IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Innovation Day

Dates: May 21, 2014
Location: Foster City, California

IBM Innovation Center Silicon Valley

1001 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 400, Foster City, CA

8:30am – Registration, Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am - An overview of Watson, Cognitive Computing, and the Watson Ecosystem, with a view of strategic direction and what is coming next — Stephen Gold, VP of Watson Ecosystem and Market Development, IBM Watson Group

9:30am – Getting Ready for Watson
We’ll share the keys to business success with Watson, including what makes a great use case and the fundamental building blocks from a business and technical perspective — Lauri Saft, Director of Watson Ecosystem Program)

10:15am – Short Break

10:30am – Our Journey with Watson
A current ecosystem partner shares why they chose IBM Watson as a strategic platform, shares their experiences to date, and demonstrates their “Powered by Watson” app..

11:00 am – Getting Started with Watson
Watson Ecosystem’s CTO walks through how to get started with Watson. Get a real-time view of what it’s like to build a Watson app using the Watson Experience Manager, Watson Developer Cloud, Watson QA API, and tips for integrating Watson into applications — Sridhar Sudarsan, CTO of Watson Ecosystem

11:45 pm – Where Do I Go From Here?
We’ll wrap things up and give some guidance on next steps — Stephen Gold, VP of Watson Ecosystem and Market Development, IBM Watson Group)

12:00pm – Lunch and Networking

1:00pm – Close