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5th Annual Rotman Conference on Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence

7:30-8:44am check-in and light breakfast; 8:45am sharp to 6:00pm sessions; 6:00pm onward networking reception

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Speaker Series | Research Discussions | Panel Discussion | Networking Event

Date: Thursday October 24, 2019 | 08:45 AM - 06:00 PM
Speaker(s): Aaron Roth, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Ajay Agrawal, Founder, Creative Destruction Lab
Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Professor, University of Toronto
Christian Catalini, Co-Creator, Libra and Head Economist, Calibra
Eric Lamarre, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Gary Marcus, Founder and CEO, Robust.AI
Jack Clark, Policy Director, OpenAI
Jim Keller, Senior Vice President, Intel Corporation
Joshua Gans, Professor, University of Toronto
Laura Rosella, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Mara Lederman, Site Lead, CDL-Toronto and Professor, University of Toronto
Mark Engel, Senior Vice President, Scotiabank
Marzyeh Ghassemi, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Michael Evans, President, Alibaba Group
Molly Shoichet, Professor, University of Toronto
Pedro Domingos, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington
Pieter Abbeel, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Raquel Urtasun, Chief Scientist, Uber ATG
Sendhil Mullainathan, Roman Family University Professor, University of Chicago
Shivon Zilis, Project Director, Office of the CEO, Neuralink, Tesla
Sonia Sennik, Executive Director, Creative Destruction Lab
Suzanne Gildert, Founder and Co-CEO, Sanctuary AI
Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Last updated October 22, 2019
Topic: Machine Learning and the Market For Intelligence
Venue: Desautels Hall (2nd floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $1,800.00 per person; $1,200.00 per person for organizations that register 10 or more guests; $900.00 per person for alumni of Rotman or U of Toronto and for employees of not-for-profit organizations including universities, hospitals, startups, and governments; $450.00 per person for current full time students (fees include all sessions, light breakfast, box lunch, reception, and 1 copy of "Rebooting AI", "The Ethical Algorithm", and "Innovation + Equality")
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SUMMARY: On October 24, 2019 the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management will host our 5th annual “Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence Conference”. This is not a technical conference. Our focus is on the business opportunities and economic implications arising from the recent advances in Artificial Intelligence. 
 
AUDIENCE: Similar to last year's conference we anticipate approximately 600 attendees including ; CEOs and industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, academics, government officials, etc.
 
SCHEDULE (subject to change):
 


Conference Co-Chairs: Ajay Agrawal & Shivon Zilis

MC: Sonia Sennik, Creative Destruction Lab

   8:45 AM - INTRODUCTION 
 


Welcoming Remarks

Sonia Sennik, Executive Director, Creative Destruction Lab and Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

   9:00 AM - POWER & POLICY
 


The Disruptive Economics of Power and Prediction

Ajay Agrawal, Founder, Creative Destruction Lab

 

AI + Equality: Creating a Future that is more Star Trek than Terminator

Joshua Gans, Professor, University of Toronto

 

AI & Inequality

Mara Lederman, Site Lead, CDL-Toronto and Professor, University of Toronto - Fireside chat with Joshua Gans

   9:50 AM - MACHINE INTELLIGENCE & HEALTH
 


Precision Public Health

Laura Rosella, Associate Professor, University of Toronto

 

Maching Learning From Our Mistakes

Marzyeh Ghassemi, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

 

The Materials for Tomorrow, Today

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Professor, University of Toronto

   11:15 AM - AI &TRUST
   

Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust

Gary Marcus, Founder and CEO, Robust.AI

   11:35 AM - MACHINE INTELLIGENCE & THE ENTERPRISE
 


AI Strategy Implementation - Transforming the Enterprise

Eric Lamarre, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

 

AI Strategy at Alibaba

Michael Evans, President, Alibaba Group in conversation with Ajay Agrawal

   2:00 PM - ROBOTS
 


A Future With Affordable Self-Driving Vehicles

Raquel Urtasun, Chief Scientist, Uber ATG

 

Towards AI for the Physical World

Pieter Abbeel, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

 

How Would We Design Robots that Could do All the Work?

Suzanne Gildert, Founder and co-CEO, Sanctuary AI

   3:00 PM - IMPACTS OF AI
   

Can We Anticipate the Impacts of AI?

Jack Clark, Policy Director, Open AI

   3:20 PM - LIGHTNING ROUND
 


Shivon Zilis
 and Jack Clark with Raquel UrtasunMarzyeh GhassemiPieter AbbeelSuzanne GildertPedro DomingosJim KellerAlán Aspuru-GuzikBarney Pell, and William Tunstall-Pedoe

   3:40 PM - CDL AWARDS
   
Presented by Molly Shoichet, Professor, University of Toronto & Mark Engel, Senior Vice President, Scotiabank
 4:30 PM - THE ETHICS, IMPACTS, AND DANGERS OF MACHINE INTELLIGENCE
 


The Ethical Algorithm

Aaron Roth, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

 

The Dangers of AI: Real and Imaginary

Pedro Domingos, Professor, University of Washington

 

AI for Good: What are the Threats?

Shivon Zilis, Project Director, Office of the CEO, Neuralink, Tesla in conversation with Pedro Domingos and Aaron Roth

   5:15 PM - COMPLEMENTS
 


Not Dead Yet: Moore's Law and the Future of Computers

Jim Keller, Senior Vice President, Intel Corporation

 

The Economic Design Principles of Libra: New Mechanisms for Establishing Trust

Christian Catalini, Co-Creator, Libra and Head Economist, Calibra

   5:55 PM - CONCLUSION
 
Closing Remarks

Shivon Zilis, Project Director, Office of the CEO, Neuralink, Tesla and Ajay Agrawal, Founder, Creative Destruction Lab

   6:00 PM - RECEPTION
 
About The Creative Destruction LabCreative Destruction Lab is a not-for-profit seed-stage program for massively scalable, science- and technology-based companies. Its nine-month program pairs founders with experienced entrepreneurs and investors to set focused, measurable objectives with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation. Founded in 2012 by Professor Ajay Agrawal at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, the program has expanded to locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax, and Oxford. Since its inception, companies that have participated in the CDL program have created over $4 billion in aggregate equity value. To learn more, please visit www.creativedestructionlab.com
 
Official conference website: www.marketforintelligence.com
 
For hotel accommodations and air travel information visit the Creative Destruction Lab's website.
 
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