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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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WELCOME

THEORY & APPLICATIONS

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David Cox

David Cox - Director MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab - IBM Research AI

What’s Next in Deep Learning & AI

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Sara Hooker

Sara Hooker - Artificial Intelligence Resident - Google Brain

Frontiers of Computer Vision: Beyond Accuracy

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Brendan Frey

Brendan Frey - Co-Founder & CEO, & Professor - Deep Genomics & University of Toronto

How Deep Learning is Transforming Drug Discovery

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COFFEE

DEEP LEARNING OPTIMIZATION

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Adam Oberman

Adam Oberman - Professor - McGill University

Making Deep Neural Networks more Robust

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 Graham Taylor

Graham Taylor - Associate Professor - University of Guelph

Low-Precision Learning: Heterogeneity and Adversarial Robustness

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Roger Grosse

Roger Grosse - Assistant Professor - University of Toronto

Scalable Natural Gradient Training of Deep Neural Networks

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LUNCH

REINFORCEMENT LEARNING

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Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor - Research Director - Borealis AI

Learning Sequential Tasks from Human Feedback

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Mohammad Norouzi

Mohammad Norouzi - Senior Research Scientist - Google Brain

Reinforcement Learning Meets Sequence Prediction

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Shane Gu

Shane Gu - Research Scientist - Google Brain

Deep Reinforcement Learning Toward Robotics

VIDEO UNDERSTANDING

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PANEL: Understanding the World Through Video (sponsored by M12)

Roland Memisevic

Roland Memisevic - Chief Scientist - Twenty Billion Neurons

Panelist

 Graham Taylor

Graham Taylor - Associate Professor - University of Guelph

Panelist

 Tegan Maharaj

Tegan Maharaj - Senior PhD Student - MILA

Panelist

Evan Nisselson

Evan Nisselson - General Partner - LDV Capital

Moderator

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COFFEE

Your Future in Deep Learning - Talent & Talk Session

PLENARY SESSION

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Geoffrey Hinton

Geoffrey Hinton - Professor - University of Toronto

Deep Learning with Geoffrey Hinton

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Conversation & Drinks until 6.30pm - Sponsored by m12 & SVB

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Networking Mixer - Sponsored by Honda Xcelerator

Networking Mixer - Sponsored by Honda Xcelerator - - The Loose Moose

Networking & Drinks - from 7pm

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DOORS OPEN

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WELCOME

STARTUP SESSION

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David Julian

David Julian - CTO - Netradyne

Autonomously Generated HD Maps

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Tzvi Aviv

Tzvi Aviv - Founder & CEO - AgriLogicAI

Geospatial Intelligence for Profitability & Sustainability in the Agri-food Sector

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Oren Kraus

Oren Kraus - Co-Founder - Phenomic AI

Automated Analysis of Microscopy Image Based Drug Screens with Deep Multiple Instance Learning

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Nargiz Mammadova

Nargiz Mammadova - Founder & CEO - Destin AI

How Artificial Intelligence is Impacting the Future of Immigration

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COFFEE

DEEP LEARNING SYSTEMS

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Kaheer Suleman

Kaheer Suleman - Principal Research Manager - Microsoft Research

Teaching Machines to Read

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Phil Brown

Phil Brown - WW Field Engineering Manager - Graphcore

Exploring the relationship between computational architecture and deep learning algorithms

DEEP LEARNING APPLICATIONS

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Tomi Poutanen

Tomi Poutanen - Chief AI Officer - TD Bank

Deep Learning.- A Canadian Story

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LUNCH

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Vincent Vanhoucke

Vincent Vanhoucke - Principal Scientist - Google

Robot Perception: Breaking the Data Barrier

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William Brendel

William Brendel - Senior Research Scientist - Snap Research

Deep Learning: Challenges from Hundred of Million Users

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Karry Lu

Karry Lu - Data Scientist - wework

Powered by Machine Learning: Recommendation Systems at WeWork

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PANEL: What is the Biggest Challenge to Capturing ROI with AI?

 Samuel Couture Brochu

Samuel Couture Brochu - CTO - Xpertsea

Panelist

 Maithili Mavinkurve

Maithili Mavinkurve - Founder & COO - Sightline Innovation

Panelist

Sam Talasila

Sam Talasila - Data Science Lead - Shopify

Panelist

Hossein Rahnama

Hossein Rahnama - Professor of Machine Intelligence - Ryerson & MIT Media Lab

Moderator

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END OF SUMMIT

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Day 1

New to Deep Learning? Time to Ask Qs! - WORKSHOP

Networking & Open Floor with Experts

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Day 1

Building Scalable Machine Learning Architectures - Hosted by CBC - WORKSHOP

Presentation and Real-Life Use-cases

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Day 1

Gosia Loj - Big Innovation Centre

Data &Trust – Open Data and Personal Data Ownership Platforms: Social & Legal Implications (Part 1)

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Day 2

Startup Success Story - FIRESIDE CHAT

Insights from Successful Founders

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Day 2

Challenges & Opportunities of Investing in AI - PRACTICAL INSIGHTS

VC Panel, Q&A & Networking Session

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Day 2

Dr. Helia Mohammadi - National Healthcare, Microsoft Canada

From Raw Data to Actionable Clinical Insights: High-Throughput Analysis with Microsoft, & Databricks Unified Analytics Platform for Genomics (uap4genomics)

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Day 2

Gosia Loj - Big Innovation Centre

Data &Trust – Open Data and Personal Data Ownership Platforms: Social & Legal Implications (Part 2)

*Please note the agenda is subject to change

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