AI is all around us but will early adopters gain a competitive edge in their business practices? Our featured experts demystify the barriers to AI adoption at the enterprise level and discuss how to scale your company’s AI potential. Guests include the Republic of Estonia’s Government Chief Information Officer Siim Sikkut, integrate.ai’s Kathryn Hume, Head of Facebook’s AI Research Lab Joelle Pineau, MILA’s Valérie Pisano and the Vector Institute’s Cameron Schuler.
Factors like climate change, population growth and resource scarcity are driving the agricultural industry to innovate its approach to food production and sustainability. How can AI help overcome the biggest challenges in agriculture? Jodie and Amber examine the solutions with SomaDetect’s Bharath Sudarsan, Lauren Rathmell of Lufa Farms Greenhouse, and Intuitive’s Hassan Murad.
Advancements in robot-assisted surgery, mental health diagnoses and workflow optimization are fueling explosive growth for AI in healthcare. Unlike technologies that merely complement human functionality, AI today can truly augment human potential in healthcare. Featuring interviews with SickKids' Anna Goldenberg (Goldenberg Labs) and Advanced Symbolics' Kenton White.
Customer and employee safety, risk assessments and policy recommendations - machine learning is fast becoming a fundamental part of the financial services ecosystem. Hosts Jodie Wallis and Amber Mac examine AI's evolving role in financial services, particularly within insurance - featuring interviews with John Heveran of Liberty Mutual, and Tomi Poutanen from TD’s Layer 6 AI, and former CEO of Kanetix Ltd. Andrew Lo.
How is AI being integrated into industries that rely heavily providing good customer service? Companies are increasingly turning to AI-driven chatbots, virtual assistants and self-service options to augment their human agents and improve customer experience. Hosts Jodie and Amber discuss the future of AI in customer service with Shopify's former SVP Data Science and Engineering David Lennie, and HeyDay.ai's Étienne Mérineau.
What makes a city smart? Toronto's proposed Quayside development, a high-tech neighbourhood built by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs, will feature driverless cars, automated city services and sustainable infrastructure aimed at improving quality of life. Our final episode of season two features Sidewalk Lab's Craig Nevill-Manning and Mayor of Toronto John Tory on what we can expect from the cities of the future.