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SAS AI Executive Event

Artificial Intelligence
in the Real World

Delivering AI Innovation That's Business-Smart

Wednesday, November 14th | The Ritz Carlton | Toronto | #Road2AI

Canada has been recognized as a hotbed of activity and investment in artificial intelligence research and development. Startups in AI applications are making an impact. World-class education and development programs are here. High-profile tech companies are pouring money into the region and the technology. But is AI really what we think it is?

Join us on Wednesday, November 14th at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto for a one-day invitation only executive event to learn why AI requires a fundamental change in the way analytics is approached.

Hear about real world AI applications that are breaking ground, delivering transformative value and the analytical business-smart approach that fuels it.

We look forward to seeing you there and supporting your AI ambitions.

This event is exclusive to Director Level and above.  Please contact for additional inquiries.

Featured Speakers

Ajay Agrawal, University of Toronto

Ajay Agrawal
AI Economist and Thought Leader  and Founder of the Creative Destruction Lab

Mike Gualtieri

Mike Gualtieri
VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals, Forrester


Wednesday, November 14 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Registration & Networking & Solution Showcase
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Welcome
8:40 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.Artificial Intelligence: What's Possible For Enterprises Today
  • Mike Gualtieri, VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals, Forrester
9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Our Automated Future Learning to Adapt - and Thrive - in the Era of Intelligent Machines
  • Ajay Agrawal, AI Economist and Thought Leader - and Founder of the Creative Destruction Lab
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Unlock Artificial Intelligence for Business
  • Steve Holder, National Strategy Executive, Analytic Ecosystems, SAS Canada
10:30 am - 11:00 a.m.Morning Break & Networking & Solution Showcase
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Future of Financial Crimes Prevention – Intelligent Agents & AI
  • Mike Ames, Senior Director Fraud and Security Intelligence
 Risk Management Meets AI – Is Artificial Intelligence a Game Changer for Risk Management

Moderator :
  • Darryl Ivan, National Executive, Risk Management, SAS Canada
  • Avinash Pimento, Canada Lead, FS Finance and Risk Services, Accenture
  • Mahdi Amri, National AI Services Leader, Omnia AI – Deloitte Canada’s AI Practice
  • Mario Schlener, Partner at EY, Lead of FS Risk Practice and Risk Solutions/Analytics Canada
 Pragmatic AI: What it is and what it isn't
12:00 pm. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch & Networking & Solution Showcase
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
AI in Practice Today: Contradictions, Conundrums and Best Practices Emerge
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Afternoon Break & Networking & Solution Showcase
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Customer Success Story - Public Sector
 Customer Success Story - Financial Services
 Customer Success Story - Telecommunications

The Ritz-Carlton

181 Wellington St W,
Toronto, ON M5V 3G7

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