Never before have there been as many tech conferences to choose from as there are today. Don’t be boggled. With our laser focus on medtech, edtech and innovation, we at tekMountain have selected a choice list of AI conferences in these spaces, all located within continental North America.

These conferences provide unparalleled trainings, access to investors, peer networking and exposure to the newest advances in the tech spaces that matter most to you.

RE.WORK Women in AI dinner

Jan. 22, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Cost: Not yet listed

An evening of discussions, presentations, great food and wine, and inspiring women working in AI is in store for this popular and ground-breaking event. The dinner is open to all genders. Contact John McNicholas at for pricing and ticket information.

Data Science New York

Jan. 23-24, 2019

New York City

Cost: $1299

Spend two days exploring the key strategic and technical solutions for data-science leaders with more than thirty-five sessions delivered by more than forty-five world-class speakers. The conference features a unique streamed peer-to-peer discussion group format to benchmark attendees’ systems. Topics include Turning Insight into Income, Growth Through Commercial Data Science,    Hiring the Unicorn: What Makes a Great Data Scientist? Deploying and Monitoring Deep Learning Solutions at Scale, Transforming Traditional Industries into Data Science Champions, Data Science Advocacy: Educating and Working with the Business Stakeholders.

AI NEXTCon ’19

Jan. 23-26, 2019   

Seattle, WA

Cost: $399 to $1199

For developers, by developers, AI NEXTCon is one of largest AI events specially geared to tech engineers, developers, data scientists. The conference features deep-dive tech talks, hands-on workshops, and tools/framework live demos on topics such as computer vision, speech recognition, autonomous driving and more.

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference

January 23-25, 2019

Santa Clara, CA

Cost: $1,499 for all three days

This third annual Global Artificial Intelligence Conference, featuring more than one hundred speakers, eighty sessions and six keynotes, focuses on all industry verticals (finance, retail/e-commerce/m-commerce, healthcare/pharma/biotech, energy, education, insurance, manufacturing, telco, auto, hi-tech, media, agriculture, chemical, government, transportation etc.) and purports to be the largest vendor-agnostic conference in the AI space.

Deep Learning Summit

Jan. 24-25, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Cost: $595 to $2095

This year’s summit will feature one hundred speakers across ten stages, drawing about nine hundred attendees. Topics to be covered include computer vision, speech recognition, NLP, machine learning, neural networks, image retrieval, deep learning algorithms, and autonomous vehicles. A limited number of student passes are available.

Think 2019

Feb. 12-15, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Cost: $2295 (full conference)

Sponsored by IBM, Think features more than two thousand business and technical sessions led by industry disruptors and innovators. Think’s educational opportunities address the latest tools and solutions to improve and scale one’s business. Hundreds of labs take deep dives into AI, cloud, data, security, and other emerging technologies.

Conversational Interaction Conference

Mar. 11-12, 2019

San Jose, CA


The Conversational Interaction Conference emphasizes delivering usable insights on the state of the underlying NLU and speech-recognition technology available for commercial use, tools and services that help companies use conversational technology, case studies of deployments, best practices for successful use of NLU technology, and creating a flexible conversation rather than an overly structured and non-intuitive challenge.


April 8-10, 2019

San Diego, CA

Cost: $900 to $2395

Legitimately claiming to be the world’s leading education and workforce innovation summit, ASUGSV marks its tenth anniversary this year. The conference explores the depth and breadth of learning and workforce technology, from pre-K to higher ed and with deep dives into policy and entrepreneurship, aiming at nothing short of global transformation.

Artificial Intelligence Conference

April 15-18, 2019

New York City

Cost: $1495 to $2295

Presented by O’Reilly + Intel AI, the AI Conference is billed as “where cutting-edge science meets new business implementation. It’s a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies with a focus on how to use it in real-world implementations.” WHether it’s technical expertise or business strategy that interests you, the AI Conference provides a broad range of trainings, networking opportunities and inspiring keynotes. Best registration pricing ends Jan 25, 2019; early pricing ends March 1.

RE.WORK Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit

May 23-24, 2019

Boston, MA

Cost: $495 to $1595

Deep-learning methods and the tools set to revolutionize healthcare, medicine & diagnostics are the focus of this conference.

AI Toronto/Big Data Toronto

June 12-13, 2019

Toronto, Canada

Cost: Practicing professionals $500; solution providers $1,000

AAI Toronto is the largest AI conference and expo in Canada. The conference will focus on technical and practical verticals including use cases around real-time analytics, AI regulations, NLP, business automation, customer service automation, machine learning, data visualization, recommendation engines, smart home and IoT.

RE.WORK AI for Good Summit

June 20-21, 2019, San Francisco

Cost: Not yet listed

The AI for Good Summit focuses on applying artificial intelligence to benefit society and tackle global challenges such as the environment, education, healthcare and sustainability.

O’Reilly AI Conference

Sep. 9-12, 2019

San Jose, CA

Cost: $1495

The AI Conference delve into AI for structured business data, deep learning models, NLP, TensorFlow, implementing AI projects, affordable AI-capable products, and much more. Registration opens April 2019.

This blog was produced by the tekMountain Team of Sean AhlumAmanda SipesKelly Brown, Elyssa Miller and Zach Cioffi with lead writer Bill DiNome.


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