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Forbes, the defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism, is a global media leader that champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most-influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world.
CIFAR is a Canadian-based, global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most important questions.
By supporting long-term interdisciplinary collaboration, CIFAR provides researchers with an unparalleled environment of trust, transparency and knowledge sharing. Our time-tested model inspires new directions of inquiry, accelerates discovery and yields breakthroughs across borders and academic disciplines. Through knowledge mobilization, we are catalysts for change in industry, government and society. CIFAR’s community of fellows includes 19 Nobel laureates and more than 400 researchers from 22 countries. In 2017, the Government of Canada appointed CIFAR to develop and lead the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy, the world’s first national AI strategy.
Over our 15 year history, we have built a team of world-renowned researchers and advisors, giving Alberta-based companies first access to the brightest minds and the latest advancements.
Our researchers work closely with the global scientific and business communities to find opportunities to collaborate on research that will push the bounds of academic knowledge. Our team of Machine Learning Advisors guides local businesses along the path to building their in-house AI capabilities that will lead to transformational solutions to the toughest problems facing Alberta and the world. We aim to advance scientific research, cultivate talent and enhance business so that we can build a thriving machine intelligence ecosystem in Alberta.
IVADO aims to bring together industry professionals and academic researchers to develop cutting-edge expertise in data science, operational research and artificial intelligence. IVADO members provide data management methods and inform decision making for optimal resource use. In essence, IVADO creates opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaborations between the specialists, partners, researchers and students in its network.
IVADO’s objective is to be the link between academic expertise and the business needs of organizations, from international corporations to start-ups. With over 1000 affiliated scientists (researchers, post-docs, PhD candidates and research associates), IVADO is an advanced multidisciplinary centre for knowledge in sectors including statistics, business intelligence, deep learning, applied mathematics, data mining and cybersecurity. The institute therefore supports the development of processes to extract trends, metrics and concrete information from the jumble of big data.
DATA SCIENCE FOUNDATION
The Data Science Foundation is a professional body representing the interests of people working within the Data Science and advanced analytics sector. Read about the organisation, the work we engage in and how we operate. You will also find information on the Steering Group, our commitment to professional standards within the industry and our sponsors and supporters.
We believe in a 4th industrial revolution that brings benefits for all
We accelerate the understanding and adoption of new technologies in emerging countries through the development of public policy, the design of scalable pilot projects, skill-building and the strengthening of ecosystems. We design and implement strategies so companies, governments and people can harness the benefits of the digital economy. Our moonshot is to enable an inclusive 4th Industrial Revolution.
Our offices are based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities San Francisco and Mexico City, from which we enable local and international cross-sector collaborations.
With a spellbinding array of annual festivals, a thriving foodie culture and an enviable artistic scene, our French-influenced city has an unparallelled ability to charm visitors. It’s easy to love, easy to get to and easy to get around. Not just a pretty face, Montréal also means business. The city is a global leader in life sciences, artificial intelligence, aviation and other industries that require a delicate balance of intelligence, creativity and innovation. When you choose Montréal, you get a dedicated team, passionate about their city, who’ll work with you, start to finish. We’ll connect you to a local community of dynamic influencers because we know Montréal inside out. We have the experience, track record and know-how.
Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the Université de Montréal, Mila rallies researchers specializing in the field of deep learning. Recognized globally for its significant contributions to the field of deep learning, Mila has distinguished itself in the areas of language modelling, machine translation, object recognition and generative models. Since 2017, Mila is the result of a partnership between the Université de Montréal and McGill University, in close collaboration with École Polytechnique de Montréal and HEC Montréal.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Canada.ca is the Government of Canada’s digital presence. The goal of this site is to make it easier for Canadians to find and understand Government of Canada information and services.
XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. XPRIZE utilizes a unique combination of gamification, crowd-sourcing, incentive prize theory, and exponential technologies as a formula to make 10x (vs. 10%) impact in the grand challenge domains facing our world. XPRIZE’s philosophy is that—under the right circumstances— igniting rapid experimentation from a variety of diverse lenses is the most efficient and effective method to driving exponential impact and solutions to grand challenges. Active competitions include the $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE, the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE, the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, the $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, the $1.75M Water Abundance XPRIZE and the $1M Anu and Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE.
Techstars is the global ecosystem that helps entrepreneurs build great businesses. We help accelerate the pace of innovation by strengthening the path for entrepreneurs, providing support for entrepreneurial communities, and helping to grow the worldwide entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Founded in 2007, TechnoMontréal, a non-profit organization, is making a significant contribution to the Montréal region’s economic and social vitality by bringing together stakeholders from the private, institutional and public technology sectors around common objectives and concerted actions.
Our mission is to enhance the competitiveness, growth and influence of this industry, which provides 107,500 jobs in the city.
Our vision is to enrich the business climate and foster innovation by building bridges between the industry’s various players. To this end, we are implementing an approach to technological development through vertical markets, in partnership with the city’s leaders and decision makers.
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.
BloggersIdeas was founded in 2012 with the aim to help bloggers & SEO’s who struggle to understand the concept of Internet Marketing. Here are some of the reasons how BloggersIdeas can help you and why you’ll find this blog useful: It gives you regular Blogging tips to help you blog better. You can also ask for the assistance in person. BloggersIdeas gives the best tactics to increase traffic to your blog by making use of SEO. You can learn to create an SEO-friendly content with these tips. It also offers certain guides to learn SEO in depth. We also have videos as well as the blog interviewing Top SEO Experts which can help you to clear many doubts. Also, you can get the Blogging Tips as well as the WordPress Tutorials, Plugins tutorials.
New technologies have been always one of the major sources of innovation. The bigger source of innovation, however, is the people who are equipped to use these new emerging technologies in new ways to change the way we live our lives.
We believe in giving professionals who have that unquenchable thirst for knowledge- the right training programs to help them use all these emerging technologies that would affect nearly every industry today.
This how we aim to influence the creators of our tomorrow.”
Infoholic Research is a global market research and consulting organization based in Bangalore, which provides research and market intelligence to customers in emerging and untapped markets, and across niche technology verticals. Established in 2014, Infoholic has catered to custom requirements of Fortune 500 companies with strong focus in ICT, Semiconductor & Electronics, Chemicals and Healthcare domains. Besides our flagship syndicated and customized market research reports, go to market services, we span across a spectrum of consulting services which is aimed to serve any of the research requirements such as market entry strategies, competition tracking, M&A support, customer profiling, concept testing.
AffiliateBay is one of the cool affiliate marketing blogs in the noisy digital space. It shares posts on and offers:
o Affiliate Marketing
o Software Discount Coupons
o Product Reviews
o Internet Marketing News
One HealthTech is a volunteer-led grassroots community that supports and promotes women and other under-represented groups to be future leaders in health innovation. We inspire, celebrate, enable and champion diversity in healthtech.
QueerTech is a non-profit organization empowering local LGBTQ+ technologists and entrepreneurs through a series of meetups, hackathons, and networking events. We aim to develop a thriving ecosystem to support and grow LGBTQ+ leadership in tech.
We invite community members to join our monthly events and empower our community!
For more details, check out our Meetup and Facebook pages!
QueerTech est une organisation à but non lucratif qui responsabilise les technologues et les entrepreneurs LGBTQ + locaux par le biais d’une série de rencontres, de hackathons et d’événements de réseautage. Nous visons à développer un écosystème florissant pour soutenir et développer le leadership des LGBTQ + dans les technologies.
Nous invitons les membres de la communauté à participer à nos événements mensuels et à responsabiliser notre communauté!
Pour plus de détails, consultez nos pages Meetup et Facebook!
With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, quarterly magazines, whitepapers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals.