Program

Please note: the CANARIE National Summit will be conducted in English.

All National Summit sessions, including meals and networking breaks will take place at the Westin Hotel.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
8:30 – 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45 AM Opening Remarks Jim Ghadbane
President and CEO, CANARIE

Kathryn Anthonisen
Vice President, External Relations, CANARIE

9:45 – 10:45 AM Keynote Address: Super Cells: Our Partners in Design Dr. Nina Tandon
CEO and Co-Founder, EpiBone, TED Senior Fellow
10:45 – 11:15 AM Networking Session
11:15 AM – Noon Taking Government Science to the Cloud  Jean Luc Bérubé
President, Communications Research Centre
Noon – 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking Session
1:30 – 2:30 PM Communication and Security in the Quantum Era Dr. Michele Mosca
Professor, Institute of Quantum Computing (IQC) and Co-Founder, evolutionQ
2:30 – 3:15 PM 5G and its Impact to Applications Ray Sharma
Founder and CEO, Extreme Venture Partners
3:15 – 3:45 PM Networking Session
3:45 – 4:45 PM The Dynamic Environment for Digital Privacy in Canada Dr. Michael Geist
Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa
5:00 – 7:00 PM CANARIE Reception  Daly’s Restaurant, Westin Hotel

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 AM A Cyber Retrospective and Peek into the Future Valarie Findlay
Research Fellow, Police Foundations
10:00 – 10:45 AM Digital Identity: The Needed Foundation for our Digital Economy Joni Brennan
President, Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)
10:45 – 11:15 AM Networking Sessions
11:15 AM – Noon Magnetic Fields & Bacteria: A Canadian Breakthrough in the War Against Cancer Dr. Sylvain Martel
Director, NanoRobotics Laboratory, Polytechnique Montréal
Noon – 1:30 PM Lunch and CANARIE Town Hall
1:30 – 2:30 PM Cybersecurity Sparking Research and Innovation Roni Zehavi
CEO, CyberSpark
2:30 – 3:00 PM Closing Remarks  Jim Ghadbane
President and CEO, CANARIE