Jennifer Hollett

Digital Strategist

Jennifer Hollett is a digital strategist who works with startups, media, and politicians. She was the head of news and government for Twitter Canada, and is the co-founder of the fact-checking Super PAC App (a “Shazam for politics”). As an award winning host, reporter, and producer, she’s interviewed rock stars, prime ministers, and royalty. She’s covered stories across Canada and around the world with CBC News, CTV News, and MuchMusic. Jennifer has a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University. Her TEDxTalk is called “How to Hate Politics” and is about how to remain engaged in an era of political cynicism.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am

Smart Cities

Data Governance for the Public Realm with Eric Hovest of Accenture Industry X.0, Avner Levin of Ryerson University’s Privacy & Cybercrime Institute, Maithili Mavinkurve of Sightline Innovation & Hillary Hartley of the Government of Ontario moderated by Jennifer Hollett

We’ve become accustomed to our data being collected when shopping, sharing, or streaming on our devices. The past two years have taught policymakers that the public may be less comfortable when data are collected as we move around the city. Our experts will discuss how building public trust with transparent data policies is essential to the future of urban tech.

02:20pm

02:20pm - 02:50pm

AI

The Risks and Rewards of Responsible AI with Tomi Poutanen of TD, Dr. Marzyeh Ghassemi of Vector Institute, and Elissa Strome of CIFAR

A follow-up conversation with artificial intelligence leaders discussing the responsible application of AI across industries.

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Thurs, Sept 26

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