International SME Forum on Artificial Intelligence

Shaping the Second Machine Revolution

Montreal, Canada May 7-8, 2018

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Private event

This private forum informs and displays the potential of AI in relation to the future of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). The agenda is tailored to SME executives as well as tech startups and investors from ten different countries who are weighing AI as a business solution, as well as those who endeavor to better understand this new AI revolution.

Over the course of the two-day forum, participants will be able to hear from the most notable AI experts from Canada and the nine other countries in a private setting, as well as be exposed to some of the most inspiring actual use of AI.

To note that the forum will be in English and no simultaneous translation will be offered on site. However, it will be possible for participants to ask questions in either French or English.


Learn about the state of AI, visit the offices of leading organizations playing a role in the Montreal AI ecosystem and benefit from B2B sessions. This is the only gathering of its kind where SMEs, joined by VC’s, investors, funds and LPs, can gather with key Canadian entrepreneurs, corporations, and thinkers alongside counterparts from the ten member countries of The Montreal Group.

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Artificial Intelligence in Montreal

There’s a reason why the artificial intelligence community has flourished in Montreal: the world’s largest concertation of AI researchers are met with the support and collaboration of government, universities, venture capitalists and private enterprise all working together to promote the industry. This cohesion is unique to Montreal and results in an environment saturated with high-level knowledge, which in turn attracts some of the world’s top talent.

The city has also attracted massive private investments from global players such as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft who have selected Montreal as the newest home for AI Research.

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