Artificial Intelligence summit 2017


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

AI summit 

Join us on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 for our Artificial Intelligence (AI) summit which will take place in conjunction with the University of Toronto, Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab (DCSIL) AI week.

The summit will cover a range of business, ethical and legal issues around the topic of artificial intelligence. Sessions will be informative and interactive.

Our full day professional development program will be of particular interest to the legal and commercial teams of public and private companies. This includes professionals from all sectors, and those developing or considering implementing AI solutions.

View the full agenda and LSUC accreditation details. (PDF)

We are also pleased to announce the launch of our Artificial Intelligence microsite. The site includes contributions from our global team of experts, and provides in-depth perspectives on the complex ethical and related legal risks that must be managed by businesses developing, acquiring or implementing AI - across a number of industry sectors.  

Check back regularly to find new content that reflects the rapid pace of change in the AI world, and follow our global AI blog.

Interested? Contact the events team

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8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Morning sessions

11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking lunch

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Afternoon sessions


Anthony  de Fazekas

Anthony de Fazekas

Head of Technology and Innovation - Canada, Partner, Patent Agent

Anthony de Fazekas’ practice focuses on all areas of information technology law, including the formation of winning IP strategies and the development...

Maya  Medeiros

Maya Medeiros

Partner, Lawyer, Patent Agent, Trade-mark Agent

Maya Medeiros’ practice focuses on the creation, protection, management, monetization and enforcement of intellectual property assets in Canada, the...

Robert L. Percival

Robert L. Percival


Robert Percival is a technology, sourcing and information security lawyer based in Toronto. Mr. Percival's practice is principally devoted to c...

Jane E. Caskey

Jane E. Caskey

Global Head of Risk Advisory

Jane Caskey is global head of our risk advisory practice. She currently sits as a member of our global executive committee and our Canadian management comm...

Vanessa  Grant

Vanessa Grant


Vanessa Grant practises business law in our Toronto office. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governan...

Al Hounsell

Al Hounsell

Knowledge Manager (Systems)

Al Hounsell is a lawyer and knowledge manager for Canada. He is responsible for creating and implementing national knowledge management systems to help the...

Andrew  McCoomb

Andrew McCoomb


Andrew practices complex commercial litigation, with a focus on shareholder and contract disputes, securities matters, antitrust litigation and intellectua...

Janne  Duncan

Janne Duncan

Senior Partner

Janne Duncan is a business lawyer with more than 25 years of experience advising public and private enterprises and their boards on often sensitive mandate...

Anne K. Gallop

Anne K. Gallop


Anne Gallop practises in all areas of employment and labour law, including wrongful dismissal, human rights and disability management. She routinely a...

Jordana  Sanft

Jordana Sanft

Partner, Lawyer, Trade-mark Agent, Patent Agent

Jordana Sanft practises in all areas of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on complex patent and trade-mark litigation. She is a registered patent...

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