CSPC 2017 – “Artificial Intelligence and Discovery Science: Playing to Canada’s Strengths”

Click here for 2017 Proceedings on CSPC web site – Audiorecording

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Venue: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa; Rm: Ottawa Salon.

Honorary Chair:
The Honourable Dr. Reza Moridi, PhD
Minister of Research and Innovation, Government of Ontario

Mr. André Picard, Health Columnist, Globe & Mail

Dr. Eric M. Meslin, PhD, FCAHS, President and CEO, Council of Canadian Academies

Keynote Address:
Dr. Alan Bernstein, O.C., PhD, FRSC, FCAHS “Canada’s Lead in AI Research: Lessons for Discovery and Innovation”

Dr. Brenda Andrews, C.C., PhD, FRSC “Artificial Intelligence and Precision Medicine: an opportunity for Canada”
Dr. Doina Precup, PhD
“The role and challenges of AI in modern scientific research”
Dr. Rémi Quirion, OC, PhD, FRSC, CQ, “On the critical importance of sustained
investment in basic research-AI as a storytelling example”
Dr. Peter Zandstra, PhD, FAAAS, FAIMBE, FRSC, PEng “Designing tools, therapies and devices for better medicine”.
Dr. Linda Rabeneck, MD MPH FRCPC, “The Promise of AI in Cancer”.

Distinguished Discussants:
Dr. Henry G. Friesen, Dr. Roderick R. McInnes,
Dr. Duncan Stewart, Dr. Vivek Goel, Dr. Thierry Mesana.