AccelerateAB 2018


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hall D, Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton

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8:00 - 8:30 AM

Registration & Networking

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8:30 - 8:45 AM

Welcome Remarks

Cynthia van Sundert, The A100 and Kristina Williams, Alberta Enterprise Corporation

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8:45 - 9:45 AM

Opening Keynote: 'The Rise of Software 2.0'

Scott Penberthy, Director of Applied AI, Google

Sponsor Remarks by Cheryll Watson, Edmonton Economic Development Corp

 

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9:45 - 10:00 AM

Networking Break

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10:00 - 10:45 AM

Panel: The Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence

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10:45 - 11:00 AM

Networking Break

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Startup Pitches

Sponsor remarks by Joon Chan, PwC Canada

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12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

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1:00 - 2:00 PM

Afternoon Keynote: TBA

Sponsor remarks by Jonathan Neufeld, TECTERRA

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2:00 - 3:00 pm

Panel: An Entrepreneurial Journey with Artificial Intelligence

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3:00 - 3:15 PM

Networking Break

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3:15 - 4:15 PM

Panel: The Scaling Eff-Ups

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4:15 - 5:15 PM

Closing Keynote: 'Beyond the Hype: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning'

Dr. Richard Sutton, Research Scientist with DeepMind, Professor of Computer Science with AMII at University of Alberta, and Chair of iCORE

Sponsor remarks by Brenda Slauko, BDC Capital

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5:15 - 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks & Pitch Winner Announcement

Cynthia van Sundert, The A100

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5:30 - 8:00 PM

Reception