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CONFERENCE 

2019

 

AI4YOUTH National Conference 2019

September 8, 2019 one-day event

Venue: Calgary and Vancouver, Canada

Theme: AI Leaders of the Future

 
 

SPEAKERS

CONTENTS

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Adriana LaGrange

Opening Remarks

Education Minister of Alberta

Excellent presentations

Very engaging and interesting

Very thought provoking!

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- Adriana LaGrange
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Robin Winsor

Keynote Speaker

Formerly President & CEO of Cybera Inc. Currently Author & Public Speaker

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Bruke Kifle

Keynote Speaker

PM at Microsoft, Computer Science & Management at MIT

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Gideon Christian

Speaker

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary.

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Gunjan Kaur

Speaker

Director of Analytics, ATB Financial

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Yu Zhou

Speaker

CTO of Sciridge Technology Inc

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Micheal Lanham

Workshop Presenter

Software and tech Innovator, R&D Developer , GIS and machine learning applications for a variety of industries

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Hassan Jamil

Speaker

AI4YOUTH Canada Intern

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Dr. Xin Wang

Keynote Speaker

Professor at the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, Treasurer of Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association

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Dan Semmens

Keynote Speaker

AP and Head of AI ATB Financial

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Kelly Christian

Speaker

CEO and Founder at chata.ai

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Paul Zhou

Speaker

CTO of Tsintellico Inc, and CEO of Digisite System Inc.

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Kwame Asiedu

Speaker

CIO & Co-Founder of Braintoy

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Niko Forsyth

Speaker

AI4YOUTH Canada Intern

Survey Results

Among 163 responses:
(81% Students 19% Adults)

 

76%

"What did the AI Conference help you accomplish?"

53%

38%

37%

Learned Something New About AI

Enhanced AI Awareness

Demystified AI

Inspired by Students Exploring AI

"What did the AI Conference help you accomplish?"

37%

38%

53%

"What did the AI Conference help you accomplish?"

76%

"In what way(s) would you most prefer to learn AI fundamentals?"

Optional Course Provided at High School

72%

Selective AI4YOUTH Canada Internships

Self-Research and Learning Online

Learning Sessions with AI4YOUTH Canada

52%

42%

38%

Would Like To Open An AI Fundamentals Course In Public High School Cirricula

Hope To Open An AI Fundamentals Course In High School Soon To Urgently

90%

81%

82.2%

Would be Interested in Attending the Next National Conference in 2020

 

Youtube Livestream

Conference Photos

 Take a look at the highlights from our conference!

 
 

Speaker Clips

Interviews

Speaker Clips

Dan Semmens

AP and Head of AI ATB Financial

Bruke Kifle

PM at Microsoft, Computer Science & Management at MIT

Kelly Christian

CEO and Founder at chata.ai

Dr. Xin Wang

Professor at the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, Treasurer of Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association

Yu Zhou

CTO of Sciridge Technology Inc

Gideon Christian

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary.

Kwame Aisedu

CIO & Co-Founder of Braintoy

Hassan Jamil and Niko Forsyth

Ai4Youth Interns