Upcoming events in our network

Modeling of the effects of natural hazards on the built-environment
March 27
| Faculty of Engineering at Western University and WindEEE Research Institute
Western Engineering and the WindEEE Research Institute, supported by SHARCNET, will host a one day workshop that will focus on the role of high performance computing for the modelling and mitigation of natural disasters. The workshop promotes the use of high performance computing in modeling of the impacts of natural hazards such as: climate change, hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding on the built-environment. Click here to register 

Rational AI: Demystifying Machine Intelligence in the Enterprise
April. 5, MaRS Discovery District

It’s not a question of if you need to leverage artificial intelligence — or even when. Now the questions are: “Where do I start?” and”How do I know I’ll get value from this project?”. Technology decision makers today need help identifying the most valuable problems to solve with machine intelligence. Join us on April 5 as an experienced lineup of AI experts share their stories from the field, cut through the AI fog and help you build a strategy to optimize your investment in machine learning projects, companies and technologies. Click here to register

Manufacturing Innovation Summit 
April. 5, Five Points Theatre, Barrie
The Manufacturing Innovation Summit will convene industry experts, executives, investors, and entrepreneurs from the Ontario manufacturing sector to learn firsthand how small and medium size manufacturers are leveraging data in practical ways that are improving their company’s bottom line.
Click here to register.

Toronto Health Innovation Week
April. 9- 13,  MaRS Centre

Investors, partners, and startups will come out for Toronto Health Innovation Week between April 9 – 13 to connect, secure funding and hear from experts in the field. Toronto Health Innovation Week showcases the best of Canadian health innovation in the heart of the city.
Click here to register.

OCE Discovery
April 30-May 1, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence, Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to collaborate.
https://www.ocediscovery.com/

THINK: Innovation Ecosystem, ORION
May 1-2, MaRS Centre, Toronto
Join key leaders from Ontario’s innovation ecosystem who are collaborating to solve society’s biggest problems. Ontario’s innovation economy is a complex web of infrastructure, people, and investment. Advanced digital infrastructure invisibly connects us to the global grid of like-minded expertise and essential data to solve society’s biggest problems.
http://www.thinkconference.ca

Council of the Great Lakes Economic Forum
May 3-5, Montreal

The Council’s fourth Great Lakes Economic Forum brings together hundreds of leading industry executives, senior government officials and policy experts, academics, and change agents from the nonprofit sector who have a stake in growing the economy of the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Region, safely and sustainably, and improving the well-being of the Region’s citizens.
http://www.greatlakeseconomicforum.com

5th International Conference on ICT4S
May 14-18, 

The ICT4S conference brings together leading researchers in ICT for sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for sustainability, researchers focusing on ICT effects on sustainability and developers of sustainable ICT systems or applications. The Poster Submission deadline is Feb. 15, 2018. Click here for details.

Ontario Advanced Research Computing Congress (OARCC)
May 15-17, MaRS Centre, Toronto

Join advanced research computing experts and decision-makers in Toronto, Ontario. The event will bring together experts from across the ARC ecosystem in the province; from researchers of all disciplines, technical experts, government, and administration. Find out more at: ontarioarccongress.ca