23 September 2008

ORION and CANARIE sponsoring “Powering Innovation – a National Summit”

“Powering Innovation – a National Summit”, in Toronto Nov. 3 and 4, 2008.

ORION, Ontario’s advanced research and education network, and CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Network, are co-hosting the conference, which will focus on research and innovation enabled by new and advanced technologies.

This is a rare opportunity to meet and network with researchers, CIOs, top educators, tech industry partners and government representatives from across Canada. Hear best-selling author of Innovation Nation, Dr. John Kao; celebrated physicist and chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley Dr. Robert J. Birgeneau; advanced visualization guru Dr. Chaomei Chen, of Philadelphia’s Drexel University; and many more. Don’t miss “A Boom with View” with the Ontario College of Art & Design’s Sara Diamond; or Dr. Gail Anderson and her talk on forensic science research, or CBC Radio’s Nora Young.

Join us for engaging sessions on cyberinfrastructure; the greening of IT; the march towards applications in the “cloud”; innovative visualization technologies; teaching and learning in a web 2.0 universe; commercializing innovation; and more. Interact with exhibitors and showcases from the latest in holographic 3D imaging, to IP-based television platforms, to the latest in super advanced networking.

Register by Sept. 30 and save over $50.00. Special discounts are also offered to ORION and CANARIE-member institutions.

Learn more and consult the latest updates to the Summit program at www.orioncanariesummit.ca.

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