Our history and economy is inextricably connected to the ocean. Advances in technology, sensors and Big Data analytics tools present exciting new opportunities. How will you take advantage? Join us for the morning of June 8th for a practical look at Big Data opportunities regionally as they relate to the oceans.
Event Details
Location: Holiday Inn Harbourview, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Time: 8:30AM to 12 noon

Fees: This is part of the Oceans Week H20 Conference. You can pay $75 to attend the whole day (the morning Big Data forum) and afternoon sessions. If you’d like to partake in the evening dinner event the day plus dinner is $165.

Big Data Big Oceans Panel Session | 9AM to 10:15AM
A panel discussion featuring industry sector leaders who will explore what Big Data means in relation to our oceans. From economic and business to energy and maritime security. A Q&A period will be included for attendees.
Panelists:
  • Jim Hanlon, CEO of Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE)
  • Stephen Dempsey, CEO of Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA)
  • Cdr. Larry Jones, Royal Canadian Navy, Commander, Maritime Security Centre
Break from 10:15 to 10:45
Big Data and Analytics At Work Session | 10:45 to 11:50AM
It’s one thing to explore and discuss how Big Data can be used in the oceans sector, it’s even better when you can hear some actual examples. In this session, you’ll hear about Atlantic Canadian companies leveraging Big Data and advanced analytics for their business and research.
Session Presenters:
Follow this link to register online via the H20 Conference managed by the Oceans Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS).
Presented in partnership between the Atlantic Big Data Congress and Oceans Technology Council of Nova Scotia.
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