November 2, 2023
The Westin Ottawa | 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (ET)
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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
Panel 1: Putting AI to work for good
AI is increasingly transforming the way organizations work. But for the technology to have a positive impact on society and communities, it needs a solid foundation. Join our panel to explore some actionable strategies to help Canada’s tech founders to create trustworthy AI, and their customers to identify it.
Presentation 2 : Regulating and Supporting AI in Canada
Mark Schaan, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Presentation 3 : The Revolutionizing Potential of Gen AI for the Public Sector
Generative AI has the potential to revolutionize 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.
Chris Daoust, Head of Customer Engineering - Public Sector, Healthcare and Higher Education (Canada), Google for Government
Panel 2: 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 4: Inside look at Generative AI
Join this presentation as we explore the forefront of generative AI trends, uncovering its potential to revolutionize knowledge-based industries.
Jonathan Rosenbluth, Director Product Strategy, Cohere
Table-side breakout discussions
Panel 3: Canada’s Role in a Rapidly Evolving Global Landscape
How can international cooperation on AI regulation benefit Canada and its counterparts? This panel explores global AI governance and collaborative approaches to address challenges and prioritize inclusive and safe practices.
Panel 4: The Right Innovation Strategy for the Data Driven Economy
Canada is a hub for innovation in tech and AI. How can a strong strategy for the data driven economy help Canada generate and preserve the talent and stimulate investments in Canadian tech companies?
Closing comments and luncheon
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