The Humanity of AI

ethics • equality • empathy

May 30, 2019 | Algonquin College • Ottawa, Ontario

The Humanity of AI

ethics • equality • empathy

May 30, 2019 | Algonquin College • Ottawa, Ontario

Held on May 30, 2019 in Ottawa, IMPACT AI changed the conversation around artificial intelligence. As Canada’s fastest-growing conference focused on AI ethics, equality, and empathy, IMPACT AI ignited the idea that we are all responsible for the future of this transformative technology.

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us and helped to make this event such a terrific success. Enjoy coverage from IMPACT AI 2019 below, including recordings of each keynote, panel discussion, and fireside chat.

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Held on May 30, 2019 in Ottawa, IMPACT AI changed the conversation around artificial intelligence. As Canada’s fastest-growing conference focused on AI ethics, equality, and empathy, IMPACT AI ignited the idea that we are all responsible for the future of this transformative technology.

IMPACT AI 2019 recap 

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Fireside chat

 

LISA NELSON, Equifax Canada

Women in AI: Redefining the future

 

AILISH CAMPBELL, Chief Trade Commissioner of Canada w/ Ashley Casovan, Cathy Cobey, Ozge Yeloglu

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HERoes Launched

Learn more about the MindBridge Ai HERoes initiative

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Keynote

 

SUSAN ETLINGER, Altimeter Group

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Susan Etlinger on the Human Impact of Bias: Good intentions are not enough. Need to actively & repeatedly think about the consequences.

Bringing in Diversity & Humanities into the conversation to ensure that the human aspect of AI.#IMPACTAI2019 pic.twitter.com/aMDxRGqLmR

— Rim K., PhD. (@RimRK) May 30, 2019

Fireside chat

 

DAVID FURLONG, National Bank of Canada

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“An outstanding event on all fronts. Knowledgeable, passionate speakers providing informative and thought provoking facts regarding AI.”

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Navigating AI for financial services

 

KARLA CONGSON, collectiveIQ w/ Anne Butler, Kris Hansen, Natalie Cartwright, Cheesan Chew

Keynote

 

MANOJ SAXENA, CognitiveScale

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Award winners

 

 

Advancing Canadian Women Entrepreneurs in Technology

 

Advancing Young Canadian Women in Technology

 

Promoting STEM to Canada’s Youth

 

 

CINDY GORDON

 

MindBridge AI Leader of the Year

 

 

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Fireside chat

 

MANOJ SAXENA, CognitiveScale

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AI and our evolving workforce

 

CRAIG DOWDEN, Ph.D. w/ Dr. Alan J. Forster, Sean Hinton, Tashia Batstone, Ted Graham

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“Left #IMPACTAI2019 conference today with insights on risks, challenges and opportunities of applied AI in business and doing good! So much potential! We all need to learn more about its impacts and how to apply it responsibly.”

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Fireside chat

 

NUZIO RUFFOLO, Microsoft

AI for good: Bringing humanity to machines

 

KARLA CONGSON, collectiveIQ
w/ Bilal Khan, Garth Smith, Garth Thomas, Dr. Naomi Visanji

See you next year!