Tech Mash Up: "To Chat or to Chatbot? The Rise of Marketing Chatbots" - December 12th, 2017

December 12th, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Presented by IC Group

With a 28-year history in delivering innovation for marketers around the world, IC Group has experienced the rise, and in some cases the fall, of various marketing technologies. One of the most recent and well-publicized innovations is the "Chatbot” – a system created to deliver automated conversations to users, ranging from simple questions to complex dialogs.
 
Through their exclusive and unique worldwide partnership with Twitter, IC Group has developed a series of chatbots for some of the world’s most recognizable brands - American Express, Nike, Wendy's, Starbucks, and dozens more!

During their presentation, IC Group will dive into a comparison of traditional web vs chatbots, case studies and how Artificial Intelligence will affect chatbots in the future.

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Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Registration:   There is no cost but please register to attend.
More Information:   A light lunch will be available. info@ictam.ca or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Sunil Bridgelall, IC Group

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2016/2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) - December 15th, 2017

We invite you to join us for an overview of the Manitoba tech sector and to share what your association, ICTAM, has been up to over the past year.  The Annual General Meeting is our opportunity to recap our 2016/2017 year to our members and supporters. This is your industry, your community, and your chance to be heard.

Get Smart: Transportation for the New Economy

From Autonomous vehicles to ride sharing, the 4th revolution will change how we commute.  New alternatives for mass transportation will push us to prepare today the disruption of tomorrow.  JOIN US for a thought-provoking conversation with one of Canada’s leading experts on smart cities.

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DisruptED 2018 - February 1 & 2, 2018

Work is evolving and technology is the driving force. As artificial intelligence, automation and contracted work become the new normal, what changes are in store for industry, educators and society? What skills will be valued? How will we work together to adapt?

At DisruptED18, you’ll meet a diverse group of disruptive thinkers including movers, shakers and policy makers. Together, we’ll explore the future of work. This groundbreaking two-day conference will spark conversations and inspire action.

Let’s get to work on the future.

When: February 1 & 2, 2018 • 8am - 4:30pm
Where: RBC Convention Centre, York Ballroom
Cost: Government/Industry: $450 • Educators (K-12/University/College): $375 • Students (full-time K-12/University/College): $75

To register and for more information

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