On October 9, OCAD University will be hosting an all-candidates meeting for Ward 10: Spadina-Fort York. Ten candidates running to be the next city councillor will face off in a debate organized by eight residents associations in the new ward. A moderator will ask questions of the candidates, and include ones from the audience collected at the meeting. Voting day is October 22.
Photo Credit: Sayeda Akbary. Moderator: Cory Rosenfield. Panelists: Michael Poyser, Sandy Kedey and Paul Allamby.
On Tuesday November 1, Qoints and OCAD U’s Imagination Catalyst hosted their first collaborative event together in a series we’re calling the “State of MarTech.” The purpose of this event, and future State of MarTech events, is to discuss and dissect the current Marketing Technology (MarTech) landscape, and how it might change in evolve in the future.
The topic of the day centred around the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the evolving role it plays in the digital marketing space. Qoints CEO and Co-founder Cory Rosenfield moderated a panel that included Michael Poyser (VP Analytics, Canada @ Aimia), Sandy Kedey (Chair of Advertising @ OCAD U) and Paul Allamby (Chief Marketing Officer @ Mirum Agency). The main question that the panel came to debate was whether or not AI could conceivably become so advanced that humans would no longer be needed to develop, execute and evaluate digital marketing campaigns. With programmatic ad-buying already so entrenched in today’s media planning, are we at the precipice of a dramatic shift in the digital marketing landscape (as we appear to be in so many other industries)? Read morehttp://bit.ly/2fGxCD3