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IIC Canada Annual Conference

May 16 - May 17

The Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications (IIC Canada) has announced its roster of speakers for its annual conference, May 16-17, to engage business and government leaders in broadcasting, media, telecommunications and technology on key issues affecting the future of the Canadian communications sector.

A panel on COMPETITION POLICY AND THE REGULATION OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS

  • Hank Intven, Haro Strait Consulting
  • Lawson Hunter, Stikeman Elliott LLP, former head of Competition Bureau
  • Mark Schaan, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Vass Bednar, McMaster University
  • Will Hayter, U.K. Competition and Markets Authority

A panel on the ONLINE STREAMING ACT

  • Catalina Briceño, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Jeanette Patell, YouTube
  • Kevin Desjardins, Canadian Association of Broadcasters
  • Marcia Douglas, Canadian Media Production Association
  • Monique Simard, Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel

A panel on RURAL BROADBAND IN CANADA

  • Lisa Severson, Eastern Ontario Regional Network
  • Alissa Cooper, Cisco Systems
  • Christine J. Prudham, Xplornet Communications
  • Denise Williams, First Nations Technology Council
  • Michèle Beck, Telesat

A panel on CYBERSECURITY AND RANSOMWARE

  • Shannon McClure, IBM Canada
  • Byron Holland, Canadian Internet Registration Authority
  • Katherine Booth, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Stephanie Carvin, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
  • Sylvie Courtemanche, Canadian Broadcast Standards Council

A panel on ADDRESSING HARMFUL ONLINE CONTENT

  • Shruti Shekar, Android Central
  • Damian Collins, Member of Parliament, House of Commons, United Kingdom
  • Emily Laidlaw, Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity Law
  • Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner, Australia

A panel on COMPENSATION FOR NEWS MEDIA

  • Anita Li, The Green Line
  • Jennifer Lee, Corus Entertainment
  • Marc Dinsdale, Meta
  • Paul Deegan, News Media Canada

The program has been designed to enable Ontario lawyers to claim accreditation for Continuing Professional Development (but not Professionalism/EDI) with details to be confirmed when the program is finalized.

We hope you will join us in Ottawa on May 16-17. Advance registration is required to participate. Click here to register online.

Details

Start:
May 16
End:
May 17
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Website:
https://www.iic-canada.ca/en/annual-conference/

Venue

National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, K1P 5W1 Canada

Organizer

IIC Canada
View Organizer Website