NVIDIA announced that it will host its next GTC conference virtually from Sept. 19-22, featuring a news-packed keynote by founder and CEO Jensen Huang, and more than 200 sessions with global business and technology leaders. Registration is free and open now.
Huang’s keynote will be livestreamed on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8 a.m. PT, and will then be available on demand. Viewing the keynote does not require registration.
GTC will also include a fireside chat with Turing Award winners Yoshua Bengio, Geoff Hinton, and Yann LeCun, who will discuss how AI will evolve and help solve difficult problems. Sanja Fidler, NVIDIA’s vice president of AI Research, will moderate the discussion.
GTC talks will delve into some of the key breakthroughs driving AI and the metaverse, such as large language models, natural language processing, digital twins, digital biology, robotics, and climate science.
Major talks include:
- BMW, ILM, Kroger, Lowe’s, Siemens, NVIDIA and others on using digital twins for a range of applications, from manufacturing to neurosurgery to climate modeling
- ByteDance’s deployment of large-scale GPU clusters for machine learning and deep learning
- Medtronic’s use of AI for robotic surgery and the operating room of the future
- Boeing’s digital transformation enabling aircraft engineering and production to be more flexible and efficient
- Deutsche Bank’s adoption of AI and cloud technologies to improve the customer experience
- Johnson & Johnson’s use of hybrid cloud computing for healthcare, plus a session on its use of quantum computing simulation for pharmaceutical research
- How pharmaceutical companies can use transformer AI models and digital twins to accelerate drug discovery
- United Nations and NVIDIA scientists discussing AI for climate modeling, including disaster prediction, deforestation and agriculture
- Amazon Web Services, Ericsson, Verizon and NVIDIA leaders describing augmented- and virtual-reality applications for 5G and optimizing 5G deployment with digital twins
- Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, Magic Leap and NVIDIA executives, joined by author Matthew Ball and journalist Dean Takahashi, discussing industrial Omniverse applications and spatial computing
- Adobe, Pixar and NVIDIA leaders explaining how Universal Scene Description is becoming a standard for the metaverse
GTC has sessions tailored to a wide range of audiences, including business executives, data scientists, enterprise IT leaders, designers, developers, researchers, and students.
Developer and researcher content
GTC provides participants at all stages of their careers with outstanding learning-and-development opportunities, many of which are free. Developers, researchers and students can sign up for 135 sessions on a broad range of topics, including:
- 5 Paths to a Career in AI
- Accelerating AI Workflows and Maximizing Investments in Cloud Infrastructure
- The AI Journey From Academics to Entrepreneurship
- Applying Lessons From Kaggle-Winning Solutions to Real-World Problems
- Developing HPC Applications With Standard C++, Fortran and Python
- Defining the Quantum-Accelerated Supercomputer
- Insights From NVIDIA Research
Attendees who want to improve their skills can sign up for the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute’s hands-on, full-day technical workshops and two-hour training labs (DLI). There are 20 workshops available in multiple time zones and languages, as well as more than 25 free training labs in accelerated computing, computer vision, data science, conversational AI, natural language processing, and other topics.
Registrants can attend free two-hour training labs or sign up for full-day DLI workshops for $99 until Thursday, Aug. 29, and $149 through GTC.
Insights for Business Leaders
More than 30 sessions will be presented by some of the world’s leading companies in key industry sectors such as financial services, industrial, retail, automotive, and healthcare. Speakers will provide detailed insights into how AI and metaverse technology can be used to advance business, such as building AI centres, the business value of digital twins, and new technologies that will define how we live, work, and play.
Senior executives from AT&T, BMW, Fox Sports, Lucid Motors, Medtronic, Meta, Microsoft, NIO, Pinterest, Polestar, United Airlines, and U.S. Bank are among those scheduled to speak, in addition to those from the companies listed above.
Sessions for Startups
NVIDIA Inception, a global program with more than 11,000 startups, will host several sessions, including:
- AI for VCs: Six startup leaders describe how they are driving advancements from robotics to restaurants
- How NVIDIA Inception startups are advancing healthcare and life sciences
- How NVIDIA technologies can help startups
- Revolutionizing agriculture with AI in emerging markets
Eligibility for Malaysians on registration is now available as per link