November 2 – 3, 2015
Please join us for a series of engaging, high-impact talks by McMaster researchers and key community and industry partners who are harnessing big data to improve how we all live, work and play.
Please join us for one or both evenings.
November 2, 2015 @ 7p.m.
From combatting antibiotic resistance to developing life-saving precision medicine, big data is driving health innovation. Find out how our researchers, together with their industry and community partners, are contributing to this transformation.
Guillaume Paré, MD & PhD
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Director of the Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory
Andrew G. McArthur, PhD
Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences
Cisco Research Chair in Bioinformatics
John Cairney, PhD
Departments of Family Medicine, Kinesiology, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Director of the INCH Lab
Andrew Costa, PhD
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Schlegel Chair in Clinical Epidemiology & Aging
November 3, 2015 @ 7p.m.
McMaster's big-data experts work with community experts to fuel social innovation and build healthy, smart and creative communities. Find out what’s happening right now, and where these partnerships might lead.
Abigail Payne, PhD
Department of Economics
Director of MacDATA Institute
Director of the Public Economics Data Analysis Laboratory (PEDAL)
Matthew Woolhouse, PhD
School of the Arts
Pavlos Kanaroglou, PhD
School of Geography and Earth Science
Director of the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics
October 31- November 1, 2015
McMaster students are invited to take part in this two-day event that will provide a focused environment for developing solutions to community-driven issues.
Using a collection of data provided by the Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), and with the help of peers and community mentors, students will work in teams to come up with ideas that could make a difference in the Hamilton community.
Each team will present their ideas to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win cash prizes as well as the opportunity to present their ideas at Better Communities Through Better Data taking place November 2-3 2015.
Hack your community website today which can be seen here: http://hackyourcommunity.ca/