Artificial Intelligence

There’s more to Artificial Intelligence than just catchy buzzwords. Beyond the hype are established manufacturers realizing surprising returns-on-investment, start-ups pioneering innovative business solutions, and educational institutions developing the next generation of AI technologies and experts.

Join us as we explore these key takeaways:

  • How AEM member companies have leveraged artificial intelligence to solve business problems, increase productivity and create ROI.
  • Learn about new AI solutions that are being developed for our industries in partnership with  a cutting-edge start-up.
  • Explore how your company can partner with AI expert service providers to create new value for your customers.
  • Gain a greater understanding of what comes next in the evolution of artificial intelligence.
  • Tour the brand new, state-of-the-art MSOE AI facility Diercks Hall, home to the university’s new computer science program specializing in artificial intelligence.
Featured Speakers:
Benjamin Duyck
Benjamin Duyck, Director, Market Intelligence, AEM
Benjamin Duyck is the director of market intelligence for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies manufacturing equipment, products and services used worldwide in Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Utility. He holds an MBA from the Marquette University, WI and a masters in applied economics from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Through the gathering of macro-economic and industry trends data, he offers commentary and analysis on market factors impacting the industries AEM services. His insights help AEM members anticipate change and remain competitive in today’s global marketplace.
Benjamin Duyck
Brad Hollister, Chief Executive Officer, SwanLeap
SwanLeap, the nation’s fastest-growing private company. Under Hollister’s leadership, SwanLeap delivered an unprecedented 75,660.8 percent growth in revenue in the past three years, catapulting the 5-year-old software company to the No. 1 spot on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list. A life-long entrepreneur passionate about improving the world, Hollister is the visionary behind SwanLeap’s next generation technology.
Jay Qi
Jay Qi, Data Science lead, Uptake
Jay Qi is a data science lead at Uptake, an industrial data science software company in Chicago. Jay leads a team of data scientists developing machine learning models to predict heavy equipment failures, covering the construction, agriculture, and mining industries. Jay holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.
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