Konica Minolta showcases Artificial Intelligence innovations at AI business Conference

| 6 September 2016

Konica Minolta is supporting the AI Summit, the world’s foremost event covering the practical implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enterprise organisations and solutions that are transforming business productivity. Taking place in San Francisco, 28 – 29 September, more than 600 business CxOs are attending alongside AI start-up innovators, press/media and acclaimed researchers. By giving a keynote speech, Konica Minolta will demonstrate how AI can bring additional value to digital workplace concepts.

AI is already here. It already has a presence in many, if not most industries; its application in the business environment is growing fast. According to many estimates, over the next 10 years enterprise spending on AI technology will increase from $200m to over $50billion1.

Konica Minolta supports the AI Summit

The AI Summit is supported by Konica Minolta, one of the leading providers in the area of IT services and production printing solutions. Within the AI Summit Event, Dennis Curry, Vice President and Director of Business Innovation and R&D Europe at Konica Minolta, will deliver a keynote speech demonstrating how Artificial Intelligence enables an effective management of information flows in digital workplaces.


A showcase for the world’s top technology innovators

AI Summit Event Director, George Kipouros, is looking forward to the next event in the AI Summit Series. “AI will drive business growth, and rather than detract from human contribution it will release workers to complete more creative and valuable tasks. The AI Summit San Francisco showcases the world’s top technology innovators and end-users spearheading the fourth industrial revolution.’’

A number of leading organizations spanning finance, law, healthcare, manufacturing, transport, energy, education and many more are looking to implement the technologies or have already started. The conference programme includes exclusive announcements on AI projects from American Airlines, Capital One, UBER, General Electric, Wells Fargo, Navistar, BMS, Johnson & Johnson and many more.“AI is being implemented by leading organizations in a broad range of industries and we are very excited to host Konica Minolta alongside key industry names that include Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM Watson, Microsoft, Tata and Accenture’’ underlines Daniel Pitchford, Commercial Director, The AI Summit. The AI Summit, which has an emphasis on networking between delegates and solution providers, provides unique content with speakers offering exclusive insights into the future world of AI-empowered businesses.The AI Summit San Francisco is held at the Fort Mason Center, September 28 – 29, 2016. To find out more please visit:

www.theaisummit.com/sanfrancisco1 AI Business 2016 - Practical Artificial Intelligence For business

About Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe (KMLE)

Since its establishment in 1873, Konica Minolta has had a long history of innovation and is now expanding its business in various fields including the digital workplace, healthcare, sensors and information automation, and business technologies. For Konica Minolta, innovation and research are key elements for creating new value for society overall. With this ambitious objective, in 2015, Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe (KMLE) has been established as part of the Konica Minolta Corporate R&D. Having its headquarters in London and its R&D laboratory in Brno, Czech Republic, and later this year a second KMLE centre focusing on healthcare technologies will open in Munich, Germany.Exploiting the long standing and robust experience of Konica Minolta, KMLE is the factory where innovative solutions in the field of information and communications technology come to life to transform the next generation of products and services from Konica Minolta. Leveraging on close collaboration with Business Innovation Centre Europe and other external research organizations, Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe takes advantage of the most advanced technologies to support new business opportunities driven by innovation and customers’ needs.

For Press & Media Enquiries on Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe please contact

Elisabetta DelponteR&D Communication Specialist of KMLET: +39 342 1637290
E: elisabetta.delponte@konicaminolta.eu

For Press & Media Enquiries on The AI Summit please contact:

Rob AmosHead of Marketing & CommunicationsT: +44 7900 250 158
E: robamos@aibusiness.org