Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere but as you know AI is an ecosystem of different technologies. In this session we will look to explore the current state of AI across Canada. Discuss how AI in research and education is evolving and how that impacts public and private sector organizations. Outline some of the risks we are seeing with AI in Canada and focus on ways to mitigate those risks. Lastly we will talk about what is exciting about the next horizon in AI and how Canada is driving change.


Summit Speaker

KJ Burke

Field CTO – Hybrid, CDW

KJ has been an IT leader and change agent for over 25 years. He is driven by solving problems and delivering business value for organizations by educating people, innovating processes, and investing in new technologies. Prior to CDW Canada KJ spent 15 years with Barrick Gold and has extensive understanding of how mining and heavy industry operates.

Summit Speaker

Ryan Beauchamp

Principal Solution Architect, CDW

Ryan Beauchamp, Principal Solution Architect at CDW. Ryan has over 20 years spent in IT spanning all areas of IT. Based in Vancouver supporting CDWs Canadian organizations from Victoria to Halifax leading technical pre-sales discussions to enhance organizations adoption of modern datacenter and Hybrid solutions.

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Session Recording

Technology Track

Session Format
Industry Presentation (30 minutes)