Minds Mastering Machines 2019 will take place in Heidelberg from May 14 to 16, 2019.

The conference will provide up-to-date and practical knowledge on AI and machine learning for software developers, data scientists, reasearchers and team leaders. It is hosted by heise Developer, an online channel for software development, dpunkt.verlag, publisher of computer reference books, and iX, the print magazine for IT professionals.

The hosts of the conference invite experts in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence to submit presentations and full-day tutorials by March 20, 2020.

Please use the online form.

// Topics

We are looking for talks covering different areas of AI.

// Basics

  • Machine learning (neural networks, bayesian networks, CRFs, SVMs, genetic/evolutionary algorithms, decision trees, …)
  • Data mining
  • Data science
  • Computer vision, Natural lLanguage processing, image and voice recognition
  • Predictive analytics
  • Parallel programming
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Knowledge acquisition, representation, networks

// Tools & Services

  • Machine learning libraries and frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe, Cognitive Toolkit, MXnet, …)
  • Tools for data collection and analysis
  • ML Services (IBM Watson, Amazon Alexa, Saffron, Azure Machine Learning, Google Cloud ML, HPE Haven, …)
  • Frameworks and computing platforms including CUDA, OpenCL, …

The emphasis will be hands-on introductions, conceptual decisions, live demos, or comparisons of different techniques. Presentations that are based solely on promoting a product will not be allowed.

// Production

  • Distributed ML
  • Integration with software stacks
  • Applying AI technologies to what’s already there
  • Designing AI products from scratch
  • UI/UX

// Misc

  • Smart anything (home, city, metering, traffic control, autonomous driving, crime prediction, fraud detection, …)
  • Intelligent agents/systems
  • Ethics, privacy, …
  • Security & data safety
  • Computational creativity
  • Affective computing

Please indicate, whether you prefer to give a presentation lasting up to 40 minutes or a long session of up to 70 minutes. Workshops have been scheduled for full days (6 to 7 hours). Please send us an abstract of your proposed presentation which is geared to your target group (400-700 characters). Supplementary materials (long abstracts, slides, proposals, etc.) are welcome, too. We especially place value on your positioning of the proposal in regard to knowledge you expect from the audience as well as the educational objective of your talk. The deadline for submissions is Oct 29th, 2017. The complete schedule will be available online by January 2018.

Find the members of the conference board here.

Please feel free to contact us with questions regarding the conference or schedule of events

Please use the online form.