Data Privacy Day 2018

January 22, 2018

Location: Edmonton Federal Building, 9820 107 Street

The venue is now full. Registrations are closed.


8:15 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Welcoming Comments
9:00 a.m. What is Artificial Intelligence?
  Professor Randy Goebel, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have permeated many aspects of modern life, but people often wonder what these concepts are. Professor Goebel will provide an overview of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m. Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence at Google

Colin McKay, Manager, Global Public Policy, Google Canada

Learn about some of the practical applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning used by Google.

11:00 a.m. Ethical Assessments of Big Data Initiatives
  Martin Abrams, Executive Director, The Information Accountability Foundation

The Information Accountability Foundation is a policy think tank dedicated to advancing data protection law and practice to achieve effective information governance systems. Mr. Abrams will highlight some of the work the foundation is engaged in, including the Ethical Assessment Canadian Demonstration Project that resulted in an ethical assessment framework for big data and other processing of personal information that goes beyond the understanding of individuals.
11:55 a.m. Closing Comments