Episode #7 is live with Tech Impact CEO, Cathy Simpson.
What does innovation in the computer science landscape look like in Atlantic Canada? We asked Dalhousie University and the University of New Brunswick.
Dr. Luigi Benedicenti
is a full professor and dean in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick. Benedicenti received his Laurea in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Saskatchewan and a licensed Italian Engineer. His collaborative network extends beyond Saskatchewan with TRLabs and IEEE, and Canada through collaborative work with colleagues in Europe, South East Asia, and North America.
is a Professor of Computer Science and director of the Risk Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, Canada. He received a M.C.S. and Ph.D. from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1990 and 1993, respectively. From 1993 to 1994 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at DIMACS - a National Science Foundation center run by Princeton University, Rutgers, and AT&T Bell labs. In 1994 he joined the faculty at the Technical University of Nova Scotia and in 1997 became a professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University.
We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpact
Welcome to our new podcast, TechTalks! The podcast series designed to educate, inspire, and engage new conversations about technology and how it is an enabler for our economy, building our talented workforce, creating growth in our IT sector, and attracting talent in our post-secondary institutions.
The podcast will create new connections between employers, students, entrepreneurs, investors and our business community.
Our podcast content will appeal to the business community, students, entrepreneurs, investors, and IT professionals. Our topics will vary from deep dives into specific technology to discussions on the benefits of digital transformation for business productivity and growth.
When it comes to students, we're not just talking engineering and computer science. We want to appeal to ALL students as they think about careers in the digital world and consider the employability skills they need for today’s workplace.
Our informative and entertaining podcast series will provide insight into current opportunities within Atlantic Canada’s digital technology sector and can be found on all of your favourite podcast platforms including Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and more.
Our goal is to inform our listeners of the opportunities available and the importance of technology as we build for the future during and after the pandemic. We’ll demonstrate the importance of the tech industry to the local economy and show there is a place for all educational backgrounds.
TechTalks is hosted by TechImpact
CEO, Cathy Simpson. It's produced by Matt George
, is engineered by Zachary Pelletier
and is part of the Unsettled Media Podcast Network