Big Data & AI Toronto 2020

September 29 - 30, 2020
Online
Artificial IntelligenceMachine LearningBig DataData AnalyticsEdge AIDigital TransformationData Governance

Big Data and AI Toronto, Canada’s #1 data and analytics event, is going virtual for its 5th edition! Join thousands of data heroes virtually from the comfort of your home on September 29th - 30th, 2020 and get exclusive access to the world’s best and brightest network in data, AI, cloud technologies, advanced analytics, and cybersecurity.

2020 proved to be a game-changer where Big Data and AI continue to be a driving force for all sectors of the Canadian economy. This year, Big Data & AI Toronto is co-located with Cybersecurity Toronto and CloudExpo Toronto to provide you with a unique 4-in-1 learning experience that is engineered to pave the way for success in an era of disruptive transformation.

Big Data & AI Toronto is committed to empowering the data community with the tools, skills, education, and access to the world’s best and brightest network in data, AI, cloud technologies, advanced analytics, and cybersecurity.

Conference

Keynote speeches, panel discussions, master classes, use cases, product demonstrations. Hear from a plethora of speakers, build your program according to your needs, and benefit from 2 days of strategic, practical, and technical content. All sessions will be live streamed online and available on-demand until Dec.31.

Expo

A dynamic marketplace with 5 public content stages, showcasing leading solutions providers; from large tech corporations to innovative start-ups along with a dedicated career development and recruitment zone. Our expo provides you with a unique opportunity to interact with leaders and the newcomers of Big Data, AI, Cybersecurity, and Cloud technologies. Meet your future partners at Big Data & AI Toronto 2020!

Topics Include

  • Big Data, Hadoop and Beyond Hadoop platforms
  • Digital transformation journey, agile management, and the Future of Work
  • Machine Learning and AI technologies
  • Advanced analytics, including data visualization, BI, real-time, predictive, prescriptive
  • Cloud strategies: hybrid, containerization, serverless, micro-services
  • Automated Machine Learning, Edge AI, Augmented Intelligence, Graphical Databases
  • Data governance and quality
  • Voice technologies, continuous intelligence, AI-as-a-Service, Natural Language Processing
  • Cybersecurity, compliance, and privacy
  • Digital Ops including DataOps, AIOps, CloudSecOps
Big Data & AI Toronto 2020
Big Data & AI Toronto 2020
Big Data & AI Toronto 2020

Speakers

Dr. Ella Hilal

Dr. Ella Hilal

Director of Data Science and Engineering, Shopify

Xiaoming Zhang

Xiaoming Zhang

Senior Data Scientist, Loblaw Digital

Olivera Zatezalo

Olivera Zatezalo

Chief Security Officer, Huawei Canada

Ammar Yousef

Ammar Yousef

Senior Disaster Recovery Specialist, Moneris Solutions

Tanya Woods

Tanya Woods

Founder and Chief Impact Officer, Kind Village Inc

Logan Wolfe

Logan Wolfe

Managing Partner, Canada, Wembley Partners

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Head of Artificial Intelligence Technology, Bank of Montreal

Phoenix Unnayan Majumder

Phoenix Unnayan Majumder

Director Data Science, Sun Life Financial

Abhinav Tiwari

Abhinav Tiwari

Head of Advanced Planning, Alectra Utilities

Dr. Ablajan Sulaiman

Dr. Ablajan Sulaiman

Senior Geospatial Specialist, City of Toronto

Sriram Subramanian

Sriram Subramanian

Head of Data Sciences, Condé Nast

Xiaojun Su

Xiaojun Su

Senior Data Scientist, NEWCOMP ANALYTICS

Sean Spediacci

Sean Spediacci

Senior Product Marketing Manager, FiveTran

Emily Sommer

Emily Sommer

Engineering Manager, Etsy

Shyana Srikanthalingam

Shyana Srikanthalingam

Director of Natural Language Processing, Ryerson Artificial Intelligence

Nazia Shahrin

Nazia Shahrin

Senior Director - Operations Lead - Business Financial Services Transformation, Royal Bank of Canada

Tehmina Shah

Tehmina Shah

Head of Data Science, Sanofi

Vinnie Saini

Vinnie Saini

Director, Data & Analytics, Scotiabank

Jamie Rosenblatt

Jamie Rosenblatt

Principal, Golden Ventures

Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts

Practice Lead, NEWCOMP ANALYTICS

Alina Rivilis

Alina Rivilis

AVP, Data Science, IGM Financial

Andrew Ricchetti

Andrew Ricchetti

Head of Analytics, 407etr

Ramesh Panuganty

Ramesh Panuganty

Founder and CEO, MACHEYE

Vik Pant

Vik Pant

Chief Science Advisor, Natural Resources Canada

Diego Oppenheimer

Diego Oppenheimer

CEO, Algorithmia

Kevin Northrup

Kevin Northrup

Senior Director, Analytics & AI Strategy & Planning, CIBC

Ivy Nguyen

Ivy Nguyen

Investor, Point72 Ventures

Amar Narain

Amar Narain

CIO & Vice President, Information Technology, Pizza Pizza Limited

Ramy Nassar

Ramy Nassar

Head of Innovation, Mattel Inc

Mahmoud Mussa

Mahmoud Mussa

Senior Cybersecurity Specialist, Indigo Books and Music

Biju Misra

Biju Misra

Director, Operations- Enterprise Systems & Automation CoE, Enbridge Inc

Dan Meyers

Dan Meyers

CEO, Cinchy

Christian Menkens

Christian Menkens

Chief Technology Officer, Intact Financial Corporation

Mitu Mann

Mitu Mann

Data Classification Program Manager, LCBO

Myron Mallia-Dare

Myron Mallia-Dare

Associate, Miller Thomson LLP

Erez Maharshak

Erez Maharshak

Senior Development Director, Electronic Arts

Brian MacLeod

Brian MacLeod

CoFounder and Head of HVAC Systems and Data Innovation, Parity Inc

Jake Lister

Jake Lister

Account Executive, FiveTran

Carlo Lisi

Carlo Lisi

Senior Manager, Audit Analytics, TD Bank

Roland Kuhn

Roland Kuhn

Principal Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada

Konrad Konarski

Konrad Konarski

Artificial Intelligence and IOT Practice Head, V-SOFT CONSULTING

Phil Keast

Phil Keast

Director -Joint Defence Cloud Program, Department of National Defence Canada

Keyvan Kasiri

Keyvan Kasiri

Senior AI Researcher, Bank of Montreal

Masha Kandybin

Masha Kandybin

Divisional Vice President of Intelligent Automation, Hudson’s Bay Company

Akshay Kalle

Akshay Kalle

Chief Technical Officer, The Pathway Group; CTO, Elastic Care, The Pathway Group

Shane Johnson

Shane Johnson

Director Product Marketing, MariaDB

Christopher Janca

Christopher Janca

Project Manager, Advanced Technologies, Parker Hannifin Corporation

Shrey Jain

Shrey Jain

Founder and President, Flatten.ca

Maciej Hryniewicki

Maciej Hryniewicki

Manager of Analytics & AI Consulting, PWC

Jess Holbrook

Jess Holbrook

Founder and Lead, People + AI Research, Google UX

Guillaume Hervé

Guillaume Hervé

CEO, Co-Founder, Zetane Systems

Domhnaill Hernon

Domhnaill Hernon

VP, Innovation, Strategy, Creativity, R&D, Nokia Bell Labs

Rob Hedgpeth

Rob Hedgpeth

Director, Developer Relations, MariaDB

Maryam Haghighi

Maryam Haghighi

Director, Data Science, Bank of Canada

Rachel Guinto

Rachel Guinto

AVP Global Information Security Risk Management, Manulife

Inmar Givoni

Inmar Givoni

Senior Autonomy Engineering Manager, Uber Advanced Technology Group, Toronto

Samer Geissah

Samer Geissah

Director, Technology Strategy, Telus

Richard Downe

Richard Downe

Senior Director, Data Science, Loblaw Digital

Dr. Ali Dehghantanha

Dr. Ali Dehghantanha

Director, Cyber Science Lab | Director, Master of Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence Program, University of Guelph

Julien Daniel

Julien Daniel

Director of Data and Applied AI, Yellow Pages

Victoria Da Poian

Victoria Da Poian

Aerospace Engineer, NASA

John Cowgill

John Cowgill

Principal, Costanoa Ventures

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Director, Machine Learning, Royal Bank of Canada

Hubert Chan

Hubert Chan

Director of Cloud Data Innovation Platform, Hudson’s Bay

Mihaela Capra

Mihaela Capra

AVP, Digital Innovation, Risk Management, Sun Life Financial

Penka Bocheva

Penka Bocheva

Director of Enterprise Robotics, Bank of Montreal

Caitrin Armstrong

Caitrin Armstrong

Chief Technology Officer, Aifred Health

Sabih Ahmed

Sabih Ahmed

Product Lead, Rogers Communications

Nishith Agarwal

Nishith Agarwal

Engineering Leader, UBER

Samer Adi

Samer Adi

Vice President of Infrastructure and Chief Information Security Officer, Interac Corp

Ferris Adi

Ferris Adi

Senior Cyber Security and Compliance Manager, Rogers Communications

Sponsors

Fivetran
Segment
Predict HQ
Dark Trace
H2O.ai
cinchy
Air-Miles
Mapp
Altair
MariaDB
Wandisco
WhiteSource
Plotly
Zetane
Array Networks
Unravel
Dialog Insight
Pachyderm
OVH
learners.ai
V-Soft
George Brown College
SortSpoke
Advanced Analytics And Research Lab
imsm
Wish
Ryerson University
Schulich
TD Bank
Rotman
Queens University
Pathway
Newcomp Analytics
Macheye
Looker
intact insurance
denodo
Algorithmia
Bell
Vertica
Datarobot
Talend
Dataiku
Dell Technologies
Check Point
Neo4J
PWC
Snowflake
Yellowbrick

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