Evolve 2021

Evolve 2021

How AI is Transforming Industry

Date: August 12th-13th
Time: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST
Location: Virtual & In-Person @ the University of Houston College of Technology, Sugarland Campus
Cost: Free

Join industry leaders from the world’s largest and most innovative companies for this 2-day hybrid event featuring both technical and business presentations focused on the real-world value of Artificial Intelligence. Evolve will provide a unique, interactive experience where you will learn from and engage with thought leaders from across North America on a variety of AI-related topics expanding across multiple industries:

  • The future of AI in industrial manufacturing
  • The future of AI in oil & gas
  • The value of AI in automation
  • Human-centered AI
  • Food processing with AI technology
  • More to come!
Evolve will bring together leading technology companies, academic institutions, and Fortune 500 organizations in a joint onsite and online event focused on how Artificial Intelligence technology is transforming industry. Organizations using AI will share their experiences, leading AI technology companies will reveal their latest advancements, academia will collaborate their research and development, and the industry as a whole will come together to share the power of AI.

Hosted at the University of Houston College of Technology Campus

Participating Organizations

Speakers include a diverse mix of executives from industry, technology and academia including:

Kris Skrinak

Global Segment Lead for Machine Learning

Marc Spieler

Global Energy Leader

Jeff Guan

Associate Dean College of Business

Anthony Ambler

Dean of the College of Technology

Annie Wang

Product Director

Jay Gorajia

Director Global Services

Konrad Konarski

Chairperson & Director of Operations

Adam Singer

Senior Principal Digital Architect

Jerry Chen

Global Manufacturing Leader

Manoj Iragavarapu

Director of Labs

Guillermo Romero

Manufacturing Department Manager – End Finishing

Jungwoo Ryoo

Division Head

Bruce Miller

Professor of Engineering

Shashank Tomar

IT Portfolio Manager

Lila Carden

Assistant Professor

Hichem Frigui

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Jeremy Blevens

SCADA Systems Supervisor

William Aiken

Computer Vision Architect

Chris Martin

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

And many more.

  • Presentations from Thought leaders from the world’s largest and most advanced technology companies including AWS, Microsoft, Siemens, Nvidia and others sharing the latest in Artificial Intelligence technology advancements and industry trends.
  • Diverse panel discussions bringing together AI professionals from technology organizations, end-users, and academic leaders to discuss and debate different AI topics.
  • Workshops hosted by industry experts on Artificial Intelligence across various domains including edge computing, AI cloud services, and innovation mapping, intend providing technical and business upskilling and strategic guidance.