Fonds de recherche du Québec
Reporting to the Minister of Economy and Innovation, the mission of the Fonds de recherche du Québec is to ensure the strategic and coherent development of Quebec research and support it financially, support the training of researchers, establish the necessary partnerships for these researchers to carry out their mission, and promote and support the mobilization of knowledge.
Ville de Montréal
Montreal is internationally recognized as a city of high learning and talent. Its institutions of higher learning contribute directly to its economic and community development and to its reputation for research and innovation. In a constantly changing world, Montreal is positioning itself as a leader and is setting up a framework that encourages the emergence of innovative companies.
Community of researchers specializing in machine learning
Founded in 1993 by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the Université de Montréal, Mila is a research institute in artificial intelligence that rallies nearly 900 researchers specializing in the field of machine learning. Based in Montreal, Mila’s mission is to be a global pole for scientific advances that inspire innovation and the development of AI for the benefit of all. Since 2017, Mila is the result of a partnership between the Université de Montréal and McGill University, closely linked with Polytechnique Montréal and HEC Montréal. Today, Mila gathers in its offices a vibrant community of professors, students, industrial partners, and startups working in AI, making the institute the world’s largest academic research center in machine learning. Mila, a non-profit organization, is internationally recognized for its significant contributions to machine learning, especially in the areas of language modelling, machine translation, object recognition and generative models.
Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation
The mission of the Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation is to promote the economic development of all regions of Quebec and to stimulate the growth of businesses through: entrepreneurship; research and innovation; investment; digital development and export markets.
Collaborative institute in the field of digital intelligence
IVADO is the fruit of an initiative of HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal. With the support of its ecosystem linking the academic, industrial and institutional sectors, IVADO develops leading-edge expertise in artificial intelligence, data science and operations research, and helps transform novel scientific discoveries into concrete applications, economic opportunities and benefits for society.
Science & Vie
In a century, Science & Vie has seen the world change and has accompanied scientific revolutions by explaining them to its readers. Looking back a century, it was clear to the editors of Science & Vie how much our living conditions have changed. We live much more comfortably, much longer and certainly more numerous. We are also globally more educated. Unquestionably, the development of science and technology has more than contributed to these major changes. And Science & Vie has also evolved over the decades while remaining faithful to its raison d'être since its first issue: to offer content written and illustrated to be understood by all. By popularizing scientific discoveries, by reporting on the progress of knowledge in all fields, by shedding light on the questions that these advances raise, Science & Vie is the privileged witness of a world on the move. With a time of advance on the progress, a fine and objective analysis of the situations, Science et Vie deciphers and anticipates
Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal is a French-language institution whose mission is to train management leaders who make a responsible contribution to the success of organizations and to sustainable social development. The School has been at the forefront of data science research for 40 years and contributes to the dynamism of artificial intelligence (AI) through research and support for technology companies with high growth potential. HEC Montréal holds a multitude of research chairs in data science, including three prestigious Canada-CIFAR Chairs in AI. The start-up coaching programs, CDL-Montreal and Next AI-Montreal, are offered under the leadership of Executive Education HEC Montreal. In addition, the School hosts the Tech3Lab, the largest user experience (UX) lab in North America.
Ciel & Espace
Ciel et Espace is the largest European magazine dedicated to Universe, astronomical and spatial news and the practice of sky's observation. Edited by the French Association of Astronomy (AFA) since 1947 it is animated by a team of professional scientific journalists. It publishes nine issues a year and also news on its website. It organizes conferences and Space Meetings, observation and discovery trips, and the famous "Nuits des étoiles", which gather millions of people during shooting star rains. It produces podcasts and videocasts, and associates itself with all the operations which value the free and disinterested discovery of the results of the astronomical research as the practice of the leisure of discovery in the nature.
Published by the independent agency GALA MEDIA, based in Montreal, CScience IA is the online media dedicated to Artificial Intelligence (AI) news in Quebec. It disseminates information around technological solutions and analyzes the social, ethical and economic impacts of AI in organizations. Among its productions: Several hundred articles, posts and expert columns published each year. This written content deals with technologies, AI and innovation in different sectors of activity (health, logistics, transport, defence, culture, etc.). C+ Clair is THE meeting point for experts and enthusiasts of artificial intelligence and digital technology. For each event, we address a current theme with major partners in the field. Docu 20 is a series in audio podcast format. It immerses listeners in the world of AI and the application of new technologies in Quebec every month, for 20 minutes. Since its inception in March 2020, CScience IA has produced over 1,000 articles and multimedia content, and generated over 1 million views/impressions. The medium attracts nearly 20,000 unique monthly visitors.
World Summit AI Americas
Summit of global AI leaders
The summit will bring together global AI leaders from enterprise, big tech, startups, academia, law, government, and investment, to hear over 150 of the most inspirational speakers deliver innovative, cutting-edge, topical content, tackle the most burning AI issues and set the global AI agenda. For the first time, the summit will also be joined by Intelligent Health - the world’s leading AI in medicine summit and TMinus30, the climate moonshot series, welcoming more than 2000 of the major influencers in AI globally across business, science and tech.