Exploring AI for Economic Growth at Ontario Economic SummitSeptember 26, 2023
(TORONTO – September 26, 2023) – With increased attention on the opportunities and challenges posed by advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is delighted to announce that the 2023 Ontario Economic Summit will feature a panel on leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit the economy. The panel will explore the tension between realizing the economic benefits of responsible AI development while guarding against unintended consequences.
“Our captivating panel on the responsible adoption of AI is a can’t miss opportunity to gain valuable insights into harnessing the power of AI for the future economy,” says Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the OCC. “From fostering ongoing innovation and scaling to promoting adoption and commercialization, the panel will discuss the essential elements for creating an environment conducive to AI’s growth and success while exploring the regulatory landscape needed to promote responsible AI deployment.”
The panel, taking place on Thursday, November 2, from 11 – 11:50 a.m., will be moderated by John Ruffolo, Founder and Managing Partner, Maverix Equity Group and feature:
- Aliya Ramji, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault
- Raquel Urtasun, Founder and CEO, Waabi
- Tony Gaffney, President and CEO, Vector Institute
- Sam Sebastian, VP and Canada Country Manager, Google
This engaging session will delve into the transformative potential of AI across various sectors, including generative AI, analytics, and health-related applications. The esteemed panelists will share real-world use cases and applications, highlighting the business and social benefits of AI.
This year’s summit, themed Partnerships for Prosperity, promises to be a groundbreaking occasion, bringing together visionary leaders and decision-makers to foster economic growth and open new opportunities for all Ontarians.
The Ontario Economic Summit will showcase an array of engaging panel discussions, thought-provoking keynote speeches, and interactive sessions, along with the highly anticipated return of the OCC’s Policy Debate Series. Covering diverse topics, including trade and investment, innovation and technology, talent development, and sustainable growth, the summit will offer invaluable insights, foster knowledge sharing, and facilitate profound connections with key stakeholders.
Stay tuned for further announcements regarding the agenda and esteemed speakers. For more information, please visit www.occ.ca, and for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Brent Edwards, OCC’s Key Account Manager, at email@example.com.
Thank you to our 2023 Ontario Economic Summit partners, Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), Agnico Eagle Mines, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Bruce Power, Chambers Plan, Google Canada, Hydro One, University of Toronto, Meridian Credit Union, Turkish Airlines, 407 ETR, AtkinsRéalis, ApprenticeSearch.com, Bombardier, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Colleges Ontario, GlaxoSmithKline Canada, Global Public Affairs, Humber College, Ontario Real Estate Association, Royal Bank of Canada, TC Energy and Waste Connections of Canada.
About the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) stands as the indispensable partner of businesses and Canada’s largest, most influential provincial chamber. Operating as an independent, non-profit advocacy and member services organization, the OCC represents a diverse network of 60,000 members. Its mission is to convene, align, and advance the interests of its members through principled policy work, value-added business services, and broad engagement to drive competitiveness and economic growth in the province.
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