As part of World Creativity and Innovation Day on April 21, 2021, IVADO organized the 1st edition of its "Zooming in on collaborative digital intelligence" conference.
This virtual event brought together experts from academia and industry to provide a creative showcase of our community's finest digital intelligence collaborations.
55 speakers from a wide range of organizations in our community: Airudi, Alayacare, Axionable, Bank of Canada, bciti, Bluecity, CAE, Cartel, Centre Axel, CHU Sainte-Justine, CIRODD, CIRRELT, CN, Consilium Crypto, CRM, Dataperformers, Deeplite, EDUPLAN, EXO, Fin-ML, Funartech, GERAD, GIRO, Holt Accelerator, horoma AI, Hydro-Québec, IATA, IBM, Université Laval's Institut intelligence et données (IID), Innodirect, INSPQ, Laboratoire de cyberjustice, LexRock AI, MIMS, MOOV AI, National Bank, NUTRISS, OBVIA, Purolator, Quantact, Radio-Canada, RALI, SNCF, STL, Synapse C, TD, Thales, Tech3Lab, TMX Group, Valital and Videns Analytics.
The event also brought together a panel of experts from various sectors to open the debate on the issues and tactics for successful innovative digital collaborations. The panel was moderated by Marie-Pier Elie, science journalist, columnist on the radio program Les Années lumière and host, with:
- Narjès Boufaden, Founder and CEO of Keatext
- Patrick Cohendet, Professor at HEC Montreal, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow
- Jacques A. de Guise, Researcher at the CHUM
- Jean-Simon Venne, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Brainbox AI
As a partner of IVADO, CIRANO was present during this day. Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Chief Executive Officer of CIRANO and Full Professor at Polytechnique Montréal, presented CIRANO's collaborative model for research and knowledge transfer. In particular, she presented research processes for structured and unstructured data analysis that train our students and research professionals in data science applied to the social sciences.