Vik Pant

Chief Scientist & Chief Science Advisor

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)

Vik leads the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) at NRCan and reports directly to the Deputy Minister. OCS oversees the development and implementation of evidence-based science policy across NRCan sectors and agencies. OCS also manages NRCan’s enterprise-wide technology strategy and portfolio of science products. Vik also runs the Digital Accelerator, which is an innovation platform for designing and launching AI-driven software products in NRCan. He also represents NRCan on executive-level science and technology committees and delegations in the Government of Canada.

Sessions

Advancing the use of AI - In Conversation with Natural Resources Canada

04/11/2020 13.30 - 14.10

Industry Innovations TrackChannel 4Breakout session

Hosted by John Weigelt, Microsoft Canada’s National Technology Officer, this session explores how the public sector is advancing the use of AI to address global and local challenges, and the components of a strategy that will help governments create value and transformational impact with AI.

Vik Pant, Chief Scientist and Chief Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada and founder of the... read more