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Ottawa, ON
March 30, 2017

Canada’s future prosperity is linked to the ability of its citizens, businesses and government to maximize the use of our data resources for the public good.

The sixth edition of The Data Effect, organized by CityAge on March 30th, 2017 in Ottawa, will look at how to build a national strategy that uses new tools in data to build an innovation economy, promote economic productivity and sustainability, make government more responsive and efficient, and encourage a healthier, more prosperous nation.

The major themes to be covered, by leaders from Canada and beyond, will be:

  • Data, productivity and improving economic performance, with examples of success.
  • How can Canada’s globally acknowledged expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing help build an innovation economy?
  • Cybersecurity: protecting our digital assets and privacy
  • Data as a resource in improving Canadian research performance 
  • Data and city-building: New tools in promoting urban innovation and economic development
  • Data, the innovation economy and new applications for analytics and computing in the industrial and manufacturing sectors.
  • Data and digital infrastructure: the essential private investments and public regulatory framework that will shape the future of the economy and grow prosperity in a rapidly changing digital economy
  • Data and the resource economy: as well as how data can help meet our national, provincial and local sustainability goals.
  • Health & data — how health data can improve and sustain health care, encourage globally-leading health research within Canada, and yield more personalized care.
  • Data and responsive government: new technologies and systems that can make government more responsive and be a catalyst for innovation.

Advance registration is available at http://www.cityage.org/dataeffect. Speakers will be announced soon.


Prior Speakers at The Data Effect include:

  • JP Balakrishnan, Vice President, Alliances and Partnerships, Infosys
  • Ray Boisvert, President, I-Sec Integrated Strategies
  • Alison Brooks, Research Director, IDC Government Insights
  • Corinne Charette, Chief Information Officer, Government of Canada
  • Paul Dorian, Department Director, Division of Cardiology, University of Toronto
  • Don Hathaway, Chairman, Compute Canada
  • Robert Hogg, Director, Drug Treatment Program, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
  • James Lingerfelt, Public Safety Lead, Smarter Cities, IBM
  • Bernard Lord, President & CEO, CWTA
  • Bill Pascal, Chief Technology Officer, Canadian Medical Association
  • Marc Smith, Principal Solutions Architect, SAS
  • Robyn Tamblyn, Scientific Director, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Chris Yiu, Head, Digital Government Unit, Policy Exchange, London, UK
  • Tom Corr, President and CEO, Ontario Centres of Excellence
  • Khaled El Emam, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Colin McKay, Manager, Global Public Policy, Google Canada
  • Patricia Brantingham, RCMP Professor of Computational Criminology, ICURS-Simon Fraser University
  • Ryan D’Arcy, Professor, SFU and Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation BC Leadership Chair in Medical Technology
  • Paul Drohan, President & CEO, Life Sciences BC
  • Joel Dudley, Assistant Professor of Genetics / Genomic Sciences & Director of Biomedical Informatics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Dan Goldowitz, Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
  • Harry Kim, Senior Director, Enterprise Services, WW Healthcare Strategy and Portfolio HP
  • Terry Lake, Minister of Health, Province of British Columbia
  • Marco Marra, Director & Distinguished Scientist, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
  • Francis Ouellete, Investigator & Associate Director, Informatics and Bio-computing, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • Enakshi Singh, Product Manager, SAP HANA Platform for Healthcare
  • Ryan Wilson, CEO, Medeo
  • Shurjeel Choudhri, Senior VP and Head, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Bayer Inc.
  • Walter Robinson, Vice President, Government Affairs, Rx&D
  • Todd Khozein, Partner, SecondMuse
  • Aslam Anis, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, UBC
  • Josh Blair, Chief Corporate Officer and Executive Vice-President, TELUS Health
  • Valerie Casselton,  Associate Editor, Vancouver Sun
  • David Delaney, Chief Medical Officer, SAP
  • Asif  Dhar, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Deloitte
  • Alex Dickinson, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Illumina
  • Janessa Laskin, Senior Scientist, BC Cancer Agency
  • Sue Paish, President & CEO, LifeLabs
  • Robert Sindelar, VP Research & Academic Affairs, Providence Health Care
  • Peter Speyer, Chief Data Officer, Novartis
  • Chris Wagner, CEO, Contextual Genomics
  • Brian Bot, Senior Scientist and Community Manager, Sage Bionetworks
  • Bruce McManus, CEO, PROOF Centre of Excellence
  • Brad Popovich, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome BC
  • Allan Seckel, Chief Executive Officer, Doctors of BC
  • Shelley Gilberg, Canadian Health Care Lead, IBM
  • Brendan Byrne, Chief Innovation Officer, TELUS Health
  • Dianne Doyle, President & CEO, Providence Health Care
  • Mariya Filipova, Senior Manager, Health Ecosystems, Deloitte
  • Brian Forster, SVP and CIO, LifeLabs
  • Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Eugene Kolker, Chief Data Officer, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Kirk LaPointe, Vice President of Audience and Business Development, Business in Vancouver
  • Larry Lynd, Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences
  • Scott MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Labour Markets, Province of British Columbia
  • Justin Massa, Director of Business Strategy, IDEO
  • Malcolm Moore, President, BC Cancer Agency
  • Ray Pradinuk, Healthcare Research & Innovation, Stantec
  • Paul Prescod, Chief Product Officer, Ayogo
  • Karimah Sabar, President & CEO, CDRD
  • Amy Schwartz, Leader, Health & Wellness, IDEO
  • Kate Wright, Director of Engineering, SAP Cloud Analytics
  • Paul Terry, President & CEO, PHEMI Systems
  • Bruce Carleton, Senior Clinician Scientist, CFRI
  • Diane Finegood, President & CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Advanced Education, Province of British Columbia
  • Jamie Sawchuk, Lead, Innovation Practices, Deloitte
  • Dick Vollet, President & CEO, St. Paul's Hospital Foundation
  • Robert Fraser, COO, Personalized Medicine Initiative, UBC
  • Rachael Ritchie, Director, International Partnerships, Genome BC
  • Greg D’Avignon, President & CEO, Business Council of British Columbia
  • Greg Caws, President & CEO, BC Innovation Council
  • Jonathan Bingham, Principle Investigator and Co-Founder, Google Genomics
  • Irene Day, Director, Operations, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
  • Rupert Potter, Consul General, Consul-General of the United Kingdom, Vancouver
  • Julio Montaner, Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

 

Prior Participants at The Data Effect Include:

  • AbbVie Corporation
  • Advanced Solutions, An HP Company
  • AdvantageBC
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Algonquin College
  • Americas SAP
  • Amgen Canada
  • AMITA
  • Angus Reid Public Opinion
  • Astellas Pharma
  • AstraZeneca Canada
  • Baxter Corporation
  • Bayer
  • Bayer Inc
  • BC Cancer Agency
  • BC Cancer Foundation
  • BC Care Providers Association
  • BC Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
  • BC Centre for Disease Control
  • BC Children’s Hospital
  • BC Clinical Research Infrastructure Network
  • BC Government
  • BC Government – Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services
  • BC Innovation Council
  • BC Medical Association
  • BC Mental Health & Addiction Services
  • BC Ministry of Health
  • BC Pharmacy Association
  • BC Public Service
  • BCCRIN
  • Bedside Clinical Systems
  • Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
  • Beyond 20/20
  • Bitish Consulate
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada
  • British Columbia Business Council
  • British Columbia Personalized Medicine Initiative
  • British Consulate General, Vancouver
  • British High Commission
  • Brock University
  • Business Council of British Columbia
  • Business in Vancouver
  • Cambian
  • Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • CAMH
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation
  • Canada Health Infoway
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres
  • Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
  • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
  • Canadian HIV Trials Network
  • Canadian Institute for Health Information
  • Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group
  • Canadian Medical Association Journal
  • Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
  • CANARIE
  • Cancer Care Ontario
  • CAPRA International Inc.
  • Cardiac Services BC
  • Cardiovascular & Stroke Strategic Clinical Network
  • Carleton University
  • Carleton University School of Computer Science
  • CDRD
  • CDRD Ventures Inc
  • Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences
  • Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
  • Centre for Research and Development
  • CGI
  • CHEOS
  • CIHR Institute for Health Services and Policy Research
  • Citizenship & Immigration Canada
  • City of Kitchener
  • City of Surrey
  • Clinical Trials Ontario
  • CML HealthCare Inc.
  • Cogniciti
  • College of Pharmacists of BC
  • College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
  • Communitech
  • Compute Canada
  • Conquer Mobile
  • Contextual Genomics
  • Council of Canadian Academies
  • Deloitte
  • Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health, C&W
  • DFAIT
  • Discovery Parks
  • Doctors of BC
  • Down Syndrome Research Foundation
  • DSRF
  • EHEALTH ONTARIO
  • Eli Lilly Canada
  • EOWC Eastern Ontario Regional Network
  • Ericsson Canada Inc.
  • Eupraxia Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Excelleris
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  • Fio Corp
  • First Nation Health Authority
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • FreeBird Connect
  • GE
  • GE Healthcare
  • Genome BC
  • Genome Canada
  • Genome Quebec
  • GI Society of Canada
  • GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
  • Google Canada
  • Government of British Columbia
  • Government of Canada
  • Government of Ontario
  • GSK
  • Health Canada
  • Health Informatics Institute
  • Health Research BC
  • Health Sciences Association of BC
  • HealthWizer
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Hoffmann La-Roche Ltd.
  • Hoffmann-La Roche
  • House of Commons
  • HP
  • HP Advanced Solutions
  • HP Canada
  • HPCVL, Queen’s Univ.
  • HTX – The Health Technology Exchange
  • IBM
  • IBM BAO
  • IBM Canada
  • IBM Global Business Services
  • IBM Healthcare
  • ICES
  • ICURS-Simon Fraser University
  • IDC Government Insights
  • Illumina
  • IMS Brogan
  • Industry Canada
  • Information Privacy and Archives, Ministry of Government Services
  • Infosys Limited
  • Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences
  • Institute of Population Health – University of Ottawa
  • Interior Health Authority
  • i-SEC Integrated Strategies
  • Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation
  • Janssen Inc
  • KFL&A Public Health
  • KPMG
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • LifeLabs
  • LifeSciences BC
  • Lunenfeld Research Institute Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
  • Marketing Performance Group
  • MaRS Discovery District
  • MaRS Innovation
  • MB Foster
  • McCarthy Tetrault LLP
  • McKinsey & Company
  • McMaster University
  • Medeo
  • Merck
  • Merck Canada
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Michael Smith Genome Sciences Center, BC Cancer Agency
  • Milrad Law Office
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Labour, Citizens Services and Open Government
  • Mitacs
  • Mitacs / Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Mitacs / University of Ottawa
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • MSFHR
  • Mustel Group
  • National Research Council of Canada
  • NDI Capital Inc.
  • NDP Official Opposition
  • Neil Squire Society
  • NetIQ
  • New Brunswick Department of Health
  • Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
  • NSERC
  • Nursing, University of Alberta
  • Office of the Chief Information Officer
  • Ontario Brain Institute
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence
  • Ontario Council of University Libraries / Scholars Portal
  • Ontario East Economic Development Commission
  • Ontario Genomics Institute
  • Ontario Health Study
  • Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • Oracle Canada
  • ORION
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • Parkhurst Publishing
  • PC Lacroix Consulting Inc
  • Perinatal Services BC
  • Pfizer Canada Inc
  • Pfizer Canada Inc.
  • PharmacyBC.com/The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
  • PHEMI Health Systems
  • Phirelight Security Solutions Inc.
  • PHSA
  • Physician Information Technology Office (PITO)
  • Physicians Data Collaborative
  • Policy Exchange
  • Population Data BC
  • Positive Living BC
  • Premier’s Technology Council
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • PROOF Centre of Excellence
  • Providence Health Care Research Institute
  • Province of Alberta
  • Province of B.C.
  • Province of BC, Government Communications and Public Engagement
  • Province of British Columbia
  • Province of New Brunswick
  • Province of Ontario
  • Provincial Health Services Authority – Child and Family Research Institute
  • Public Health Ontario
  • Public Safety Canada
  • PwC
  • Quantum Black and Canada Research Chair at the University of Ottawa
  • Quantum Ideas
  • Queen’s University
  • Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton / Cygnos Information Security
  • Resonate Solutions Inc
  • Responsive Health Management
  • Retirement Concepts
  • Rick Hansen Institute
  • Roche
  • Rogers Communications Inc.
  • Rx&D – Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies
  • RX&D Guest, Boehringer-Ingelheim
  • Sage Bionetworks
  • Sanofi Canada
  • Sanotron
  • SAP Canada
  • SAS Canada
  • SAS Institute Canada
  • Sault Ste Marie Innovation Center
  • School of Population and Public Health
  • SciNet, University of Toronto
  • SecondMuse
  • Self Care Catalysts
  • Senate of Canada
  • Sensory Technologies
  • SFU
  • SHARCNET / McMaster University
  • Shire
  • Sick Kids Hospital
  • Simon Fraser University
  • SkunkWerks iClinic Inc.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • South East Local Health Integration Network
  • Southlake Regional Health Centre
  • SQA – TELUS
  • St Michael’s Hospital
  • St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
  • StarFish Medical
  • Statistics Canada
  • STEMCELL Technologies Inc
  • STEMSoft Software
  • Stonewood Group
  • SuccessFactors, an SAP Company
  • T4G Limited
  • TBS-SCT
  • Telus Health Solutions
  • The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division
  • The Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • The Centre for Applied Genomics, Hospital for Sick Children
  • The Gerri Sinclair Group
  • The JBL Group Inc.
  • The Mustel Group
  • The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
  • The Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia
  • The University of British Columbia
  • The Wire Report
  • Therapeutics Initiative
  • TR Technologies Inc.
  • Traction Creative Communications
  • Trudat
  • UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
  • UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • UBC e-Health Strategy Office
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • UBC Human Early Learning Partnership
  • UBC School of Population and Public Health
  • UBC, Faculty of Medicine
  • UHN
  • Université d’Ottawa
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • University Health Network
  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Washington
  • UOIT
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
  • Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics
  • Vancouver Island Health Authority
  • Vancouver Sun
  • Vanedge Capital Partners Ltd
  • Verathon
  • Verisante Technology, Inc.
  • Wavefront
  • Wecker Associates
  • Western Economic Diversification
  • Western University
  • Workforce WindsorEssex
  • WorkSafeBC
  • WSIB
  • York University