AI & Nutrition
09:00-12:30 January 29

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09:00-09:10 January 29

An application of advanced computer methods in Nutrition science

09:10-09:50 January 29 · with Gordana Ispirova

Machine learning in clinical research: the Nestlé perspective

09:50-10:30 January 29 · with Cheng Chen, Maya Shevlyakova

Coffee Break

10:30-11:00 January 29

Setting the foundation for personalized eGrocery shopping​

11:00-11:40 January 29 · with Gaétan Hervé

Your life in a grocery bag: Large-scale analysis of food consumption in the city

11:40-12:30 January 29 · with Luca Aiello


Cheng Chen

Senior Data Scientist, Nestlé Research Center

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Gaétan Hervé

Head of Analytics and Data Science, LeShop

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Gordana Ispirova

Research assistant, Jožef Stefan Institute - Slovenia

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Luca Aiello

Senior Research Scientist, Bell Labs

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Maya Shevlyakova

Biostatistician, Nestlé

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This track intends to present some of the latest innovative applications of AI/ML to nutrition science and the food industry. Given the complexity and pervasiveness of food and nutrition, the potential applications are countless: food recognition from images, food recommendation systems, optimization of supply chain, personalized nutrition, etc.

Our speakers, from well-recognized actors in the academia and industry, will give an overview of their current work and the future challenges in the field.


Fabio Mainardi

Data Scientist, Nestlé Research Center

Teo Stocco

Chief Technology & Data Innovation Officer, Smood

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