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Deep Learning: What In-House Counsel Need to Know About AI to Support the Business


Lawyer Ben Hackett, Peter Ruby


Many Canadian companies are in the midst of an accelerating effort to implement modern artificial intelligence into their businesses or leverage their own data sets using deep learning technologies. This session will arm in-house counsel with both an understanding of the application of these important new technologies and the associated legal issues.


Peter Ruby, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Ben Hackett, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Cameron Schuler, Vector Institute, Chief Commercialization Officer and VP, Industry Innovation
Nagendra Krishnamurthy, Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc., Head of Legal Canada

Original Program Date:

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

CPD Value:
1 HH 30 MM Substantive

Archive Recording
Presentation Materials

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