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The Jennifer LaPlante Conversation

Jennifer LaPlante is the Executive Director of DeepSense, an organization focused on driving economic growth through increased comprehension and adoption of artificial intelligence in the Canadian ocean sector.

She is an active member of her community sitting on the Board of Directors of the Halifax Harbour Bridges Commission and the Blue Nose Marathon, and a member of the Government of Canada’s AI Public Awareness Working Group.


She has also served a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for Arthritis Society and Vice President of the Victoria Hall Society Board of Directors.

She has served as a member of the Nominating Committee for the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). She is co-organizer of the Halifax Chapter of Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS), a global organization that aims to support and promote women and gender minorities who are practicing, studying or are interested in the fields of machine learning and data science.


Jennifer was named one of DataIQ 2021 Top 100 Influential people in AI.

Jennifer holds an MBA and an MSc in Computing and Data Analytics.

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The Jennifer LaPlante Conversation
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Recorded in Winter 2022-2023

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