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Canada has a chance to lead in the artificial intelligence industry

Jun 26, 2017

There’s no doubt that Canada could lead the planet in artificial intelligence (AI). Canadian academics such as Geoffrey Hinton and Yoshua Bengio essentially created the field of deep learning and put Canada on the map; today, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal are globally important centres of AI research. The best AI talent in the world is also increasingly coming to Canada to launch AI businesses such as integrate.ai and others.

NEXT Canada Co-chair, John Kelleher, and Laura McGee break down how Canadian companies can gain the benefits of the disruptive tech while ensuring large segments of society aren't left behind. 

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