Event preview: AI in Retail & Advertising Summit

The AI in Retail & Advertising Summit returns to Europe this September for its third year. The London-based event explores the crossover of AI and Retail, and expects to attract over 600 delegates eager to network and share ideas about how to benefit from deep learning and AI.

“AI applications in retail and advertising are being developed at a rapid pace, and industry professionals need to understand how to harness the technology to improve business performance and stay competitive,” says Luke Kenworthy, Marketing Executive at RE•WORK, the event organiser. “At the summit we’ll be covering the wide spectrum of AI advances that will increasingly impact retail and advertising – from stock level optimisation, to natural language processing for personalised shopping experiences, to algorithms for fraud detection.”

Who’s heading to the AI in Retail & Advertising Summit this year?

Attendees will include retail analysts, data scientists, retail operations professionals., CTOs, CEOs Directors of Innovation and advertising executives. And they’ll be representing some major retail businesses and global brands, including Wal-Mart, Asos, John Lewis, Urban Outfitters, Vodafone, Spotify, eBay and American Express.

Technology companies showcasing their strengths and know-how in this exciting sector include Cobalt Speech, Datatonic, Logikk, BigData Republic and Valohai.

We’re joining the AI discussion!

There are certainly many reasons to attend, and Retail Connections is delighted to be involved as a media partner. We’re looking forward to attending to picking up all the latest technical knowledge and application methods. With 90 speakers taking to the stages, and three tracks allowing delegates to dig deep into AI best practice and innovations, expertise will be on tap.

The RE•WORK AI in Retail & Advertising Summit promises to bring together leading innovators across industry, academia, retail and advertising. Speakers will share their most recent insights on technical advancements and retail applications, including computer vision, image analysis and targeted marketing.

Hot topics on the AI agenda

A range of topics will be explored, from inventory forecasting, stock level optimisation and natural language processing for personalised shopping experiences to fraud detection and computer vision for sizing efficiency.

How can deep learning shift the consumer experience and enable new ways of mastering customer needs and understanding consumers behaviour? This summit is a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders, influential technologists, data scientists and founders leading the deep learning revolution.

Retail data science in the spotlight

Don’t miss these speakers at the AI in Retail & Advertising Summit

Chris Hughes, Machine Learning Engineer at Marks & Spencer

Dirk Petzoldt, Head of Engineering & Data Science, Zalando,

Andrea Picchi, Head of Experience Design, River Island

Sumanas Sarma, Machine Learning Engineer, Sainsbury’s Argos

See the full agenda and list of speakers here – bit.ly/2kqJ8Xx

Topics covered include:

  • Business Applications of AI
  • Personalised Shopping
  • Fraud Detection
  • Targeted Marketing
  • E-commerce Computer Vision
  • Inventory Forecasting
  • Dynamic Pricing

The AI in Retail & Advertising Summit takes place on 19th and 20th September in central London.

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