WEBINAR
Applied AI: Fuel the growth in your business
Experts' perspectives on how companies can maintain business resilience with AI and financial aid from the Quebec Government
Wednesday, Sep 23rd, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:PM EDT
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About Event & Agenda

COVID-19 has shaken the world in an unprecedented way, forcing businesses of all industries to grapple with its impacts using next-gen technologies. According to research by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), various companies have turned to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost productivity and reignite growth.

This September 23rd, Mila – the world’s largest Deep Learning institute, together with INVESTAI Fund and FPT will be co-presenting the webinar “APPLIED AI: FUEL THE GROWTH IN YOUR BUSINESS”. The virtual event brings together leading experts in the field to discover how AI and predictive analytics can empower enterprises to overcome current business challenges.

  • Applied AI: From Academia to Industry by Mr. Stephane Létourneau  Vice President, Partnership and Corporate Affairs – Mila
  • Practical use-cases of AI to improve operational efficiency by Mr. Phuong Nguyen  CEO, FPT Canada
  • How do we help Québec companies increase their performances using AI by Mr. Benoit Julien – Director Invest-AI Fund, Co-financing program for the adoption of AI
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Event & Agenda

    • Applied AI: From Academia to Industry
    • Practical use-cases of AI to improve operational efficiency
    • How do we help Québec companies  increase their performances using AI

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Mr. Stephane Létourneau
Mr. Stephane Létourneau
Vice President, Partnership and Corporate Affairs
Mila
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A member of the Quebec Bar since 1991, Stéphane Létourneau is Vice-President, Partnerships and Corporate Affairs at Mila, the Institut québécois d’intelligence artificielle. With more than 15 years of experience in university-industry relations, he was Special Advisor, Major Structuring Projects, at the Vice-Rector of Research at the Université de Montréal, a role in which he accompanied the deployment of major institutional initiatives, such as the IVADO Data Valuation Institute and the establishment of Mila. Stéphane Létourneau began his career as a partner at Fasken Martineau, leading business law and litigation firm, where he practiced litigation in intellectual property and commercial matters
Mr. Benoit Julien
Mr. Benoit Julien
Director Invest - AI Fund
Co-financing program for the adoption of AI
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Prior to leading the INVEST-AI fund, Benoit was an Industrial Technology Advisor to the IRAP program of the National Research Council of Canada. From 2011 to 2015, he acted as CTO in Montreal technology companies. In 1999, he founded Netvention Inc, a company specialized in text mining, which was later acquired by Dow Jones. From 2008 to 2011, Benoit was Vice President of Technology at Dow Jones Canada. Benoit received a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University (1992) in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Computer-Aided Engineering and an M.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Toronto (1989)
Mr. Phuong Nguyen
Mr. Phuong Nguyen
CEO
FPT Canada
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Phuong Nguyen is the CEO of FPT Canada Inc. Concurrently, Phuong is also the Head of Technology solution for the FPT USA Corp.

Phuong has been working for FPT since 1991 and co-founded FPT Software in 1999. He was the COO and then CTO of FPT Software. Before joining FPT Canada, he was serving as CTO of FPT Group and has shifted FPT to reposition itself as a Digital Transformation powerhouse by helping its clients to embrace the latest technology in AI/Machine learning, Cloud computing, and IoT areas.

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