Tag Archives: Canada

JAIC Hosts Second AI Dialogue Event; Stephanie Culberson Quoted

Artificial intelligence

The Department of Defense's (DOD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) held a two-day event that sought to help the participants address gaps, policies and approaches in adopting artificial intelligence technologies. JAIC plans to host meetings regularly within the year to continue discussions on artificial intelligence interoperability, readiness and responsibility.

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Rep. Mike Gallagher, In-Q-Tel’s Sarah Sewall on Need for US-Allied Minerals Production Efforts

Minerals Production

Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., has said the U.S. must work to foster partnerships with “Five Eyes” allies to mitigate reliance on China for critical mineral components. Sarah Sewall, executive vice president of In-Q-Tel, noted that the CSC made good recommendations in its white paper on securing the U.S. supply chain’s mineral resources.

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U.S. Joins South American Partners to Discuss Common Space Opportunities; Lt. Col. Peter Atkinson Quoted

Space Security

The U.S. Space Force, U.S. Space Command and U.S. Southern Command jointly held a virtual event with South American partners to highlight multi-national space security cooperation in the region. The Americas Space Conference gathered stakeholders from Peru, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and the U.S. to discuss common interests in space-focused national security, USSPACECOM said Friday.

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Oracle Secures Framework Agreement to Provide Applications to Canadian Government; Walter Dann Quoted

Oracle

Oracle has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the provision of secure cloud services to the Government of Canada, enabling the company’s Canadian federal government customers the ability to securely store, manage and process sensitive data and applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle reported on Thursday.

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Siemens Mobility Names Yves Desjardins-Siciliano as Canadian CEO; Marc Buncher Quoted

Marc Buncher

Siemens Mobility has appointed Yves Desjardins-Siciliano as Canadian CEO for Siemens Mobility Limited to build Siemens the company’s presence in Canada and lead its team in the provision of transportation solutions to Canadian service providers, the company announced on Thursday.

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SNC-Lavalin PAE Partner Under Federal Mandate to Provide Support Services for Canadian Government; John Heller, Ian Edwards, Robert Spencer Quoted

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PAE was selected under a federal mandate to advance a range of services in support of the Canadian government, including design expertise and delivery of up to ten 100-bed mobile health units, under the SNC-Lavalin PAE Inc. joint venture, the company reported on Monday

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DHS S&T Holds Emergency Response Exercise with Canada, U.K.

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate collaborated with the governments of Canada and the U.K. to conduct a trilateral exercise to develop best practices in emergency response efforts. The exercise simulated a hypothetical scenario that involved an infectious pathogen to identify and address gaps in first response and information sharing cpabilities, DHS said Tuesday.

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Unisys Awarded $25M Contract from State of Georgia to Provide Cloud-Based Email and Collaboration Tools; Michael Morrison Quoted

Unisys announced on Friday that the State of Georgia has awarded the company a potential eight year, $25 million contract to enable 47,000 email users at 14 state government agencies for seamless and secure access email and tools like Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Skype. 

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Maximus’ Nancy Shanley to Discuss Data Analytics for National Home & Community Based Services Conference; Dr. Michael Weiner Quoted

Maximus announced on Thursday that Nancy Shanley, vice president of Consulting and Policy Analysis, and Joshua Ruminski, vice president of Operations, of Maximus will be featured during this year’s National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference.

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