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Jennifer LaPlante (she/her)

Chief Growth & Investment Officer, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

Jennifer LaPlante is the Chief Growth & Investment Officer for Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. Her career has focused on data, analytics and technology. As the Executive Director of DeepSense, she drove economic growth through increased comprehension and adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Canada’s ocean sector. She holds an MBA and an MSc in Computing and Data Analytics. Jennifer is a member of the Public Awareness Working Group under the Government of Canada Advisory Council on AI and is a co-organizer of the Halifax Chapter of Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS).


Accelerating Canada's Blue Economy

July 13, 2023  1:05 PM – 1:25 PM
Canada’s blue economy is driven by growth in established, emerging and new ocean sectors and demonstrated commitment to innovation. Hear from Jennifer LaPlante, Chief Growth & Investment Officer at Canada’s Ocean Supercluster who will discuss how we can accelerate our national blue economy and achieve ambitions of growing it 5x by 2035 to $220B by continuing to build on our impressive momentum. See more.
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