AI in Government – Transformational, Practical and Aspirational (1/2)

07/11/2018 13.30 - 15.00

TechnologyBreakout1Workshop

Part I:  Framing the Opportunity to Transform Government with AI and Machine Learning

The potential for AI and Machine Learning in Government is almost boundless, but where and how do you start?  Microsoft’s Kevin Poulton and Lixar IT’s Jim Provost will share their points of view on AI and Machine Learning including best practices, skills development and organizational readiness.  Make sure you start on the right foot to see early results, while visualizing and planning your longer term journey.

With Kevin Poulton (National Technical Sales Director, Data & AI, Microsoft Canada) and Jim Provost (Lead Data Scientist, Lixar IT)

Part II:  Early Success Stories from Government of Canada  

What does success look like?  Relevant, practical and reusable AI scenarios that Government of Canada has developed, and the powerful results achieved in real-world public service functions.  Government of Canada participants will tell their own stories, facilitated by Mike Sisk of Lixar IT.

With Mike Sisk (Division Manager, Advanced Analytics, Lixar IT)

Part III:  AI for All – Leveraging AI for Accessibility & Inclusion in a Digital World

AI offers a tremendous opportunity to expand the workforce and to engage all citizens, by helping people with disabilities.  Marlene Floyd will share Microsoft’s approach to AI as an enabler for All, and discuss how it aligns to the Government of Canada’s own Accessibility and Inclusion goals.  Mike Wright will demonstrate how AI-enabled solutions can make sure that inclusion is both considered and achieved in every step of your digital transformation.

With Marlene Floyd (National Director, Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Canada) and Mike Wright (Senior Solutions Specialist, Productivity and Unified Communications, Microsoft Canada)

 

Jim Provost
Lead Data ScientistLixar IT
Marlene Floyd
Marlene Floyd
National Director, Corporate AffairsMicrosoft
Mike Sisk
Division Manager, Advanced AnalyticsLixar IT
Kevin Poulton
National Technical Sales Director, Data & AIMicrosoft Canada
Mike Wright
Michael Wright
Senior Solutions Specialist, Productivity and Unified CommunicationsMicrosoft Canada