Vik Pant

Chief Scientist & Chief Science Advisor

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)

Vik leads the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) at NRCan and reports directly to the Deputy Minister. OCS oversees the development and implementation of evidence-based science policy across NRCan sectors and agencies. OCS also manages NRCan’s enterprise-wide technology strategy and portfolio of science products. Vik also runs the Digital Accelerator, which is an innovation platform for designing and launching AI-driven software products in NRCan. He also represents NRCan on executive-level science and technology committees and delegations in the Government of Canada.


A framework for aligning investments in data and digital with public sector priorities and plans

05/11/2021 14.30 - 15.10

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Advancing digital transformation is a key priority for Departments and Agencies across the Government of Canada. As our organisations invest in digital solutions, advisors, analysts and decision-makers are faced with the challenge of prioritizing and justifying such investments. In this talk, Dr. Pant, Chief Scientist and Chief Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada, aims to share a path forward... read more