Columbia University

Technology Ventures

#CanadaAI Summit

June 27, 2017
Jordan Jacobs, Steven Kuyan
Thomson Reuters
3 Times Square, 30th Floor
New York, NY


The Consulate General of Canada in New York invites you to a panel discussion and networking session in partnership with NYU Future Labs, O’Reilly AI Conference and Layer 6 AI to explore the global economic impact on the usage of AI across all vertical industries. Canada is a world leader in business intelligence services and offers a wealth of opportunities for companies looking for AI solutions to grow their footprint in Canada. The AI Summit will be an opportunity to learn more about the economic outlook, industry trends, and Canada’s deep learning talent pool / capabilities in AI. The event is open to all tech companies, entrepreneurs, VCs, and academia with an interest in AI.


5:00 PM Registration & Networking Reception

5:40 PM Opening Remarks: Phyllis Yaffe, Consul General of Canada in New York 
5:45 PM  "Canada's AI Ecosystem & Global Economic Impact": A Conversation with Jordan Jacobs, Co-Founder & CEO, Layer 6 AI
6:30 PM Panel Discussion: What is Artificial Intelligence in the Real World?: Industry leaders debate how AI is changing the retail, finance, transportation, and media world.
It's time to step out of theory and into real life application of AI. Enjoy a thought provoking discussion that aims to clarify AI misconceptions and get your chance to ask questions to AI thought leaders.
7:30 PM Networking Reception Continues