Date: August 03, 2023

Time: 02:00 PM MT

Venue: Infosys Calgary Office, 18th Floor, Gulf Canada Square, 401 9 Ave SW Suite #1800, Calgary, AB T2P 3C5

Event Description

Infosys’ Being AI-first Conversations: Calgary Chapter, is coming up on Thursday, August 3, 2023!

The event will be a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends in AI, experience some innovative offerings in the space, engage in insightful conversations and network with peers.

We would be honored to have you join us for this engaging and informative afternoon.

Key Takeaways

  • Hear from renowned industry experts on the emerging AI trends and what it means for you
  • Experience cutting-edge offerings through and hands-on demonstrations that can be tailored to address specific industry challenges
  • Hear and share experiences though panel discussions
  • Network with your peers and engage in insightful conversations


Start Time End Time Session Speaker(s)
1:30 PM 2:00 PM Registrations & coffee
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Welcome note & context setting Vivek Sinha, Infosys
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Session 1 - “Challenges and Solutions in the Quest for Trustworthy and Explainable AI” Dr. Marina Gavrilova, Professor and Associate Head, University of Calgary
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Session 2 - "Scaling AI" Maurice Tayeh, CIO, Hatch Global
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
3:45 PM 4:30 PM Panel Discussion - Adapting Generative AI Panelists: NovaChem, Nutrien, Suncor
Moderator: Vivek Sinha, Infosys
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Microsoft Co-Pilot Demo Rowan Sciban, Microsoft
5:00 PM 5:10 PM Closing Remarks Sandeep Garg, Infosys
5:10 PM 5:30 PM Demonstrations, showcases & networking
5:30 PM - Dinner

Dr. Marina L. Gavrilova Dr. Marina L. Gavrilova,
Professor and Associate Head Computer Science Department, University of Calgary

Dr. Marina L. Gavrilova is a Full Professor, a UCalgary Excellence Research Chair on Trustworthy and Explainable AI and a head of the Biometric Technologies and SPARCS Laboratories in the Faculty of Sciences. Her publications include over 250 refereed articles, edited special issues, books and book chapters in the areas of machine learning, information fusion, data mining and cybersecurity. She serves as a Founding Editor-in-Chief of Transactions on Computational Science Journal, Springer and an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Digital Human, Inderscience. As a globally renown award-winning researcher and educator, Dr. Gavrilova has given over 50 keynotes and invited lectures at major scientific gatherings worldwide, including Stanford University, Purdue University, Fordham University, Microsoft Research USA, Oxford University UK, Samsung Research South Korea and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Gavrilova is a passionate advocate of equity, diversity and inclusion in academia, industry and society.


Mr. Maurice Tayeh Mr. Maurice Tayeh,
Mr. Maurice Tayeh, a visionary leader with an illustrious career spanning over 30 years in international business across diverse industries such as Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Aerospace.

His expertise lies in driving business transformation through cutting-edge technology solutions. Having held prominent positions as CIO for major international and Fortune 500 companies, Maurice has been at the forefront of innovation, making critical decisions on new technology adoption.

Currently the Global CIO at Hatch, Maurice is spearheading major digital transformation initiatives as he leads the IT and Digital teams. One of his notable projects is the "Digital Project Delivery," a strategic initiative set to revolutionize the organization.

Maurice's journey started in the Aerospace industry, where he honed his skills in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics. His vast experience and deep insights have made him a sought-after speaker at prestigious technology conferences worldwide.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Maurice is a true global citizen, fluent in English, French, and Arabic, and has lived and worked across multiple continents, including North America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. His cross-cultural expertise enriches his leadership and drives innovation in a global context.


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