Big Data Toronto Launches New Era With Triple Threat Data, AI, IoT Conference, June 20-21
Taking place June 20-21 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Big Data Toronto 2017 will host three co-located conferences that are free to attend for data and AI professionals.
The Big Data Toronto conference and expo is marking its second edition by expanding in both size and scope with the launch of a new co-located conference and exhibition dedicated to Toronto’s growing artificial intelligence and deep learning communities.
Taking place June 20-21 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Big Data Toronto 2017 will host three co-located conferences that are free to attend for data and AI professionals. Big Data Toronto will share an expo floor and theatre space with the new AI Toronto and IoT-focused conference CONNECTED+.
Session and panel topics will include analytics, data warehouses, metadata and privacy and the fields of image recognition, natural language processing and cognitive intelligence.
With more than 75 speakers, 50 leading brands, and thousands of attendees, the conferences will address all aspects of data collection, storage, analysis and uses.
According to an EY survey from April, Canadians businesses are “are less likely than their global peers to have advanced analytics strategies that are viewed as a key strategic priority.”
The new AI Toronto event comes on the heels of recent announcements in Toronto from NextAI, Vector Institute, Google, Microsoft and many more, reinforcing the need to develop Canada’s major cities into artificial intelligence hubs and improve
“We launched AI Toronto to provide a much-needed collaborative forum that enables long-term, strategic partnerships, putting Toronto centre stage,” said Dina Al-Wer, Conference Manager for Big Data Toronto, CONNECTED+ and AI Toronto.
“Canada is at the heart of this revolution thanks to its breakthroughs in deep learning and establishing itself as a global leader in Big Data, connected devices and AI. We are already seeing remarkable results and without a doubt, AI will disrupt every industry in the economy. It is not another ‘buzzword’ nor a passing fad that will go away.”
Companies speaking at the free event include:
- The Co-Operators
AI-focused startups speaking at the event include:
- PayTM Labs
Partners for the event include:
- Canada’s Open Data Exchange
- Women Who Code
- IDC Canada
- One Eleven
Big Data Toronto focuses on Big Data and Analytics technologies for both IT & business executives, allowing them to discover new strategies and solutions to improve their decision-making.