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SPRINT TO BLUEPRINT – Winter 2022

Drive your competitiveness by integrating AI into your supply chain solutions and get funding for your project!

Do you have a project to integrate artificial intelligence into your supply chain or would you like to learn more about it?

Take part in the new Canada-wide SPRINT TO BLUEPRINT program to:

  1. Discuss on key topics and best practices in AI
  2. Get coaching from experts in the field
  3. Prepare a customized roadmap to guide you in the implementation of your AI project*.

*up to 50% of your total project costs could get funded by Scale AI.

Program offered in partnership with Scale AI, the AI global innovation cluster that drives economic growth in Canada.

Scale AI helps companies improve their AI-based product and service offerings and provides assistance with AI go-to-market strategies to grow revenue.

Activity format

Presentations by experts on key topics in IA, group discussions and creation of a customized roadmap outlining the various stages of your project.

Three two-hour meetings. Each meeting will take place at two-week intervals.

Topics covered

  • Identification of key partners to complete a project
  • Estimating the costs of a project
  • Intellectual property
  • Eligibility and key steps in the funding process
  • Key elements of an AI project roadmap

Get the tools and information you need to get started today.

Who is this activity for?

All companies in Canada interested in incorporating artificial intelligence into their supply chain.

You are:

  • Data Scientist
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • AI Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Logistics Manager

Your company works in one of the following fields:

  • Logistics
  • Transportation
  • Retail trade
  • Manufacturing
  • Health
  • And others

This activity is for you!

For this national activity, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal is teaming up with the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, the Toronto Region Board of Trade, and the Ottawa Board of Trade.

 

To Participate

Step 1 - Register online here, registration closes on October 24, 2022

Step 2 - Complete the matching form. Available time slots:

Monday (11 am to 1 pm EST): November 7, 21 and December 5, 2022

Monday (2 pm to 4 pm EST): November 7, 21 and December 5, 2022

Wednesday (11 am to 1 pm EST): November 9, 23 and December 7, 2022

Wednesday (2 pm to 4 pm EST): November 9, 23 and December 7, 2022

Thursday (11 am to 1 pm EST): November 10, 24 and December 8, 2022

Thursday (2 pm to 4 pm EST): November 10, 24 and December 8, 2022

Step 3 - An algorithm will place you in a group based on your availability. Groups will be confirmed on October 28.

 

FAQ

What is SPRINT TO BLUEPRINT?

SPRINT TO BLUEPRINT is a three-meeting event designed to help companies implement an AI project within their supply chain. You will get guidance from experts in the field to complete your project roadmap.

Where does AI play out in a supply chain?

  • Demand forecasting
  • Capacity and inventory management
  • Disruption planning and prediction
  • Distribution channel optimization
  • Procurement and supplies
  • Internal logistics and warehousing
  • Real-time traceability

How many times does each group meet?

Each group meets three times.

How often do the meetings take place?

Meetings are held every two weeks.

When do the meetings take place?

The virtual meetings of each group are always held on the same day of the week, at the same time. Depending on demand and possible pairings, groups could be formed on Mondays through Thursdays in two possible formats:

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

How many people are in each group?

A group is usually made up of 10 to 12 people.

How long does each meeting last?

The meetings each last two hours.

What happens if I have to miss one or more of my group meetings?

It is possible that a member may have to miss a group meeting due to unforeseen circumstances or other commitments. This is not ideal, but you can always have a colleague attend the meeting you have to miss.

If you have to miss a meeting and you are unable to get a replacement, we invite you to notify us promptly.

In all cases, we do not issue refunds for absences.

Why do I have to fill out a form after I register?

It is essential that you fill out the form that will be sent to you by email after your registration. The information collected will allow us to determine in which group you will be matched according to your availability.

In collaboration with SCALE AI 

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