AEC 2023 Event Report

Digital Transformation Track


April 5 & 6, 2023


9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Edmonton Expo Centre, Conference Rooms

Track Overview

In today’s fast-paced and competitive world, businesses are constantly seeking ways to leverage technology, talents, and processes in pursuit of better business models, new revenue streams, operational efficiency and a better response to customer expectations. 

In the AEC 2023 Conference Digital Transformation Track, you will hear of innovative examples from industry that will 1) help you identify the challenges involved with implementation, and 2) understand the value for organizations. 


The identical sessions run on each day in all tracks. Our transferrable conference pass allows attendees to attend one track on Day 1/April 5 and a different track on Day 2/April 6 – or – the option to transfer their pass to someone else on the day they are not planning to attend. 

The cost to attend the conference is $600/ISA Member and $900/Non ISA Member. To become an ISA Member click here. A professional development hours (PDH) certificate will be available to all attendees post event.

Please click the “Register Here!” button (bottom of your screen), choose the “Expo & Conference” registration option, and follow the prompts. 

Track Lineup

Session 1

9:00 - 10:00

Generating Business Value with Digital Transformation

A practical approach to align strategy, stakeholders, operations, and technology

Jason Spears
Senior Systems Consultant, Industrial Software Solutions.

Session 2

10:30 - 11:30

Use of Artificial Intelligence in Assessing Risks and Identifying Bottlenecks in Major Construction Projects

Siamak Akhlaghi
CEO, Correct-AI

Session 3

1:30 - 2:30

Protecting the OT to IoT transformation with AI

Jeffrey Brown
Regional Sales Manager - Operational Technology, Fortinet

Session 4

3:00 - 4:00

Autonomous Process Control Systems - A Machine Learning Approach

Biao Huang
Professor, U of A

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