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Event Overview

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WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT AND ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW REGISTRATIONS OR WALKINS

For questions or information please call (630) 245 3410 or email info@iacsinfo.org

GRAND SPONSOR : APERGY

IACS is organizing its Technology Leadership conference in Dallas in September. Esteemed speakers will talk about how emerging technologies IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain etc are transforming the 21st century. Great opportunity to LEARN from the leaders and build a lasting platform of professional NETWORK with fellow professionals.

  • Event : IACS Dallas Technology Leadership Conference
  • Date : Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time : 5 pm to 9.30 pm
  • Venue : Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center, 210 E Stacy Rd, Allen, TX 75002

AGENDA

  • 5.00pm Registration & Check-in
  • 5:15pm - 6.15pm Reception/Networking
  • 6.15pm Key Note by Bala Subramanian, Chief Digital Officer of AT&T
  • 6.35pm Key Note by Syed ("Ali") Raza, Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Apergy
  • 6.55pm Q&A with Bala Subramanian & Syed (“Ali”) Raza
  • 7.20pm Talks and Panel Discussion on Future Technologies such as Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and IOT with Dr. Sriraam Natarajan, Jude Soundararajan and Sunil Bondalapati
  • 8.30pm onwards - Dinner & Networking

SPEAKERS

Name Profession
Bala Subramanian Chief Digital Officer, AT&T
Syed ("Ali") Raza Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Apergy
Jude Soundararajan Senior Executive Service, Federal Government
Sunil Bondalapati Director of IT Advanced & Emerging Technologies, Lennox International

MODERATOR

Name Profession
Dr. Sriraam Natarajan Associate Professor, UT Dallas

REGISTRATION INFO

  • Early bird discounted entry fee of $25 and Table of 10 is $200 by September 10th 2018. $35/person and table of 10 is $300 when you register between September 11th 2018 and September 21st 2018. $50 when you register at the door on the September 22nd 2018. All ticket prices include Dinner
  • Discussion on Future Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Block Chain, Machine Learning and Internet Of Things.
  • The IACS Dallas Technology Leadership Conference addresses the needs of seasoned technology directors, experienced professionals & young graduates in providing valuable insights into emerging industry trends by establishing a platform to connect with industry leaders and other fellow professionals.

INDUSTRY & BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE

  • How emerging Technologies are providing solutions leveraging AI, IOT, Machine learning and Block Chain
  • How to identify, prioritize, pilot and implement a success strategy around AI, Block Chain and Machine learning
  • What is the right organization structure to succeed in such initiatives

IT PERSPECTIVE

  • Technical Skills needed to be successful
  • What is AI and ML: Where you should use and Why Now?
  • Implementation of AI Projects: Architecture, Security, Applications and Tools
  • Best Practices and pitfalls while implementing AI/ML solutions

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Executives, Technology leaders to hear about new tools, trends & build infrastructure for today & tomorrows changing trends
  • Enterprise Architects, Managers and other professionals, who are involved in building strategies on emerging technologies
  • New and experienced managers who are responsible for tactical planning, research & coaching
  • Students and Job seekers, who are looking to LEARN from the experts who are making trends a reality
  • Anyone who is interested in connecting with other professionals and build your Network and Community of Practice
Event Date & Time

Sep 22, 2018

09/22/2018 12:00 AM 09/22/2018 12:00 AM UTC IACS Dallas Technology Leadership Conference IACS Dallas Technology Leadership Conference Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center, 210 E Stacy Rd IACS

Event Speakers

  • Bala Subramanian

    Chief Digital Officer

    AT&T

    Bala Subramanian

    Chief Digital Officer

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    AT&T
  • Syed ("Ali") Raza

    Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

    Apergy

    Syed ("Ali") Raza

    Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

    Syed (“Ali”) Raza serves as Apergy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer. Ali most-recently served as President of Dover Energy Automation, part of Dover Energy, a position he held since 2016. Prior to joining Dover Energy, Ali was with Honeywell Process Solutions as Vice President and General Manager—Advanced Solutions, General Manager Advanced Solutions—Europe, Middle East & Africa, General Manager—Americas, and Director, Global Business Development. Ali received a B.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology and a MSc in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University.

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    Apergy

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  • Dr. Sriraam Natarajan

    Director Center for Machine Learning and Associate Professor

    UT Dallas

    Dr. Sriraam Natarajan

    Director Center for Machine Learning and Associate Professor

    Associate Professor

    Director Center for Machine Learning
    Department of CS 
    Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science,
    The University of Texas at Dallas,

    Dr. Sriraam Natarajan is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at University of Texas Dallas. He was previously an Associate Professor and earlier an Assistant Professor at Indiana University, and at Wake Forest School of Medicine, a post-doctoral research associate at University of Wisconsin-Madison and had graduated with his PhD from Oregon State University. His research interests lie in the field of Artificial Intelligence, with emphasis on Machine Learning, Statistical Relational Learning and AI, Reinforcement Learning, Graphical Models and Biomedical Applications. He has received the Young Investigator award from US Army Research Office, Amazon Faculty Research Award, Intel Faculty Award, XEROX Faculty Award and the IU trustees Teaching Award from Indiana University. He is an editorial board member of MLJ, JAIR and DAMI journals and is the electronics publishing editor of JAIR. He is the organizer of the key workshops in the field of Statistical Relational AI, co-authored the book on this topic and has offered tutorials on the topic. He was also the co-chair of the AAAI student abstract and posters at AAAI 2014 and AAAI 2015 and the chair of the AAAI students outreach at AAAI 2016 and 2017.

    http://utdallas.edu/~sriraam.natarajan/

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    UT Dallas

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  • Jude Soundararajan

    Senior Executive, Service

    Federal Government

    Jude Soundararajan

    Senior Executive, Service

    Jude Soundararajan is the Executive Director, Health Information Technology, for the Social Security Administration. Previously, he served as an Associate Deputy General Counsel and ethics counselor for the Army Office of the General Counsel where he focused on financial compliance and ethics.

    Jude has also served as a policy advisor for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

    In addition to his civilian position, Jude serves as a Major in the Army Reserve Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In his military capacity, he regularly travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to teach ethics and advise on conflict mineral issues.

    Before entering public service, Jude was a Senior Compliance Officer at JPMorgan Chase, concentrating on banking compliance, internet and technology issues. Jude also advises early stage technology companies, including 8tracks, a leading streaming audio mobile application.

    Before practicing law, Jude worked as a database administrator for ABN-AMRO and Grant Thornton with a concentration on Sybase, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.  Jude’s experience in traditional databases lead to his interest in blockchain, artificial intelligence, and big data.

    Jude received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois, and a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow in the Truman National Security Project, a Board Member of the Filipino Veterans and Recognition and Education Project, and The Unforgotten Fund, which assists waste pickers in developing countries. 

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    Federal Government

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  • Sunil Bondalapati

    Director

    Lennox International

    Sunil Bondalapati

    Director

     

    Sunil Bondalapati is a digital transformation leader with a track record of helping companies leverage advanced digital technologies to drive business value. Sunil has extensive experience of leveraging advanced technologies like IoT,  Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Augmented Reality , Chat bot’s, Robotic Process Automation in architecting industry leading E-Commerce, Omni channel customer acquisition, engagement and retention strategies.


    Sunil currently serves as Director of IT for Lennox International –  leading delivery of digital modernization programs and implementation of key business tactical and strategic growth E-Commerce, Sales, Digital Marketing ,  Customer Service and Finance related Omni-channel initiatives.

    Before Lennox, Sunil served in leadership positions at IBM Global Business Services, Deloitte Consulting and Infosys Consulting  leading delivery of global transformation programs for  clients that included General Motors, Hersheys, Toyota, American Express, Zoetis, AT&T, AO Smith,  etc.

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    Lennox International

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