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KDD ocean data analytics industry connector event

When: August 17, 1400-1700

Where: Summit Suite, 8th Floor, World Trade & Convention Centre

Are you a company active in the ocean economy dealing with data derived from the ocean or human activity related to the ocean? Are you interested in expanding your products or services in the direction of data analytics?
Are you a faculty member dealing with ocean data or having expertise in data related areas, interested in connecting with companies that have challenging research problems to which you may contribute?

This event aims to connect companies with academic experts right here at home in Nova Scotia in areas such as data science, visual analytics, data visualization, human-computer interaction, mobile interfaces, high-performance and cloud computing.

Participation is free, courtesy of the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI).
Kindly register by Aug. 8 at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kdd-ocean-data-analytics-connector-tickets-35304257986?aff=es2

The SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discover and Data Mining (KDD) (http://www.kdd.org/kdd2017/) is the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data. It was brought to Halifax this year by the Big Data Analytics Institute and the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University.

Participating companies and academics will bring a poster describing their R&D activities, requirements and research interests, and mingle to exchange ideas and explore partnership potential.

A brief presentation of the funding programs that support industry-academic partnerships available from funding agencies NSERC and Mitacs will be given.

For questions, please contact Evangelos Milios, eem@cs.dal.ca



The mission of the Big Data Analytics Institute in the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University is to create knowledge and expertise in the field of Big Data Analytics by facilitating fundamental, interdisciplinary and collaborative research, advanced applications, advanced training and partnerships with industry''.

The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University is the premier academic research institution in Information Technology in Nova Scotia. Since its founding in 1997, the Faculty has developed research strengths in several areas, including web information systems, health informatics, bioinformatics, human-computer interaction, computer networking, algorithms, e-business and intelligent systems. It offers graduate degrees in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science, Electronic Commerce, and Health Informatics, the latter two in collaboration with faculties across campus.

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is a collaborative research initiative to harness the vast potential of the world’s ocean. An international hub for ocean science, OFI brings together researchers and institutes from both sides of the North Atlantic to understand our changing ocean and create safe, sustainable solutions for development. OFI represents a historic partnership between Dalhousie University, Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Prince Edward Island.

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