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VEF: The Entanglement of AI, ML & Quantum

VEF: The Entanglement of AI, ML & Quantum

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 5PM to 8:30PM
Where: UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC || Theatre (C300)
General Admission: $55 
Early Bird Rate (closed Friday, November 1): $40
Founder Rate: $25 
VEF Members: FREE (Become a Member)

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Quantum Computing are the buzzwords of the 21st century - let's unpack them. Vancouver has an ecosystem of outstanding software and hardware companies leading the pack on a global scale.

On November 19, we are going to hear first-hand from the entrepreneurs on the forefront of these technologies, what they are doing, and how they think about their emerging technologies.

Bill Tam, Co-Founder Digital Technology Supercluster (moderator)
Jeremy Hilton, SVP, Technology & Applications, D-Wave Systems
Handol Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Variational AI (AI for molecule discovery), Vice-Chair, AInBC
Arman Zaribafiyan, Head of Quantum Computing at 1QBit
Dr. Lenka Pitonakova, Senior Robotic Systems Developer, A&K Robotics

Lightning Pitch:
Alex Ackermans, Anteater Analytics
Aastha Pandey, Quest Global

Event Program:
5:00PM to 6:00PM: Registration + Social
6:00PM to 6:30PM: Welcome + Pitches
6:30PM to 8:00PM: Panel Discussion + Q/A
8:00PM to 8:30PM: Networking

*Doors open at 5:00 PM, and our evening will begin at 6:00 PM. *

Later Event: January 21
VEF: Tech Success