Jeff Ward


Animikii Indigenous Technology

Jeff founded Animikii in 2003 and has orchestrated and managed its growth ever since. Everything Jeff does in business is geared towards uplifting his family, communities and Indigenous Peoples. He is Ojibwe and Métis, originally from Manitoba, and now lives and works in Victoria, BC on Lekwungen territory. He also serves as a board member for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN).


wednesday – 10:45am AI Equality

Time Icon 20 mins

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

Cracking the Code: Ensuring Equity in AI

Artificial Intelligence has immense potential to improve our lives, but it also carries the risk of perpetuating bias and discrimination. Join us for an enlightening talk that delves deep into the intricate world of bias in AI algorithms and learn the best practices to mitigate bias, promote fairness, and ensure AI systems are equitable. Whether you’re a developer, data scientist, policymaker, or simply AI-curious, this talk will equip you with the knowledge and tools to lead the charge in beating bias and shaping a more inclusive AI-powered future.