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Master Class “Creation of AI Agents of the Future”


About the event



Master Class "Creation of AI Agents of the Future" will be held on October 5, 2018 within the second day of the international research conference GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2018.

The goal of the workshop is to create concepts for AI agents based on design thinking methodology. The workshop starts with an introduction into Artificial Intelligence technology and its market potential. Then students learn about the concept of AI agent and type of tasks they are able to perform. After a quick explanation of design thinking methodology, students create their own concepts for AI agents by interviewing potential clients (company representative) and running an ideation session. As a result, teams present their concepts to the audience.

GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2018 participants, students of business, economy and IT majors (3rd and 4th year Bachelor students and Master students) are welcome to participate.


> Working language is English.
> When and where: October 5, 14.30-17.30, Room 1213






Tatjana Samsonowa

Senior Lecturer, SPbU Department of Operations Management , CEO of SAMSONOWA & Partners


Tatjana Samsonowa is the CEO of SAMSONOWA & Partners, international consultancy firm, focused on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of innovation and R&D models of clients. Tatjana is also a co-founder of a technological start-up, based on Artificial Intelligence technology. In 2012 Tatjana founded IPERF, the International Institute for Research Performance and Innovation Management. Before the foundation of the institute Tatjana was responsible for innovation and strategic collaboration between SAP research and Intel, IBM, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and Fraunhofer Society. Tatjana has developed in collaboration with research units of such companies as ABB, EMC2, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Phillips and Deutsche Telekom, methodology for managing R&D efficiency and effectiveness.


Assistants: Tatiana Bobrus, Olga Ignatyeva



Participation conditions


  • Registration is required
  • Registration fee payment is required*


* GSOM Emerging Markets Conference 2018 participants can attend the round table free of charge.





For registration please send an e-mail to GSOM Emerginf Markets Conference Organizing Committee:


In your e-mail please provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • e-mail


Registration fee


Registration fee amount for participation in the round table is 1000 rub.

* For detailed information about registration fee payment please check the main page of GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2018





GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2018 Organizing Committee