2 days of meeting & sharing ideas in Toronto

 

At the Corus Quay

08:30 am - 09 am - Registration and Breakfast

09 am - 09:30 am - Opening remarks with The Honourable Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Culture of Ontario, Brigitte Proucelle, Cultural Counsellor of the Embassy of France in Canada, Monique Vialatou, President & CEO of BNP Paribas Canada and Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre

09:30 am - 10:15 am - Keynote : Decolonizing Immersive Media with Jason Lewis, professor of Computational Arts & Design, Concordia University 

10:15 am - 10:45 am - Case Studies#1- Draw Me Close with David Oppenheim, producer, National Film Board of Canada

10:45 am - 11:15 am - Coffee Break, Demos & Networking

11:15 am - 12 pm - Panel Discussion- Building Inclusion into our Organizations with Anita Lee, Executive Producer, National Film Board of Canada, Stephane Cardin, VP, Industry & Public Affairs, Canada Media Fund, 

12 pm - 12:30 pm - Case Study #2- Small Wonders with Priam Givord, interactive artist and designer, Small Wonders, Lisa Ellis, conservator Sculpture & Decorative Arts, Arts Gallery of Ontario 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch Reception presented by BNP Paribas 

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm - Keynote - The Last Days of Reality with Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate, University of Sydney

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm - Case Study #3- The Enemy with Chloé Jarry, producer, Camera Lucida

2:45 pm - 3 pm - Coffee Break, Demos & Networking

3 pm - 3:45 pm - Keynote - Neuroscience & Emotive Technologies with Heidi Boisvert, Assistant Professor, Director of Emerging Media Technology, City University of New York 

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm - Panel - Planning the future, with Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre (moderator), Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate, University of Sydney, Heidi Boisvert, Assistant Professor, Director of Emerging Media Technology, City University of New York, Jason Lewis, professor of Computational Arts & Design, Concordia University 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Networking Reception 

At the Corus Quay

09:00 am - 09:30 am - Registration

09:30 am - 09:45 am - Opening Remarks with Mrs. Kareen Rispal, Ambassador of France in Canada 

09:45 am - 10 am - Presentation- Market Insights from CultureVR and Pulse on VR with Agnès Alfandari, Digital Director, Institut français, Kristian Roberts, Partner, Nordicity

10 am - 10:45 am - Panel - Cultural Institutions Meet Immersive Media with Sylvie Gilbert, Director, Digital Strategy Fund, Canada Council (Montreal), Sadia Zaman, Managing Director, Royal Ontario Museum, Emma Buttin, Project Leader, La Fabrique de La Gaîté, Gaîté Lyrique, Michael Swierczynski, Director of Digital Development, Forum des Images 

10:45 am - 11:15 am - Coffee Break, Demos & Networking

11:15 am - 12 am - Cultural Start-Up Award Pitches presented by BNP Paribas

12 am - 12:45 pm - Panel Discussion - Broadcast Meets Immersive Media with Morgan Bouchet, VP, Innovation & Digital Content, Orange, Chris Harris, Director, Digital Content, CBC, Glenn O'Farrell, President & CEO, TFO 

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm - Lunch, Demos & Networking 

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 pm - Cultural Start-Up Award Pitches presented by BNP Paribas

2:15 pm - 3 pm - Panel Discussion - Immersive Media Investor Panel with Dominic Bortolussi, Partner & Founder, The Working Group (moderator), Prashant Matta, Venture Fund, Omers Ventures, Nicole LeBlanc, VP, Strategic Investments & Women in Tech, BDC Ventures

3 pm - 3:30 pm - Cultural Start-Up Award Pitches presented by BNP Paribas

3:30 pm - 4 pm - Break - Jury Deliberations & Demo, Coffee 

4 pm - 4:30 pm - Winner Announcement & Closing Addresses 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Closing Reception presented by Air France