The keynote schedule is:
- Day 1: Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA co-founder and CEO, April 5, 9-11 am PT
- Day 2: Rob High, IBM Watson CTO, April 6, 11 am-12 pm PT
- Day 3: Gill Pratt, Toyota Research Institute CEO, April 7, 11 am-12 pm PT
GTC will showcase the vital role GPU technology plays in some of the industry's biggest trends, including artificial intelligence, virtual reality and self-driving cars. This year's event will feature more than 500 sessions with speakers from Alibaba, Audi, Baidu, Boeing, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Pixar, Raytheon, Samsung, Siemens, SpaceX and Twitter, among many others.
GTC also includes a daylong event, the Emerging Companies Summit, on April 6, focused on GPU-based startups. Nearly 100 startups will participate this year, including an onstage competition among a dozen companies vying for $100,000. Many more startups will show VR, drones, robots and other advanced technologies in the GTC Expo Hall.
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