Events

AI Week: Public lecture series on Artificial Intelligence

Date

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 9:30am to Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:30am

Location

--SFU's Big Data Hub, KEY 8888 University Drive East BC V5A 4S2 , Burnaby , British Columbia (BC) Show on Google Maps

From the Eventbrite page, 

AI Week presented by SFU's School of Computing Science invites the community to engage in a week of introductory lectures about artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications in robotics, computational biology, natural language processing, and computer vision. Each lecture is intended to be a stand-alone experience by a different presenter - attend a topic of interest to you or all five!

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SIGGRAPH 2019

Date

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 8:30am to Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

Location

Los Angeles Convention Center -- 90015 , Los Angeles , California (CA) Show on Google Maps

From the SIGGRAPH2019 website, 

What helps you thrive? Perhaps it’s experiencing the latest gaming and AI technology, or presenting the latest innovations in your field. Maybe it’s mixing it up with thought leaders and adding your voice. Whatever it is, you'll find it at SIGGRAPH 2019, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Discover the latest techniques in animation, and don’t miss the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, a qualifying festival for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, showcasing the world’s most innovative digital and immersive storytellers. At SIGGRAPH, the opportunities to explore, connect, and learn are endless—and access to the latest research and teaching tools make it easy. Choose from technical paper presentations, instructional courses, informal talks, panel discussions, Groovy Graphics Assignments, and more.

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Traction Conference

Date

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:00pm

Location

JW Marriott Parq --39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3 , Vancouver , British Columbia (BC) Show on Google Maps

From the Traction Conference website: 

Traction Conf brings you actionable strategies and tactics for supercharging your growth, straight from founders and leaders of some of the fastest growing companies like Google, Twentieth Century Fox, Reddit, LinkedIn, Slack, Trello, Github, New Relic, Box, SendGrid, Grammarly, Bumble and much more.

Plus you get to network with and get on a first-name basis with Fortune 500 leaders, high-growth startup founders, leading investors, and major media.

Tickets are $600 – $800 CAD.

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VIFF Immersed 2019

Date

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30am to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:30am

Location

--1181 Seymour St , Vancouver , British Columbia (BC) Show on Google Maps

From the VIFF Immersed website

Explore the best in immersive storytelling from leading Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality creators at Vancouver International Film Festival’s second annual VIFF Immersed conference (September 28–29) and week-long public exhibition.

VIFF Immersed brings industry leaders, investors, buyers, distributors, technologists, producers and media companies to Vancouver to discover some of the best story-driven immersive entertainment, build an international market for immersive content and showcase Vancouver and Canada’s thriving XR ecosystem.

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Interface Summit 2019

Date

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

Location

--510 West Georgia Street Emily Carr University for Art + Design , Vancouver , British Columbia (BC) Show on Google Maps

From the Eventbrite page

"How do you use technology to humanize healthcare – for 8 billion people or for one individual? The average visit with a patient lasts 8 minutes. What if you could get all the info about a patient in less than 2 minutes so you can spend the rest of the visit talking with and listening to them?

The 2019 Interface summit is the 8th annual conference on the Future of Health. It is a two-day event created to engage, inform, inspire and connect the world’s digital health innovators."

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VR/AR Global Summit

Date

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

Location

Parq Vancouver --39 Smithe Street , Vancouver , British Columbia (BC) Show on Google Maps

From the VR/AR Global Summit website:

The summit will bring together the VR/AR/MR industry from around the globe to discuss topics including education, entertainment, enterprise, healthcare, retail, training, blockchain and more. Featuring keynote addresses, engaging panels, educational workshops, interesting networking opportunities, demos, exhibits, films, product launches and parties, the VR/AR Global Summit will entice and engage you from the moment you arrive.

Tickets are $399 – $499 CAD.

Get more info on the VR/AR Global Summit website.

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