Compute Ontario and SOSCIP to host “Exploring Advanced Research Computing in Mining.”

This one-day workshop brings together industry, public sector and academia to explore opportunities to use advanced analytics and supercomputing to promote economic development in the mining sector. “Exploring Advanced Research Computing (ARC) in Mining” will take place in Sudbury on March 30, 2020, at Laurentian University. The workshop will bring together policymakers, researchers and industry leaders from the mining sector to explore the application of supercomputing, data science to promote skills development and innovation in the mining sector.

Through a combination of speaker series and interactive sessions, attendees will discuss possibilities of using supercomputing in mining, developing a highly skilled workforce in the sector, and industry-academic collaboration in Northern Ontario.

Sarah Sun, Chief Data Strategist at Goldspot, is the keynote speaker. Sarah specializes in data value creation, is a trained data scientist and works in innovation, venture funding, data governance, and strategy. As Chief Data Strategist for GoldSpot, she focuses on driving long-term growth and revenue by combining the geological sciences with artificial intelligence in the mining industry. 

For more information, the agenda and to register, please click here.