Automation Nation

If you could automate it, would you?

Gather with leaders in research, private industry and government to explore the opportunities and challenges in Canada’s automated future and its impact on business, innovation, discovery and ethics.


Manual vs automated: how do the two realities tip the scale? Discover what a truly automated nation would mean for our everyday lives.


How will AI and automation impact Canadian research and discovery? Learn from trailblazing researchers about national and global breakthroughs.


Engage with your peers and meet new colleagues to collaborate on new ideas and initiatives.

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2017 Attendee Feedback Highlights

“Above and beyond my expectations. Great value for this level of conference.”

“The CANARIE Summit is one of the best conferences I attend each year. Full stop.”

What was the highlight of this year’s Summit?

”Diversity of backgrounds of attendees and speakers, openness to share/discuss.”

“For me…the highlight was to gain a broad overview of digital, policy and research initiatives in Canada.”

“Everything was a highlight: successful and innovative, the organization, speakers, animators, hospitality, originality (music, movement, humour)”

“Getting a clear perspective on the direction technology is taking us and how one will need to adapt in order to stay relevant.”

What did we discuss at the 2017 Summit?

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