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.