Event Program and Speaker Information

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Richcraft Hall, Carleton University

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Schedule for Data Day 9.0: The Data-Driven Economy


8 to 9 a.m. | Poster setup, registration, coffee

9 to 9:30 a.m. | Welcome remarks and CUIDS update

Data Day Host: Chris Lannon, Director, Industry and Partnership Services, Carleton University

  • Benoit-Antoine Bacon, President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University
  • Maria DeRosa, Dean of Science, Carleton University
  • Olga Baysal, Director, Institute for Data Science, Carleton University

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | Plenary Session – Disruptive AI and its Economic Impact

Moderator: Maria DeRosa, Dean of Science, Carleton University


  • Robin Grosset, Chief Technology Officer at Mindbridge AI
  • Andrew Price, Principal Data Architect at Amazon Web Services

10:30 to 11 a.m. | Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | SESSION 2: Data Science Research Topics and Technology

Moderator: Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University


  • Mohamed Al Guindy, Assistant Professor (Finance), Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
  • Elizabeth Stobert, Assistant Professor and Human-Computer Interaction Program Co-Director (School of Computer Science), Faculty of Science, Carleton University
  • Dave Campbell, Professor (Math/Stats and Computer Science) at Carleton University, and Assistant Director (Data Science Applications) at the Bank of Canada

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | LUNCH

1:30 to 3 p.m. | Poster Competition

3 to 4:30 p.m. | SESSION 3: Transparency, Trust, and Accountability in the Financial Sector

Moderator: Tracey P Lauriault, Associate Professor (Critical Media and Big Data), School of Journalism and Communications, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University


  • Alexandra Cutean, Chief Research Officer (CRO), Information and Communications Technology Council
  • Charl Ackerman, Acting Director of Policy, Payments Canada
  • James Cohen, Executive Director Transparency International Canada
  • Dinesh Shah, Director, Financial Technology Research, Bank of Canada

4:30 to 6 p.m. | Poster Awards Announcement and Networking Reception

Data Day 9.0 Speakers