Alberta Artificial Intelligence Association (AlbertaAI) is a non-profit, non-political organization with:


To cultivate the Alberta AI ecosystem and connect the Alberta AI community to the world.


Cultivate the Alberta AI ecosystem
– Increase the awareness of AI and its potentials
– Foster the development and exchange of AI knowledge and ideas
– Facilitate the commercialization of AI research work and help diversify Alberta’s economy 

Connect the Alberta AI community to the world
– Introduce Albertans to opportunities worldwide
– Attract more talents and investments to Alberta
– Establish collaborations between Alberta and the international AI communities

AlbertaAI Advisory Committee Members

  • Dr. Randy Goebel, Amii Fellow and Cofounder, Associate VP (Research and Academic), University of Alberta
  • Dr. Tony Qiu, Associate Professor, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Transportation Systems, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Bin Zheng, Associate Professor, Director of Surgical Simulation Research Lab, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Li Cheng, Associate Professor, Vision and Learning Lab, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Eleni Stroulia, Professor, Director of the AI4Society Signature Area, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Irene Cheng, Scientific Director, Multimedia Research Centre, Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Bo Cao, Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Computational Psychiatry (Tier 2), University of Alberta
  • Dr. Yuxi Li, Ph.D., CEO of
  • Dr. Pierre Boulanger, Professor, CISCO Chair in Healthcare, Director of the Advanced Man-Machine Interface Laboratory, University of Alberta
  • Lan Tan, Director, Entrepreneur Development, TEC Edmonton
  • Frank Wang, Honorary President, Tsinghua Alumni Association of Edmonton
  • Dr. Shi Jin, VP Engineering, Data Garden
  • Dr. Marcin Mizianty, VP Data Science, AltaML
  • Lawrence Lee, Councillor, the City of Red Deer
  • Mack Male, Cofounder, Taproot Publishing Inc.