David Usher

Juno Award-Winning Musician, Creativity and AI Expert

David Usher draws from his unique experience as the lead singer of Moist; a multi-platinum, four-time Juno award-winning musician; a bestselling author; and as the founder of the artificial intelligence creative studio, Reimagine AI, to help organizations reboot their creativity in this brave new world of disruptive change. At Reimagine AI, Usher and his team build virtual beings and virtual being technology. He is also the co-creator of the Climate Clock, which tracks global warming in real time. Usher draws from his experience at the forefront of the AI revolution to reveal why now more than ever, creativity and innovation are the only way forward and an organization’s last, best competitive advantage.


wednesday – 10:25am AI Well Being

Time Icon 20 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Bluma Appel Theatre

Reimagine AI: Harnessing AI to Alleviate Loneliness and Forge Connections

In an increasingly digital world, loneliness has become a pressing societal issue. Join us for an enlightening talk that explores the potential of Virtual Beings and AI to combat isolation and foster genuine human connections. We’ll delve into the exciting world of virtual companions, from chatbots that lend a listening ear to AI-driven avatars that offer companionship.