Community & Events

Catch us at Inventure$

Inventure$ has arrived! This “unconference,” held from June 5-7 at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, joins together entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, researchers and thought leaders to discover and share the latest in innovation. We couldn’t be more excited to be part of what is quickly becoming Alberta’s premier business and technology event.

If you are also in Calgary this week, here is where you can catch the Amii team:

Oil Sands Innovation Summit Panel

When: June 4, 3:20 – 4:20 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency (700 Centre St SE)
Can Alberta be a global leader in Oil & Gas AI? What is the implication for our businesses? Find out at this panel featuring Geoff Kliza, Director of Amii Innovates. The Oil Sands Innovation Summit takes place June 3 – 4 in partnership with Inventure$. The event is sold-out.

Calgary AI Meetup

When: June 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room EN C70, Engineering Complex, University of Calgary (2500 University Dr NW)
RSVP Here!
Anna Koop from Amii’s science team will be sharing the latest reinforcement learning research happening at Amii, and she’ll be joined by other members of the Amii team to answer your burning questions about machine learning in this latest edition of the Calgary AI Meetup.

Inventure$ Showcase

Where: June 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre (120 9 Ave SE)
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Find Amii on the conference floor – we’ll be in our booth answering questions, sharing information and demoing research from our Amii Fellows and Innovation Affiliates:

Bento Arm: Developed at the BLINC Lab under the supervision of Amii’s Patrick Pilarski, the Bento Arm is a platform for training and research applications of AI-enabled prosthetic arms. The Bento Arm will be on display from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

DeepStack: Developed by a research team led by Amii’s Michael Bowling, DeepStack is the first AI capable of beating professional poker players at heads-up no-limit Texas hold’em poker. DeepStack will be on display from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

SAMDesk: SAMDesk monitors social media to determine when important events are taking place around the world. Visit our booth to see the tool work in real time. SAMDesk will be on site from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Mikata Health: Mikata Health uses AI to help doctors and staff connect assist patients more effectively through chat technology. Mikata Health will be joining us from 11:40 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Medo.ai: Medo.ai aims to simplify the use of ultrasound for common and critical conditions. Visit the booth to see how they use AI-augmented ultrasound imaging to support diagnosis. Catch Medo.ai at the Amii booth from 1:50 – 3:50 p.m.

ATB Tech on Tap – Machine Learning Mishaps

When: June 5, 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: ATB Financial (102 8 Ave SW)
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ATB is hosting a very special Inventure$ edition of Tech on Tap happy hour! Drink free beer and listen to Tara and Anna from the Amii science and education teams as they share some memorable Machine Learning fails and mishaps.


Can’t make it to these events? Join us at Hello, Amii in Edmonton on June 19 or Hello, Amii in Calgary on June 24!