Talks

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SPEAKER

NORTH AMERICAN REGIONAL SUMMIT (AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT) MONTREAL 2018

The Future of AI: Utopia or Dystopia?
NARS AUB Summit Montreal 2018


PANELIST

TECHSTARS MONTREAL 2018

Panel on regulations and legal frameworks on data privacy
Invite only event


PANELIST

REWORK AI FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT TORONTO 2018

Should Government regulate AI?
REWORK AI for Government Summit Toronto 2018


PANELIST

REWORK AI FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT TORONTO 2018

AI for Law Enforcement and Fraud
REWORK AI for Government Summit Toronto 2018


SPEAKER

OTTIAQ ANNUAL CONFERENCE - HUMAN RELATIONS IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MONTREAL 2018

Ethical Development of AI : A Practical Approach
OTTIAQ AI conference Montreal 2018


SPEAKER

HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS, MONTREAL 2018

An introduction to the ethical development of AI
BQBC AI Conference


SPEAKER

MCGILL: DATA SCIENCE FOR BUSINESS DECISIONS

Guest Lecture - AI Ethics
McGill Data Science for Business Decisions


PANELIST

SAP AI CONFERENCE

Ethics in AI: Meet the Experts
Invite only event


SPEAKER

EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY SYMPOSIUM ON AI AND EDUCATION, OTTAWA 2018

How might an ethically and morally-informed AI be conceived in a culturally diverse global context?
E21 Consortium Symposium


PANELIST

REWORK: AI IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

Future of Cybersecurity for Businesses implementing AI
REWORK San Francisco 2018 Industrial Automation AI Summit


PANELIST

REWORK: AI IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

Global Policy Surrounding AI and Autonomous Systems
REWORK San Francisco 2018 Deep Learning for Robotics Summit


PANELIST

REWORK: DEEP LEARNING FOR ROBOTICS SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

Humanising AI and the Ethical Implications of Technology
REWORK San Francisco 2018 Industrial Automation AI Summit


PANELIST

DAWSON COLLEGE AI SYMPOSIUM

Impact of AI and Big Data on Society
Link coming soon


SPEAKER

THE NEXT WEB CONFERENCE, AMSTERDAM 2018

Ethical Development of AI: A Practical Approach
The Next Web Conference Engage Sessions


PANELIST

HR TECH SUMMIT TORONTO 2018

Addressing Tech’s Ethical Dark Side: How Can We Ensure that AI is Used for the Good
HR Tech Summit Toronto 2018


SPEAKER

OXFORD INTERNET INSTITUTE - CONNECTED LIFE, LONDON 2018

Inclusive design -How do we ensure a high degree of participation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems?
Connected Life 2018


PANELIST

RIGHTSCON TORONTO 2018

Workers Data Rights - Making sure the human remains in human resources
Rightscon Toronto 2018


CANADA DELEGATION LEAD

AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT, GENEVA 2018

Discussion of AI Ethics work being done in Canada
AI for Good Global Summit Geneva 2018
YouTube Interview


MODERATOR

AI CONFERENCE BY THE CANADIAN GERMAN CHAMBER OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE, MONTREAL

AI automation and employee replacement – What precautions can be taken to avoid sector specific unemployment?
Transatlantic Dialogue: AI Conference Montreal 2018


CONTRIBUTOR - AI EXPERT

INGSA WORKSHOP ON EVALUATING WELLBEING IN THE DIGITAL AGE, LONDON

Guiding discussions from a technical and policy perspective on the impact that AI will have on wellbeing
Invite-only workshop


SPEAKER

CONCORDIA MANAGEMENT CONSULTING - WORKPLACE 2020

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and the ethical development of AI
MCC Concordia Workplace 2020


SPEAKER

BROOKFIELD INSTITUTE - AI + PUBLIC POLICY: UNDERSTANDING THE SHIFT

Lightning Talk on the ethical development of AI
Brookfield + Autodesk Toronto 2018 YouTube Link


SPEAKER

URBAIN ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE 2018 - ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE CITY

Ethical Implications of using AI in Smart Cities
NewCities Roundtable Series 2018


CONTRIBUTOR

REFRAMEWORK - RADIUS SFU | ALTNOW | BANFF CENTER

Practical Industry and Academia experiences: AI ethics
ReframeWork Vancouver 2018


PANELIST

TECH AGAINST TERRORISM MONTREAL WORKSHOP 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics – the requirement for transparency
Tech Againt Terrorism Montreal Workshop 2018


SPEAKER

KEEPING UP WITH THE SPEED OF DISRUPTION: A PUBLIC POLICY FORUM SEMINAR SERIES

Session #1: The New Intelligence
Keeping Up With The Speed of Disruption


PROGRAM COMMITTEE

THE 31ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDUSTRIAL, ENGINEERING & OTHER APPLICATIONS OF APPLIED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS 2018

Special Track: Artifical Intelligence, Law and Justice S
IEA AIE 2018


PANELIST

MASSEY SCIENCE CONFERENCE - FRANKLIN FORUM, TORONTO 2018

How can we use AI ethically, transparently, and safely?
Massey Science Conference


PANELIST

SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

Social Debates and Issues in Public Policy Analysis - Artificial Intelligence Panel
Concordia SCPA


CONTENT EXPERT

REWORK DEEP LEARNING SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

Workshop: Introduction to Deep Learning
REWORK Deep Learning Summit San Francisco 2018


PANELIST

REWORK AI ASSISTANT SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

As Our AI Systems Become More Capable, Should Ethics be an Integral Component to your Business Strategy?
REWORK AI Assistant Summit San Francisco 2018


PANELIST

REWORK DEEP LEARNING SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO 2018

What are the Main Practical Safety Issues with AI Products?
REWORK Deep Learning Summit San Francisco 2018


PANELIST

TRANSATLANTIC ICT FORUM, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, BRUSSELS 2017

Artificial Intelligence and Social Inclusion
Transatlantic ICT Forum, European Parliament, Brussels 2017


ORGANIZER AND FACILITATOR

WORKSHOP SERIES AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL 2017-18

Ethical Development of AI - A Practical Approach - Workshop 1
Workshop 1 - Ethical Development of AI - A Practical Approach


FACILITATOR AND CO-ORGANIZER

WORKSHOP WITH ELEMENTAI AT FWD50, OTTAWA 2017

Government and AI
FWD50 Ottawa 2017


SPEAKER

TANDEM LAUNCH AI MTL 2017

Exploring AI Ethics and NLP using Chatbots
TandemLaunch AI MTL


PANELIST

CENTRE JACQUES CARTIER: TRANSPARENCE ET RESPONSABILITÉ DES ALGORITHMES, MONTREAL 2017

Table-ronde : Les algorithmes dans l’économie numérique
UQAM Centre Jacques Cartier


SPEAKER

MONTREAL AI SYMPOSIUM 2017

Meticulous Transparency — A Necessary Practice for Ethical AI
Montreal AI Symposium
YouTube Link


MONTREAL DELEGATION ORGANIZER - DISTRICT 3

AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT, GENEVA 2017

Discussion of AI Ethics work being done in Montreal
AI for Good Global Summit Geneva 2017
YouTube Link