Future Now

Innovation in Action

Beanfield Centre, Toronto | March 20, 2019

Future Now is Microsoft Canada's premier event for business leaders discussing AI, innovatio and digital transformation. This one-day event which includes top level keynotes, breakout sessions, networking and an action-packed expo, providing the information and practical advice needed to help grow your business today.

Explore our recent Future Now sessions below.

Check the sessions from last year

A New Equilibrium

Hear the Microsoft perspective on how AI unlocks digital transformation and amplifies human ingenuity.

Evaluating Impact: Amplifying Human Ingenuity

In a candid dialogue, industry experts discuss the ethical standards behind AI including the safeguards that should be in place, and how AI might shape the future of business.

Looking Ahead: Building an AI Capability

This session provides guidance and direction on how to develop your own AI strategy and roadmap.

Accelerated Adoption of Enterprise AI

Discover the perspectives and best practices being adopted by enterprises that are leveraging AI to drive real value today.

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Engage Customers: Rewriting the Customer Journey

In this 45 minute panel discussion, learn from top brands on how integrating AI within each touchpoint can help boost customer acquisition and retention.
Thought leaders: Telus, Shopify, Lixar IT

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Optimize Operations: Building an Agile Enterprise

In this session, we will inspire you to increase the operational responsiveness and efficiency of your organization through real-time, data-driven decision making.
Thought leaders: Farmers Edge

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Empower Employees: Enhancing the Workplace Experience

Learn how infusing intelligent technologies helps people to deliver their best work by maximizing productivity and providing comprehensive insights used to affect positive cultural transformation.

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Transform Products: Reimagining Business Models

This panel discussion will share how organizations responded by transforming their products and services with AI.
Thought leaders: TD, Rubikloud, Wisdom AI

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Last Year's Speakers

Professor Mark Skilton

Author, consultant, and professor
Warwick Business School

Emma Da Silva

Vice President of Marketing and Operations

Norm Judah

Chief Technology Officer of Digital, Services and Success (DSS)

Charlotte Burke

Vice President of Commercial Partner Organization
Microsoft Canada

Wade Barnes

Farmers Edge

Cherise Mendoza

Vice President of HR
Microsoft Canada

Brian Keng

Chief Data Scientist
Rubikloud Technologies

Hamed Faghfoury

Product Development Lead
Lixar IT

Imran Khan

Vice President, Digital Customer Experience
TD Bank

Michael Karlin

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Kathryn Hume

Vice President Product & Strategy

Keith Maharaj

Director Multi-Brand Platform

2019 Sponsoring partners


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