Thursday, 14 April 2016

Agenda for R2B2 Symposium and Research Team Meeting





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R2B2 Symposium and Research Team Meeting

University of Guelph Arboretum, Guelph, Ontario Tuesday, April 19, 2016
8:30 am – 12:15 noon (Symposium)
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm (R2B2 Project Research Team Meeting)

Agenda


Time
Item
8:30-9:00
Registration/refreshments
9:00-9:05
Welcome to the Symposium, Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President, Research, University of Guelph
9:05-9:20
Researching Regional and Rural Broadband in SW Ontario, Helen Hambly, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD)
9:20-9:40
SWIFT: Genesis, Current Developments and Future Priorities, Campbell Patterson , Consultant, Campbell Patterson Communications
9:40-10:10
Regional and Rural Broadband for Development (moderator: John Fitzsimons, SEDRD)
  • Grey County, Ashleigh Weeden
  • Niagara Region, Stuart Hendrie
  • Town of Caledon, Armando Narvali
10:10-10:30
Questions and Discussion
10:30-10:45
Coffee break
10:45-11:30
Ontario Digital Futures Panel & Discussion (moderator: Helen Hambly)
  • Reza Rajabuin, Ryerson University
  • John Jung, ICF-Canada
  • Kristi Kelly, MEDEI, Infrastructure Policy Division
  • Sanjeev Gill, IBM
11:30-12:00
Questions and Discussion
12:00-12:15
Symposium – Closing Remarks Wayne Caldwell, Interim Dean, Ontario Agricultural College
Research Team Meeting (R2B2 Project Team Only)
12:30-1:15
Working Lunch: welcome and introductions (all team members & facilitator)
1:15-1:45
R2B2 Research Methodology - Brief presentation of draft research methodology, Helen Hambly
1:45-2:45
Roundtable discussion & action planning
2:45-3:30
Final summary & wrap-up


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