Which are the best AI conferences to attend to this 2019? Below you will find a list of the top conferences in the US and the world, on the field of artificial intelligence, and sub-fields such as machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, NLP, etc. — sorted by date (A-Z).

Roberto Iriondo
Mar 13 · 8 min read

March 13, 2019 by Roberto Iriondo — Updated: April 12, 2019

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There is a record amount of exciting artificial intelligence (AI) conferences worldwide and keeping track of them poses a challenge. The list below provides an overview of the top upcoming artificial intelligence (AI) conferences worldwide. Check them out and register to join the growing AI community and learn all the latest developments in machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, neural networks, computer vision, big data and more.

Please feel free to comment below if you think of a conference that should be added to this list.

GTC 2019 The Premier AI Conference

NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is the head AI and deep learning event, furnishing you with training, bits of knowledge, and direct access to specialists from NVIDIA and other driving associations. See the most recent leaps forward in self-driving cars, healthcare, data science, elite performance computing and processing, augmented reality, and more.

Location: San Jose, CA

Conference Dates: March 17–21, 2019

O’Reilly Strata Data Conference

At Strata, you’ll get a first look at the emerging trends that transform data and business. How to build a solid foundation for your AI strategy. Machine learning initiatives that scale (including cloud). Intriguing new streaming and IoT use cases. How to implement new machine learning or serverless technologies. Strata is ranked as one of the top machine learning conferences for 2019.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Conference Dates: March 25–28, 2019

Future of AI

Future of AI was created to be the first of its kind event in Israel, showcasing the latest innovations, technologies, and business models in AI and bringing together the leading startups, investors, developers, and tech giants for a chance to explore, network and learn together.

Location: Lago, Israel

Conference Dates: March 26–27, 2019

O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

The AI Conference is a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies — focusing on practical business applications. It offers inspirational keynotes, compelling use cases, proven best practices, tear-downs of successful AI projects (or dissections of failures), high-level executive briefings, and rock-solid technical skills.

Location: New York, NY

Conference Dates: April 15–18, 2019

AI & Big Data Expo Global 2019

The AI & Big Data Expo Global is a showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of artificial intelligence and big data, an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI and big data in driving forward your business in 2019 and beyond.

Location: Olympia, London

Conference Dates: April 25–26, 2019

Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) East

ODSC brings the global data science community together to help foster the exchange of innovative ideas and encourage the open growth of open source software.

Location: Boston, MA

Conference Dates: April 30 — May 4, 2019

International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR)

ICLR is a premier gathering of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the branch of artificial intelligence called representation learning, but generally referred to as deep learning.

ICLR is globally renowned for presenting and publishing cutting-edge research on all aspects of deep learning used in the fields of artificial intelligence, statistics and data science, as well as important application areas such as machine vision, computational biology, speech recognition, text understanding, gaming, and robotics.

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Conference Dates: May 6–9, 2019

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

ICASSP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. The 2019 conference will feature world-class presentations by internationally renowned speakers, cutting-edge session topics and provide a fantastic opportunity to network with like-minded professionals from around the world.

Location: Brighton, UK

Conference Dates: May 12–17, 2019

Malta AI & Blockchain Summit

In 2019, the Blockchain & A.I. Nation is moving beyond the hype. The Maltese Government will enact a world first: a fourth bill, giving a D.A.O. its own legal personality. Join this event for riveting discussions about the world changing potential application of AI, big data, blockchain, IoT, and quantum technologies.

Location: Msida, Malta

Conference Dates: May 23–24, 2019

NAACL-HLT

The Annual Conference on the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT) 2019 aims to bring together researchers interested in the design and study of natural language processing technology as well as its applications to new problem areas.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Conference Dates: June 2–7, 2019

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)

The leading international machine learning conference, supported by the International Machine Learning Society (IMLS). ICML is ranked as one of the top machine learning conferences for 2019.

Location: Long Beach, CA

Conference Dates: June 10–15, 2019

AI Summit

Co-located with 5 world leading enterprise technology events on IoT, Cloud, Quantum Computing, as well as being supported by the world’s great change-makers, The AI Summit gives you the depth and breadth to light up your technology roadmap and bring your business into the 4th Industrial Revolution powered by AI.

Location: London, UK

Conference Dates: June 12–13, 2019

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)

CVPR is the premier annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses.

Location: Long Beach, CA

Conference Dates: June 16–21, 2019

AI & Big Data Expo Europe 2019

The AI & Big Data Expo Global is a showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of artificial intelligence and big data, an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI and big data in driving forward your business in 2019 and beyond.

Location: Rai, Amsterdam

Conference Dates: June 19–20, 2019

Conference on Learning Theory (COLT)

Part of the Federated Computing Research Conference

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Conference Dates: June 25–28, 2019

Transform 2019

Transform 2019, hosted by VentureBeat, is an AI event geared toward business practitioners and executives. Expect to hear inspiring yet practical stories about implementing AI tech and strategies.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Conference Dates: July 10–11, 2019

Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)

The premier conference for computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language.

Location: Florence, Italy

Conference Dates: July 28-August 2, 2019

Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA)

BICAns understand “biological inspirations” broadly, borrowing them from psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, narratology, design and creativity studies in order to advance cognitive robotics, machine learning and social affective computing, among other modern hot topics in AI.

Location: Seattle, WA

Conference Dates: August 16–18, 2019

O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

The Artificial Intelligence Conference brings the growing AI community together to explore the most essential issues and intriguing innovations in applied AI. The conference will delve into AI for structured business data, deep learning models, NLP, TensorFlow, implementing AI projects, affordable AI-capable products, and much more.

Location: San Jose, CA

Conference Dates: September 9–12, 2019

IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)

The 26th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) will be held in Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan, on September 22–25. ICIP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on image and video processing and computer vision, the conference will feature world-class speakers, tutorials, exhibits and innovative programs that include grand challenges, prominent industry talks, showcases, etc.

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Dates: September 22–25, 2019

World Summit AI

An exclusive gathering of major players in AI, 1000 delegates, and 60 industry-disrupting AI brains as speakers, for two days of mind-boggling innovation, heated discussions on AI ethics and AI4good, applied solutions for enterprise, hands-on workshops, knowledge-sharing, networking and entertainment.

Location: Amsterdam

Conference Dates: October 9–10, 2019

IEEE MLSP Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing

The “IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing” is the main workshop organized by the Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical Committee under the IEEE Signal Processing Society. MLSP is ranked as one of the top machine learning conferences for 2019.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Conference Dates: October 13–16, 2019

International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)

International computer vision event comprising of the main conference and several co-located workshops and tutorials.

Location: Seoul, Korea

Conference Dates: October 27-November 3, 2019

Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)

SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, and the AFNLP, the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, invite you to participate in the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) & International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP) 2019 in Hong Kong.

Location: Hong Kong, China

Conference Dates: November 3–7, 2019

International Conference on Intelligence Robots and Systems (IROS)

IROS is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference for robotics researchers to present their work.

Location: Macau, China

Conference Dates: November 3–8, 2019

Khipu — Latin American Meeting in Artificial Intelligence

Khipu’s goals are to offer advanced training in topics around machine learning and artificial intelligence in the region and to help strengthen the artificial intelligence and machine learning community in Latin America. We aim to do this by fostering collaborations among the Latin American research community, as well as strengthening its connections and the exchange of knowledge with the broader international community.

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay

Conference Dates: November 11–15, 2019

AI & Big Data Expo

The AI & Big Data Expo Global is a showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of artificial intelligence and big data, an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI and big data in driving forward your business in 2019 and beyond.

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Conference Dates: November 13–14, 2019

Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019)

The Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to foster the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects. Neural information processing is a field which benefits from a combined view of biological, physical, mathematical, and computational sciences.

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Conference Dates: December 8 — December 14, 2019


Our researchers at the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University are planning to attend some of these conferences — we hope to see you there!


Machine Learning Department at CMU

The Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University is ranked as the top research institution in the world for AI and machine learning research. Our faculty are world renowned in the field, and constantly honored on their work.

Roberto Iriondo

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Machine Learning Department at CMU

The Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University is ranked as the top research institution in the world for AI and machine learning research. Our faculty are world renowned in the field, and constantly honored on their work.

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