TECHNATION is hosting a full-day AI4Canada Summit – Accelerating Responsible AI Adoption on May 22nd in Ottawa. TECHNATION is collaborating with government officials, technology executives and multi-stakeholder partners to help accelerate responsible AI adoption. This summit will feature three global technology visionary keynotes along with four multi-stakeholder panel discussions. Panels will engage leaders from both industry and government on important topics including:

For Canada to succeed in this hyper-evolving space, a new and updated national synchronized plan for AI adoption is critical.  This requires on-going discussion, planning and action across all sectors to ensure Canada maintains its leadership position in Artificial Intelligence in the highly competitive global economy.  AI4Canada will deliver a collaborative summit with engaging multi-stakeholder insight and dialogue as part of our ongoing initiative to develop an ‘AI Adoption Roadmap for Canada’.

Keynote Presentations:

The state of GenAI and Canada’s competitive edge – A practical perspective on how enterprises globally are adopting GenAI, and the unique advantages Canadian businesses possess.

Ashok Krish
Global Head, AI.Cloud Advisory & Consulting
Tata Consultancy Services

Ashok leads the Advisory & Consulting function of the AI.Cloud unit at TCS. This is an interdisciplinary group of AI experts, with deep domain knowledge, AI and GenAI engineering, Data Science, and “Design for AI” capabilities that help large organizations design, implement, and adopt both predictive and Generative AI at scale.

The AI.Cloud unit at TCS helps large companies adopt an AI-first business architecture by bringing full-stack capability across all Cloud Hyperscalers, Data Platforms, and AI & GenAI technology stacks.

Keynote speakers from Accenture and Microsoft to be announced.

Four National Strategy Panel Discussions (Industry & government)

  • Responsible GenAI Journey – An Inside Out Approach
  • AI Readiness – Intentions Outpacing Ability
  • Sustainability Driven Through Procurement
  • Now is the time to Accelerate Future AI Skills


 May 22, 2024 | Full Day | In-Person 

Canada Science and Technology Museum | 1867 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON

8:30 am – Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 5:00 pm – Visionary Keynote Presentations & National Strategy Panels

5:00-7:00 pm – Cinq a Sept (all attendees welcome)

Members $195 | Non-members $395

Government leaders invited to attend as our complimentary guests.  Contact Christine Leonard to register.


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Event Details

May 22, 2024
Full Day | In-Person | Ottawa