Stay tuned for updates: the full line up is yet to be announced!
Stay tuned for updates: the full line up is yet to be announced!
AGENDA CONVERSATIONS 2021
BUSINESS TRACK
TECHNOLOGY TRACK
09.00 - 10.00
REGISTRATION
SECTION 1
Overview of the Conversational AI Market: Launches and Challenges 2021
10.00 - 10.30
Conversational AI in 2022: trends, markets, technologies
Kirill Petrov, Just AI

10.30 - 11.10
Secret Keynote. New products and solutions from Just AI
Gleb Oblomskiy, Sergey Fomin, Just AI

11.10 - 11.35
TBA
Shyamala Prayaga, Nvidia

11.35 - 12.05
Finding killer app for conversational UI: personal assistant apps, voice assistants, smart IVR and more
Speakers TBA
12.10 - 12.25
COFFEE BREAK
SECTION 2
General-Purpose Assistants in Business

Yandex.Dialogs, SmartMarket and VK talk about digital assistants in business and new drivers for voice ecosystems

12.25 - 12.50
Polyvalent Alice: New use cases for the voice assistant and opportunities for developers
Pavel Kaplya, Anton Petrushkin, Yandex.Dialogs

12.50 - 13.15
Monetization and payment tools for Salute virtual assistant family
Timur Gorodeckij, SmartMarket

13.15 - 13.40
Voice assistant Marusya and speech synthesis and recognition platform Cloud Voice: How VK voice technology solves user and business problems
Alexey Fivincev, VK
13.40 - 14.30
LUNCH BREAK
SECTION 3
ML-magic for business
14.30 - 14.55
Launching an ML practice in fintech
Aleksandr Oshurkov, Head of Machine Learning, МKB

14.55 - 15.20
An Unsuccessful Attempt to Use Summarization for Better Information Retrieval
Valentin Malyh, Huawei

15.20 - 15.45
Don't believe your eyes. Avoiding common mistakes in bot metrics
Galina Prohorova, MTS AI

15.45 - 16.10
How we taught AI to assess sales skills at the call center
Vladimir Zhukov, Anastasia Markianova, Domclick
16.10 - 16.20
COFFEE BREAK
SECTION 4
Projects. Insights. Solutions
16.20 - 16.45
How to encourage customers to trust a chatbot and teach it to sell
Valentina Taradayko, IT Project Manager, M.Video

16.45 - 17.10
Business case from LitRes ebook storeI
Ilya Ponomarenko, LitRes

17.10 - 17.35
Just like in a pharmacy. Voice bot as analytical tool for pharmaceutical companies
Nikita Morozov, Cleverbots; Valeria Kilochek, Akrikhin

17.35 - 18.00
AI that drives sales. Building a chatbot for KIA Motors Russia website
Sergey Levchenko, KIA MOTORS Russia, and Vlad Kabaev, QSOFT

18.00 - 18.25
User perception of virtual assistants: research results
Arkadiy Sandler, Managing Partner, Docet TI
18.30 - 20.30 
PARTY
09.00 - 10.00
REGESTRATION
SECTION 1
CONVERSATIONAL lego 2.0
10.35- 11.00
ASR in domain of telephone conversations and non-interrogative methods of quality assessment
Fedor Minkin, SmartMarket

11.00 - 11.30
On the road with clouds. Story of how voice assistant Alf got its voice
Vladimir Kitlyar, Alfa Bank, and Nikita Tkachev, Yandex.Cloud

11.30 - 11.55
More than speech analytics. From voice biometrics to self-learning models. Real-world use cases
Dmitry Makarenko, 3itech

11.55 - 12.20
TBA
Oleg Kovpak, ID R&D
12.20 - 12.30
COFFEE BREAK
SECTION 2
Neural Networks, Architectures, Transformers (Data Science, Deep Learning and Language Models)
12.30 - 12.55
Speech Analytics fo physical retail stores: why you need audio wearables to boost your sales
Vitaliy Kitaev, Speechmate

12.55 - 13.20
How many MLOps can be left on datascientist using speech technology as an example
Vasily Ershov, Head of ML&AI tools development Yandex.Cloud
13.45 - 14.30
LUNCH BREAK
SECTION 3
Unpacking Usecases: technologies behind solutions
14.30 - 14.55
Modern methods of prosody management in speech synthesis
Darima Mylzenova, Just AI

14.55 - 15.20
How we stopped using OpenAI API and what came out of it
Denis Gavrilov, Replika.ai

15.20-15.45
DD-IDDE: God Mode for building scenario skills with DeepPavlov Dream
Daniel Kornev, DeepPavlov

15.45 - 16.10
Managing chatbot tone on voice: filtering and rephrasing toxic language in dialogue systems
David Dale, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

16.10 - 16.35
Upgrading the humanity of ruGPT3: how to make a chatbot reasonable and logical
Victor Nosko, Avatar Machine
16.35 - 16.45
COFFEE BREAK
SECTION 3
Unpacking Usecases: technologies behind solutions
16.45 - 17.10
ForQ platform: no-code knowledge management solution
Kir Shimanovich, Ksenia Studenikina, Unistar Digital

17.35 - 18.00
AI in Skyeng: assessing language level and pronunciation by short speech examples
Roman Smirnov, Skyeng

18.00 - 18.25
Talking to cars: how to control vehicles with voice assistants and chatbots
Denis Kilin, StarLine
18.30 - 20.30 
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