2015 Data Day

2015 Data Day

Categories: General, Lectures and Seminars, Panel Discussions, Press Conferences / Announcements, Programs and Training, Receptions, Lunches and Dinners

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Atrium Richcraft Building

1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON

Contact Information

Ashley McKee, 613-520-2600 ext. 4388, ashleydawn.mckee@carleton.ca


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About this Event

Host Organization: Office of the Dean of Science

On April 1st, 2015, Carleton will celebrate its strategic development in
Data Sciences (Big Data, Data Analytics, Social Sentiment Analytics, Business Analytics),
including its collaboration with IBM.

The event will be opened by Carleton University President Roseann Runte,
and will start with an announcement of a new initiative from the Dean of Science, Dr. Malcolm Butler.

The event will feature presentations by Carleton researchers from across all faculties and followed by a
panel discussion featuring key national players and moderated by Andrew Ross from Eclipse Foundation.

Student Poster Submission:

To showcase student research using Data Sciences a poster competition will be held in conjunction with Data Day. Posters will be adjudicated by a panel of external partners/judges. Gold, Silver, Bronze monetary prizes sponsored by IBM.

Poster submissions due on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Poster competition sponsored by IBM.

Please e-mail Brigid Bedard-Hinz: BrigidBedard@cunet.carleton.ca

Agenda: Carleton University Data Day 2.0
April 1, 2015
Atrium River Building, Carleton University

8:00 Registration & Poster Setup

8:30 Official Welcome - Dr. Roseann Runte, President of Carleton University

8:50 Announcement of Carleton Institute for Data Science - Dr. Malcolm Butler, Dean of Science

9:00 Opening Address - Data Science Program Description - Dr. Frank Dehne, Founding Director

9:30 Presentations

Chair Dr. Kimberly Matheson
Vice-President (Research and International)

Dr. Shawn Graham
Department of History

Dr. Merlyna Lim
School of Journalism and Communication

Dr. Robert Biddle
School of Computer Science

Dr. Shikaresh Majumdar
Director of Real Time and Distributed Systems Research Centre
Faculty of Engineering and Design

1045 – 11:30 Coffee Break & Start Visiting Posters

11:30 Panel - Challenges for Big Data and Analytics of this Expanding Discipline

Convener and Moderator: Andrew Ross, Eclipse Foundation


Claire Austin
Environment Canada and Research Data Canada

Solmaz Shahalizadeh

Dennis Buttera
IBM Canada

Stephan Jou
Interset Analystics

13:00 Lunch & Judging of Poster Competition

14:00 Closing Remarks & Poster Winners are Announced

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