2015 THINK Conference – April 21

April 21, 2015

As the tracks for the connectivity railroad are laid, we need to create a tomorrow in which no one is left behind. How do we craft the frameworks, partnerships and infrastructure that are needed to help our research and innovation communities succeed? What creative steps can we take today to enable students for the connected workforce of tomorrow?

Join us on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to meet those who are boldly implementing inspired ideas and find out how you can take action and be the champion of innovation in your organization. Click here for the event blogs and pictures.

Sessions include:

Break + Remake Learning

We know that our educations systems must change to prepare students for a future we can’t fathom. Get inspired by emergent examples of leaders using technology to enable self-directed, collaborative learning in our own backyard.

Bringing Research to the Crowd

Research is bridging the gap between scientists, industry and the public to enable ever-faster solutions through scientific advancements. This session will look at how cloud-based resources are supporting Ontario’s research, education and innovation communities’ collaborations with the private sector and local practitioners.

From MUSH to MashUp

How do we build connected communities? Meet an engaged university that’s seen beyond its campus to expand innovation into the region. Learn from these Ontario initiatives about how they worked together to link their citizens to the world.

Event: 2015 THINK Conference
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St., Toronto

Sponsorship Opportunities

To sponsor the conference, please contact Cathy Bogaart at cathy.bogaart@orion.on.ca

Leadership Awards

Have you demonstrated leadership that advances Ontario’s research, education and/or innovation landscape? Did your colleagues make a positive impact on their classroom, institution, community, and/or project through an innovative solution?

If you used the ORION network or cloud services to do so, you could be eligible for the 2015 ORION Leadership Awards!

The winners will be announced at the 2015 THINK conference on April 21.


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