Announcing first AI Forum: Element AI and C2 join forces

Richard St-Pierre, president, C2, and Jean-François Gagné, CEO, Element AI, at Observation Deck Au Sommet Place Ville Marie

From automation to new biomedical discoveries, AI is already impacting the global economy. Adoption of this new mindset and technology is increasing exponentially, raising many questions and challenges in an AI-First world.

That’s why we’re very proud to announce the first edition of artificial intelligence summit AI Forum, conceived in partnership with the world’s largest applied AI research lab, Element AI.

Taking place within the context of C2 Montréal, May 24-26, 2017, the first edition of the Forum will provide a powerful environment in which to reflect on and embrace one of the major world-changing innovations of modern society.

The AI Forum in a nutshell
What: A brand new AI summit featuring keynote speeches by top AI thought leaders, collaborative work sessions, exclusive opportunities to rub shoulders with experts and more.
Who: Intended for C-levels and VPs of Fortune 500 companies who are already immersed in AI and who aspire to dive even deeper while learning from the best in the field of AI.
Where and when: Within the C2 Montréal 2017 international conference on commerce and creativity, at Arsenal (2020 William St.), May 24-26, 2017.

Renowned Element AI co-founders join C2 2017 speaker lineup

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Prof. Yoshua Bengio, Co-Founder, Element AI & Director, Montréal Institute for Learning Algorithms
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Jean-François Gagné, Co-Founder and CEO, Element AI

The special programming of the AI Forum will overlap with the general programming of C2, and vice versa. So with that said, we’re also pleased as punch to announce that Forum co-curators Yoshua Bengio and Jean-François Gagné will be presenting a joint keynote in the new 360 Big Top, promising to blow what’s left of everyone’s mind at what’s shaping up to be an epic edition of C2.