#THINK2015 Create Possibilities
As the tracks for the connectivity railroad are laid, we need to create a tomorrow in which no one is left behind. How do we craft the frameworks, partnerships and infrastructure that are needed to help our research and innovation communities succeed? What creative steps can we take today to enable students for the connected workforce of tomorrow?
Join us on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to meet those who are boldly implementing inspired ideas and find out how you can take action and be the champion of innovation in your organization.
|8:00am||Registration and breakfast|
|9:00am||Welcome and Opening Remarks by Darin Graham and Anne Sado|
|9:15am||Opening Keynote Speaker – Alfredo Tan, Facebook
Global connectivity is the fundamental challenge of our generation. Gain insight into the future made possible through digital infrastructure.
|10:15am||ORION update – Darin Graham|
|11:15am||Morning Session – Lightning Round “Pecha Kucha” style presentations|
|12:45pm||Leadership Awards Ceremony|
|1:30pm||Afternoon Breakout Sessions
a) Break+Remake Learning
We know that our educations systems must change to prepare students for a future we can’t fathom. Get inspired by examples of emerging leaders using technology to enable self-directed, collaborative, participatory learning in our own backyard.Moderator: Fiona Deller
b) Bringing Research to the Crowd
Moderator: Mark Zimmerman
c) From MUSH to MashUp
How do we build connected communities? Meet an engaged university that’s seen beyond its campus to expand innovation into the region. Learn from these Ontario initiatives about how they worked together to link their citizens to the world.
Moderator: Kristina Verner
|3:15pm||Closing Keynote Speaker – Dr. Dave Williams, Southlake Regional Health CentreHow can we push the envelope in digital infrastructure, as well as improving healthcare as e-health becomes even more important? Gain insight on how to meet the technology challenge that is shaping the future of Ontario’s hospitals.|
|4:15pm||Closing Remarks by Darin Graham|