitive computing and its impact on business.

The confluence of big data techniques, NLP, cloud computing have propelled the rising interest in cognitive computing. Beyond they hype, though, is both a promise and a complexity that are poorly understood. This session will define cognitive computing, examine the system components that cognitive systems have in common and their major ...

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Inspiration, Insights, & Innovation through Cognitive Computing

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When: November 2, 2015
Where: KMWorld; Washington, DC

Sue Feldman will be holding a workshop with Swami Chandrasekaran & Luke Palamara, Product Portfolio Managers, Watson Products, at IBM, on cognitive computing.


Imagine if you could understand the personality characteristics of your cus­tomers at a deeper level. Imagine if you could find new, related pathways in your data to make discoveries in a fraction of the time you could before. Imagine a world where information presented itself at the ...

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