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  • The Mission is simple – to accelerate Canada’s digital economy. Encouraging job creation, global competitiveness and a focused approach by linking Canada’s leading digital media centres with industry, government and academia.Connect/Collaborate with companies /orgsPromote node capabilities and Canada’s Digital Media industryAggregate & disseminate informationProvide input and advice to grow Canadian industry.
  • CommercializationHistoryFounding nodes
  • Another member of the CDMN is The Communitech Hub. Based in Kitchener, “The Hub” will be onstream in Spring 2010 and will leverage the 600+ technology based companies plus 3 colleges and universities to accelerate the commercialization of start-ups and new technologies.
  • It’s all about commercialization – providing opportunities for partnering
  • Visionary in the content spaceTaking a leadership role
  • Multimedia display systemsVR
  • Mobile smart phones
  • The inaugural event had 1,500 attendees in 2009Grew to 2,000 in 20102000 Canadians – entrepreneurs, government officials, academics, students, members of the general public, creators, service providers, international business leaders
  • Each year, program streams are created to maximize relevance and offer the greatest opportunity for interaction
  • The real issues are not technological but cultural as we seek to transform our institutions, our habits and our workplaces. In the process we must respect and carry forward the values that define Canada.
  • Digital Economy Consultation

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  • 1. Canadian Leadership in Digital Media
    December 2010
  • 2. CDMN Mission
    To accelerate Canada's digital economy...
    by connecting, collaborating and commercializing with industry, government and academia.
    www.educatednation.com/category/digital-learning/
  • 3. Digital Media: any information created or shared virtually
  • 4. Member Benefits
    Connect/Collaborate with companies /orgs
    Promote node capabilities and Canada’s Digital Media industry
    Aggregate & disseminate information
    Provide input and advice to grow Canadian industry.
    COMMERCIALIZE
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  • 6. Digital Media & Mobile Accelerator “The Hub”
  • 7. Partnering with Industry
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  • 11. Defining Canada’s Digital Future
    Canada’s premier Digital Media Forum
    May 10-11, 2010Stratford, Ontario
    Host Node:
  • 12. Canada 3.0 “Moonshot”
    Anyone can do anything online in Canada by 2017
    NASA/Newsmakers
  • 13. 2,000 Attendees, 150+ SpeakersMost Tweeted topic in Canada May 10/11
  • 14. 2010 Program Streams
    Learning:
    Talent/Research
    Empowering:
    Infrastructure/Mobility
    Changing:
    Policy/Digital Rights
    Creating:
    Content/Commercialization
    Imagining:
    Now & Future
  • 15. more than the digital economy:
    it is now about a digital society
    This is transformative technology.
    It is not some passing fad.
    And, we are still in early days.
    The issues can no longer be left to technological experts and specialists:
    digital now underlies how we create, communicate and store information in all media
  • 16. 2010 Canada 3.0 Consensus
  • 17. 2010 Consensus
    widely shared perception that Canada is falling behind globally
    To succeed, an unprecedented level of collaboration is essential across all sectors of society
    The focus has shifted from the digital tool makers to the digital tool users.
    The emerging foundation of the digital era is not digital media (the technology) but rather connectivity (the social and cultural outcome of the new technology).
    Canada faces formidable international competition
    rise to the challenges of a fast-changing, intense global environment.
    Canada does not have the luxury of time
    in developing comprehensive, collaborative and integrated approaches to education and training, business development, infrastructure provision and policy-making.
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  • 23. WWW.G20NET.ORG
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  • 25. Twitter: @CDMN
    www.cdmn.ca
    Facebook
    LinkedIn
    info@cdmn.ca