REGULATORY INNOVATION SHOWCASE

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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8:00 – 8:30 Registration, Exhibits & Networking
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome Remarks
Neil Bouwer, Vice President
Canada School of Public Service
8:45 – 9:00 Opening Keynote
Chris Forbes, Deputy Minister
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
9:00 – 10:30 Session 1: Artificial Intelligence (AI)
KEYNOTE: Artificial Intelligence 101… and Considerations for Implementation – Jerry Overton, DXC.technology
PROTOTYPING: A demonstration of two AI solutions and what it took to get there:
IDENTIFICATION OF INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE IN REGULATIONS – Patricia Pledge, Department of Justice Canada and Matt LeMay, Lemay.ai
AUTOMATED DECISION SUPPORT FOR VISITOR VISA APPLICATIONS – Greg Blakely, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada
PANEL: What are the policy implications of using AI based systems to support
government decision making?

10:30 – 11:15 Exhibits & Networking
11:15 – 12:00 Session 2: Blockchain
KEYNOTE: Blockchain 101… and the Sheep Supply Chain Management Experiment – Kevin Armstrong, Deloitte Canada
PROTOTYPING: Blockchain solutions and what it takes to get there: GC TALENT CLOUD PILOT – Valerie Thomas, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (not provided) Exhibits & Networking
1:30 – 2:15 PM Session 2: Blockchain (con’t)
PROTOTYPING: Blockchain solutions and what it takes to get there: DIGITAL ID – Serge Joly, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada
PANEL: What are the policy implications of using Blockchain-based systems and
how do we continue to move forward?
2:15 – 3:45 SESSION 3: RULES AS CODE
KEYNOTE: Rules as Code 101 – Pia Andrews, Open and Digital Government Expert
PROTOTYPING: Rules as Code solutions and how they will impact regulators
ADOPTING RULES AS CODE – Jason Morris, Round Table Law
STANDARDS AS CODE – Jamie Herring, HabitatSeven
CONVERSATION on implementing the Rules as Code concept and how the current rule-making process can be influenced
3:45 – 4:00 Closing Remarks
Michael Keenan, Deputy Minister
Transport Canada