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Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series: Artificial Intelligence

Date & time

Saturday, September 16, 2017
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.




Advancement and Alumni Relations


Melanie Gudgeon
514-848-2424, ext. 5647


Engineering and Visual Arts Complex
1515 St. Catherine W. Room EV 2.309

Wheelchair accessible


  • 3 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series: Artificial Intelligence, EV 2.260 (Norman Hébert Conference Room)
  • 4 p.m. Alumni reception with the Dean, EV 2.309 
  • Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. W., Montreal

Artificial intelligence has captured the business world’s imagination, leaving marketers, entrepreneurs and executives wondering how AI technologies will make or break their business. Who better to answer their questions than the best minds in the field?

Mario Ciaramicoli, BEng 02, project management analyst at the Canadian Space Agency, will moderate a discussion between Anne Martel, BFA 09, co-founder and senior vice-president operations of Element AI and Sabine Bergler, Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

After the lecture and conversation, mingle with other Engineering and Computer Science alumni down the hall in EV 2.309. Hear the latest faculty news from Dean Amir Asif and toast milestone grad classes (1977, 1982, 1987, 1992 and 1997).

  • Complimentary admission
  • All alumni are invited
RSVP today

Register by phone: 514-848-2424, ext. 4397, or 1-888-777-3330.

Alumni wishing to be class reunion champions should contact

Anne Martel, BFA 09

Anne Martel, BFA 09 Anne Martel, BFA 09

Anne is a serial entrepreneur who most recently co-founded Element AI, an Artificial Intelligence startup which in just a few months had closed the largest AI Series A in the world, and attracted over 100 top talent to join its team.

She previously had a successful exit in the medical sector, where her focus was in optimizing operations, restructuring and growing manufacturing and expansion capabilities.

A graduate in both Arts and Finance, she is an avid art lover and philanthropist who dedicates her spare time working on her foundation and advocating for diversity.

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