Conference: Implementing AI in Organizations: Issues and Challenges

The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) in organizations is growing rapidly. AI presents several benefits and opportunities for organizations that want to improve the efficiency and quality of services offered. This technology has the potential to transform many aspects of work and organizational governance. However, AI is not without its challenges for managers and employees. This conference will explore the transformations of work in the digital age, the new organizational forms related to AI as well as the issues and challenges of implementing AI in organizations.


Implanter l’IA dans les organisations: enjeux et défis

Steve Jacob

Steve Jacob, Professor, Department of Political Science and Research Chair on Public Administration in the Digital Age, Université Laval

Steve Jacob is a full professor of political science at Université Laval where he directs the research laboratory on the performance and evaluation of public action (PerfEval). He holds the Research Chair on Public Administration in the Digital Age and co-directs the OBVIA’s Public Policy function.


Seima Souissi

Seima Souissi, Research Professional, Department of Political Science, Research Chair on Public Administration in the Digital Age

Seima Souissi holds a PhD in public communication from Université Laval. She is a research professional at the Research Chair on Public Administration in the Digital Age and a lecturer in the Department of Information and Communication at Université Laval.

L’IA comme vecteur d’exploration de nouvelles formes organisationnelles

Daniel Caron

Daniel Caron, Professor, École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP)

Daniel J. Caron teaches at ENAP where he holds the Research Chair in Information Resource Development. He studies the impact of digital technologies on the functioning of the State and public organizations from an information perspective. He is interested in public and administrative policy issues and in information governance in the context of the digital transition. His fields of study also include program evaluation. He is also an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. His career has spanned research, teaching and management. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Université Laval and a Ph.D. in Applied Human Sciences from the Université de Montréal.

Transformations du travail à l’ère du numérique: principales avancées technologiques et enjeu

Julie Garneau

Julie Garneau, Professor, Department of Industrial Relations, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Julie M.-É. Garneau is a professor of industrial relations at the Université du Québec en Outaouais. She is a researcher associated with the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la mondialisation et le travail (CRIMT) and the OBVIA (Industry 4.0, Work and Employment research theme). Her research focuses on the transformation of work in industry 4.0 and the introduction of AI in the management and organization of work. His research also aims to highlight collective actions by employers and unions in the form of experimental processes as attempts to solve the problems arising from these transformations.


Participants who wish to obtain a certificate of attendance of this event can indicate it in the registration form. It will be sent by e-mail by the OBVIA in the days following the event. Each participant is then responsible for taking the necessary steps to have their attendance recognized as a continuing education activity by their educational institution, their employer or their professional order.

This event will be held in French only.

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