Dave McKay: Why RBC is betting on the future of AI

In an exclusive chat with BNN, the president and CEO of RBC emphasizes the urgency for Canada to create the conditions and opportunities that will keep our tech talent at home and what RBC is doing to make that vision a reality.



RBC Research Institute to Present Two Workshop Papers at ICML 2017

RBC Research Institute is proud to have two workshop papers at this year’s International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) conference in Sydney, Australia. Representatives from our team will be downloading at least a dozen Netflix movies on their respective iPads in preparation for the flight to present their research next month. Below, a quick roundup…


Take a Tour of Our Toronto Lab

It’s been a pure labour of love. After months of design, planning, and execution, we’re thrilled to introduce our new office space at the beautiful MaRS Heritage Building in downtown Toronto. Can you picture yourself working here (and not just for spontaneous games of pickup outside the kitchen)? Check out job opportunities on our Careers…


RBC Research Institute Opens Its Doors for a ‘Mad’ Launch Party

June 21 marked two important firsts: The first day of summer and the official launch of RBC Research Institute’s Toronto lab. One of these events happens every year; the other once in a lifetime. The Research team stood proudly on hand to welcome over 100 guests into our newly renovated space. Academics, business visionaries, and…


NIPS 2016

On December 5-10, 2016, the RBC Research Team attended the 30th annual Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference. This was a landmark event for the machine learning community and, with over 5,000 attendees from around the world, represented the biggest attendance for this conference since its inception. RBC Research was a proud Sponsor of NIPS…