March 26 2019

Carleton University Data Day 6.0

8:30am - 4:30pm | Atrium Richcraft Hall

Data Day is an annual conference that celebrates the latest developments in data science and analytics research within Carleton University, the local community and Canada.

Carleton University Data Day

April 02 2019

Civic Tech Presents: Smart City 2.0 Strategy

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Ottawa City Hall Champlain Room (2nd Floor – Heritage Building)
Ottawa Civic Tech invites you to a special presentation from the City of Ottawa to provide an update on three (3) key initiatives related to the Smart City 2.0 - Digital Services Strategy.  

Hacknight Session #110: Digital Services Strategy Update from the City of Ottawa

April 09 2019

Telfer Forum - How Organizations use Data for Social Good

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.|  University of Ottawa | Telfer School of Management
This panel discussion will explore how good data practices can be used to innovate and develop new products and services that will positively impact the daily lives of Canadians.

Telfer Forum - How Organizations use Data for Social Good

April 16 2019

Ottawa Civic Tech: Linkable Open Data Environment

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Ottawa City Hall - Councillor's Lounge (2nd floor), 110 Laurier Ave West
Alessandro Alasia from Statistics Canada's Data Exploration and Integration Lab (DEIL) will present on progress towards building a Linkable Open Data Environment.

April 17 2019

Hacking the Future of Government Through AI, Robotic and Cognitive Automation

4:00 p.m to 7:30 p.m | Rideau Club | 99 Bank Street, Ottawa
IPAC-NCR, in partnership with Deloitte, invites you to an evening of exploring how automation technologies can enhance the Canadian public sector, the leadership required and empowering public servants to embrace change. 
Hacking the Future of Government Through AI, Robotic and Cognitive Automation

May 03 → May 04 2019

GO Open Data Conference 2019

Toronto Reference Library | Toronto, ON
Go Open Data is an annual conference that is attended by all sectors interested in
learning about and promoting the creation and use of open data.

GO Open Data Conference 2019

May 08 → May 09 2019

IoT 613 Conference 2019

Canadian Museum of History | Ottawa, ON
Covering topics like the business of Internet of Things (IoT, precision agriculture, cybersecurity, and applications for IoT)
IoT 613 Conference 2019
May 14 2019

Open Ottawa Update - Data for Good

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | University of Ottawa - Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave East

We will be providing an Open Ottawa update to the Data for Good community group, who work with non-profit organizations.

May 29 2019

2019 Open Government Partnership Global Summit: Local Side Event

8:00 am - 1:15 pm | Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa

The event will be an opportunity to reflect on how the Open Government Agenda can be further promoted at the local level, learn from some innovative experiences, and identify risks and challenges to move forward with the local Open Government Agenda.

May 29 → May 31 2019

Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit

The 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit will bring together the 79 member countries and 20 local governments of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).

2019 OGP Global Summit - Ottawa

July 02 2019

TechTuesday - Introducing the Ottawa “Smart City 2.0” Strategy

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm | The Marshes Golf Club, 320 Terry Fox Drive, Kanata

TechTuesday is a free monthly event brought to you by the Wesley Clover Foundation and open to all who are interested.  The City of Ottawa are implementing a new Smart City 2.0 Strategy, built on three key pillars: connectivity, a smart economy, and an innovative municipal government. Marc René de Cotret, Director of Service Transformation with the city will provide insight into this initiative as guest speaker for the July TechTuesday.

January 31 2020

Curiosity on Stage: When your City is Smarter than You?

As part of our “Living in the Machine Age” theme, join a lively discussion exploring the future of cities in an increasingly algorithmic world. The session will end with a panel discussion and question-and-answer period. 


March 03 2020

Open Data and Climate Change

This workshop was the first in a series of planned workshops (since put on hold due to COVID-19 emergency) to provide input in the federal government's 2020-22 National Action Plan on Open Government.

This first workshop focused on Climate Change and included participation from the City of Ottawa's Open Data team.

September 21 2020

Information Technology SubCommittee

The Open Data team will be presenting its 2021-2022 workplan and highlights from 2019-2020 to the Information Technology Subcommittee of Ottawa City Council. 

Agenda and Open Data report.

August 31 → September 04 2020

uOttawa Design Week 101 - Faculty of Engineering

The Open Data team at the City of Ottawa served as mentors and judges for the Faculty of Engineering's Design Week 101.

The objective of the week is to engage our incoming students to in university life and provide them an opportunity to network with their peers and with various stakeholders. It is also an opportunity for them to develop skills, hear from you all and understand how engineers and computer scientists can shape the world! The week-long virtual event will be framed as 3 team challenges, with pitches/presentations at the end of each challenge. 

Engineering Design Week will take place this coming week (Mon August 31st through Friday September 4th  ), and will focus on five key themes:

  1. Global health 
  2. COVID-19 recovery 
  3. Justice and equality
  4. Sustainable cities 
  5. Digital transformation
September 23 2020

Presentation to Carleton's Big Data and Society Course

This course covers many topics, themes and concepts including data infrastructures, smart cities, open data, the internet of things (IoT), surveillance and sousveillance, algorithmic governance, predictive policing, the quantified self, location-based services, data collection devices, geodemographics and open data among many others. Together we examine how data shape and are shaped by actions and the social and material world.

October 06 2020

Presentation to Critical Data Studies course at Carleton