Digital Innovation: AI | William Yap, Artificial Intelligence Malaysia

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been the buzzword of late. Many say it is a hype. Nevertheless China has visible ambitions to become an AI superpower by creating a US$150bn industry by 2030. Closer to home, Singapore has committed to investing up to US$100 million to boost AI capabilities over the next five years.

Malaysia is developing a National AI Framework. The potential is immense from agriculture, banking to manufacturing. For some companies, the question is how to get started, the required investment, and finding talent. With this in mind, we aim to share the:

  • Opportunities for Malaysian companies to invest in AI capabilities now, strategies and challenges

  • Latest on global trends and technologies of Industry 4.0 including a forecast of what is in store

Join us for our inaugural event of KL.AI, the Kuala Lumpur chapter of CITY.AI, to connect Malaysian companies and talent to a fast-growing global community of AI practitioners in over 40 countries. Our goal: to accelerate AI investment and adoption in Malaysia.

Speaker: William Yap
Chief Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence Malaysia

Has over a decade of experience in data science practise and consultancy. As the first data scientist hired by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), was instrumental in driving Malaysia’s big data analytics talent and industry developments. Led high-impact AI projects with other leading international data scientists. Being a former startup founder, is well-positioned to mentor entrepreneurs, startups and established corporations on data innovations.

About Artificial Intelligence Malaysia

Founded by Yap as a national initiative to forge collaborations between research institutions, startups and companies to enhance the country's AI capabilities and to power our digital economy.

The event is complimentary.

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Thu Feb 22, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MYT
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