Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Issue No. 19

Seventh and eighth meetings:

Study on the role of robotics, 3D printing and artificial intelligence in the healthcare system


WITNESSES

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR):

Alan Bernstein, President and CEO.

As an individual:

Dr. Christopher Schlachta, Medical Director, Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics (CSTAR).

Thursday, March 30, 2017

SPARC (Partnership for Robotics in Europe):

Reinhard Lafrenz, Secretary General, euRobotics (by video conference).

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI):

Subbarao Kambhampati, Professor, Arizona State University (by video conference).


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cormier, Day, Dean, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hartling, McPhedran, Mégie, Merchant, Neufeld, Petitclerc, Raine, Seidman, Stewart Olsen

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Dean replaced the Honourable Senator Griffin (March 14, 2017).

The Honourable Senator McPhedran was added to the membership (March 10, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Meredith was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (March 10, 2017).

 

 

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