2014 Conference

Big Data – Progress vs. Privacy?

at the School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

2014 Conference Poster

The 2014 conference was held in Toronto and was framed around the theme of Big Data, The conference was organized as a policy case competition, and was kicked off by keynote presentations from Nora Young, host of Spark on CBC Radio One and Andrew Clement, professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information.

Students were divided into eight teams comprised of students from both the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy and the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance. They tackled the policy areas of health care, education, energy, and police services, analyzing the potential benefits and risks associated with leveraging Big Data in these areas.

Slide Decks
Check out the presentations from this year’s conference participants! Just click to download.

Take a look at what the 2014 Conference was all about: