NYU IT hosted the inaugural NYU Technology Summit on November 14, 2018 to celebrate and showcase innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, learning, research, administration, and entrepreneurial efforts in tech, and beyond.

Keynote Address

The Summit featured special guest and keynote speaker Dr. Yann LeCun, Vice President and Chief Artificial Intelligence Scientist at Facebook, and Silver Professor of Computer Science, Neural Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYU.

Opening remarks for the summit were delivered by NYU President Andrew Hamilton.


A photo of keynote speaker Yann LeCun

Event Program

Download the complete NYU Tech Summit schedule (PDF).

Closing Plenary Session

The Summit also featured a closing plenary session with some of the most prominent leaders in technology at NYU and beyond. This discussion was moderated by Clay Shirky, the NYU Vice Provost for Educational Technologies. Joining Shirky as panelists were chair of Tandon Capital Associates, member of NYU’s Board of Trustees, and grammy-nominated musician, Chandrika Tandon; the Dean of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Jelena Kovačević; and Senior Vice President of Data Products and Platforms at Turner Broadcasting, Robyn Peterson.


If you have questions about the NYU Technology Summit, send email to tech-summit-contact@nyu.edu.