Dear Community members,
We cordially invite you as guest to Data Day 5.0, hosted by the Institute for Data Science and supported by CATAAlliance. Data Day is an annual conference, held in early spring that celebrates the latest developments in data science and analytics research within Carleton University, the local community and Canada.
Our fifth annual Data Day will be held on Tuesday March 27th, 2018 at Carleton University ( 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Richcraft Hall Atrium). The event will include presentations by Carleton researchers, government and industry experts, keynote addresses, and panel discussions. In addition, there will be a speed networking session where Carleton students will be able to meet and network with industry. Running concurrently will be a poster competition to showcase graduate student research in data science and analytics across all disciplines.
This year’s Data Day 5.0 panels will focus on the themes below:
|8:00 am||Check-in and registration|
|8:30 am||Official welcome – Rafik Goubran, Vice-President, Research and International
Update on CUIDS – Frank Dehne, Director, Institute for Data Science
|9:00 am – 10:30am||E-commerce, Big Data and Societal Change
Keynote: Cameron Davidson-Pilon, Director of Decision Sciences, Shopify Chair: Blair Patacairk, Invest OttawaPanelists:
|10:45 am – 12:15pm||Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Chair: Eli Fathi, MindbridgePanelists:
|12:30pm – 2:00pm||Lunch and Graduate Poster Competition
Two themes for the Graduate Poster Competition:
|2:15pm – 3:45pm||Authoritative data in a big data era
Keynote: Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of CanadaChair: Tracey Lauriault, School of Journalism and CommunicationsPanelists:
|4:00pm – 4:15pm||Reception, announcements and thank-you
John ApSimon, Special Advisor to Deans of Science and Engineering
|4:15pm – 6:00pm||Speed dating and recruiting session|
This event is free and open to the public but registration is required and space is limited. Refreshments and a buffet lunch are included. You won’t want to miss this!
More exciting details, program agenda and updates to come later this month. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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