Agenda

What is THINK: Open about?

Join us at THINK: Open on May 24, 2017, as we bring together leaders of our public institutions, subject matter experts, and practitioners to understand how the commons will impact our research, education and innovation sectors.

We’ll consider the technology, policies and relationships that enable access, modification, and sharing of the ideas, data and content required to accelerate innovation.

8:00am Registration and breakfast
9:00am
Ontario on the Open Road
9:45am
Ontario Digital Infrastructure Update
10:00am

10:15am

Break

Concurrent Sessions

Education Stream
The Circle of Six

Research Stream
Bioinformatics and medical research: Optimizing data science to accelerate health

Intelligent Communities Stream
Bridging the data divide: Closing the “Open” gap

Tech Stream (10:15-10:45am)
A technician’s intro to Software Defined Networking (SDN) open frameworks

11:00am

 

Concurrent Sessions

Education Stream
The continuum of “Open” in education

Research Stream
Sharing and managing scientific data

Intelligent Communities Stream
Open Data in Reverse

Tech stream
SDN and the State of OpenFlow with the Open Networking Foundation (10:45-11:15am)
The Journey into SDN (11:15-11:45am)

11:45am
Lunch and Leadership Awards Ceremony
1:00pm eCampus Ontario presents: Five Perspectives on Open Education in Ontario


Tech Stream:
The future of Open in Infrastructure – A panel discussion

1:45pm
International perspectives and how Ontario fares

Pavel-Richter-crop
Pavel Richter
Chief Executive Officer of Open Knowledge International

ORION-thinkopen17-speaker-Nosa-Ero-Brown
Nosa Ero-Brown
Director of the Open Government Office, Ontario’s Treasury Board Secretariat

jean landry
Jean-Noé Landry
Executive Director of Open North

Moderator: Richard Garner 

 

2:30pm

3:00pm

Closing Remarks
Network Reception