AI in Action with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce

September 16, 2021

Scale AI partners with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to discover concrete AI applications on how to harness the power of AI.

Next September 16 join us for a new AI in action, where our speakers from across the country will highlight real-life and fascinating examples of how AI is being applied today in a wide range of industries.

In this afternoon presented by Scale AI and its partners, you will also hear on how you can leverage AI to improve your organization’s productivity and supply chain processes. At the same time, we will show you how Scale AI can fund your AI initiatives.


  • 1:00 – 1:05 p.m. Joint Welcome Address
    • Julien Billot, CEO, Scale AI
    • Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
  • 1:05 – 1:50 p.m. Panel #1: Logistics – How AI is revolutionizing the transportation industry

    Artificial intelligence is radically transforming the transportation & logistics industry. From improved supply chain planning and operations to optimizing distribution for essential goods, the impacts of AI are far-reaching and can add tremendous value.

    Key stakeholders from the transportation industry will share their experiences with applying AI innovations to their business models and on how you might use AI to power your own initiatives.


    • Ken Trickey, Director Innovation & Integration, Trimac
    • Serge Auclair, Vice President, Strategy, Human Resouces and Digital, Port of Montreal
    • Sandeep Kar, Chief Strategy Officer, Fleet Complete
    • Christophe Muratet, Director of Innovation and Design, Thales North America
    • Ramzi Abdelmoula, Managing Engineer, AI Innovation General Motors


    • Behnaz Saboonchi, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ivado Labs
  • 1:50 – 2:25 p.m. Panel #2: AI in manufacturing

    AI is a strategic tool that enables companies to gain or maintain a competitive advantage. Find out about real-life AI projects deployed by companies here, and how these projects have made these companies more productive and efficient.

    AI can represent a considerable investment for the majority of Canadian businesses. Local entrepreneurs will share with you how AI has enabled them to address major production, supply chain or business process issues, and will also address how they managed to deal with this change within their organizations, so that the challenges encountered turn into opportunities.


    • Gary Bogdani, Head of Collective Intelligence, Unilever
    • Kevin Graham, Director, Artificial Intelligence Strategy, CAE
    • Mathieu Laroche, Director, Corporate IT, Data, Analytics & AI, Kruger


    • Olivier Blais, Co-founder and VP, Data and Transformation, Moov AI
  • 2:25 – 3:00 p.m. Panel #3: AI applications in Health & Medtech

    Currently, AI is transforming many spheres of health care by enabling more accurate diagnoses, rigorous disease surveillance and optimizing work in hospitals.

    Discover the impacts of AI on this highly interconnected ecosystem, through concrete projects. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities of making better use of data and how you too could integrate AI into your organization's strategic development.


    • Naomi Goldapple, Head of AlayaLabs, AlayaCare
    • Sandy Lum-Johnston, Business Manager, Surgery, William Osler Health System
    • Willie Kwok, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, SeamlessMD


    • Azra Dhalla, Director, Health AI Implementation, Vector Institute
  • 3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Presentation MaRS Discovery District

    Discover MaRS’ most interesting 2021 AI in supply chain start ups.


    • Osh Momoh, Chief Technical Advisor, MaRS Discovery District
  • 3:15 – 3:25 p.m. INTEL Presentation
    • Balaji Srinivasan, Americas - AI clients expert, Intel
  • 3:25 – 3:35 p.m. Scale AI session on how to apply for fundings

    Find out how Scale AI can help your business adopt AI. Get financing to propel your business and get ahead of the competition. Either by integrating AI into your product and service offering, or by integrating it into your business processes, Scale AI can support you in your innovative projects and in training your workforce towards this new technology.

    • Patrick Tammer, Investment Director, Scale AI
    • Ina Foalea, Investment Director, Scale AI
  • 3:35 – 3:40 p.m. Closing remarks and conclusion
    • Julien Billot, CEO, Scale AI
    • Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce




Date & Time

September 16, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – EDT

    Made possible through the
    financial support of
    Gouvernement du Québec
    Gouvernement du Canada

    Join ALL IN - the most important event dedicated to Canadian AI!