2021 AIM

Artificial Intelligence in Management Workshop and Conference at USC Marshall

May 14-15, 2021

Conference Co-Chairs:
Gerard J. Tellis, Florenta Teodoridis, Milan Miric
Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Sponsored By:
USC Marshall Center for Global Innovation (CGI)
Informs Society of Marketing Science (ISMS)
Marketing Science Institute (MSI)
USC Marshall Institute for Outlier Research in Business (iORB)


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We invite proposals to present latest research on methods and applications of AI at the first AIM (Artificial Intelligence in Management) to be held virtually on May 14-15, 2021. The event consists of a half-day workshop on Friday May 14, 2021 providing introduction to various AI methods and a one-day research conference on Saturday May 15, 2021. The Friday workshop is meant to provide an introduction to cutting- edge methods in AI such as Deep Learning, natural language processing, and Image Analysis.

The Saturday conference will include presentations of cutting-edge research on AI. The conference will also include keynote speeches from industry experts. Research presentations will be scheduled for approximately twenty minutes per talk, and there will be a single stream of papers during the conference so presenters will be able to showcase their papers to all attendees.

Topics include but not limited to:

Empirical Phenomenon that Use AI: ideation, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, advertising creative and pricing, recommendation systems, brand perception dynamics, new product evolution, AI adoption and user behavior, Bot trading, blockchain, and AI in financial markets, worker training, public policy and privacy.

Use of AI Methods in Applied Research: Research papers employing machine learning, deep learning, reproducible inference, causal inference, networks, natural language processing, image, voice, and video analytics, AI automation and robotics, big data IoT, 5G, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality applications.

Development of New AI and ML Techniques: Research papers presenting novel methods related to machine learning, deep learning, causal inference, network analysis or any above-mentioned topic. Both applied papers demonstrating the performance of new methods, and theoretical papers introducing new methods are welcome.

Submission and Registration: Submit title, authors, affiliation, contact author and one-page abstract through the link below. Registration fees are $50 for faculty and $25 for students ($75 for non-academic attendees), for each, the conference and workshop.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/36EtR54hjb2iUuWo9

If you have any questions, please email: innovation@marshall.usc.edu and cc mmiric@marshall.usc.edu.

Deadlines: Submission deadline is March 15th, 2021. Acceptances will be notified by April 1, 2021.

Once the conference program is assembled we will send out the program along with registration links, Anticipated around April 1, 2021.