IBM World of Watson 2016

IBM World of Watson 2016 IBM has established Watson as an advanced platform that is fueling a new generation of cognitive businesses and ideas. Enterprise clients and developers are tapping into Watson APIs to create and bring to life solutions that are transforming industries and society.

World of Watson is the largest conference dedicated to artificial intelligence technologies, featuring clients, business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, data scientists and developers who are at the forefront of this change.

At World of Watson, attendees will learn more about how IBM is helping developers, data scientists, and everyday people leverage AI -- through Watson technologies as well as IBM's leadership in industry expertise, data security, IBM Cloud capabilities and more.

The conference, held October 24-27 in Las Vegas, is the site for a broad range of news announcements including:

  • Increasing Adoption - Since Watson’s inception, IBM has worked with enterprise clients and developers to apply Watson within their respective organizations. Leading brands will demonstrate how they're applying Watson today to change the way their professionals work and serve their customers.
  • Engaging Cognitive Builders - As the field of AI and cognitive computing grows rapidly, developers and data scientists are playing a crucial role in how the technology is applied, but there's a skills gap that IBM is working to help close. IBM will demonstrate new partnerships to empower the next generation of developers to hone their AI skills.
  • Driving Innovation - IBM continues to advance its portfolio and will introduce a series of new services and solutions that feature cloud-enabled cognitive capabilities.

You can tune in live to these major announcements, as well as hear straight from our clients and partners on how they are using Watson to transform their business, starting at 9:00 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, October 25:

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News releases
Date Title
26 Oct 2016 Hello, OnStar -- Meet Watson
26 Oct 2016 Slack, IBM Partner to Bring Watson to Developers
26 Oct 2016 Teva Pharmaceuticals and IBM Expand Global Partnership to Enable Drug Development and Chronic Disease Management with Watson
25 Oct 2016 IBM Introduces New Watson Solutions for Professions
25 Oct 2016 IBM Watson Education and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences for College Students
25 Oct 2016 IBM Powers MobileFirst for iOS Apps with Watson to Boost Decision Making for Professionals
25 Oct 2016 The Weather Channel Launches Bot For Facebook Messenger, Powered By IBM Watson
25 Oct 2016 IBM Watson’s New Conversational Capabilities Bring Brands and Consumers Closer
25 Oct 2016 IBM Unleashes the Power of Machine Learning with Watson-enabled Data Platform
25 Oct 2016 IBM Brings Watson to its Cloud Video Technology


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    Date added: 26 Oct 2016

    At IBM’s World of Watson in Las Vegas, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty (left) and GM CEO Mary Barra (right) announce a partnership to bring the power of OnStar and IBM Watson to create OnStar Go, the auto industry’s first cognitive mobility platform. Source: IBM

  • IBM Watson Education and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences for College Students IBM Watson Education and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences for College Students

    Date added: 25 Oct 2016

    George Washington University junior Erin Green uses Pearson immersive learning products for coursework on the university’s campus on Friday, October 21, 2016. Pearson recently announced a partnership with IBM to make Watson’s cognitive capabilities available to millions of college students and professors. (credit: Pearson)

Contact(s) for the Press kit

Katy Rosati

IBM Media Relations 1 (917) 421-7543