Using AI in your International Tax Practice: a Seminar and Hands-on Workshop

Organized by IFA Canada (in collaboration with TEI, HEC Montréal (Université de Montreal), Stetson University, and Gowling WLG)


Friday, August 16, 2024

8:30 am to 12:30 pm ET

Registration: Free


In-person only

Who: In-house tax practitioners, private practice tax lawyers and accounts, tax professors and students

What: AI in tax: What is it? How do you use it? Why you should care and what you need to know now!

Where: HEC Montréal, Downtown Campus

Édifice Hélène Desmarais
501, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1Z5

Room A.463 GardaWorld

Discussion to understand large language models, prompt engineering in tax, and how and why they may or may not work for tax practitioners.


  • Laura Gheorghiu, Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP and Vice-President IFA Canada
  • Josie Scalia, Incoming President Tax Executive Institute



  • Kyle Bunnell –Director Tax, Hootsuite
  • Sashi Kara – Principal and Chief Technologist, Sente Advisors
  • Denis Keseris – Partner and Patent Agent, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Ara Stepanyan – Principal, The Brattle Group
  • Nicolas Vermeys, Director of the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP), Associate Director of the Cyberjustice Laboratory, and Professor at the Faculty of law, Université de Montréal


Workshop work with prompt engineering to test the technology solutions using practical tax applications.

More details to follow.


Register below or directly on the google form here.