Program

Please note: the CANARIE National Summit will be conducted in English.

All National Summit sessions, including meals and networking breaks will take place at the Hotel OMNI Mont Royal.

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
8:30 – 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:30 AM Welcome Address Jim Ghadbane
President and CEO, CANARIE

Kathryn Anthonisen
Vice President External Relations, CANARIE

9:45 AM Keynote: The Open Source Outbreak Dr. Jennifer Gardy
Senior Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control
10:45 AM Break and Networking Session
11:15 AM Dataversity Mark Leggott
Executive Director, Research Data Canada
12:00 PM Lunch and Networking Session
1:30 PM Cognitive Computing and the Art of Fly Fishing Campbell Robertson
Public Sector Lead, IBM Cognitive Solutions Group
2:30 PM Blind Date: How Art and Data Met Leanne Elias
Associate Professor of New Media, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge
3:30 PM Break and Networking Session
4:00 PM The Role of the NREN as the Internet Evolves Erik Huizer
Chief Technology Officer, SURFnet
5:00 – 6:30 PM Evening Reception

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome Address Kathryn Anthonisen
Vice President External Relations, CANARIE
9:05 AM Data: Today’s Critical Capital Dr. Paul Terry
CEO, PHEMI Systems
10:00 AM Lessons from Canada’s First Open Data Exchange Kevin Tuer, PhD, PEng
Canada’s Open Data Exchange (ODX)
10:45 AM Break and Networking Session
11:15 AM Infrastructure for Data: A Canadian Status Report Panel

Dominique Bérubé, Moderator
Vice-President, Research Programs, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Scott Henwood
Director, Research Software Program, CANARIE

Randy Jones
Senior Director, Technology Innovation, CANARIE

Mark Leggott
Executive Director, Research Data Canada

Dugan O’Neil
Chief Science Officer, Compute Canada

Thomas Tam
Chief Engineer, CANARIE

12:15 PM Lunch and Networking Session CANARIE Town Hall

CANARIE Executive Team

1:30 PM Advancing Arctic Science: Understanding a Changing Arctic Dr. Maribeth Murray
Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America
2:45 PM Policy and Technology Innovation at Facebook Kevin Chan
Head of Public Policy, Canada, Facebook and Instagram
3:45 PM Closing Remarks Jim Ghadbane
President and CEO, CANARIE

Kathryn Anthonisen
Vice President External Relations, CANARIE