This is a session at Innov8rs Vancouver, 3-4 October 2019

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Design Thinking for AI & Emerging Technology

This interactive workshop gives participants a deep dive into AI, machine learning, and related emerging technologies, through the lens of Design Thinking. The Design Thinking approach provides individuals & teams a unique, repeatable and scalable framework that can be applied to building better AI-enabled solutions.

Specific topics include: design tools for AI, ideation methods, the role of false positives & negatives, and an introduction to Ethical AI frameworks. A program workbook is provided to attendees as well as digital access to tools & templates from the workshop.

The program is intended for those tasked with bringing disruptive digital products & services to market. Participants will walk away with a set of practical tools, methods & frameworks focused on applying these technologies to customer and organizational problems. No pre-requisite or technical knowledge about AI is assumed for this workshop.

Ramy Nassar

Founder of 1000 Days Out (Former Head of Innovation for Mattel)

Ramy is a Canadian engineer, designer and maker. As the former Head of Innovation for Mattel and Managing Director for Architech, he has led teams in the creation of disruptive products, services & platforms across retail, CPG and financial services. He currently leads a boutique digital strategy consultancy called 1000 Days Out, focused on corporate innovation and proposition design.

With a background in computer engineering and Design Thinking, Ramy has straddled technical, design, and business-oriented roles, for clients including Cadillac Fairview, Apple, Air Canada, Facebook, New Balance, Rogers and CIBC.

Ramy is a regular speaker at international events including World Usability Congress, IxDA, Machine Learning Exchange, AI Business Summit and Mobile World Congress. Ramy teaches Design Thinking at McMaster University and a range of topics at Saint Mary’s University, Ryerson, and the University of Toronto.