President and CEO
Advanced Symbolics Inc.

Erin Kelly is President and CEO of Advanced Symbolics Inc. (ASI), a company that uses Artificial Intelligence to measure human behaviour and predict outcomes.

Advanced Symbolics research has been used in the field of health care to predict suicide rates, assess the effectiveness of patient outreach programs and use of medicines.  They are also well known for their work in consumer and retail research, public transportation and tourism.

Advanced Symbolics gained acclaim after it correctly predicted the BREXIT vote, the 2016 American Election and the 2015 Federal Election in Canada a month before the vote took place.

Erin Kelly is featured regularly in national and international media for the work her company is doing to advance research into human behaviour. 

Erin in a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years experience in market research and advertising. 

Advanced Symbolics holds two U.S. patents on population sampling for online media and works with major companies including Disney, McDonald’s Canada, Cadillac Fairview, Bell, and many branches of government.

Recent News

July 10, 2018

COUNTERMEASURE is excited to announce a partnership with IBM Canada, who have joined the conference as a Platinum Sponsor.

"IBM Canada is excited to be a platinum sponsor of COUNTERMEASURE 2018. We live in a world of state sponsored attacks, terrorism, rogue hackers and insider threats. Using enterprise security intelligence and expertise in one framework augmented with AI is more vital then ever to help you continuously adapt, protect and respond to these threats. Several IBM Cybersecurity experts are looking forward to attending this event and discussing these issues with you."

IBM joins our other current partners including Trend Micro, Fortinet, Calian, 2Keys and No Starch Press.

June 26 2018

We are happy to announce our first set of confirmed speakers for the 2018 COUNTERMEASURE IT Security Conference, which includes Scott Jones, Head-designate, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security and Assistant Deputy Minister for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE). Mr. Jones joins Imraan Bashir, Senior Director of Cyber Security within the Chief Information Officer Branch at Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS).
You can view their profiles and those of our other speakers here.

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Substitutions can be made at any time. Unfortunately we cannot refund registration fees. Each course is subject to a minimum number of students. In the unlikely event that a course must be cancelled due to low enrolment, full refunds will be provided to registered students.

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