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Wendesday, April 5th at 7pm at Tartu College, Chief Information Officer at Teck Resources Limited Kalev Ruberg will be giving a lecture on the topic: Artificial Intelligence: Utopia, Dystopia, Reality.

Kalev Rubeg

In English.
No admission fee. A small donation would be appreciated.
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Bio

Kalev Ruberg
Chief Information Officer, Teck Resources Limited
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Kalev Ruberg has been active in the informations systems arena for more than 40 years. As a BSc and Masters graduate from MIT, he studied at the Architecture Machine Lab (now the Media Lab). He continued his digital simulation research; first at the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST) in Washington, DC and University of California Berkeley Labs, then at Georgia Tech as an assitant professor. In 1982 he joined Canada's National Research Council in Ottawa as a Senior Research Scientist where he developed a number of machine learning algorithms in artificial intelligence field. Joining IBM Global Services, he designed large machine learning and control systems for IBM Manufacturing and for clients worldwide. In 1998 he was appointed the CIO and Deputy Minister for the Finance Minister at the Government of Manitoba where he was responsible for the government's Information Services. Subsequently, he led development at a B2B e-commerce comapny and then as a VP at TELUS, he was responsible for Application Development and Business Development and for developing the IT strategy and offerings for TELUS' Healthcare vertical.

As the CIO and Executive General Manager for Information Services at Placer Done, formerly the largest gold mining enterprise in the world, he led the restructuring of technology services worldwide. Since 2006, he has been the Chief Information Officer at Teck Resources and is responsible for the overall information technologu services and projects for this global mining company.

Kalev has published more than 30 papers in proceedings and journals.


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