Jointly hosted by the Faculty of Science and the Carleton University Institute for Data Science (CUIDS), Data Day is an annual conference that celebrates the latest developments in data science and analytics research.

Data Day includes presentations by Carleton researchers and industry experts, a keynote address, panel discussion and networking opportunities, as well as a poster competition to showcase graduate student research in data science across all disciplines.

Data Day 10.0: The Next Decade for Data Science

March 26, 2024 at Richcraft Hall, Carleton University

Don’t miss our tenth annual Data Day, a must-attend event for those studying or working in data science, analytics and related fields!

Data Day 10.0 will focus on The Next Decade for Data Science. In keeping with this theme, the event program includes sessions on explainable AI, data science and health care, and data science and the environment.

Data Day 10.0 Poster Competition

More information coming soon.

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Event Program

8 to 9 a.m. – Poster Setup, Registration, Coffee
9 to 9:30 a.m. Welcome remarks and CUIDS update
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Session 1

Keynote panel: Organizational Policies for Emerging Technologies

Maria DeRosa, Dean, Faculty of Science, Carleton University


  • Eric Rancourt, Assistant Chief Statistician and Chief Data Officer, Statistics Canada
  • Valerie Turner, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Carleton University
  • Akram Bin Sediq, Senior Specialist RAN Edge Analytics, Ericsson Canada
10:30 to 10:45 a.m. – Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Session 2

Data Science and Health Care

Matthew Holden, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, Carleton University


12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Session 3

Explainable AI


Michel Barbeau, Acting Director, CUIDS; Director, School of Computer Science, Carleton University


  • Leopoldo Bertossi, Professor Emeritus, School of Computer Science, Carleton University; Professor, SKEMA Centre for Artificial Intelligence
  • Majid Komeili, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Carleton University
  • Jen Schellinck, Principal, Sysabee
2:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Session 3

Data Science and the Environment (Fireside Chat)


Tracey Lauriault, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication


  • Robin Grosset, Chief Technology Officer, MindBridge Ai
  • Micheline Ayoub, Global Hub Director, Canada Hub; Executive Director, Sustainability in the Digital Age
  • David Barrera, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, Carleton University
3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Poster Competition
5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Poster Awards Announcement and Networking Reception




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