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Expert panel to lead roundtables for data policy consultation

telecom | 08/03/2018 2:07 pm EDT

The federal government has appointed a panel of experts who will lead roundtable discussions during the upcoming national data consultation. According to a Friday press release, the panel includes Janie Béïque, the executive vice-president of Investments, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Arvind Gupta, professor of computer science at the University of Toronto, Sarah Lubik, the director of Entrepreneurship for Simon Fraser University, Carole Piovesan, a lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault, Mark Podlasly, founder of Brookmere Management Group and Ilse Treurnicht, former CEO of MaRS Discovery District....

Don’t rush new laws for AI, data conference hears

telecom | 06/12/2018 7:36 pm EDT

TORONTO — There are ways to regulate artificial intelligence and the amounts of data that it produces, but introducing unnecessary new rules to protect privacy when current laws should suffice is not one of them, the Big Data Toronto conference heard Tuesday. Trying to...