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We strengthen Canada’s AI ecosystem.

The Pan-Canadian AI Strategy's National Program of Activities includes training programs, task forces, grant programs, conferences, and more. These events bring AI researchers and trainees together from across the country and around the world to foster collaboration and advance AI.

CIFAR AI4Good National Training Program

CIFAR is working with researchers and organizations across the country to support training programs for the next generation of AI researchers at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, with a special focus on programs that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in AI and deliver positive social impact.

AI4Health Task Force

Canada could become a world-leader in the development and adoption of AI-based approaches to health and health care. Led by CIFAR, the AI4Health Task Force report recommends actions towards a national AI for health strategy.

CIFAR AI Catalyst Grants Program

In February 2020, CIFAR issued a targeted call for new research collaborations to spark innovative, high-risk/high-reward projects with Canada CIFAR AI Chairs.

AICan Symposium

The third annual meeting of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy will be held in January 2021, and will feature exciting new developments in machine learning research by some of the world’s leading AI researchers.

Support Us

CIFAR is a registered charitable organization supported by the governments of Canada, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec as well as foundations, individuals, corporations, and international partner organizations.

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