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Conference aims to inspire the next wave of big data specialists


St. Lawrence College’s Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Club will host their first Big Data and AI Conference on Friday, May 4 in the Innovation Hub on the College’s Kingston campus. The conference will feature industry leaders, including Paul Zikopoulos, Vice President of Big Data Cognitive Systems at IBM.

The Big Data and AI Conference will explore the topics of applying machine learning to business problems, building smart cities, big data ethics, law and security, and much more. Students from St. Lawrence College’s School of Business and the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University are invited to attend, as well as members of the Kingston community.

Other speakers include:

Glenn Vollebregt - President and CEO, St. Lawrence College
Dean Mckeown - Associate Director, Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics
Craig Desjardins - Director, Office of Strategy & Innovation at City of Kingston
Derek Templeton - Data Scientist, Manager, Advanced Analytics at Manulife
Nathan Mah - Co-Founder at Mero Technologies
Cole McDonald - Co-Founder at Mero Technologies
Joe Cooper - Account Executive, Alteryx

To learn more and to register, click here. Registration is $10 for students and $20 for non-students.


Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613-544-5400, ext. 1291