Dec 19 & 20, 2019, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru
In partnership with

What is AI Conclave?

Amazon AI Conclave is a free event that will help you understand how to build smart, customer-centric, scalable solutions in the cloud and on the edge using Amazon’s broadest and deepest set of machine learning and AI services. 

Dive deep into any of the 15+ breakout sessions across four tracks delivered by Amazon and industry experts. Learn how to build, train and deploy sophisticated models with any framework and unlock an intelligent tomorrow, today.

Why should I attend?

  • Hear from thought leaders across fields and learn about proven best practices to apply AI for your organizations today
  • Develop the right skills to create new insights, enable new efficiencies, and make more accurate predictions
  • Meet Amazon technology experts to accelerate your ML initiatives, interact with customers at the exhibit hall and experience the innovative demos on display
  • Network with your industry peers and foster new collaborations

Who should attend?

We recognize customers are in different stages of the AI and ML solution adoption journey, from exploration to super-users and everything in between.


Business Edition
For business and technology leaders from startups and enterprises (CXO, Product, Marketing)
19 December, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Technical Edition
For Data Scientists, ML developers, data engineers and architects
20 December, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Award Categories

Retail / eCommerce
Media and
Enterprise + Industrial IT
Women In AI Tech

Amazon AI Awards 2019 Winners

Enterprise + Industrial AI
Draftspotting Technology Private Limited (SpotDraft)
Karza Technologies
Private Limited
Special Mention - Fintech
Opendoors Fintech Private Limited (Namaste credit)
Retail / eCommerce
Radical HealthTech
AI for Good
TrakitNow Technologies
Pvt Ltd
Women In AI Tech
Blue Sky Analytics
Media and Entertainment


30th October

5th December

7th December

19th December

ET Now Panel Discussion



Day 1
6:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Welcome address
Puneet Chandok, President – India & SAARC, Commercial Sales, AISPL
6:10 pm - 6:30 pm
Keynote: AI at Amazon
Denis Batalov, Worldwide Technical Leader, ML & AI, AWS
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
ET Now Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sunanda Jayaseelan, Editor, Leaders of Tomorrow & Anchor, ETNOW
Kabir Rastogi - Head - Data Sciences, Delhivery
Kiran Darisi – Co-Founder & Distinguished Engineer, Freshworks
Madhu Gopinathan - SVP, Data Science, MakeMyTrip
Navdeep Manaktala, Director, Digital Native Business, AISPL
Arnab Kumar, Program Director, Frontier Technologies, NITI Aayog
7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Business Transformation with AI on Intel
Henry Gabb, Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
How to present AI companies to VCs
Anandamoy Roychowdhary, Director Technology, Sequoia Capital
7:45 pm- 8:00 pm
AI in Enterprise
Jayant Swamy, MD, Chief Data Architect, Accenture
8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Future is Voice – Alexa Everywhere
Dilip RS, Head, Alexa Business (India)
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm
AI Awards
Hosted by Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory Media Pvt Ltd
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Partner Awards
Hosted by AWS Partner Network
9:00 pm onwards
Networking dinner and cocktails
Day 2
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Keynote and AWS re:Invent 2019 update
Denis Batalov, Worldwide Technical Leader, ML & AI, AWS
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Software –Your Journey from Data to Insight
Akanksha Balani, Region lead -Intel® Software
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Alexa, what can I do now?
Sohan Maheshwar, Evangelist, Alexa Skills
10:45 am - 11:00 am - Break
Track 1
AI Developers
Track 2
AI Engineer & Scientists
Track 3
Case Study and Demo
Track 4
Emerging AI Tech
Track 1
AI Developers
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Predict future business conditions using deep learning based forecasting
Ankur Mehrotra, GM, Vertical AI, AWS
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Delight your customers with deep learning powered personalized recommendations
Vaibhav Sethi, Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Personalize
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Order forecasting for wastage reduction in quick service restaurants & food retail
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Re-imagining enterprise search with Amazon Kendra
Vikram Anbazhagan, Director - Product (Language Tech), AWS
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AI based Contact Center modernization
Vikram Anbazhagan, Vikram Anbazhagan, Director - Product (Language Tech), AWS
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amazon CodeGuru for automated code reviews and application performance recommendations
Srinivasan Sengamedu SHS, Senior ML Manager, AWS
Track 2
AI Engineer & Scientists
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Amazon SageMaker: Rapid Model Development
Vidhi Kastuar - Senior Product Manager, Amazon SageMaker
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Amazon SageMaker: Building and Managing ML Pipelines at scale
Mukesh Karki - Engineering Manager, Amazon SageMaker
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
RECOGNIC - AI driven document analysis
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contextual Bandits for efficient A/B testing
Sourabh Gupta, Applied Scientist, AWS
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ML on Amazon EKS
Arun Gupta, Principal OS Technologist, AWS
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
How to speed up Deep Learning training and inferencing, cutting cost & improving performance
Nitin Wagh, Sr. BDM, AI/ML, AWS
Track 3
Case Study and Demo
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ML applications at
Subhajit Sanyal, Sr Manager, ML Platform Development, Amazon India
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Madhu Gopinathan, Senior Vice President, Data Science
Kabir Rustogi, Head - Data Science
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Play Games24x7
Sandeep Agarwal, CTO
Avinash Ruchandani, Product Manager
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Freshworks: Scale of Operation
Swaminathan Padmanabhan, Director, Data Science
Wadhwani AI
Shekar Sivasubramanian, VP - Engineering and Operations
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
a) Wipro: HOLMES™ E-KYC Controller/Financial Extractor
b) Blazeclan: Real Time actionable insights and sentiment analytics
c) Lumiq: - Automating customer center and enhanced customer experience
d) Quantiphi: AthenasOwl - AI Product for Video content analysis and tagging
Track 4
Emerging AI Tech
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AI across Heterogenous Architectures
Henry Gabb, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Making Alexa smarter and locally relevant with AI
Sohan Maheshwar, Alexa Evangelist
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Building applications powered with computer vision
Nicholas Walsh, Senior Evangelist, AWS
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ankit Sinha, VP
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Accenture AI
Demo: Text Digitization and Sentiment Analysis
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Networking and Tea/Coffee

Who can apply

Companies interested in applying for AI Awards should:
Offer AI-based B2B/B2C solutions for commercial use and should be using one or more services from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Series A funded or below

How it works

Solutions will be judged across parameters including maturity of use case, stage of productisation, novelty of approach/technique, and business mode (may vary by category)

Finalists will be selected basis a jury review by leaders from AWS and program partners as well as AI experts from the industry

Finalists will pitch to a jury on Thursday, 19 December 2019 at the ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru

Winners will be chosen by the grand jury and announced during the grand finale in Bengaluru on the same day

Award benefits

AI Awards
Technical advisory from AWS experts Mentoring sessions with industry leaders Industry connects – introduction to key companies amongst your target audience AWS credits amount basis eligibility

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