What’s happening at AI Week: May 24, 2022

AI Week is finally here. For the next four days, Edmonton will be the centre of attention as AI experts, students and leaders from around the world come to celebrate excellence in artificial intelligence. We've got a packed day set up for the kick-off on May 24th. Take a look at some of the exciting events going on.

If you’re already registered for AI Week, be sure to use the AI Week app for the most up-to-date information on what's happening this week.

Opening Keynote - Martha White, Reinforcement Learning: The Next Big Thing in AI

In-person and virtual

Amii Fellow & Canada CIFAR AI Chair Martha White starts off AI Week by detailing reinforcement learning's crucial role in the future of artificial intelligence. She'll explain the key challenges in the field, how we move forward to an RL-enabled future and why Alberta is positioned to be a leader in the space.

Lunchbox Short: Your Competitive Advantage with AI

In-person and virtual

Bring an appetite for information as a panel of Amii's experts — (Lindsay Sylvester, Adam Danyleyko, Mara Cairo, Payam Mousavi and David Chan) on how AI can become a competitive advantage for your business.

AI in Finance Panel

In-person and virtual

Learn how artificial intelligence is modernizing the financial sector. Amii Fellow & Canada CIFAR AI Chair Matt Taylor will moderate a lively discussion with leaders from Canada's top banks and financial institutions on the current real-world work being done and the future of the field.

AI Meetup: Operationalizing Responsible AI

In-person and virtual

Artificial intelligence offers a lot of opportunity, but it also comes with an obligation to ensure the systems we create do not do harm. This panel — including representatives from AltaML, ATB Financial, CIFAR and Suncor — will share insights into building and using best practices for responsible AI. This event is moderated by the Responsible Ai Institute and will be followed by a Q & A.

Startup Founder Panel: Alberta's Next Frontier - Machine Learning Startups


Join Amii's Startups Team and leaders from Alberta's startup community to learn what machine learning startups are doing in the province and how they can set themselves up for success. Features panellists from Areto Labs, Samdesk and Routique.

Beers with Peers


Unwind after a packed day by enjoying a drink and a chat with the AI community. The Amii Startups team hosts an event with special guests and the chance to connect with other people in the AI community.

Amii House Party


What better way to wrap up the first day of AI Week than a party? Join us at Amii's brand new event space for a can't-miss evening of fun with global AI leaders and the others in Alberta's tech community.

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