AiDecentralized Summit

May 22, 2018

8:00AM - 8:30pm

Royal York Hotel, Toronto

SCHEDULE

PART 1
PART 2

08:00

Registration and Breakfast

12:35 

LUNCH

08:25

08:35

08:50

09:10

09:30

09:45

10:20

Introduction: Jane Boo

Chief of Staff of TODA, Lead Sponsor & Conference Head of AiDecentralized

Welcome: Toufi Saliba

Chair ACM PB CC, CEO TODA, Co-Author Toda Protocol

1:35

1:50

Todd Gebhart​

Cybersecurity expert, Former Vice Chairman of Intel Security, co-president of McAfee, current Chairman of TODA Group

Digital Transformation and Our Future: Wonki Min

Chair of the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy & SUNY Korea Professor

AI: Block by Block:

Noam Levenson & Lior Messika

Co-Founders of Eden Block

Maximizing the Chances of Global Prosperity:

Irakli Beridze

Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, United Nations

2:05

2:15

2:30

2:45

Panel 1: Unity, Blockchain and AI: A Match Made Perfect

Moderator: Ameer Rosic - Co-Founder of Blockgeeks

Paul Lee - Founder & CEO of Mind.AI

Nasser Rahal - Founder & CTO of fazeZERO

Susan Oh - Founder & CEO of MKR AI and Chair of the AI, Blockchain For Impact (BFI) United Nations General Assembly

Dawood Khan - Founder of TransformationWorx

Farnoud Kazemzadeh - Co-Founder & CEO at Elucid Labs

3:20

Break 1 & Networking

3:35

An Introduction to Distributed/

Decentralized Machine Learning:

Vin Tang

Principle at Samsung Next Ventures

Data Sovereignty: The Crux of Human-Centric AI:

Susan Oh

Founder & CEO of MKR AI and Chair of the AI, Blockchain For Impact (BFI) United Nations General Assembly

The Yin and Yang of Blockchain and AI: Nasser Rahal

Founder & CTO of fazeZERO

The Third Wave of AI: Paul Lee

Co-Founder of Mind.AI

Smart Contract Security and AI: 

Ken Huang

CEO & Founder of Distributed Business Applications

Panel 3: Re-decentralizing the Web and the Internet

Moderator: Adam Gravitis: CTO TodaQ, Crypto & AI Expert

Ben Goertzel - CEO & Chief Scientist at SingularityNET

Jason Ernst - CTO of RightMesh

Barry Rowe - VP of R&D at WhoKnows Inc.

Karthik Balakrishnan - CTO of Wysdom.AI

Russell Verteeten - Consensys Canada Lead

Break 2 & Networking

Infrastructure-less, Secure Data Transmission to Enable Decentralized AI: Jason Ernst

CTO of RightMesh

10:35

Alternative Blockchain Developed from First Principles Enjoying Decentralized Governance:

Silvio Micali

Professor at MIT, ACM Turing Award Winner, Author Algorand

3:50

AI: The Governance Question:

Neil Sahota

IBM Watson Group Global Lead BD &  Master Inventor 

10:50

An End to Boom & Bust Economic Cycles with Autonomous Decentralized Governance:

Hassan Khan

CEO TodaQ Financial

4:05

Why Spirituality (Ethics) Matters When We Decentralize AI:

Josh Hong

Co-founder of Mind.AI

11:05

Creating Beneficial, Democratic Artificial General Intelligence: 

Ben Goertzel

CEO & Chief Scientist at SingularityNET

4:20

11:20

Panel 2: What is the Role of Good Governance in a Decentralized AI Ecosystem?

 

Moderator: Josh Hong - Co-Founder of Mind.AI

Vin Tang - Principle at Samsung Next Ventures

Michelle Hanlon - Co-Founder of For All Moonkind

Sergey Gorbunov - Head of Cryptography at Algorand and Assistant Professor at University of Waterloo

Marc Lijour - Co-Founder of ColliderX

Andreas Veneris - Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Computer Science at University of Toronto 

4:55

Panel 4: The Future of AI: Privacy, Security an Transparency

Moderator: Dann Toliver - NASA, CTO TODA

Suhail Shergill - Director of Data Science and Model Innovation at Scotiabank

James Bergstra - Co-Founder & CTO of kindred.ai

Nancy Salay - Associate Professor of Philosophy at Queen's University

Anish Mohammed - Co-Founder of Ethicsnet & CTO of Ontici

Roel Vertegaal - Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Queen's University

Closing Remarks: Toufi Saliba, Jane Boo, Julia Kwon

11:55

A Means to an End: The AI and Blockchain Business Case

Yaron Vorona

CEO, Iota Security Inc.

5:10

Reception & Networking

12:05

Alan Wunsche

Chair & Co-Founder of Blockchain Canada

12:15

AIDA Alliance Announcement:

Ben Goertzel & Toufi Saliba

12:25

For All Moonkind: One Giant Leap For Blockchain: 

Michelle Hanlon

Co-Founder of For All Moonkind

08:55

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