Welcome to the DAI 2019, October 13-15, Beijing

Lately, there has been tremendous growth for artificial intelligence in general and for multiagent systems research in particular. Problems arise where decisions are no longer made by a center but by autonomous and distributed agents. Such decision problems have been recognized as a central research agenda in AI and a fundamental problem in multiagent research. Resolving these problems requires that different scientific communities interact with each other, calling for collaborations and raising further important interdisciplinary questions.

Under this context, the aim of the Distributed AI (DAI) is bringing together researchers and practitioners in related areas (e.g., general AI, multi-agent systems, distributed learning, computational game theory) to provide a single, high-profile, internationally renowned forum for research in the theory and practice of distributed AI. The first conference will be located in Beijing China in October 2019. To maintain the high quality of the conference, we will invite high quality tutorials and invite accepted papers at sister conferences (e.g., AAMAS, AAAI, IJCAI, EC, KDD, ICML, NeurIPS) to present at the conference. We will also invited high quality talks from industry.

Dates

Submission deadline: June 15th, 2019

Notification: July 30th , 2019

Conference date: Oct 13-15, 2019

Confirmed Speakers

Andrew Chi-Chih Yao

Dean, Professor, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University

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Victor Lesser

Professor Emeritus,School of Computer Science,University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Tie-Yan Liu

Assistant Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia

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Confirmed Industry Track Keynote Speakers

Alan Qi

Vice President, Ant Financial

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Daxin Jiang

Partner Chief Scientist of STCA, Microsoft

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Jieping Ye

Head of DiDi AI Labs and VP of Didi Chuxing

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Confirmed Industry Track Speakers

Quan Yuan

Founder & CEO, INSPIR.AI (启元世界)

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Baofeng Zhang

CBG Software CTO, Huawei

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Ming Wu

Conflux CTO

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Prof. Ann Nowé

Head of the AI lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Mingjie Zhu

CEO of Craiditx

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Hui Lin

Co-founder & Chief Scientist of LAIX (Liulishuo)

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Confirmed Tutorials

Noam Brown

Research Scientist of Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research

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Yuandong Tian

Research Scientist and Manager of Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research

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Sponsorship

Gold Sponsors

Cooperative Media

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