August 23, 2020 1:00PM - 6:00PM MST

Tomorrow's AI Leaders Begin Today

2020 ai4youth Canada 3rd annual national conference

Partners: Enbridge, NDAX, SalesChoice Inc., braintoy.ai

Thank you to all the moderators, panellists, and viewers jor joining us in our third annual national conference! Click here to see photos of the conference! VIDEO RECORDING COMING SOON.

aims to provide students with in-person opportunities to learn AI through national networking and to inspire students to make a difference in real life through innovation. In the past two years, our AI nationwide conferences specifically for high school students have had more than 700+ participants across Canada. It had a resounding impact and raised more awareness among youth about AI and reported by CBC, CTV.

AI4YOUTH CANADA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 

2020 National Conference features

Online Panel style with moderator and Live Q&A with panelists!

Interact with local AI leaders from Universities and Industries to learn how AI is deployed and developed in our daily lives, from banking to ethics and security to health.

4 separate panels including 2 Deep Dive Panels into Ethics, Security, and Privacy and Finance

Special Student Panel of UofToronto and Stanford students who will share their AI startups and application projects. Panelists include young entrepreneurs and scientists, researchers, and interns!

AI4YOUTH CANADA NATIONAL CONFERENCE aims to provide students with opportunities to learn AI through national networking and to inspire students to make a difference in real life through innovation and opening new doors.

Panels:

Schedule:

Ethics

Finance

Student Panel

General

AI is changing our world. Who changes AI? You - the next generation! Learn about the newest opportunities, limitations, and innovations that companies, industry leaders, and researchers bring into our AI-integrated future. How can you use AI to contribute to growing our sustainable and diverse community?

General Panel: 

Moderator:

Linus Sebastian - Linus Media Group, Canadian Youtube Personality

Panelists:

Dr. Frank Wood - UBC, Associate Professor of Computer Science; Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Mila Institute

Dr. Cindy Gordon - SalesChoice Inc, CEO and Co-founder; Forbes Contributor: AI Leadership; AI Directory, Co-founder, Chairman, and Board Director

Tony Khoo - Enbridge, Head of Canadian Technology + Innovation Lab

Amit Varma - braintoy.ai, CEO and Co-founder

Zoë Cayetano - Intel, Product Manager for AI and IoT.

Dr. Frank Wood

Dr. Cindy Gordon

Tony Khoo

Armit Varma

Linus Sebastian

Zoë Cayetano

Deep Dive Panel #1: Ethics, security, and privacy

Are we ready? Approaching the digital, political, and physical issues that arise in an AI-driven world. Where do we draw the line between human and machine? From healthcare to cybersecurity, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, learn about important AI issues through the perspectives of our powerhouse panelists.

Moderator:

Bruke Kifle - Microsoft, Artificial Intelligence Product Manager

Panelists:
Quinn Underwood - animo.ai, CEO and Co-founder
J Sotropa - General Dynamics, Chief Engineer - Land and Joint

Stephen Ibaraki - Chairman and Managing General Partner REDDS Capital.

Ouldooz Baghban Karimi -Lecturer and the chair of the Diversity Committee at the Computing Science department, Simon Fraser University.

Saqib Muhammad - Co-founder at Resemble, Mcmaster University Graduate.

Bruke Kifle

J Sotropa

Quinn Underwood

Stephen Ibaraki

Ouldooz Baghban

Karimi

Saqib Muhammad

Deep Dive Panel #2: Finance

Ever wonder how AI is changing the financial sector? From cryptocurrency to AI stock traders to chatbot bankers, how are we using AI to make our lives more efficient and secure? What are the possible consequences? Discover new doors to AI in Finance!

Moderator: 

Sarah Sun - Analytics By Design, Head of Content and Research​, WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2019. 

Panelists:

Julia Baranovskaya - National Digital Asset Exchange Inc. (NDAX), CCO and Founding Team Member
Yana Bobrysheva - Finn.ai, Customer Success and Delivery Manager

Eric Santor - BA in History and Political Science at Huron College, University of Western Ontario, and his PhD in Economics at the University of Toronto.

Sarah Sun 

Yana Bobrysheva

Juila Baranovskaya

Eric Santor

Student Panel

Ever wonder how AI is changing the financial sector? From cryptocurrency to AI stock traders to chatbot bankers, how are we using AI to make our lives more efficient and secure? What are the possible consequences? Discover new doors to AI in Finance!

Moderator: 

Nicholas Wilger - AI4Youth Canada Alberta Regional Director

Panelists:

Azmain Abrer - Popular Innovations Inc., Upcoming UofToronto student.

Brendon Matusch - Reinforcement Learning Student Researcher, Upcoming Stanford Student 2024

Shounak Ray - Upcoming Stanford University student studying Computer Science and Management.

Azmain Abrer

Brendon Matusch

Shounak Ray

Conference Schedule

1:00: Conference Begins

1:15 - 2:15: General Panel Discussion

2:15 - 2:30: Live Q&A for students

 

15 min Break

 

2:45 - 3:15: Student Panel

3:15 - 3:30: Live Q&A

 

15 min Break

 

3:45 - 4:30: Deep Dive Panel #1: Ethics, Security, and Privacy

4:30 - 4:45: Live Q&A for students

 

15 min Break

 

5:00 - 5:45: Deep Dive Panel #2: Finance

5:45 - 6:00: Live Q&A for students

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