Conference Co-Chairs: Ajay Agrawal & Shivon Zilis

MC: Sonia Sennik, Creative Destruction Lab


8:30 am


Tiff Macklem, Rotman School of Management

8:35 am

Not Just Algorithms, Data, and Compute: AI Complements

Ajay Agrawal, Creative Destruction Lab

Economic Growth, Algorithmic Bias, and Complex Cognitive Tasks

8:50 am

AI, Innovation, and Economic Growth

Scott Stern, MIT

9:10 am

Algorithmic Bias

Anja Lambrecht, London Business School

9:30 am

Humans vs Machines in Complex Cognitive Tasks: Investing

Ramana Nanda, Harvard Business School

9:50 am

AI Insights from Economics

Scott Stern, Anja Lambrecht, and Ramana Nanda in conversation with Mara Lederman, Creative Destruction Lab

10:05 am


Implementing Commercial Grade AI and the Economic Impact

10:25 am

Worldwide Implementation of Machine Intelligence

Kevin Sneader, McKinsey & Company

10:45 am

AI at Alibaba

Michael Evans, Alibaba

11:05 am

AI at Linamar

Linda Hasenfratz, Linamar

11:20 am

AI and the World Economy

Governor Mark Carney, Bank of England

11:40 am

Dawn of a New Era?

Governor Carney, Michael Evans, Linda Hasenfratz, Heather Reisman, and Kevin Sneader - in conversation with Ajay Agrawal, Creative Destruction Lab

12:00 pm

Annual CDL Awards

Presented by Chris Hadfield, former Commander of the International Space Station

12:20 pm



2:00 pm

AI, Science, and Scaling

Geoffrey West, Santa Fe Institute - Presentation and in conversation with Maryanna Saenko, Khosla Ventures

AI and the Human/Machine Interface

2:30 pm

Brains 2.0

Ramez Naam, author More than Human

2:50 pm

AIs in Human-Like Bodies: Virtues and Challenges

Suzanne Gildert, Sanctuary

3:10 pm

What Kind of AGI are We Moving Towards?

Ben Goertzel, SingularityNET

3:30 pm

Lightning Round “Where are we headed?”

Shivon Zilis and Jack Clark (OpenAI) with Ramez Naam, Suzanne Gildert, Parvin Mousavi, Ben Goertzel, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Ilya Sutskever, Marzyeh Ghassemi, and Geoff Hinton

3:50 pm


AI on the Frontier

4:10 pm

Recent Advances and New Challenges for AI

Ruslan Salakhutdinov, CMU

4:30 pm

Learning "Healthy" Models in Machine Learning for Health

Marzyeh Ghassemi, University of Toronto

4:50 pm

AI Progress from OpenAI

Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI

5:10 pm

On the Nature of Intelligence

Geoff Hinton, Google and University of Toronto

5:30 pm

What’s Next?

Russ Salakhutdinov, Ilya Sutskever, Marzyeh Ghassemi, and Geoff Hinton in conversation with Shivon Zilis, Tesla

5:50 pm

Reflections and Looking Ahead

Renato Faria, Scotiabank

5:55 pm

Concluding Remarks

Ajay Agrawal and Shivon Zilis

6:00 pm


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