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Thursday, November 14 • 1:30pm - 2:50pm
AI as an Enabler of Innovative Competitiveness / L'IA comme facilitatrice de la concurrence en matière d'innovation

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Panel Organized by: Christina Stachulak and Nicole Arbour, National Research Council Canada / Conseil national de recherches du Canada

This panel examines the development/evolution of Artificial Intelligence and the opportunities and challenges to bring novel products to society and markets. Presentations will focus on case studies for the application of AI assisted design, in the context of industry 4.0 and global grand challenges. It will also look at the challenges and opportunities of bringing AI to market in a responsible way, using the strong Canada-UK bilateral relationship in AI as an example of an open dialogue on the policy and regulatory frameworks relevant to bringing AI products to market.

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Carolyn Watters

Vice-President and Chief Digital Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
Dr. Carolyn Watters joined the NRC in February 2019 as the organization's inaugural Chief Digital Research Officer and Vice-President, including oversight of the Digital Technologies Research Centre. Dr. Watters joined the NRC through the Interchange program, on secondment from Dalhousie... Read More →

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Sebastian Hadjiantoniou

Co-Founder and CEO, Incuvers
Dr. Sebastian Hadjiantoniou is Co-Founder and CEO of the Ottawa startup Incuvers. He holds a Masters of Neuroscience from King’s College London and a PhD in cell biology from the University of Ottawa. During his academic career, he spent his time extensively researching the interface... Read More →
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Ted Hewitt

President, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada; Chair of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee
Ted Hewitt was appointed president of SSHRC in March 2015. Since 2017, he also has served as the inaugural Chair of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee. Ted was vice-president, research and international relations, at Western University in London, Ontario, from 2004 to 2011... Read More →
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Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf

Senior Research Officer and Team Leader, National Research Council of Canada
Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf is a Senior Research Officer and Team leader with National Research Council of Canada. Dr. Cuperlovic-Culf completed a PhD in Physical Chemistry at University of California, Santa Barbara and Postdoc in Theoretical Biophysics at University of British Columbia.Miroslava’s... Read More →
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Rab (Robin) Scott

Professor of Industrial Digitalisation; Head of Digital at the AMRC, University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
Professor Rab Scott is Head of Digital at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). He has been a member of the AMRC staff since its beginning in 2001, after heading up the Virtual Reality and Simulation activities he now leads on the strategic... Read More →

Thursday November 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm EST
Governor General II