NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang to Headline AI Summit in Tel Aviv

Global tech leaders to gather to discuss cutting-edge AI innovations.
by Brian Caulfield

Editor’s note: Due to the current situation in Israel, the AI Summit has been canceled.

NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will highlight the newest in generative AI and cloud computing at the NVIDIA AI Summit in Tel Aviv from Oct. 15-16.

The two-day summit is set to attract more than 2,500 developers, researchers and decision-makers from across one of the world’s most vibrant technology hubs.

With over 6,000 startups, Israel consistently ranks among the world’s top countries for VC investments per capita. The 2023 Global Startup Ecosystem report places Tel Aviv among the top 5 cities globally for startups.

The summit features more than 60 live sessions led by experts from NVIDIA and the region’s tech leaders, who will dive deep into topics like accelerated computing, robotics, cybersecurity and climate science.

Attendees will be able to network and gain insights from some of NVIDIA’s foremost experts, including Kimberly Powell, vice president and general manager of healthcare; Deepu Talla, vice president and general manager of embedded and edge computing; Gilad Shainer, senior vice president of networking and HPC; and Gal Chechik, senior director and head of the Israel AI Research Center.

Key events and features of the summit include:

  • Livestream: The keynote by Huang will take place Monday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. Israel time (11 p.m. Pacific) and will be available for livestreaming, with on-demand access to follow.
  • Ecosystem exhibition: An exhibition space at the Summit will showcase NVIDIA’s tech demos, paired with contributions from partners and emerging startups from the NVIDIA Inception program.
  • Deep dive into AI: The first day is dedicated to intensive learning sessions hosted by the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute. Workshops encompass topics like “Fundamentals of Deep Learning” and “Building AI-Based Cybersecurity Pipelines,” among a range of other topics. Edge AI & Robotics Developer Day activities will explore innovations in AI and the NVIDIA Jetson Orin platform.
  • Multitrack sessions: The second day will include multiple tracks, covering areas such as generative AI and LLMs, AI in healthcare, networking and developer tools and NVIDIA Omniverse.

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