Jason Maghanoy

Publisher, Maclean's & Canadian Business

SJC Media

Jason Maghanoy is the Vice President of Digital Solutions & Business Development at SJC Media, as well as the Publisher of both Canadian Business magazine and Maclean’s. Prior to that he was the Director of Revenue at NOW Magazine. Jason is a Mentor at Toronto Metropolitan’s Social Ventures Zone, as well as a member of the TELUS Community Board GTA. Jason is also a playwright. He has been the playwright-in-residence at Theatre Passe Muraille and Young People’s Theatre, and a playwriting fellowship finalist at Juilliard. Most recently, he was a member of the Playwrights Retreat at Stratford and a playwright-in-residence at Alberta Theatre Projects. He is a graduate of McGill University.


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.