April 29, 2018

AI Leader of the Year Award will be given at Data Day 5 – Nominations Now Open!

AI Leader of the Year Award 

The new AI Leader of the Year Award is presented to an individual from the private or public sector in recognition of their role in advancing the frontiers of AI development in Canada.

The recipient will have demonstrated consistent leadership resulting in the creation and international acceptance of a world-class AI product and/or service that has solved a technology problem, achieved disruption of a service or market segment, or had significant traction in the global AI marketplace, created business value, efficiencies and cost savings, or improved services, through the use of AI and automation.

The AI Leader of the Year will also be recognized as a thought leader and has demonstrated engagement (e.g., keynote talks, advocacy, media interviews) in helping to improve Canada’s competitive business climate.

++ Action Required:

NOMINATE TODAY: Send your nominations no later than May 15th to CATA CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca

The AI Leader of the Year Award will be presented at Data Day 5.0, a CATA supported event on June 5th in Ottawa hosted by the Carleton University Institute for Data Science to showcase data science and analytics across all disciplines.

Data Day 5.0

The fifth annual Data Day is being held on Tuesday June 5th, 2018 at Carleton University ( 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Residence Commons Conference Room Residence Commons).

The event includes presentations by Carleton researchers, government and industry experts, keynote addresses, and panel discussions. This year’s Data Day 5.0 panels will focus on E-commerce, big data and societal change, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and, authoritative data in a big data era.



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