It’s that time of year again. If you found our 2018 AI conference calendar useful, then you’re going to love our latest line-up. Prepare your calendar because we’ll be listing where to go and what to expect at this year’s most promising conferences on Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Computer Vision and everything in between.

From expert-led workshops to lavish meetups, these conferences are perfect for connecting with vendors, partners, and investors whilst getting a glimpse of the latest technological advances.

To give you enough time to register and plan your trip, here’s an updated list of the top AI conferences you really can’t miss in 2019.

Conference on Machine Vision and Information Technology (CMVIT) 2019

Guangzhou, China; 22 - 24 February, 2019; 100 attendees

The 3rd International CMVIT brings researchers and established professionals to the opulent China Mayors Plaza where they’ll assess the state-of-the-art of Machine Vision and outline crucial areas for future research. If this is your field of choice and you want your business to stay relevant, this is the conference for you.

Why you should attend

  • Discover the latest research results on current trends and breakthroughs in Machine Vision, Pattern Analysis, Image Processing, and more.  
  • Network with top data scientists, engineers, and scholars over complimentary coffee and fine-dining.

Conference on Machine Vision Applications

Tokyo, Japan; 27 - 31 May, 2019; 150 attendees

The 16th international MVA conference covers everything from autonomous driving and wearable computing to factory automation and spacial AI. With distinguished speakers hailing from companies like Intel, Nissan, Toyota, and Microsoft, this conference gives you an insider’s view of current trends in Machine Vision and how your business could benefit from them.

Why you should attend

  • Accelerate your training with tutorials from NVIDIA and Intel on Deep Learning for autonomous driving and 3D Computer Vision techniques.
  • Find the brightest researchers to join your team at the Young Researchers Meeting (over a buffet-style lunch).

TechSauce Summit

Bangkok, Thailand; 19 -20 June, 2019; 15,000+ attendees

The TechSauce Summit is as interesting as its name. Humbly describing itself as the ‘best and most diverse tech summit in Asia’, this high-energy event is set to focus on the future of startups, venture capital, and deep technology with 500+ speakers flying in to give eye-opening presentations. If you’re fascinated with the future of tech beyond data science and relish the idea of being in a conference that doubles as a cultural festival, then this is where you should be in June.

Here’s what one attendant had to say about it:

‘This is a must come event for those who want to be a part of the network of Asia's top startups, entrepreneurs and tech insiders. Techsauce Summit is where you need to be’.

- Chatri Sityodtong, CEO of One Championship

Why you should attend

  • Engage with young entrepreneurs and wildly diverse startups looking to build the future of tech in health, FinTech, Blockchain, AI/data, and entertainment.
  • Mix with thought-leading futurists to gain a fresh perspective on what’s happening now in your field and what’s coming in fast.

International Conference on Image Processing

Taipei, Taiwan; 22 - 25 September, 2019; 1000 attendees

ICIP 2019 is the ‘most comprehensive technical conference focused on image and video processing’ that anyone who is anyone in these fields will be attending. Another reason to go is that Taiwan is currently Asia’s ‘AI hub’. According to Forbes, this go-to city is gaining traction in the AI scene for its tech-centred culture, impressive internet infrastructure, availability of AI-processing hardware, and endless supply of (inexpensive) talent. So if you have your eye on Asia for your AI projects, this conference is where you’ll want to start making the right connections.

Why you should attend

  • Experience keynotes by world-class speakers on topics including biometrics, IoT, affective computing, deep neural networks, healthcare, and blockchain.
  • Choose from over 14 tutorials to help you understand and overcome current image/video processing challenges.
  • Introduce your company to capable students and fresh graduates eager to make their own contributions to the industry.

International Conference on Computer Vision

Seoul, South Korea; 27 October - 3 November, 2019; 800+ attendees

The ICCV 2019 rounds up leading academic scientists, researchers, and scholars in the fields of Computer Vision to fascinate you with their findings, innovations, and challenges. As this is one of the more fair-priced conferences, expect to bump into plenty of students, academics, and industry researchers. In the same vein, if you’re looking for a high-quality, low-cost conference on Computer Vision—this is it.

Why you should attend

  • Learn about new advances in various fields of Computer Vision, including action recognition, motion and tracking, biomedical image analysis, statistical learning, and vision for X.
  • Dive deeper into technical discussions and application issues with comprehensive workshops and dedicated tutorials.

Asian Conference on Machine Learning

Nagoya, Japan; 17 - 19 November, 2019; 290 attendees

The ACML is a two-day conference focused on giving researchers a place to discuss their results and exchange ideas on Machine Learning. With forums, keynotes, tutorials and workshops, this is the place to be if you’re looking to connect with fellow researchers and boast your own achievements.

Why you should attend

  • Network with like-minded professionals for renewed inspiration and a deeper understanding of Machine Learning.
  • Gather innovative solutions to current challenges and bring new and improved techniques to your upcoming projects.

Siggraph Asia Conference

Brisbane, Australia; 17 - 20 November, 2019; 16,000+ attendees

Siggraph Asia 2019 is a renowned computer vision conference that you definitely don’t want to miss. Known for attracting “the most respected technical and creative people” from around the world, this educational event blends computer graphics with art, culture, and interactive techniques. With its stunning visuals, innovative exhibitions, and thousands of brilliant attendees—if you’re at the intersection of art and science, do yourself a favour and attend this conference.

Why you should attend

  • Bond with fascinating people in the fields of research, science, art, animation, gaming, and education.
  • Explore new and unimagined possibilities in the fields of computer graphics and interactivity. 


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Originally published on March 19, 2019 Topics: Machine Learning Deep Learning Data Science Computer vision


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