Talk Submission

AI NEXTCon Conference does not have a formal call for papers. Instead, we reach out and invite speakers. However, we do have the following gudelines for additional speakers to submit their talk ideas. The track hosts use the guidelines to assess speakers and talks:

Change and Innovation

Will your talk deliver a change in how the attendees will want to work, or knowledge of an important innovation that they will be recommending on their next project or to their peers?

Content of general Interest

Your presentation should be of general of interest to a broad audience, and isn’t tied to using a specific product. Product-agnostic talks attract a larger crowd and are much better received by our attendees.

Speaker bio

This is a key tool we use on the conference site and within the conference guides, to give attendees a quick understanding of why this speaker matters. Focus the description on your technical achievements, not necessarily your job title. Examples: Creator of Javascript, CTO of Helpio, Netflix Cloud Director of Engineering, etc...

Deadline

There is no formal deadline, we close the submissions once all the speaking slots have been filled out. If your presentation is selected, the Program Committee will get in touch with you. If you are interested, please submit your proposal here: Click , AND send email to admin AT atiglobal DOT org

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Prospectus of Sponsorship

Why sponsor?

We are one of the largest AI tech community in Seattle and Silicon valley, with more than 50000 tech engineers worldwide in the group. We have hosted more than 100 tech meetups, workshops, hackathons and large tech conferences. In 2017, we have hosted the 1st AI NEXTcon Seattle 3/2017; the 2nd Cloud NEXTCon Silicon Valley 7/2017, the 3rd Cloud NEXTCon Seattle 9/2017; and the AI NEXTCon Tech Forum Silicon Valley 11/2017. The NEXTCon has became one of premium tech events gearing to tech engineers, and has attracted more than 300 tech speakers, more than 5000 tech engineers attending and more than 30 sponsors (like Microsoft, Amazon, Uber, Oracle, AI2, IBM, Zillow, Didi, Alibaba, Google, Geekwire, Huawei, LinkedIn, etc..). 
  • Tech and business promotion: With more than 800 tech engineers, developers, system engineers, data scientists, machine learning engineers, etc.. attending the conference, it’s great opportunity to expose your company/team’s technology to the right group. To help you promote, We provide exhibition booth, speaking opportunity, happy hour, networking event, ads on conference handout for every attendee, and more benefits
  • Attract talents: It’s hard to hiring the right engineers using traditional recruiting channels. The conference is speically geared to tech engineers, developers, and data scientists. At the conference, you have the opportunity to connect with speakers (who are tech leads), and attendees with the same background just like you. To show case your team’s product and engineering strength to attract talents. We also provide job posting/sharing to all attendees before/after the conference.
  • Continuious Partnership: Besides the onsite promotion at the conference, we promote through email newsletter to attendees and our 50k+ members before and after the conference. We also have regular tech meetups, workshops, hackathons, training, etc.. to help your team continuously engaged with users/developers.
  • Sponsors for past conferences

    Microsoft, Amazon, IBM Watson, Oracle, Uber, Geekwire, iSoftStone, Galvanize, Huawei, Zillow, Alibaba, LeEco, LinkedIn, Inspur, TEDA, Delta Airline, AI2, Didi Chuxing, Alibaba, Google, and more.

    Sponsorship Package:

    Basic Exhibition: $4,500.00 ($2,500 for 1 day) ($7,500.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • Company logo and description on conference handout and website
  • 1 exhibition table booth (6’ L x 30’’ W) with 2 chairs, roughly 10ft x 5 ft space size.
  • Up to 2 exhibition staff Passes, and 2 complimentary Conference Passes
  • non-profit organization (501c) get 50% off
  • Upgrade Exhibition: $7,500.00 ($10,000.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • All benefits in the Basic Exhibition sponsorship, plus:
  • One page ad in conference handout.
  • Background frame signage, 1 Standing monitor for live demo, 1 cocktail table, roughly 10ft x 10ft space size.
  • 1 complimentary VIP Passes (including day pass, post conference program and VIP dinner reception)
  • Platinum Exhibition: $15,000.00 ($20,000.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • All benefits in the Upgrade Exhibition sponsorship, plus:
  • In the exhibition zone center, customized design/layout, roughly 20ft x 20ft space size.
  • 3 complimentary VIP Passes
  • Sponsored tech talk at breakout session: $7,500.00 ($10,000.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • One tech talk at the breakout session
  • All benefits in Basic exhibition sponsorship
  • Sponsored talk at the keynote session: $15,000.00 ($20,000.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • One talk at the keynote session
  • All benefits in Basic exhibition sponsorship
  • Happy hour/Networking event: $15,000.00 ($20,000.00 after 1/1/2018)
  • 2 hours event in private room, up to 100 attendees
  • Drink, snacks, and presentation ready equipment
  • All benefits in Basic exhibition sponsorship
  • we can customize sponsorship package for your specific needs, contact us for more info. email: admin AT atiglobal DOT org.

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    Apply for Media and Analyst Pass

    To qualify for a media pass, the applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis by writing blogs, community/user groups contributions, reports or publishing articles on related business or technology issues that are not solicited by an exhibiting company.

    Media passes are limited, and are granted only to working journalists who intend to cover the event. The information you submit will be reviewed carefully, so please be as detailed as possible.

    A media pass entitles you to entrance to conference plenaries and sessions, and admission to exhibitions and social events. Private working facilities for the media will also be provided.

    You are responsible for your own travel and accommodation costs. If you have special needs, please be sure to let us know your specific requirements at least two weeks before the conference begins.

    email: admin AT atiglobal DOT org.

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    Convince Boss Letter

    Want to attend AI NEXTCon Conference Seattle 2018.but need some tips as to how to justify your participation at this important event? We have developed a template email below, to assist you in making your case. Edit as you see fit – we hope to see you!

    Dear {Boss/Manager Name},

    I’d like to attend AI NEXTCon Conference Seattle 2018 taking place January 17-20th in Seattle, WA. The 4th NEXTCon, the leading tech conference for AI, it is a series of community-driven, tech conferences hosted around the world, with over 50 tech lead speakers and hundreds of influential, inspiring attendees and speakers who are bringing new ideas, driving innovation, and adopting new technology inside their companies. it’s four days conference features hands on code labs/workshop, inspirational keynote speech and deep diving breakout tracks tech talks. The conference cover the following areas:
  • Computer vision
  • Speech recognition
  • NLP
  • Machine learning and deep learning
  • Data science and analytics
  • Participating in the conference will give me direct access to cases and practical experience in technologies we use on a daily basis - or intend to adopt in the future. I plan to attend several sessions providing education in areas of that could be put to use immediately with. You can learn more about the conference by clicking AI NEXTCon Conference Seattle '18

    The standard registration price (2-days conference pass: $599.00; 2-days workshop pass: $999.00). The 50% early bird tickets end on 12/11/2017, and 20% off tickets sale end of 12/31/2017. Included in the registration fee is attendance to all tech talks and keynote sessions, access to the sponsor showcase, meals and breaks.

    I am seeking approval for the registration fee, travel expenses to the conference and minimal food expenses during the conference. The detailed cost breakdown is listed below. Here is the breakdown of conference costs:
  • Airfare: $
  • Transportation: $
  • Hotel: $
  • Meals: $
  • Conference Fee: $
  • Total Cost: $
  • I would be happy to write a post-conference report detailing what I’ve learned, and recommend any changes we can implement for improving our practices.

    Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns; otherwise, I hope we can make this opportunity work.

    Thanks,

    {Your Name}

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    Rideshare Information

    If you live outside greater Seattle area and want to attend the conference, we recommend to use rideshare to travel, it's faster, easier and fun with other attendees. You can split gas cost among the riders. We will reimburse the parking fees at the convention center. To use rideshare, please email us with the following info, we will share/match:

    *name, *contact, *drive or ride, *Location *Date/Time to leave to and back from.

    email: admin AT atiglobal DOT org.

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