Rome, November 18. (askanews) – Policymakers, experts, researchers, Italian and Canadian market leaders and managers of small businesses will meet in Montreal on November 22 and 23 with the aim of sharing visions, experiences, good practices and identifying possible collaborations.
The Montreal region is one of the world’s geographic poles of expertise in AI, and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada has been organizing the Italy-Canada Business Forum on AI since 2019 with the aim of promoting dialogue between different subjects in Italy and Canada. Projects and business, research and employment opportunities.
The 2022 edition of the Italy-Canada Forum, also accessible online, is dedicated to cybersecurity: policy makers, experts, researchers, managers of market-leading companies and small businesses will discuss on November 22 and 23 to share this objective. Identifying visions, experiences, good practices and potential collaborations. There is an opening in the world of startups (and stock).
The partners of Forum 2022 are the Italian Embassy in Canada, the Italian Embassy in Montreal, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Emilia-Romagna Region, ART-ER, the ICE Agency and the National Cyber Security Agency. It will be among the main topics. Addressed the Italy Canada Forum on Artificial Intelligence-Cyber Security
The various speakers participating in the forum will express their own ideas, evidence, narratives, institutions, academics and corporate interest in three fields. Topics covered include:
• How AI helps protect critical infrastructure, security and space • Information asymmetry needs to be filled: how to share information and ensure a continuous improvement process • How is AI used in attacks? And what we can learn from attacks to improve our cyber resilience • The difficulty of calculating cybersecurity ROI
• How to protect the organization: need for a holistic, systematic and proactive approach • How to address skill gaps, attract talent, develop skills
“These are too important for the future of our society and too complex for any one institution, any university, any country to think about tackling alone. The beauty of the exchange of ideas, especially among friendly nations, is that everyone will come out of the conference, with all its ramifications, enriched.” Michele Colajanni, professor of cyber security at the University of Bologna, commented on the forum’s protagonists.
Speakers of the forum are more than forty speakers. Among them, Roberto Baldoni (National Cyber Security Agency), Sami Khouri (Canadian Center for Cyber Security), Steve Waterhouse (Assistant Deputy Minister, Information Security and Cyber Security Ministry de la Cybersecurity et du Numeric).
“That artificial intelligence is an important sector for our economy and, in general, for our society, is clear to everyone”, comments Andrea Ferrari, Ambassador of Italy to Canada. “This is a sector where we need to invest to meet the challenge of digital transformation. Cyber security is an “infrastructure” we all need today, especially in the current international climate. The Business Forum on AI is one of the best opportunities to deepen cooperation in these sectors and to establish formal diplomatic relations between Italy and Canada in the 75th year”, concludes Ferrari.
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