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Empowering citizens to act on COVID-19 with AI-powered infection risk prediction 

June 10, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
 

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On June 10, Yoshua Bengio, Canada CIFAR AI Chair at Mila, co-director of CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains program, and professor at l’Université de Montréal will join Antoine Petit, a member of CIFAR’s Research Council and the chairman and CEO  of CNRS, to discuss COVI, a new AI-powered contact-tracing and risk prediction app. 

Yoshua Bengio is a Canada CIFAR AI Chair at Mila, co-director of CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains program, and professor at l’Université de Montréal. He is a pioneer of deep learning and has been leading the development of COVI, a contact-tracing and infection risk prediction smartphone app for COVID-19.


Antoine Petit 
is a member of CIFAR’s Research Council and the chairman and CEO of CNRS, France’s state research organisation and the largest fundamental science agency in Europe. Before becoming a world-renowned leader in science policy and administration, Petit earned a PhD in computer science and was a professor at several high-ranking universities in France.

This event is offered in French. English subtitles will be available on the post-event recording.