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Top AI conferences for 2020 by Behavioral Signals

Top AI Conferences for 2020: What Not To Miss

It’s no surprise that AI is the current “hot” technology. There are so many amazing ways AI and machine learning are used to affect our lives and our future (e.g. smart speakers, virtual assistants, self-driving vehicles, and voice-based gadgets). With an unending number of conferences, summits, symposiums, and workshops, Behavioral Signals has compiled a list of upcoming AI and AI-related conferences, that we find significant, so you can explore, learn, and hone your AI knowledge.

In most of these you will find us speaking, showcasing our emotion AI technology, or networking. So don’t hesitate to look us up or give us a shoutout on Twitter.

(Updated December 5th, 2019)

Project Voice

America’s #1 event for voice tech and AI, Project Voice conference is gathering over 3,000 highly-qualified attendees across 15-20 countries and talks on the good, the bad, and the ugly in voice tech.

Date: January 13-17
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, US


The Deep Learning Summit by Re-work is focused on showcasing the latest advancements in deep learning, and learning how to leverage new AI methods to solve problems in your organization.

Date: January 30-31
Location: San Francisco, US


CI Conference emphasizes on delivering intelligent insights on NLU and speech recognition technology, available for commercial use, including tools and services that can help companies use conversational technology. Catch up with our CEO, Rana Gujral, who is going to be talking on Predicting The Future Through Our Voice

Date: February 10-11
Location: San Jose, CA

Developer Week

Developer Week is a conference that each year gathers 8,000+ developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, managers and executives who seek the latest in developer technologies, languages, platforms, and tools.

Date: February 12-16
Location: San Francisco, US

Convergence India

The Convergence India is credited as India’s leading Technology Show. The expo brings together the latest technology innovations and trends showcasing the convergence of technologies covering Communications, Digital Broadcast, IoT, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Embedded Technologies, Mobile Devices & Accessories, Gaming & Entertainment as well.

Date: February 19-21
Location: New Delhi, India

MWC Barcelona 2020

GSMA organizes MWC, a thought-leadership conference that brings together the latest innovations and leading-edge technologies. With topics and trends on Artificial Intelligence, Customer Engagement, The 5G Era, IoT, the Media & Entertainment Planet, Security & Privacy in their agenda, MWC is justifiably the largest mobile event in the world.

Date: February 24-27
Location: Barcelona, Spain

AI Everything

The UAE wants a happier nation and is planning to converge everything AI in Dubai by 2031, in order to achieve it. The conference promotes initiatives, collaborations, partnerships, businesses and social enterprises in the field of AI.

Date: March 10-11
Location: Dubai, UAE


Recognize. Analyze. Utilize. This is the motto for the Big Data & AI World conference, an event that aims to educate and make tangible, meaningful, and insightful data & AI clearer.

Date: March 10-12
Location: London, UK


The annual Horasis Global Meeting is one of the world’s foremost gatherings of business and government leaders, offering an ideal platform to explore and foster cooperation, impact investing, and sustainable growth across the world. Meet us there with our CEO Rana Gujral participating in the Panel discussion: Embracing Artificial Intelligence.

Date: March 28-29
Location: Cascade, Portugal


The expo is held twice a year and is Japan’s largest exhibition specialized in artificial intelligence. With 300.000 visitors and 300 exhibitors, AI EXPO TOKYO [Spring] gathers various exhibiting solutions related to artificial intelligence from elemental technologies, hardware to applications, and services.

Date: April 1-3
Location: Koto, Japan

SpeechTEK 2020

SpeechTEK, for more than two decades, has been the number one gathering place for the speech technology community. A place to join other executives, engineers, developers, users, and adopters and learn about the new and innovative ways speech technologies are shaping our lives and changing the way we do business. Behavioral Signals will be there on the 2nd day of the Conference, with Rana Gujral, our CEO, talking on Using a Film’s Emotional Dowry to Enhance Movie Recommendation Systems.

Date: April 27-29
Location: Washington, DC


The Rise of AI conference invites and connects up to 2,000 AI experts, decision-makers, opinion-leaders, and game-changers to discuss Artificial Intelligence for society, politics, and economy. We will be there with our speaking on how to predict intent using behavioral signals from voice.

Date: May 13-14
Location: Berlin, Germany

Webit Festival Europe

Webit Festival Europe is focused in the areas of AI, 5G, Blockchain IoT, VR/AR, NextGen Cloud, Biotech, and Robotics. Innovative global leaders, investors, corporates, and organizations meet there. We will be there speaking and networking. Come meet us.

Date: June 10-11
Location: Valencia, Spain

CVPR 2020

CVPR is the premier annual computer vision event. The conference, additionally to the main event, comprises several co-located workshops, and short courses and provides exceptional value for students, academics, and industry researchers.   

Date: June 16-20
Location: Seattle, WA

The AI Summit

This conference looks at the practical implications of AI for enterprise organizations, the actual solutions that are transforming business productivity.

Date: June 17-20
Location: London, UK


Collision is said to be the fastest-growing tech conference in North America following the lead of the European Web Summit and gathers the world’s most influential buyers, sellers, emerging companies, and policymakers. (draft)

Date: June 22-25
Location: Toronto, Canada

AI & Big Data Expo Europe

The AI & Big Data Expo is focused on showcasing the next-generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data.

Date: July 1-2
Location: Rai, Amsterdam, Netherlands


ICML 2020

The International Conference on Machine Learning gathers professionals dedicated to the advancement of the branch of artificial intelligence known as machine learning. It is globally renowned for presenting and publishing cutting-edge research on artificial intelligence, statistics and data science, machine vision, computational biology, speech recognition, and robotics.

Date: July 12-18
Vienna, Austria

The Thirty-seventh International Conference on Machine Learning

O’Reilly AI Conference

This conference is a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies – focusing on practical business applications.

Date: September 14-17
Location: New York, NY, US



Not everything happens in the US. We picked a Canadian leading tech and innovation festival that attracts the brightest people shaping the world. It’s a forum for thought leadership and its definitely on our radar to attend.

Date: September 18-24
Location: Toronto, Canada


This conference is a multifaceted educational forum and expo dedicated to addressing the issues involved with the design, development, manufacture, and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligent systems, products, and services.

Date: September 24-25
Boston, US 

GITEX Technology Week

GITEX is the most important week in the annual tech calendar in Dubai. Technology leaders, enterprises, and startups worldwide come together to showcase the future of business in every industry. In 2020, the Conference celebrates the 40th anniversary of GITEX with a rebranded edition – GITEX Global.

Date: 27 Sep – 01 Oct 2020
Location: Dubai, UAE


AI World – Conference & Expo

The Conference is focused on the state of the practice of AI in the enterprise and is designed to help you navigate through the complex landscape of AI business solutions.

Date: September 29 – October 1

VOICE Summit

Sponsored by Amazon Alexa, Voice Summit is the world’s largest voice-tech conference. It attracts 5,000+ developers, conversational designers, startups, brands, agencies and execs at the forefront of the #voicefirst era.

Date: October 5-8
Location: Washington, DC, US


World Summit AI

Inspired Minds with the backing of the United Nations Organisation is organizing this leading global AI event all over the world, including stakeholders from the ecosystem of enterprise, Big Tech, startups, and investors. It discusses basic principles in order to make AI available to all economies, countries, and cultures and to promote AI for the greater good.

Date: October 7-8
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


Web Summit

And we couldn’t miss out one of Europe’s most important startup events. Once more in Lisbon, the event is focused on showcasing the best technology on the planet bringing Fortune 500 companies, groundbreaking startups, and world-class speakers together.

Date: November 2-5
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

NeurIPS 2020

The Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems is held by the NIPS Foundation, which primary focus is to present a continuing series of professional meetings to foster the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects.

Date: December 2-8 (TBD)
Vancouver, Canada