Progress on Becoming a "Cognitive Campus" with IBM and Watson

Wednesday, November 01 | 3:10PM–4:00PM ET | Meeting Room 113C, 100 Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Industry and Campus-Led Session
At EDUCAUSE 2016, higher ed institutions filled the room to hear the options on how they could begin to use IBM Watson cognitive technology to address important issues. This session will provide an update on the critical nature of this topic, detail progress on the options available, discuss how to get started, and share institutions' stories such as that of the University of Manitoba.

Outcomes:Acquire an understanding on the critical need to implement "augmented intelligence" * Understand the best options today and what leading institutions are doing * Learn key priority recommendations for the cognitive journey


  • Bruce Gardner

    North America Program Director, IBM Education Industry Group, IBM
  • Mario Lebar

    Chief Information Officer, University of Manitoba