AI Industry Day brings together Waterloo experts, government officials, and business leaders

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Experts sit on chairs in front of a screen

Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada for Statistics Canada, was the keynote speaker at the Fall Industry Day on Monday, hosted by the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute (Waterloo.AI) and Communitech.

Titled “Data — The Fuel for AI,” the event at the University of Waterloo’s Fed Hall brought together more than 350 business leaders, data scientists, academics and government officials from around the country, both in person and online. “Since launching in 2018, Waterloo.AI’s multi-disciplinary research teams have been collaborating with industry to develop intelligent systems. This hybrid event provides an opportunity to bring together our leading researchers and industry partners to discuss emerging trends and the future of Canada’s data network,” said Harold Godwin, managing director of Waterloo.AI.

To read more about the event, including involvement by members of the Faculty of Mathematics, check out the full story on the Waterloo News site.