Communitech Tech Leadership Conference (Keynote)

Posted By on December 22, 2015
May 12, 2016 all-day
Waterloo Region
425 Bingemans Centre Dr
Kitchener, ON N2B


The times they are a changing. Technology is forcing society to answer big questions, while demographic shifts are dictating markets and influencing innovations. On May 12, come to Communitech Tech Leadership Conference to explore shifts in the marketplace and see where tech is headed.

Nikolas is providing the following keynote:

The Future of Society with Artificial Intelligence (AI)
This talk will ask what’s the big deal with AI and what it means for us in society, business, and personal life. It will also look at how startups can benefit and take advantage of open source AI in practical terms.
The talk will cover the following areas
  • The birth of AI – where did it come from and where are we today?
  • AI in industry – the future of Machine-to-machine (M2M), factories, businesses
  • AI in everyday life – personal robots, home management, Internet of Things
  • AI and it’s relevance to the startup ecosystem – what startups needs to know and apply to their businesses.
  • What open sourcing AI will do for society – impacts in healthcare, Internet of Things, Big Data processing (Google and Facebook have just done this)
  • How can we manage ethics and equality in AI applications? What rights will AI have once it becomes more conscious?


Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe. Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.


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