ABD 2019

Schedule

ABD 2019 is a single full-day event @ TIFF Bell Lightbox. See below for the full schedule for the day.

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Registration starts @ 8:00 AM

Start: 8:00 AM
Duration: 45 mins.

Coffee and light refreshments will be made available throughout the day.

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Terry Hickey, CHief ANALYTICS oFFICER @ cibc

Start: 9:00 AM (after Opening Remarks)
Duration: 20 mins.

Terry will start the morning and set the stage for our first main conference theme, Data for Good.

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Panel 1: Analytics for Good

Start: 9:15 AM
Duration: 70 mins.

Moderator: Sean O'Brien | LoyaltyOne

Panelists:

  • Dr. Devin Singh | Sickkids

  • Parinaz Sobhani | Georgian Partners

  • Bryan Smith | namara.io

  • Michael Proulx | Sustainalytics

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Panel 2: the Future of Work

Start: 10:20 AM
Duration: 80 mins.

Moderator: Douglas Heintzman | The Burnie Group

Panelists:

  • Alan Lepofsky | Salesforce

  • Lori Bieda | BMO

  • Stephen Benteau | Precima

  • Sheldon Fernandez | Darwin AI

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LUNCH

Start: 11:45 AM
Duration: 60 mins.

Boxed lunches will be catered by O&B.

NOTE: Have a dietary restriction, let us know @ contact@abdtoronto.com!

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KEYNOTE 2:

Start: 12:45 PM
Duration: 20 mins.

We explore the many implications of disruptive tech and Namir Anani, President of the Information and Communications Technology Council sheds some light on the recent developments in 5G!

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Panel 3: AI & Tech Superpowers

Start: 1:05 PM
Duration: 60 mins.

Panelists:

  • Mike Branch | GEOTAB

  • Shelby Austin | Omnia AI (Deloitte)

  • Sheldon Fernandez | Darwin AI

  • Joseph Kurian | Ontario Ministry of Economic Development

  • Gayemarie Brown | Wintam Place Consulting

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Start: 2:15 PM
Duration: 30 mins.

Network with other attendees or take a breather alone with some light refreshments.

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Panel 4: Scaled AI

Start: 2:45 PM
Duration: 90 mins.

Moderator: Rishi Behari | Smith School of Business

Panelists:

  • Pavel Abdur-Rahman | IBM

  • Sami Ahmed | BMO

  • Sam Talasila | Shopify

  • Eric Bogart | ACOSTA

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Panel 5: Customer Experience Reimagined

Start: 4:10 PM
Duration: 70 mins.

Moderator: Everton Lewis | Impact Signal

Panelists:

  • Masoum Mosmer | Wayfair

  • Steven Woods | Nudge.ai

  • Alison Simpson | Forerunner Mktg. Ltd.

  • Jeff Wilts | Fleet Complete


 

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