November 2, 2023
The Westin Ottawa | 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (ET)
The Data Effect is a series of events focused on exploring the potential of data and artificial intelligence (AI) in various domains. The events highlight the importance of data sharing, collaboration, and innovation to drive advancements in healthcare, government services, and research.
Best practices to implement responsible AI: How can Canada’s innovation community, government agencies and businesses implement AI ethically and sustainably – from inception – to improve industries, solve society’s problems and help governments and organizations serve Canadians better?
Building trust in AI: How can government, industry, and academia collaboratively shape AI policy to address risks, ensure accountability, and foster innovation?
AI Innovation in Canada: What are the major AI advancements in Canada? What are the priorities and challenges faced by leading organizations in AI?
Collaboration in the AI ecosystem: How can collaboration and better data infrastructure improve efficiency for the government and Canadian organizations?
AI diplomacy: How can Canada position itself as a leader in international collaboration efforts to set the ground for efficient regulations and tackle major challenges with the use of AI.
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister,
Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector,
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada,
Government of Canada
Head of Customer Engineering - Public Sector, Healthcare and Higher Education (Canada),
Google for Government
Associate Professor of Law and University Chair in Technology and Society,
University of Ottawa
Welcome by conference MC Charelle Evelyn, Managing editor, The Hill Times
Opening presentation: Inside look at Generative AI
Join this presentation as we explore the forefront of generative AI trends, uncovering its potential to impact knowledge-based industries.
Panel Discussion: How AI can solve real-world problems
AI is transforming the way organizations work. How can it ethically be used to help organizations increase efficiency and productivity? Join our panel to explore actionable strategies to help Canadian organizations leverage the power of AI.
Presentation: Regulating and Supporting AI in Canada
Presentation: How to bring together human and artificial intelligence to solve real-world problems?
This presentation explores how using an organization’s own data to train people on data driven methods and techniques can result in a collaborative approach to tackling challenges.
Panel Discussion: Building a Stronger Digital Government with AI
The responsible use of AI & Canada’s vast troves of data can provide the insights and efficiency of a modern government. But for that we need strong data protection and cybersecurity practices. But some steps should be taken to address biases and ensure fairness in AI systems? Join this panel to discuss the balance between AI growth and responsible governance.
Presentation: How Gen AI Can Improve Government Services?
Generative AI has the potential to reshape the public sector and to improve services for citizens. Join us as we delve into challenges, opportunities and readiness for generative AI adoption in government.
Table-side breakout discussions led by Communitech
Presentation: The Business Opportunity of Good AI
Fireside chat: Canada’s Role in a Rapidly Evolving Global Landscape
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Panel Discussion: The Right Innovation Strategy for the Data Driven Economy
Canada is a global hub for innovation in tech and AI. How can strategy, tailored for the data driven economy help Canada stimulate investments in Canadian tech companies?
Closing comments and luncheon
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