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Day 1: AI Strategic Forum

Part of the artificial intelligence meetings Events The speech will be delivered in French and in English.

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CCMM

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Since 2018, three Strategic Forums on Artificial Intelligence have been organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, while Scale AI, Canada's artificial intelligence supercluster, has held two editions of its key event, AI in Action. For its part, Forum IA Québec has recently joined the Quebec ecosystem to act as a hub for strategic reflection and consultation in the sector.

The CCMM, Scale AI and Forum IA Québec are teaming up this year to offer you an event highlighting the Québec and pan-Canadian artificial intelligence ecosystem. This two-day activity is a must for all players in the sector and for companies wishing to discover how and why to invest in AI. These meetings will be held on a virtual platform.

Program summary (details will be published as they become available):

Day 1 — Strategic Forum on Artificial Intelligence

Take stock of the sector's economic contribution to the economic vitality of the city and Québec.

Discover how artificial intelligence is helping to improve the competitiveness and performance of several industries.

Master of ceremonies:

  • Erandi Motte Cortes Director, International Markets and Entrepreneurship Development – Acclr
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

PART 1 – Taking stock: update on the AI sector

8 h

  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Éric Caire Minister for Government Digital Transformation
    Deputy Government House Leader
  • Valérie Plante Mayor of Montréal
    President of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

8h40 Panel – Collaboration at the heart of the AI ecosystem

  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Julien BillotCEO
    Scale AI
  • Marie-Paule JeansonnePresident and CEO
    Forum IA Québec

9 h Panel – The positioning of Montréal and Québec on the world stage

  • Hubert Bolduc President and Chief Executive Officer
    Investissement Québec International
  • Stéphane PaquetPresident and CEO
    Montréal International
  • Ashee SarinPartner, Consulting and Omnia AI Leader, Québec and National Capital Region
    Deloitte

Moderator:

  • Marie-Paule JeansonnePresident and CEO
    Forum IA Québec

9 h 30 Presentation – What does ServiceNow’s purchase of Element AI represent for the AI ecosystem in Montréal and Québec?

  • Denis Thérien Vice-President, Research and Partnerships in R&D
    ServiceNow

PART II – Strengthening the position of Montréal and Québec

9 h 50 Panel – Contributions of AI research

  • Stéphane LétourneauExecutive Vice-President
    Mila
  • Gilles SavardCEO
    IVADO
  • Isabelle Cayer Director General
    Centre de développement et de recherche en intelligence numérique (CDRIN)

Animation

  • Valérie Bécaert, Ph. D. Director, Research Group
    ServiceNow

10 h 20 Panel – Building local champions

  • Magaly CharbonneauPartner
    Inovia Capital
  • Louis Têtu Chairman and CEO
    Coveo
  • Alexis SmirnovCo-founder & Chief Technology Officer
    Dialogue

Moderator:

  • Jean-Denis CharestVice-President, Business Development, Partnerships and Membership
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

10 h 50 Panel – Energizing the entrepreneurial fabric to propel AI

  • Julien BillotCEO
    Scale AI
  • Richard Chénier, CRHACEO
    Centech
  • Madeleine Jean Acting General Manager
    Prompt Innov
  • Bruno MorencyManaging Director
    Techstars Montréal AI

Animation

  • Chloé LangevinSenior Project Manager
    Creative Destruction Lab

PART III – Accelerating the integration of AI into our society

11 h 20 Panel – Outlook on the rise of AI in Québec

  • Luc Sirois Quebec's Chief Innovation Officer

11 h 40 Tribune – Rethinking AI from a responsible innovation perspective

  • Joëlle PineauHead, Facebook AI Research in Montréal
    Co-director of the Reasoning and Learning Lab, School of Computer Science
    McGill University

12 h Panel – Socially responsible and ethical development of AI

  • Olivier Blais Co-founder and VP, Data and Transformation
    Moov AI
  • Sasha Luccioni Postdoctoral Researcher
    Université de Montréal + Mila
  • Samir Sahli, MSc, PhD National Digital Data&AI Specialist
    Microsoft Canada

Moderator:

  • Lyse LangloisExecutive Director
    International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technology (OBVIA)

12 h 30 Panel: AI at the service of big business

  • Richard Cléaz-Savoyen Senior Director, Revenue Optimization
    Air Canada
  • Patrick Jeandroz Head, Expertise – Data Science and High-Performance Computing
    Hydro-Québec
  • Anne No Delaide, ing. MBADirector, Technology and Innovation Banking, Regional Lead for Eastern Canada
    RBC Royal Bank
  • Freddy Ntako Director, Data & AI Platforms
    CAE

Moderator:

  • Alain Boudreault Vice-President, Strategy and Innovation
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

13 h 05 Closing discussion

  • Valérie PisanoPresident and CEO
    Mila
  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Prices

Pricing
Day 1: AI Strategic Forum
*One transaction per participant, by email. This transaction entitles one person to access the event.
**If you have any questions, please write to us at reservations@ccmm.ca.
Day 1: AI Strategic Forum $95 *
Day 2 : AI in Action
*One transaction per participant, by email. This transaction entitles one person to access the event.
**If you have any questions, please write to us at reservations@ccmm.ca.
Day 2 : AI in Action $95 *
AI Meetings
Promotion for the two days
*One transaction per participant, by email. This transaction entitles one person to access the event.
**If you have any questions, please write to us at reservations@ccmm.ca.
AI Meetings
Promotion for the two days
$125 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information

Véronique Lauzon
Special Projects Manager
514 871-4000, ext. 4006
vlauzon@ccmm.ca

For any questions about your login on the day of the Forum, please send an email to:
foruminfo@ccmm.ca.

Please note that no exchange or refund will be accepted after your purchase. This event will be held despite a potential lockdown.

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