The conference programme will focus on the transformation of Ontario’s economic, social and environmental future and will be viewed through three broad themes:
- Ontario’s current position and that of other jurisdictions;
- An examination of innovative applications, their use and potential impact;
- A look at how Ontario can reap the benefits of technology in the knowledge economy and the best means of doing so.
As keynote speaker, Mr. Louis Zacharilla, Director of Development and co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), New York City will provide an overview on how global communities are beginning to transform themselves into intelligent communities.
Dr. Ed Brown will talk about health care transformation and his vision for its future. Dr. Brown is the first Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN). In 1998 Dr. Brown founded NORTH Network that evolved from studying telehealth as a vehicle to alleviate barriers to accessing health care posed by distance and a shortage of health professionals in Northern Ontario.
Ontario’s Digital Economy Conference will be of particular interest to business and sector associations, community and economic development organizations, all levels of government and their agencies, academics, SME’s and ICT companies.
Don’t miss Ontario’s Digital Economy Conference. The dynamic programme and the Deerhurst venue will make it a memorable event.
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