NYU Tandon Future Labs to Host Research Speakers for 
World’s Largest Artificial Intelligence Event for Business

Speakers from leading enterprises, including Lyft and Honeybee Robotics, will participate in inspirational programming on AI research and progress

BROOKLYN, New York, Wednesday, November  14, 2018 – NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Future Labs announced a lineup of industry experts, academic pioneers, and enterprise leaders who will reveal research trends vital to business at The AI Summit — the world’s largest artificial intelligence event for business.

As The AI Summit’s exclusive research partner, the Future Labs will run the technology track programming on an exclusive stage during the first day of the event, December 5, at the Javits Center in New York City.

The Future Labs stage will feature presentations from Luc Vincent, vice president of Autonomous Driving at Lyft; Igor Jablokov, founder and CEO of Pryon, currently being incubated at the Future Labs; Oliver Mitchell, founding partner at Autonomy Ventures; Stephen Gorevan, chairman of Honeybee Robotics; and leading professors and researchers from NYU, including Vikram Kapila, Keith Ross, and Daniel Sodickson.

“Through our network of incubators and our portfolio of AI-focused startups, the Future Labs are at the forefront of AI commercialization,” said Steven Kuyan, managing director of the Future Labs and a speaker at The AI Summit. “The Future Labs launched the first AI incubator in New York, and our history has equipped us to bring together the leading minds in AI for this one-of-a-kind event. The leaders we have chosen to speak on the progress of the technology will help others navigate through the hype to understand realistic expectations.”

In addition to the speaking track programmed by NYU Future Labs, The AI Summit will include speakers from NASA, Pfizer, IBM, Microsoft, Google, and Goldman Sachs, as well as booths and exhibits from leading AI companies. 

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About the New York University Tandon School of Engineering

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering dates to 1854, the founding date for both the New York University School of Civil Engineering and Architecture and the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute (widely known as Brooklyn Poly). A January 2014 merger created a comprehensive school of education and research in engineering and applied sciences, rooted in a tradition of invention and entrepreneurship and dedicated to furthering technology in service to society. In addition to its main location in Brooklyn, NYU Tandon collaborates with other schools within NYU, one of the country’s foremost private research universities, and is closely connected to engineering programs at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai. It operates Future Labs focused on start-up businesses in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn and an award-winning online graduate program. For more information, visit http://engineering.nyu.edu.


About the NYU Tandon Future Labs

NYU Tandon Future Labs is a network of innovation spaces and programs that support the early-stage startups of tomorrow through personalized and curated support services, mentorships, and resources. Operated by the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the companies work at the intersection of a leading academic institution and the City of New York. For more information, visit futurelabs.nyc.