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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will deliver the opening keynote address at the 10th annual GPU Technology Conference, being held March 17-21, in San Jose, Calif.
Huang will highlight the company’s latest innovations in AI, autonomous vehicles and robotics in his keynote on Monday, March 18, at 2 pm. As many as 10,000 developers, data scientists and industry executives are expected to register for this year’s conference, being held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
“If you’re interested in AI, there’s no better place in the world to connect to a broad spectrum of developers and decision makers than GTC Silicon Valley,” said Greg Estes, vice president of developer programs at NVIDIA. “This event has grown tenfold in 10 years for a reason — it’s where experts from academia, Fortune 500 enterprises and the public sector share their latest work furthering AI and other advanced technologies.”
The conference will feature more than 800 speakers and 200 exhibitors involved in AI, data center and cloud computing, healthcare, finance, telecommunications, autonomous vehicles, robotics and IoT.
Speakers include many of the world’s prominent experts in AI and deep learning from leading organizations such as Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon, Anaconda, Audi, Autodesk, Baidu, Bloomberg, BMW, Capital One, CERN, Citi, Dow Chemical, Google, IBM, Johns Hopkins University, MILA, MIT, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NTT DOCOMO, Oak Ridge National Labs, Orange, Preferred Networks, Princeton, Red Hat, Scripps, Stanford, Tencent, Toyota Research, Tsinghua University, University of Tokyo, Uber, UC Berkeley, Verizon, Volvo and Walmart.
Exhibitors include Cisco, Dell, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., IBM, Kinetica, Lenovo, Micron, Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, Samsung and Supermicro.
GTC will also include five full-day workshops and more than 50 Deep Learning Institute sessions teaching the latest techniques for CUDA, robotics, autonomous vehicles, video analytics and more.
NVIDIA ’s (NASDAQ: NVDA) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world. More information at http://nvidianews.nvidia.com/.
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