Discovery Foundation's Artificial Intelligence & Modern Data Engineering

Tue May 07 2024 at 09:00 am to 01:00 pm

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Vancouver

Discovery Foundation's Artificial Intelligence & Modern Data Engineering
An exclusive AI workshop designed specifically for CxOs where we will explore the practical applications of AI and its immense potential.
About this Event

This event is part of the Discovery Foundation's Core Acetech Program.

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, CEOs face a myriad of challenges in harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive growth, innovation, and profitability.

We invite you to join us at an exclusive AI workshop designed specifically for CxOs, where we will explore the practical applications of AI and its immense potential to revolutionize your organization.


During this interactive session, we will dive into real-world examples and hands-on demonstrations showcasing the power of AI in diverse industries. Through engaging case studies, you will witness how AI is already being leveraged by forward-thinking companies to automate routine tasks, enhance customer experiences, optimize operations, and unlock valuable insights from vast data sources. These examples will provide tangible evidence of AI's transformative impact and inspire you to envision its potential for your own business.

Moreover, a portion of the workshop will be dedicated to identifying areas where AI can be effectively applied to the benefit of your organization. We will explore strategic considerations, including key business functions such as sales and marketing, supply chain management, customer service, and product development. By understanding the specific pain points and opportunities within your industry, we will collaboratively brainstorm AI solutions tailored to your business objectives.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the practical applications of AI through real-world examples and hands-on demonstrations.
  • Gain insights into how AI is being successfully implemented in various industries today.
  • Identify specific areas within your organization where AI can be effectively deployed for maximum impact.
  • Explore potential use cases and strategies to leverage AI for enhanced customer experiences, operational efficiency, and competitive advantage.
  • Develop a roadmap for integrating AI into your business and unlock its transformative potential.
  • Explore organizational design impacts of these new capacities.


  • 8:45am - registration
  • 9am-12pm - workshop
  • 12-1pm - networking lunch included


  • Acetech Member - FREE!
  • Leadership Team - $65 per person; max of 2 per member company
  • General Public - $250 per person

Members can email [email protected] for the promocodes to access your FREE member ticket and discounted leadership team tickets.


Devlin Liles, Chief Consulting Officer and President of Improving - Houston is a business leader with a deep technical background. His passion and expertise are around leveraging technology to solve the problems facing business. Devlin has an entrepreneurial mindset and has been a core contributor to growth and success of Improving for the past 12 years.

Since 2007, he has been presenting and teaching classes on business practices, building company culture, software development, and deep technical topics for large and small audiences around the world, including user groups, conferences, and community events.

Devlin’s technical career gained him recognition from some of the top technology companies in the world and was awarded the prestigious Microsoft MVP Award for 6 consecutive years. The MVP award is only awarded to 3,000 technologists’ annually. In addition, he is the co-author, along with his good friend and fellow Improver Tim Rayburn of Entity Framework 4.1 Experts Cookbook.

After shifting to a business-centric focus, Devlin has been awarded multiple awards, including the Vistage Leadership Award, finalist for the CEO Impact award, and one of the Most Admired CEOs in Houston in 2019. His organization has won over 100 best places to work awards across North America and been #1 in Houston 4 years consecutively.

When he is not in front of a crowd, at his company, or behind a computer Devlin is an avid soccer player and hobbyist gamer.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Bentall Four, 1055 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, Canada


CAD 250.00

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