UAlberta North

Community forum exploring ways to bridge the gap between digital connectivity and content in Northern Canada.

Bridging the Gap

Join us for a community forum exploring ways to bridge the gap between digital connectivity and content in Northern Canada. A panel of experts, policy-makers, community leaders and university-based researchers will discuss key challenges and opportunities that arise from the extension of broadband infrastructure and digital content services in Northern communities.

April 20, 2017

Please RSVP at Bridging the Gap Eventbrite

The Event will be live-streamed for remote participation : Live-stream link

Moderator: Chuck Humphrey, Director, Portage Network, Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Panellists:

Dr Linda Vennard, CRTC Commissioner for Alberta and NWT

Michael Corbett (retired), CanNor and served on the federal government’s Project Steering Committee of the Northern Communications and Information Systems Working Group

Lyle Fabian, Ecology North, KatloTech Communications

Addie Pryce, Senior Manager, Partnerships & Capacity Development, The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)

Dr Rob McMahon, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta

Dr Ali Shiri, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Alberta