Priming for the AI Era

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When you have imperfect information, perfection is your enemy

Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 1:00pm
Innovation is not immune to unconscious gender, ethnic, or other biases. With the dawn of AI, the need to make new products or processes inclusive is more urgent than ever
oil sands

In the face of falling oil prices and rising interest rates, Canada’s economy remains buoyant. But the growth cycle is nearing an end

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The arrival of self-driving vehicles and generational changes in consumer behaviour are forcing automakers to chart a new path

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Capital markets are penalizing firms that are slow to transition to a low-carbon economy. A credible way to measure carbon risk arrives just in time
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If developers working in artificial intelligence refuse to give users the opportunity to identify, judge, and fix mistakes, then they must be accountable for when biases take over
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How the aviation industry resisted, diluted, and ultimately subverted a concept that threatens its legitimacy
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A new telemonitoring initiative reduces 911 calls and hospital visits while giving patients with chronic illness the paramedic support when it’s needed
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International success is a slow build for small and medium-sized firms. The ability to build alliances is key to thriving over the long haul
woman leader
They tend to have “communal” priorities that shape corporate policies on social responsibility
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The value husbands place on their wives’ contribution depends more on the social status the job offers than the money it brings in
45 minutesWednesday, 5 December 2018 - 1:00pm
In the 1990s, you could count on a financial payoff from a corporate social responsibility program. Today, not so much. What marketers need to know before jumping on the bandwagon
Session Leader(s): 
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You can learn a lot from distant competitors that your closest rivals overlook
killing innovation
The practice of buying out the competition just to neutralize potential disruption has implications for both consumers and future innovation

Smith School of Business

Goodes Hall, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6

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