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The MAIEI Fellowship

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, the Montreal AI Ethics Institute (MAIEI) is now accepting fellowship applications for our inaugural 2019-2020 cohort. MAIEI will select individuals from around the world for a one-year, non-residential program designed to amplify their work on the impact of artificial intelligence in society.

Deadline for applications: May 1st, 2019

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Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek Gupta


Also a Machine Learning Engineer at Microsoft, where he serves on the CSE AI Ethics Review Board to build AI responsibly.

Renjie Butalid

Renjie Butalid


Also the Associate Director of the McGill Dobson Centre, Renjie recently raised $7M+ to power university entrepreneurship.

Mirka Snyder Caron

Mirka Snyder Caron


Mirka Snyder Caron is a certified lawyer who worked in-house at National Bank for 4 years, addressing issues like IP, FinTech, and Big Data.

Mo Akif

Mo Akif

Director of Communications

Also the Editor in Chief at the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, and the creator of the Made At McGill podcast.

Our latest work

Response to the AHRC and WEF regarding Responsible Innovation in AI

Full AHRC report regarding responsible innovation in AIDownload Subscribe to our email list for future reports. Below is the excerpted executive summary from our report. Executive Summary: The following paragraphs summarize prioritized comments from the Montreal AI Ethics Institute’s (“MAIEI”) pertaining to the Australian Human Rights Commission and World Economic Forum’s white paper on AI: […]

Andrew Ng’s AI For Everyone – The Definitive Starting Block for AI Novices

At the end of every AI event this year, a common question from audiences has been “What can I do to get into AI”? People want to use artificial intelligence as a lever to boost their career success and create more value in the world. Up until now, our best answer has been “read everything […]

Interview with Borealis AI

Northern Frontier sat down with Abhishek Gupta, AI ethics researcher at McGill University and founder of the Montreal AI Ethics Institute, to dive into some of the key themes of the day, including the threat automation poses to job loss based on the current science, whether bias is the biggest problem we face in responsible […]

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