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NVIDIA GTC 2024 coming up soon, with AI taking centre stage
Thu, 7th Mar 2024

Breaking away from tradition, GTC 2024 embraces both in-person and virtual attendance in a novel hybrid model. While this represents a significant departure for NVIDIA, the most notable shift lies in its focus – Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be front and centre at GTC 2024.

The success of past hybrid editions has influenced NVIDIA to maintain this format, ensuring accessibility for all participants. This hybrid approach, coupled with a focus on AI, aims to cultivate a collaborative atmosphere driving the future of AI development. With its diverse program, esteemed speakers, and commitment to fostering innovation, GTC 2024 promises to be a landmark event for those invested in the ever-evolving world of AI.

Mr. Greg Estes, NVIDIA’s VP of Developer Programs, emphasizes the expanded reach of GTC 2024. The hybrid format facilitates dynamic exchanges among diverse stakeholders within the AI ecosystem. Picture industry leaders, researchers, and even students coming together to network and collaboratively shape the future of AI. This "cross-pollination" of ideas has the potential to significantly accelerate advancements in the field.

A dedicated section will spotlight startups leveraging NVIDIA’s technology ecosystem, providing a valuable launchpad for these emerging companies to connect with venture capitalists and secure funding for their AI-powered ventures.

Beyond the keynote, the event offers a comprehensive program with hundreds of sessions and workshops delving into AI complexities. These sessions will feature in-depth discussions, demonstrations, and interactive learning experiences. The exhibition floor, another focal point, showcases cutting-edge advancements from over 300 participating companies, including industry giants like Google, AWS, and Oracle, providing a comprehensive overview of the AI landscape.

Held in the heart of Silicon Valley (San Jose, California), GTC capitalizes on its proximity to a hub of technological innovation. The SAP Center and the San Jose McEnery Convention Center serve as central venues for the event. The SAP Center takes centre stage for the highly anticipated keynote address by Jensen Huang, NVIDIA’s CEO and Founder. His speech is expected to offer insights into his vision for the future of AI, along with unveiling NVIDIA’s latest contributions to this rapidly evolving field.

Aside from Jensen’s keynote, attendees can expect highlights from notable speakers including:

  • Brad Lightcap, Chief Operating Officer, OpenAI
  • Sébastien Bubeck, Vice President, Microsoft GenAI
  • Vincent Vanhoucke, Distinguished Scientist and Senior Director of Robotics, Google DeepMind
  • Joelle Pineau, Vice President of AI Research, Meta
  • Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science and HAI Co-Director, Stanford University
  • Priscilla Chan, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Stefan Goebel, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, Product Engineering, and Head of Strategic Engineering Partnerships, SAP Labs
  • Belinda Neal, Chief Operating Officer for Core Engineering and Head of Engineering Partnerships, Goldman Sachs
  • Moises Hernandez-Fernandez, Vice President of Machine Learning Center of Excellence, JPMorgan Chase
  • Shan Jegatheeswaran, Vice President and Global Head of MedTech Digital, Johnson & Johnson
  • Rodolphe Katra, Vice President of AI, Medtronic
  • Aaron Saunders, CTO, Boston Dynamics

To learn more about the topics covered at GTC 2024, you can register here.