The world’s leading AI summit
for the Americas

 

25 – 26 March 2020

Palais des congrès de Montréal

Montreal, Canada

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1500+

Attendees

100

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The AI Brains are back!

The World Summit AI Americas is returning to Montreal on 25th-26th March 2020, bringing together major global influencers in AI from enterprise, big tech, startups, academia, law, government and investment for two full days of mind-boggling innovation, heated discussions on AI policy, ethics and regulation, applied solutions for enterprise, hands-on workshops and the development of plans for advancing the application of AI in the coming year.

Brought to you by the organisers of World Summit AI.

Renowned for being the most important event in the AI calendar. WSAI 2019 was held in Amsterdam in October and saw 6495 attendees from 162 countries listen to over 260 speakers sharing their views in 10 over-subscribed content streams.

Tickets will sell out again in 2020 – book early to secure your place.

We asked you, what could we do to make the Summit even better?

You told us. We listened.

  • Address the difficult conversations that others are afraid to have – DONE
  • Take the conversations around ethics, bias and explainability to the next level – DONE
  • Don’t just tell us what should happen, show us – DONE
  • Give us longer breaks at lunchtime and breaks for networking and solving the issues around AI – DONE
  • Make the deep dive tech talks far more technical – DONE
  • Create even more interactive workshops – DONE

Don’t just take our word for it, come and find out for yourself!

The 2019 AI Brains

Who’s coming?

  • Enterprise, Big Tech companies, AI Tech Startups & Scaleups, Academics, Investors & Students.
  • CEOs, CTOs, COOs, Founders, Chief Data Officers, Chief Information Officers & Chief Digital Officers.
  • VPs, Directors, Heads of AI Machine Learning Data Science Technology Innovation Applied AI
  • Scientists, Engineers & Developers
  • Investors – progressively minded VCs, Seeds and Angels
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What we talk about

Deep Dive Tech Talks

From the world’s leading tech innovators across industry & academia – the recent breakthroughs in transfer learning, Software 2.0, self-sufficient AI, AI and the IoT, artificial general intelligence, AI and robotics, and image and voice recognition.

Topical debate on the hottest issues

  • Does the use of AI for profiling and tracking signal the end of privacy and anonymity?
  • What will it take for humans to trust AI and who’s to blame if/when something goes wrong?
  • Should big tech be regulated or will this stifle innovation?

AI Ethics

Build and implement an ethical framework to create model governance.

AI For Good

Using AI to address socio-economic imbalances and help humanity.

AI implementation roadmap

How to embed AI throughout your whole business to increase productivity, accelerate growth and broaden your customer base.

AI Use Cases

Cross-industry enterprise stories of how AI has transformed businesses, the impact on the bottom line, the hurdles and challenges faced, what’s fact and what’s not.

NEW: Sector-specific panel sessions on finance and retail

Involving both enterprises and startups, looking at the impact of AI on the industry, what the incumbents need to do to survive, the barriers to innovation, and how enterprises and startups can find each other in such a crowded marketplace.

Hot picks of AI disruptors

Discover the hot picks of AI disruptors making waves in their industries and receive top tips from those that have successfully grown their businesses.

New for 2020!

Leading industry experts discuss the hottest topics making global headlines

Should big tech be regulated or will this merely serve to stifle innovation across the AI is expanding so rapidly across all elements of our daily lives? Does the use of AI for profiling and tracking signal the end of privacy and anonymity? Question how our regulatory frameworks can remain fit for purpose when AI now permeates almost every element of our daily lives and is evolving so rapidly.
What does it take for humans to trust AI? Can machines have consciousness? If you create AI, does it have rights? What happens when the AI goes wrong? Who’s to blame?

AI for Humanity

Explore how AI can be used to balance the socio-economic playing field with case studies from the worlds of heath, disaster management, and education
Find out how to implement an ethical framework and what model governance looks like

Startups Stage

Listen to new sector-specific panel sessions on finance and retail, involving both enterprises and startups, looking at the impact of AI on the industry, what the incumbents need to do to survive, the barriers to innovation, and how enterprises and startups can find each other in such a crowded marketplace.

World Summit AI Global Summit Series

An exclusive gathering of the major global influencers in AI  across business, science and tech for two full days of mind-boggling innovation, heated discussions on AI policy, ethics and regulation, applied solutions for enterprise, hands-on workshops and the development of plans for advancing the application of AI for Good in the coming year.

World Summit AI Americas 25 & 26 March  2020, Palais des Congres de Montreal, Canada

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World Summit AI will once again gather the global AI ecosystem of Enterprise, Big Tech, Startups, Investors and Science, the brightest brains in AI as speakers in Amsterdam to tackle head-on the most burning AI issues and set the global AI agenda.

World Summit AI 7 & 8 October 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Featured sponsors

Founding Partner: Stradigi AI

Stradigi AI helps enterprise clients transform their business using platform agnostic solutions. Powered by one of Canada’s largest applied research labs, their cutting edge solutions drive innovation and strategic growth in a secure and scalable way. With offices in Montreal and Toronto, Stradigi AI is well-positioned to serve global clients.

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Lead Legal Partner: BCF

BCF is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies and well-established global enterprises who have chosen Québec and Canada as a stepping stone to growth and success. BCF understands its clients’ commercial activities and is well-positioned to partner with organizations: from first-time entrepreneurs to well-established public or private organizations to brokerage, venture capital or private equity firms. BCF’s team helps turn clients’ dreams into viable and innovative businesses. With humility, creativity, generosity, intensity and authenticity, BCF has earned the trust of companies in all sectors of activity in Québec, throughout Canada and elsewhere in the world, developing close relationships with renowned firms, and helps clients reach their growth objectives by providing pragmatic and forward-thinking solutions.

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