IA Canada Agenda May 27

10:45 am - 11:00 am Pre-Session Check

11:00 am - 11:45 am Hyper Automation: How to get Started and Evaluate Use Cases within your Organization

Tina Rho - Senior Director Product Management, Workfusion

A big concern regarding introducing Intelligent Automation is identifying which use case(s) to start with. WorkFusion's Use Case Navigator makes it easy to pinpoint which business processes you should automate, and allow you to discover the value of Hyper Automation solutions.

Note: This will be a half-hour presentation followed by 15 minutes of Q+A



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Tina Rho

Senior Director Product Management
Workfusion

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm USE CASE Lessons Learned Supporting Digital Transformation through an Agile Framework

Bola Adesope - Scrum Master and Agile Coach, Sonnett Insurance

Bola Adesope has worked across insurance and telecoms industries facilitating digital transformation using agile methodologies, such as scrum and Kanban. He has experience re-designing organizations to help them prepare and deliver automation. This session will lay a foundation to the steps to success in ensuring an organization’s practices are aligned with its digital targets.

This session will discuss the critical success factors that lead to …

  • Turning a cultural mind-set around technologies, like RPA, from apprehensive to agile
  • Using the agile methodology to use digital transformation to create more customer-centered products
  • Roadmapping digital transformation from a people, process and technological perspective


Note: Sessions will be 30 minute presentations followed by 15 minutes of Q+A

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Bola Adesope

Scrum Master and Agile Coach
Sonnett Insurance

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm USE CASE Augmented Analytics and What it Means to Automating Business Intelligence and Insights Generation

Sahar Nezami - Senior Director, Analytics & Data Management, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Gartner first introduced the term Augmented Analytics in 2017 and called it the future of data analytics. Since then, it has remained one of the top technology trends and is expected to drastically change the way we develop and deliver analytics and insights.

In this session, we will review:

  • What is augmented analytics and where does it have use cases?
  • What does it mean to you and how will it change the analytics lifecycle?
  • Automation and the rise of the citizen data scientist 


Note: This will be a half-hour presentation followed by 15 minutes of Q+A

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Sahar Nezami

Senior Director, Analytics & Data Management
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm USE CASE Deploying Virtual Agents at Kinectrics through ML+AI

Neeraj Grotra - Senior Director Business Transformation and IT Systems, Kinectrics Inc.

At Kinectrics, each employee gets their own virtual assistant to assist in day-to-admin. This is enabling employees to navigate the corporate ecosystem faster, and it's a vital resource to inform business decisions. Neeraj Grotra will demonstrate that capabilities of Kinectric’s new intelligent bots, including…

  • How this enables seamless movement across disparate legacy systems and data bases
  • Training the bot with scripts and tailoring each bot to the employee it’s assigned with the right access authorization
  • Use Cases: from payroll questions to sales performance updates 

Note: This will be a half-hour presentation followed by 15 minutes of Q+A

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Neeraj Grotra

Senior Director Business Transformation and IT Systems
Kinectrics Inc.

As automated processes become increasingly embedded into organizations, and data privacy laws are put in place to protect consumer privacy, we place unwavering trust that advanced algorithms will act ethically on behalf of their human employers. Without proper oversight and access authorization, this poses an incredibly high risk. This panel will discuss the best practices for ethical machine management...

Changing standards: what can we expect around growing push for regulation around automation?

Proactively embedding data privacy rules in software programming

How are privacy and ethics becoming increasingly associated?

Developing sustainable ethics codes of conduct that go beyond current regulation 


Note: This will be a forty minute followed by 10 minutes of Q+A

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Karl Martineau

Chief Information Officer
Legal Aid Ontario

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Matt Galvin

Vice President, Ethics & Compliance
Anheuser-Busch Inbev

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Claudiu Popa

Co-Founder & Chairman
KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation

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Ofer Shai

Chief AI Officer, Omnia AI
Deloitte Canada