Health and data science leaders discuss defining data assets and how to protect them

Join our panel of Speakers as they delve into how to protect data assets.


Danilo Tomanovic is AI DEEP DIVE’s (AIDD) VP of Sales. He began his career on Bay Street on the Gold Desk of CIBC WOODGUNDY and was employee #30 of global risk management developer ALGORITHMICS INC.

Danilo has had executive sales roles with SCOTIABANK Global Transaction Banking, has worked for Peter Munk’s luxury super-yacht marina PORTO MONTENEGRO & is currently launching the AI DEEP DIVE Toronto office.

He is married, with two daughters and is convinced that “Toronto is having a moment” visa vi the quality of talent & startups in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton & Vancouver.

For more than a decade, Pavel Abdur-Rahman has been serving the top management of multinationals in North America, Europe and Asia across many sectors, including Financial, Natural Resources and Public Sector. He is responsible for leading strategy & delivery teams to support AI, Advanced Analytics, Robotics and Quantum Computing initiatives, while developing strong long term client relationships.

Pavel has been identified as IBM’s Top Performer (Top 10%) and enrolled in several Executive Leadership Development programs. He has a bachelor in Industrial (Operations Research) Engineering from University of Toronto and masters in Data Science & Advanced Analytics from Queen’s University.

Andrea Smith’s work at the Vector Institute is focused on connecting with health data stakeholders to increase access to analysis-ready data for our top-tier machine learning researchers. A principle focus has been working with key partners to develop high performance computing infrastructure to allow machine learning researchers to enable machine learning researchers to work with population level health data sets.

Prior to joining Vector, I worked at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as the Manager, Major Initiatives where I was responsible for oversight and project management of a number of CIHR’s large-scale research the Director of Health Data Partnerships at Vector Institute

Carole Piovesan is a Partner and Co-Founder of INQ Data Law, a law firm focused on data governance, privacy law, cybersecurity and AI. She has advised the Canadian government on legal and policy issues related to AI and provides advice to companies on their data practices. In August 2018, Carole served on behalf of the federal Minister of Innovation as one of six appointees to lead Canada’s digital and data transformation consultations (#CDNdigitalTalks).

Before launching INQ Data Law, Carole was a lawyer at McCarthy Tetrault LLP where she served as co-Lead of the National Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Management Group. While at McCarthy, I also represented clients in complex commercial litigation, class actions, environmental litigation, professional negligence and appellate advocacy. I have appeared before various administrative tribunals, at all levels of court in Ontario, as well as at the Supreme Court of Canada.


Organic Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumber
with Raspberry Poppy Seed Yogurt Dressing

7 oz Grilled New York Striploin
with Brandied Peppercorn Sauce


Roasted red pepper stuffed, basmati rice, grilled vegetables & tofu
(vegetarian main course, available by request on registration)

All Served with Medley of Vegetable, Potatoes

Tahitian Vanilla Crème Caramel
Tea/ Coffee Service, Red and White House Wine

Annual General Meeting: The Future of IRMAC


Jun 19 2019


11:30 am - 2:15 pm


The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (near King/Yonge subway), Toronto, ON M5C 1G3.

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