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Canadian AI & Data Showcase

Online:Tuesday, November 30th
& Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
Time: 12:00-2:45pm ET

Accelerating Innovation in the Public Sector through Data Transformation and Artificial Intelligence

The Public Sector AI & Data Showcase provides a comprehensive forum to educate Canadian government executives and practitioners on proven strategies and tactics to deploy AI and cognitive technologies.

The Public Sector AI & Data Showcase will cover how Canadian government agencies and departments are advancing their data and analytics work and their thinking around deploying and integrating AI and data-driven government services. The conference convenes experts from our nation’s strong innovation ecosystem across government, technology, business, and research to present the latest strategies and state of technology to assist the public sector in leveraging advanced intelligent technologies to meet the missions of our government agencies.

Your Expert Speakers

Dr. Vik Pant
Chief Scientist and Chief Science Advisor
Natural Resources Canada

Jake Van der Laan
Chief Information Officer, Director, Information Technology and Regulatory Informatics
Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick

Yvan Gauthier
Head, Artificial Intelligence Accelerator, Data Analytics Centre, NRC Digital Technologies
National Research Council, Government of Canada

Christiana Cavazzoni

Christiana Cavazzoni
Associate Assistant Deputy Minister and Deputy CIO
Department of National Defence

Christopher Clissold
Chief Information Officer, Director General IT/IM Administration and Privacy
Veterans Affairs Canada

Sylvain Bélanger
Senior Director General, Digital Services, CIO, CDO
Office of the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Library and Archives Canada / Government of Canada

Taka Ariga
Chief Data Scientist | Director
Innovation Lab, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Maryam Haghighi, PhD
Director, Data Science
Bank of Canada

Patrick McEvenue
Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Planning, Immigration
Refugees and Citizenship Canada

André Loranger
Assistant Chief Statistician and Chief Data Officer, Strategic Data Management, Methods and Analysis
Statistics Canada

Shannon Drew
Director of Innovation and Analytics Division in the Research and Innovation Lab
Canada Revenue Agency

John Walsh
Chief Data Officer, Director General Data
Analytics, Strategy and Innovation Department of National Defence

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organizations looking to:

Join this public sector exclusive 2-day virtual event to discuss the future of data, analytics, and AI practices with over 20 speakers

Learn how to optimize systems, processes and services through effective and ethical use of data

Explore public sector artificial intelligence use cases and learn how to get your department AI-ready


9:00am PT / 12:00pm ET
Welcome from PSN
9:05am PT /12:05pm ET
Opening Remarks from the Chair
9:20am PT / 12:20pm ET
Government Keynote: Securing Canada’s Future: Addressing the Nation’s challenges with AI
9:35am PT / 12:35pm ET
Partner Session: Managing the Complexity of Adopting AI in Government
9:50am PT / 12:50am ET
Government Keynote: Getting your agency AI ready
10:05am PT / 1:05pm ET
Government Keynote: Building out your AI capacity and capabilities
10:20am PT / 1:20pm ET
10:25am PT / 1:25pm ET
Partner Session: Engineering your AI Platform
10:40am PT / 1:40pm ET
Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Barriers to Scaling and Operationalizing AI
11:15am PT / 1:15pm ET
Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of session
9:00am PT & 12:00pm ET
Welcome from PSN
9:05am PT & 12:05pm ET
Opening Remarks from the Chair
9:20am PT & 12:20pm ET
Government Keynote: Ethics and Privacy in an AI World
9:35am PT & 12:35pm ET
Partner Session: Advancing Trustworthy AI and ML Techniques
9:50am PT & 12:50pm ET
Government Keynote: Developing and Implementing your AI use Cases
10:05am PT & 1:05pm PT
Government Keynote: Best Practices for Implementing AI at Scale - AI Case Study
10:20am PT & 1:20pm ET
10:25am PT & 1:25pm ET
Partner Session: AI Fireside chat
10:40am PT & 1:40pm ET
Panel Discussion: What does the Future of Government look like with AI?
11:10am PT
Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of session


What's included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only*
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