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.