The seminar provided very useful info to take back to management in order to make better decisions in our use of social media tools. - Web Communications Advisor, Health Canada
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Big Data and Analytics for the Public Sector

Enhancing Data-Driven Decision Making

May 29 - 30, 2018  ·  Toronto, Ontario
Special Opening Address:
Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada

Anil Arora was appointed Chief Statistician of Canada in September 2016. He has led significant transformational initiatives throughout his career, with experience and partnerships spanning all three levels of government, the private sector and international organizations, including the UN and the OECD. He has led projects on high-profile policy issues, legislative and regulatory reform, and overseen large national programs. In 1988, Anil joined Statistics Canada where he served in several positions, including regional operations, corporate services and the redesign of the dissemination function.


Gold Level Sponsor: Environics

Featuring These Experts and More!
Arora Seoni Dimock Coleman Eng
Paleja Eng Rais Sarakinos Findlay
Mulrooney McNamee Goodis Weinkauf Chu
Unlock the Value in Your Data and Set Out a Strategy to Implement Big Data and Analytics in Your Organization
  • Address the challenges in cross-jurisdictional data sharing
  • Hear the latest in tools to enhance data-driven decisions
  • Implement business information analysis to public service programs
  • Protecting privacy while meeting your objectives
  • How to incorporate blockchain in the way government functions today
  • Procurement to support improved data sharing
  • Discuss the enthusiasm behind visualization
  • Where can data visualization be adopted
  • Value creation for transactions, assets, contracts, voting, compliance, identity management, supply chain traceability, healthcare, taxation
  • Hear case studies from Canada, U.S., and all levels of government, various spheres for application
  • What does artificial intelligence mean for big data
  • Implications for big data and behavioral science on policy making
  • Beyond predictive data and into predictive maintenance
Big Data and Analytics for the Public Sector Brochure Download Brochure as PDF File

Who Has Presented at Our Previous Public Sector Big Data Events:
Matthews Konga Hillmer Knox Mucciacciaro Wylie
Greenspoon Sud Sylvester Cavoukian Zaidi Androsoff
Holmes Bener Usman Shanahan McCutcheon Hester
Kluh Tierney Robertson Sawhney Swenson Biagi
Contre Ionescu Knox Usman Alvarez Seoni
I now know what is going on in BI space in public sector, especially with regard to big data and technology advancement.
- Senior Analyst, CRA
Provided good ideas and thoughts to take back and apply to my organization.
- Director, Finance IT,
Torstar Media Group
Excellent speakers ... Info was relevant and provided some tools I can use back on the job!
- Director, IT Management Practice,
The Economical Insurance Group
Many good ideas were presented and could be discussed in my organization.
- Senior Business Intelligence Specialist, Transport Canada
Who Should Attend This Event

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operations Officers
  • Directors of Analytics
  • Policy Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Officers/Analysts
  • Directors of Digital Government
  • Communications Officers
  • Data Analysts
  • Managers of Data Governance
  • Program Analysts
  • Deputy Ministers
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The amount of data that's available for public use is exploding, and as such, implementing big data projects is becoming a major priority across the public sector. Big data, analytics, and business intelligence provide limitless opportunities for improving service delivery, informing policy decision-making, and boosting organizational performance. The public sector is under increasing pressure to ensure ease of use, reliability, speed, and access to their services, for all citizens.

However, there are still numerous hurdles to overcome before you can take advantage of big data's opportunities. These challenges include securing organizational buy-in, complying with privacy and legal regulations, and breaking down silos to effectively collaborate with different departments.

INFONEX's two-day Leveraging Big Data & Analytics for the Public Sector will help you understand the benefits and pitfalls of big data and how it can be used to improve business functions and secure competitive advantage. Our faculty of leading experts will provide you with strategies for overcoming hurdles, securing buy-in, gathering and integrating your data, and leveraging your data to improve services and policy decisions.

Learn how to extract relevant information from data that can be used to make better organizational decisions. Get tips for overcoming challenges of implementing and maintaining a data governance program. Uncover ways to mitigate performance risks with business intelligence. Examine proven techniques for measuring the performance of your analytics and manage legal and privacy issues surrounding business intelligence.

Join us in Toronto to learn the best practices for collecting and leveraging big data and analytics. Register today!

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