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Upcoming Events

Emotion AI Summit

New Date:
October 19, 2021

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've decided not to host the Emotion AI Summit this year. We simply don't believe it's safe to hold events with large gatherings of people at this time. We have rescheduled our 2020 event to take place on October 19th, 2021.

Access recordings of past Emotion AI Summits at www.EmotionAISummit.com 

 
2020

 

 

October 20-21

Virtual Event

Open Innovations Forum 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Open Innovations Forum 2020 in the panel "AI or Not to AI? Artificial Intelligence is Invited to Lead" on October 20th, and in the keynote session "Emotion AI: What It Is and Why It Matters" on October 21st.

 

October 29

Virtual Event

2020 Technology in Psychiatry Summit TIPS

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the 2020 Technology in Psychiatry Summit TIPS (McLean Hospital / Harvard Med) - Molecules to Mobile Phones: From Crisis to Opportunity on October 29th. 

 

October 29

Virtual Event

 

Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit - Future Truths: Inevitable and Inspiring

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit on the theme "Humanizing AI" on October 29th. 

 

October 29

Virtual Event

MIF: Mobility Innovators Forum 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Mobility Innovators Forum 2020 on October 29-30th. 

 

October 29

Virtual Event

Authors & Innovators Event

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Authors & Innovators Event on October 29th at 2-4pm

 

November 12-13

Virtual Event

C200.org Annual Conference

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at C200.org Annual Conference on November 12-13th.

 

November 18

Virtual Event

Bertelsmann Virtual Data Week 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak on the theme AI for Media at the Bertelsmann Virtual Data Week 2020 on November 18th.

 

November 24

Virtual Event

FaceBOOK Club (powered by Penguin Connect)

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak on  a virtual fireside chat at the FaceBOOK Club on November 24th.

 

December 2-4

Virtual Event

Web Summit from Home

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Web Summit from Home on December 2-4th.

 

Past Events

2020

 

 

October 8

Virtual Event

Why Creativity and Emotions in Advertising Matter More than Ever

Kantar’s Daren Poole and Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby will explore why emotional engagement and creativity in advertising matter in a changing world. They will discuss novel techniques to test consumer engagement and how the pandemic has accelerated an innovation mindset that is driving much greater efficiencies and lasting industry change.

 

 

 

Access Webinar Recording

October 7

Virtual Event

 

2020 Altair Technology Conference

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the 2020 Altair Technology Conference about how Emotion AI fit in with remote learning on October 5th. 

 

October 3

Virtual Event

PennHealthX Conference: AI in Healthcare

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the PennHealthX Conference on October 3rd. 

 

September 22

Virtual Event

PMI: Project Management Institute - Global Executive Council Meeting

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the PMI: Project Management Institute - Global Executive Council Meeting on September 22nd.

 

September 14

Virtual Event

ACM UbiComp/ISWC 2020 Conference

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak on the Emotion & Expression Panel at ACM UbiComp/ISWC 2020 Conference on September 14th.

 

September 11

Virtual Event

 

accelerateHER

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at accelerateHER on September 25th.

 

August 25

Virtual Event

 

PMI: Project Management Institute - Virtual Experience Series

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the PMI: Project Management Institute Virtual Experience Series - Accelerating into the Future on August 25th.

 

August 17

Virtual Event

Young Global Leaders (YGL) Annual Summit 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Young Global Leaders (YGL) Annual Summit 2020 in the Responsible Leadership Session on August 17th.

 

August, 12

Virtual Event

 

Cisco Data Symposium 2020 - Girl Decoded: Data Science & AI For Good

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Cisco Data Symposium 2020 on August 12th.

 

July 21

Virtual Event

Chautauqua Institution Lecture Series - The Ethics of Tech: Scientific, Corporate and Personal Responsibility

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at Chautauqua Institution Lecture Series on July 21st.

 

June 23

Virtual Event

Collision from Home

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Collision from Home Online Conference on June 23rd at 10:45am-10:57am. Rana's keynote "Building human connection with emotion AI" will decoded how she humanizes technology, and discuss themes, such as:
- Does AI know how I feel?
- Can we put emotional intelligence into AI?
- Can it develop emotions on its own?

 

June 10

Virtual Event

Women Tech Global Conference 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at the Women Tech Global Conference 2020 on "Being Human in Times of Disruption, Technology and Innovation" on June 10th-12th, 2020.

Further details to be determined and shared closer to the date.

 

June 9

Virtual Event

LiveWorx Digital Transformation: Artificial Emotional Intelligence (Emotion AI) What is it and Why it Matters

In light of the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19, most of Rana's events have been rightfully cancelled, and a few have transitioned to virtual events.

In this time when we need to socially distance, we are all craving human connection more than ever. Check back in for further details on upcoming virtual events and how you can still be a part of the Girl Decoded discussion.

 

May 25-June 1

Virtual Events

 

Girl Decoded UK Virtual Book Tour

 

May 18

Virtual Event

Computer History Museum Event

In light of the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19, most of Rana's events have been rightfully cancelled, and a few have transitioned to virtual events.

In this time when we need to socially distance, we are all craving human connection more than ever. Check back in for further details on upcoming virtual events and how you can still be a part of the Girl Decoded discussion.

 

May 25

Virtual Evet

All Tech is Human Event

In light of the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19, most of Rana's events have been rightfully cancelled, and a few have transitioned to virtual events.

In this time when we need to socially distance, we are all craving human connection more than ever. Check back in for further details on upcoming virtual events and how you can still be a part of the Girl Decoded discussion.

 

 

April 27

Virtual Event

Webinar: How marketers can respond effectively to Covid19

Affectiva's Global Managing Director of Media Analytics, Graham Page, and Kantar’s Global Solutions Director, Leila Buckley, co-hosted this webinar on authentic empathy and how marketers can respond effectively to COVID-19, including:

  • If brands in your category should advertise during a time of crisis?
  • If you continue to invest, what form should your content take?
  • Which creative routes will resonate emotionally given the crisis?
  • Should you talk about coronavirus or take a ‘business
    as usual' approach? 

In order to find out how people are emotionally engaging with content, they draw on a variety of sources, including the world’s largest repository of data on emotional response to ads, and have re-tested a range of ads researched prior to the crisis. Fill out the form below to access the recorded session. 

Slides & Recorded Sessions

April 24

Boston, MA

Ivy Events: Girl Decoded Book Tour

In light of the global health crisis surrounding COVID-19, most of Rana's events have been rightfully cancelled, and a few have transitioned to virtual events.

In this time when we need to socially distance, we are all craving human connection more than ever. Check back in for further details on upcoming virtual events and how you can still be a part of the Girl Decoded discussion.

 
2019

 

 

February 17

Cairo, Egypt 

 

AUC Centennial Celebration Week: Centennial Address

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., gave the Centennial Address during the AUC Centennial Celebration Week on February 17th in Cairo, Egypt. Rana's talk “AI: Humanizing Technology” discussed the ethics and emotional intelligence of AI.

Recorded Session

January 28

Cambridge, MA

Media Lab Venture Summit

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at Media Lab Venture Summit on January 28th in Cambridge, MA. She will be part of MIT - Opening Panel, which features dozens of Media Lab startups & non-profits with interactive demos and opportunities to meet and identify potential collaborations.

 

January 12-14

Santa Barbara, CA

Aspen Institute Roundtable on AI 

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at Aspen Institute Roundtable on AI on January 2020. The theme of the event is Artificial Intimacy. Further details to be determined and shared closer to the date.

 

January 7

Las Vegas, NV

CES 2020

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will speak at CNET's Next Big Thing SuperSession on January 7th at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She will be part of the panel "IoT: Moving Into An Anticipatory Tech World." 

 
2019

 

 

December 12

Boston, MA

Massachusetts Conference For Women

Affectiva's CMO, Gabi Zijderveld, will speak at the Massachusetts Conference For Women on December 12th at 10am. She will be part of the Handling Conflict at Work (POE) panel, which will address how to deal with conflict at work in a way that is both professional and productive—improving both your work and your relationships. 

 

December 6

Miami, FL

Accenture Speaking Engagement

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., spoke at an Accenture Speaking Engagement on December 6th at the InterContinental in Miami, Florida. 

 

November 22

Boston, MA

Women Transforming Tech

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., spoke at Women Transforming Tech on November 22nd.

 

November 12-15

Las Vegas, NV

Tableau Conference 2019

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., spoke at Tableau Conference 2019 on November 14th. 

 

November 6

Orlando, FL

Sitecore Symposium

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will be a guest speaker at Sitecore Symposium on November 6th. The event will explore all the strategies and tactics brands can employ to deliver the best experience to each customer, every time. In her talk, Rana will point to examples drawn from the more than 1,400 brands already using Emotion AI to measure and analyze how consumers respond to digital content, as well as discuss experiential marketing, and how adding real-time emotion awareness to digital and retail experiences makes such campaigns so successful.

 

October 23

Las Vegas, NV

JD Powers AutoRevolution

Affectiva's CMO, Gabi Zijderveld, will speak at JD Powers AutoRevolution on October 23rd at 3:55pm. She will be part of the "Connected Cars will Drive Disruption" panel, which will be addressing the next generation of vehicles that will be built upon the base of 4G/5G connectivity enabling new applications (vehicle-vehicle, vehicle-infrastructure), autonomy, and more.

 

October 21

Boston, MA

The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP)

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., will be a keynote speaker at The Association of Financial Professionals on October 21st. The event will explore how corporate finance and treasury integrate the human element and avoid unconscious bias with their AI/ML programs for budgeting, forecasting, decision-making, and more.

 

 October 15

Boston, MA

Emotion AI Summit 2019: Human-Centric AI

Join us at Affectiva’s 3rd Annual Emotion AI Summit, where we will explore what it takes to build human-centric AI, and how these approaches will bring the focus back to the people who will benefit from it. How can AI make our lives safer, healthier and more productive? How can AI make us better connected and empowered? And most importantly, how can AI be developed and deployed in an ethical way?  

Slides & Recorded Sessions

October 9

Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

World Summit AI 2019

Affectiva's Director of AI Research and Lead Speech Scientist, Taniya Mishra, will speak at the World Summit AI 2019 on October 9th. She will part of the Headliner Tech Talk “Advancing Towards Emotionally Intelligent Human-Machine Interactions." 

 

October 2

Boston, MA

HubWeek

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, will speak at HubWeek on October 2nd at 12pm. She will be part of the panel discussion"Ethics in Tech: A Framework for Redemption", alongside Danielle Allen, Director of the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard and led by the moderator Adi Ignatius, Editor In Chief at Harvard Business Review.

The panel will explore the always innovating tech industry and how do we champion new discoveries and breakthroughs while considering the effects? How can responsibility be a key ingredient in design? What is our framework for how we move forward among the wave of negativity?

 

October 1

Cambridge, MA

Asst. Learning Officers for the YPO Northeast Region of the United States Training Event

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, will speak at the Asst. Learning Officers for the YPO Northeast Region of the United States Training Event on October 1st at 5:15pm. The event will mainly focus on artificial intelligence, and, as a newly minted member of the YPO (Young Presidents' Organization), Rana will be showcasing Affectiva's demos and technology to an intimate group.

 

September 24-25

Novi, MI

ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles USA

Affectiva's Product Manager, Mike Gionfriddo, spoke at ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles USA on September 24th at 11:20am and on September 25th at 9:40am. He was part of two panels: "Developing trust in ADAS and autonomy" and "UX panel discussion". The first panel explored what the automotive industry is working on to build trust from drivers and lay the groundwork for the acceptance of autonomous vehicles when they hit the road. The second panel addressed UX, its usability, and how to bridge the gap between the vehicle and its occupants.

 

September 17-18

San Jose, CA

M:bility | California

Affectiva's Senior Product Manager, Abdo Mahmoud, spoke at M:bility California on September 17th at 11:40am. He was part of the Artificial Intelligence panel, which addressed the role AI will play in the future of mobility, how AI will affect the way the automotive industry is regulated, and more!

 

September 17-18

Chicago, IL

Connect2Car: Executive Leadership Forum

Affectiva's Chief Strategy Officer, Andy Zeilman, spoke at Connect2Car on September 17th at 1:30pm. He was part of the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning panel, which discussed the diversity of AI/ML applications and attempt to broaden the audiences view on where AI and ML can be used beyond products.

 

September 17

Cambridge, MA

 Boston Tech Hub Faculty Working Group

Affectiva's CEO, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., joined the Boston Tech Hub Faculty Working Group as a guest speaker on September 17th at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA. Rana discussed the topic "Facial Recognition and Emotion AI".

 

September 10

Understanding the Emotional User Experience: From Screens to Streets

Affectiva & iMotions hosted the webinar "Understanding the Emotional User Experience: From Screens to Streets" on September 10th, 2019 at 2PM.

Affectiva's CMO Gabi Zijderveld and iMotions' VP of Client Services, Brendan Murray co-hosted this webinar on how tools like Facial Expression Analysis can be utilized in screen-based UX research to improve user experiences, case examples that highlight the utility of measuring users’ emotional responses, and how these methods can be applied to real-world product testing, automotive research, and research involving human-computer interaction. 

Recorded Session

August 27-29

Drive World Conference and Expo

Affectiva's Senior Product Manager, Abdo Mahmoud spoke at the Drive World Conference and Expo on August 29th. His session "Human Perception AI: The Future of the In-Car Experience" gave an overview of Affectiva's Human Perception AI, and describe how we employ techniques like deep learning-based spatio-temporal modeling to ensure driver safety and personalize their experience. 

 

May 14

Brands that effectively communicate a clear sense of purpose have the potential to hugely outperform their competitors

In this webinar Dr Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva, and Graham Page, Managing Director for Offer at Kantar's Insights Division, shared evidence of what we know works well, and how to navigate your brand towards successful purpose driven advertising.

Recorded Session
2018 

 

 

November 28

Nuance Webinar Series: Learn how Emotion AI can be used to build a truly humanized automotive assistant

In this webinar hosted by Nuance, Affectiva Co-Founder and CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby outlined why we need human perception technology such as Emotion AI. She explained how the technology works, how the deep learning-based models are built, and where they are being used. She then dove deep on the applications in automotive. 

Recorded Session

 

November 8

If you build it (trust), they will come: Trust and Automated Vehicles

In this webcast, Affectiva hosted Kristin Kolodge, Executive Director of Driver Interaction and HMI at J.D. Power. Kristin discussed how various Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technologies are performing, according to the voice of the consumer. 

Recorded Session

 

September 6

Emotion AI Summit 2018: Trust in AI

At this year’s Emotion AI Summit, we discussed Trust in AI, and how this manifests itself in vastly different areas: from automotive and robotics, to healthcare, education and even advertising. We  also explored how Emotion AI is a key component of building trust between humans and technology.

Slides & Recorded Sessions

 

June 28

How  AI Helps Next Generation Vehicles Become More Human

Affectiva hosted Dr. Nils Lenke, Senior Director of Innovation Management at Nuance Communications. Dr. Lenke explored areas of improvements in communication between humans and our vehicles.

Recorded Session

 

May 17

Harness the Power of Diversity to Nurture Successful Brands

Affectiva Co-Founder and CEO Rana el Kaliouby joining Graham Page, Director of Offer & Innovation at Kantar Millward Brown discussed how you can quantify and leverage concepts of diversity and inclusion using facial coding, and examples of how successful brand campaigns were able to do so.

Recorded Session

 

May 10

How to Build the Ultimate In-Cabin Experience

Affectiva hosted Renovo in a joint webcast that discussed what goes into building the best possible automotive experience based on data collected from sophisticated in-cabin sensing systems. 

Recorded Session

April 5

Deep Dive Affectiva Automotive AI: Fueling Driver State and Occupant Experience Monitoring

In this webcast, Affectiva's CMO, Gabi Zijderveld, and Product Manager, Abdo Mahmoud, provided an overview of our newest solution: Affectiva Automotive AI and how we are helping improve road safety and optimize the transportation experience.

Recorded Session

February 20

Webinar: Affectiva AI - Technical Deep Dive

In this special webcast event, Affectiva's own Director of Applied AI, Jay Turcot, delivered a technical deep dive talk around the underlying science fueling our products. His presentation illustrated how we are using deep learning and computer vision to build people analytics (for our automotive solution and beyond), why we use these approaches, and the challenges behind building multi-modal AI that goes way beyond simple head pose estimation and gaze tracking.

Recorded Session
February 1 Webinar: The Future of Mobility: Trends and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Vehicles
The automotive industry is under massive disruption. The cars of the future are transforming more into software platforms on wheels, designed to improve driver safety in addition to creating the ultimate in-cabin experience for vehicle occupants using AI and computer vision. What does this new future of mobility look like?

Recorded Session

2017
   
November 16 Webinar: The Future of Emotion AI - Trends and Opportunities for the Upcoming Emotion Economy
In this webcast hosted by Affectiva, Richard Yonck, professional futurist and author of "Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence " discussed about the developing emotion economy and some of the opportunities and challenges emotionally aware technologies may present us.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
November 10 Emotion AI: How the Mabu Robot Builds an Emotional Connection with Patients
In this webcast hosted by Affectiva, Catalia Health CEO Cory Kidd will discuss how his company's robot, Mabu, is the key to long-term patient engagement that evolves over time, using principles of behavioral psychology to tailor daily patient conversations to obtain hard-to-get data about treatment challenges.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
October 19 Webinar: The Power of Emotional Marketing
Missed the Emotion AI Happy Hour? Join us online to learn about the future of emotional marketing and the technology that can power it. Featuring guest speaker Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat and author of Rethink Your Marketing.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
October 12 Webinar: Building an Emotionally Intelligent Brand: Emotion AI for Advertising
Learn how advertisers are building more emotional connections with consumers, from the insight that Kantar Millward Brown has gained from testing 26,000 ads in 87 countries using Emotion AI. Featuring guest speaker Graham Page, EVP, Head of Global Research Solutions, Kantar Millward Brown.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
September 28 Emotion AI Happy Hour: The Power of Emotional Marketing
Join us on September 28 @ 4pm at the Affectiva Office in Downtown Boston for our first-ever Emotion AI Happy Hour. Mix & mingle to discuss the future of emotional marketing and the technology that can power it. Featuring guest speaker Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat and author of Rethink Your Marketing.
Slides
September 13 Emotion AI Summit
Affectiva organized the first-ever Emotion AI Summit at the MIT Media Lab.  With 29 speakers and over 300 attendees, the Summit explored the practical applications of Emotion AI today and where it will go in the future.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
August 8 The Next Generation in Retail: Emotion AI
There’s a big fear today that online shopping is replacing brick and mortar. People look at the strength of Amazon and are predicting the demise of stores. But in fact, over 80% sales happen in brick and mortar stores - and that’s not going away anytime soon.
Recorded Session
July 27 Let's Get Emotional: How to Incorporate Facial Responses in Your Market Research Methodology
Surveys aren't the industry-standard anymore: in fact, relying on this data alone doesn't stand up to what's coming next. Imagine the future of market research where respondents no longer have to manually input their thoughts and reactions to content, but you will be able to tell right from the expressions on their faces.
Recorded Session
2016
   
November 16 Emotion AI Developer Day
This online event brought together emotion recognition developers, Affectiva staff, affective computing thought leaders and companies offering complementary technologies. Emotion AI Developer Day covered technical content, including tutorials for Affectiva's SDK and API.
Recorded Session

Contact us at events@affectiva.com if you have any questions or ideas for joint events!