University Research Services

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University Research Services

SOSCIP-BHER Industry-Academic Partnering Forum for Data Science research

December 12, 2017

See below for a networking event in Toronto to bring together academic Data Science experts with industry representatives. The event includes a 60-Second Research Challenge/Solution Session where participants will have one minute to describe their data science challenge or solution to help identify collaboration opportunities. Queen's is a member of SOSCIP (Southern Ontario Smart Computing for Innovation Platform), so all professors from Queen's can attend the event for free. 

You're Invited: SOSCIP-BHER Industry-Academic Partnering Forum
Explore opportunities to collaborate on new SOSCIP R&D projects in data science at our "Computing in the Real World" event. 

When: December 12, 1-6 p.m.

Where: MarS Auditorium, 101 College Street, Toronto

Who should attend: Academic researchers who are interested in developing a new collaborative research project with large Canadian corporate partners seeking data science expertise.

Register Now - Space is limited

Dear Colleagues and Friends:
I am excited to share with you this new opportunity to collaborate on SOSCIP R&D projects in data science. SOSCIP, in partnership with the Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER), is hosting an industry-academic partnering forum, Computing in the Real World. 

Computing in the Real World will bring private sector representatives and academic researchers together to focus on innovation opportunities in data science. Attendees will learn how business challenges can be solved through data science approaches, including: Artificial Intelligence; Internet of Things; Machine learning and deep learning; Simulation and modelling; and Data analytics.

Event Highlights:

  • Learn from successful SOSCIP case studies in advanced manufacturing, digital media and smart cities;
  • 60-Second Research Challenge/Solution Session - Participants will have one minute to describe their data science challenge or solution to help identify collaboration opportunities;
  • Learn how to apply for a collaborative R&D project and gain access to SOSCIP's advanced computing platforms and expertise;
  • "Computing in the Real World" Panel brings together industry & academic leaders to discuss ideas, challenges and emerging opportunities relevant to the application of computing in the real world;
  • Networking Reception hosted by IBM Canada Ltd.

This free event is open to all academic researchers from SOSCIP's member institutions and all members of BHER and the Business Council of Canada. 
We hope you will join us!

Elissa Strome, PhD
Executive Director
Email us:
Contact us: 416-978-7023

URS Contact  
Vera Kettnaker
Research Projects Advisor (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Telephone: 613-533-6000 ext. 77314