CIFAR plays a significant role in artificial intelligence research. We helped to enable some of the fundamental breakthroughs in the field through our Learning in Machines & Brains program, a program which continues to deliver groundbreaking research. We lead a $125 million national strategy to establish Canada's international leadership in AI. And we run a program that explores the ways that AI will reshape our society and how we should respond.
CIFAR leads the Government of Canada’s $125 million Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, in partnership with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (AMII) in Edmonton, MILA in Montreal and the Vector Institute in Toronto.
This CIFAR program examines the ethical, legal, economic and policy issues AI presents for society through workshops, publications, and activities designed to stimulate discussion and guide policy makers.
Fellows in CIFAR’s LMB program are among the most influential in the field, and their collaborations continue to contribute to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.