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Cdmn Overview 03082010

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A walk through of Canada's burgeoning digital media community, and the Canadian Digital Media Network's vision for the future.

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Cdmn Overview 03082010

  1. 1. Canadian Digital Media Network<br />Making Canada A Digital Nation<br />March 8, 2010<br />
  2. 2. The Future is Digital<br />
  3. 3. What Is This Digital Media Thing?<br />Digital Media is most simply defined as any information that is created and shared virtually, rather than physically.<br />
  4. 4. digital media underpins many sectors<br />
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  6. 6. Canadian Digital Media – Quick Facts 2009<br />Over 3,200 companies employing more than 52,000 people<br />60 post secondary institutions provide digital media programs<br />Major international companies have chosen Canada for their operations:<br />Electronic Arts, Bioware, Disney, Ubisoft, THQ, Microsoft and Vivendi<br /> 71% firms are engaged primarily in content creation; remainder, enablers<br /> 11 research labs in 3D imaging<br />Maclean’s: REUTERS/JanerikHenriksson/SCANPIX<br />Overview of Digital Media in Canada: The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, April 30, 2009<br />
  7. 7. CDMN Purpose<br /> Canadian commercialization leadership in the global digital media economy<br />
  8. 8. Member Benefits<br />Connect/Collaborate with companies /orgs<br />Promote node capabilities and Canada’s Digital Media industry<br />Aggregate & disseminate information<br />Provide input and advice to grow Canadian industry.<br />COMMERCIALIZE<br />
  9. 9. CDMN <br />is also<br />a <br />door...<br />To the rest of the world<br />
  10. 10. Quebec<br />tbd<br />NRC<br />bit.ly/9uLt6G<br />NRC<br />bit.ly/9uLt6G<br />Wavefront<br />wavefrontac.com<br />MaRS<br />Marsdd.com<br />nGen<br />ngen-niagara.com<br />ORIC<br />oric.ca<br />TR Labs<br />trlabs.ca<br />TR Labs<br />trlabs.ca<br />TR Labs<br />trlabs.ca<br />Stratford Institute<br />stratfordinstitute.uwaterloo.ca<br />The HUB<br />www.communitech.ca<br />
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  12. 12. The HUB<br />a centre to accelerate the commercialization of Ontario digital media & mobility start-ups and new technologies<br />
  13. 13. New Digital Media Institutes<br />
  14. 14. Business<br />Creativity<br />Technology<br />
  15. 15. Partnering with Industry<br />
  16. 16. Open Text<br />
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  22. 22. Defining Canada’s Digital Future<br />Canada’s premier Digital Media Forum<br />May 10-11, 2010Stratford, Ontario<br />
  23. 23. Canada 3.0 “Moonshot” <br />Anyone can do anything online in Canada by 2017<br />NASA/Newsmakers<br />
  24. 24. 1,500 Attendees, 70+ Speakers<br />
  25. 25. 2010 Program Streams<br />Learning: <br />Talent/Research <br />Empowering:<br />Infrastructure/Mobility<br />Changing:<br />Policy/Digital Rights<br />Creating:<br />Content/Commercialization<br />Imagining:<br />Now & Future<br />
  26. 26. CDMN Vision<br />Making Canada a Digital Nation<br />www.educatednation.com/category/digital-learning/<br />
  27. 27. What is a Digital Nation?<br /><ul><li>Every citizen is connected
  28. 28. Every citizen can create in a digital expression
  29. 29. All content used in society is available
  30. 30. An ownership model is fair and transparent
  31. 31. Common activities in society are just as easy in digital</li></ul>Maclean’s: MATHIER BELANGER/REUTERS<br />
  32. 32. join us …<br />Making Canada a Digital Nation<br />Maclean’s: REUTERS/PetrJosek (CZECH REPUBLIC)<br />
  33. 33. Twitter: CDMN<br />www.cdmn.ca<br />Facebook<br />LinkedIn<br />info@cdmn.ca<br />Maclean’s: REUTERS/Blair Gable (CANADA)<br />

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