Posts Tagged ‘Canada 3.0’

Getting Down to Business: Building Canada 3.0

June 10, 2009

By the end of the second day of the Canada 3.0 conference in Stratford, we were all channeling Buffalo Springfield —”there’s something happening here.” Ian Wilson, the freshly minted executive director of the Stratford Institute for Digital Media and Global Business observed, “This is so much more than just another conference.” 

Conference moderator Ken Coates, Dean of Arts for Waterloo University tapped the emotional chord best by pointing out how at it’s conception, the conference expected to host 300 delegates and then ended up with over 1100 delegates from industry, academe and government — together, calling for a digital strategy for Canada and laying the foundation to get there.

“The important thing about this was who showed up,” Ken said. “We all came together to start something important … now lets get on with it!” (more…)


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