Data Day 7.1 Explores AI and Everything Smart

Carleton University’s seventh annual Data Day was attended virtually by more than 500 people! This year’s event, held March 30, 2021, explored topics in artificial intelligence, smart technologies, and data governance and included presentations by big data experts from academia and industry, as well as a grad student poster competition.

Want to know more about Data Day 7.1? Here’s your recap!

Data Day 7.1 Poster Fair Results

Congratulations to Carleton University’s Data Day 7.1 poster fair winners! This year, the competition was divided into three categories: Critical Data Studies, Introduction to Data Science and General.

Coming in first place in the Critical Data Studies category was Journalism and Communications Ph.D. student Anna-Lena Theus with her poster, Privacy Compliance of Smart Streetlights: A case study of the city of Yellowknife’s smart city challenge proposal.

In the Introduction to Data Science categories, Alexander Lane from the School of Information Technology and Julia Conzon from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies received the first-place prize with their poster, Towards evaluating the built-environment: a hybrid approach for identifying building entrance accessibility.

In the General category, Master of Applied Science and Computer Engineering student Joe Samuel received the top score with his poster, A data-driven approach for designing secure systems.

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