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Morneau Shepell to highlight positive effect of AI on mental health support at IBM Innovation Forum

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Morneau Shepell to highlight positive effect of AI on mental health support at IBM Innovation Forum

Event demonstrates how new technologies are revolutionizing the business environment

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Implementing new technologies in the workplace is no longer a bonus – it is critical to innovation and staying ahead of the competition. As businesses look to adapt to the expectations that the digital age demands, they are required to understand emerging technologies and introduce those that will improve the workplace. On October 18, 2018, the IBM Innovation Forum 2018 will showcase insightful keynote presentations, interactive demos and hands-on activations highlighting how innovations like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and quantum computing are changing the business environment.

Morneau Shepell's Michael Lin, senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO), will present AI for mental health: Faster intake, better care. The presentation will highlight how AI technologies can be used to create better outcomes in mental health and wellness support to combat the staggering number of Canadians experiencing mental illness, as well as how CIOs can use their position to make a positive impact on the Canadian mental health crisis.

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Event details

What: IBM Innovation Forum 2018: AI for mental health: Faster intake, better care
When:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 9:40 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. ET
Where:  Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East, Toronto, Map
Who: Michael Lin, Senior Vice President, CIO, Morneau Shepell

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee well-being, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. LifeWorks by Morneau Shepell is a total well-being solution that combines employee assistance, wellness, recognition and incentive programs. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company also helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 24,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 4,500 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

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For further information: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell, 416.390.2625,; Catherine Snider, Kaiser Lachance Communications, 647.725.2520 ext. 212,