Canada-Italy Business Forum on Artificial Intelligence

Event date

November 18, 2020 - November 20, 2020

Event location

En ligne / Online

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After the success of the first edition of the Canada-Italy Business Forum on Artificial Intelligence in 2019 which was attended by more than 300 participants, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada (ICCC) will bring together once again Canadian and Italian AI stakeholders, universities, research centers, SMEs, start-ups, and large companies during the second edition of the Business Forum which will be taking place from November 18th to 20th.

SPOTLIGHT ON ITALIAN EXPERTISE


The region of Emilia-Romagna will be in the featured during this second edition of the Business Forum. This highly industrialized region is characterized by its renowned academic institutions and the important research centers and laboratories found throughout its territory. It is positioned among the main innovation and AI centres in Europe, alongside the Lombardy region as well. Dynamic and innovative, these two regions offer many opportunities for synergy and collaboration with Canadian companies and organizations.

EXPERT SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS


Renowned Canadian and Italian speakers and panelists will be on hand including: Dr. Fabrice Brunet, Chairman and CEO of the CHUM, Alexandre Le Bouthillier, co-founder of Imagia, Cedric Bisson, partner at Teralys Capital, Alexandra Bugailiskis, Ambassador of Canada in Italy, Claudio Taffuri, Ambassador of Italy in Canada, Professor Rita Cucchiara from UNIMORE, and Pietro Leo, Chief Scientist at IBM Italy, have already confirmed their presence, among many others.

A VARIED PROGRAMME ADDRESSING CURRENT THEMES


How can AI facilitate, support and optimize: healthcare, life sciences, logistics, industry 4.0 and mobility? Web conferences, industry-specific digital workshops, and virtual targeted meetings, addressing these themes are scheduled throughout the three-day event.