Thursday 5
Friday 6
Saturday 7
Hour Amphi Conference
8h45 - 9h15 8h45


9h15 - 10h 9h15
Bleu Hubert Reeves, Carole Jabet, Daniel Jutras, François-Philippe Champagne, Laurence Honnorat, Luc Rabouin

Opening session

10h - 10h45 10h
Bleu Yoshua Bengio

Can AI help scientific discovery?

Mauve Pierre-Majorique Léger, Sylvain Sénécal

How does the technology user really experience it?

Rouge Lyse Langlois

What is the place of ethics in the creation of a new algorithmic social?

Orange Pablo Valdes-Donoso

How can Artificial Intelligence improve animal, human, and environmental health?

10h45 - 11h30 10h45
Bleu Astronaut'round table
Could AI make decisions instead of the control centers or the astronaut?
Mauve Karim Benyekhlef

Is there a fair use and a real utility of AI in justice?

Rouge Christian Byk

Is the digital age leading to the emergence of new sovereignty stake holders?

Orange Laurence Perreault Levasseur

Will artificial intelligence transform our understanding of the universe?

11h30 - 12h15 11h30
Bleu Astronaut'round table (suite)
Mauve Carl Morch

Can universities contribute more to a public and local AI?

Rouge Alex Shee

Does artificial intelligence help fight poverty?

Orange Jérôme Waldispühl

Will AI make it possible to harness the collective intelligence of video game players in the service of science and genomics?

12h15 - 13h 12h15
Bleu Jean-Christophe Baillie

Is the infant the new model for Artificial Intelligence?

Mauve Louis-Pascal Xhonneux

Does geometric deep learning help in drug discovery?

Rouge Vincent Gautrais

Would the law facilitate the development and control of AI?

Orange Tristan Glatard

Does software variability affect AI models?

13h - 13h45 13h


13h45 - 14h30 13h45
Bleu Research Round table by Ivado
What is missing in AI today?
Mauve Christian Gagné

Can we do AI with little data?

Rouge Marie-Jean Meurs

Can AI systems be culturally sensitive?

Orange Mathias Delahaye

Does machine learning improve the user experience in virtual reality?

14h30 - 15h15 14h30
Bleu Research Round table by Ivado (suite)
Mauve Rémi Quirion

Does or will artificial intelligence really improve our lives?

Rouge Yves Brun

Can AI help discover new antibiotics?

Orange Jean-Louis Dessalles

Can AI imitate cognitive mechanisms without copying them?

15h15 - 16h 15h15
Bleu Energy round table by HydroQuébec
How can we use AI as a catalyst for innovation in the energy transition?
Mauve Pascale Lehoux

Is AI responsible or not?

Rouge Alain Lavoie

How can we land AI in businesses?

Orange Fabrice Fischer

Does Augmented Design Thinking have limits?

16h - 16h45 16h
Bleu Energy round table by HydroQuébec (suite)
Mauve Hervé Chneiweiss

Will artificial intelligence take over our brains?

Rouge Daphné Marnat

Can we teach algorithms not to be sexist?

Orange Marie-Paule Jeansonne

Does Quebec have what it takes to maintain its leadership position in AI?

16h45 - 17h30 16h45
Bleu Luc Sirois

Is the devil in the data?

Mauve Misha Benjamin, Paul Gagnon

Are lawyers and regulators too focused on AI models?

Rouge Isabelle Ouellet-Morin

Is AI useful to better understand child development and intervene?

Orange Olivier Perrin

How to generate a sustainable francophone digital trust ecosystem?


  • Question: each conference title is a question that refers to a problem.
  • Video: a film for each conference will be published.
  • Written and oral summary: the oral synthesis goes with the written summary. All synthesis will be published at a later date.
  • Drawn synthesis: the drawn synthesis starts being created the second the conference begins. It will be projected live onto a giant screen. It will be used in the end of the conference to make the written and oral summaries.