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March 08, 2016 11:00 ET

Narrative Science Invited to Speak About Artificial Intelligence at SXSW Interactive

Sharing Insights on the Transformative Impact of Intelligent Systems in the Enterprise

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - March 08, 2016) - Narrative Science, the leader in advanced natural language generation (Advanced NLG) for the enterprise, has been invited to speak at two sessions during the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, TX on March 11th. Kristian Hammond, Chief Scientist of Narrative Science, will educate attendees on how the proliferation of data is fostering a new era of artificial intelligence successes. During both sessions, Hammond will share an overview of the current artificial intelligence landscape, including how Advanced NLG is improving business operations and our personal lives.

Entitled "Big Data & AI: Sci-Fi vs. Everyday Applications" and taking place on March 11th at 11 AM CT at ACL Live at The Moody Theater, the panel kicks off the series, "Umbel Presents Data Discoveries." Umbel, leading provider of a customer data platform, established the series to gather data-driven pioneers to discuss how big data, artificial intelligence and robotics are catalyzing a massive shift in emerging sectors. The panel is being moderated by Robin Goad, CMO of Lucid AI, and includes Hammond, Doug Lenat, CEO of Cycorp, and Rayid Ghani, Research Director of the Center for Data Science & Public Policy University of Chicago. The discussion will center around the future potential for AI and data, what's already in development, potential dangers and how this will impact consumers.

"Real time control and access to data, combined with the tremendous advancements in artificial intelligence will soon transform everything from business efforts to human interactions," said Higinio Maycotte, CEO of Umbel. "We are very excited to have top experts in the field share a glimpse into this exciting new future."

The second panel, "FinTech Infrastructure and Data", hosted by FinTEx Chicago, takes place on March 11th at 2 PM CT at Doc's Motorworks. Hammond is speaking alongside Argon Credit CEO Raviv Wolfe, Akouba Credit CEO Chris Rentner and Pangea vice president of Global Partnerships, Joshua Gordon-Blake. The panel aims to bring together technology thought leaders to shine light on the growing role of data and innovation in financial services.

Having founded the University of Chicago's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and recognized for his research on artificial intelligence, machine-generated content and context-driven information systems, Hammond is regularly invited to present on the importance of these technologies for business innovation. To learn more about Narrative Science and the role of Advanced NLG in the enterprise, visit:

About Narrative Science
Narrative Science is the leader in advanced natural language generation for the enterprise. Its Quill™ platform, an intelligent system, analyzes data from disparate sources, understands what is interesting and important to the end user and then automatically generates perfectly written narratives for any intended audience, at unlimited scale. A diverse range of companies such as USAA, American Century Investments, MasterCard, and the U.S. intelligence community utilize Quill to increase efficiency through the elimination of time-consuming, manual processes related to analyzing data and communicating insights, freeing employees to focus on high value activities and better serving their customers.

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