Friday, October 13th, 2017
(Public events – Doors open at 6:00 pm)

The Keynote and Civic Tech Science Fair are both public events but we have limited seating so please register in advance.


Opening Keynote

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

On Friday evening, the general public was invited to our opening keynote address by Hillary Hartley, the Chief Digital Officer of Ontario.

About Hillary Watch the keynote

Civic Tech Science Fair

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The public keynote was followed by a networking reception and Civic Tech Science Fair, which showcased a number of Canadian organizations working on projects that use digital tools to improve civic engagement.

About the Fair

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
(Registered participants only.)

On Saturday, selected participants with diverse backgrounds gathered to discuss the future of digital citizenship for Canadians.

Watch Opening Plenary Watch Closing Plenary

Post-conference reception hosted by The Conversation Canada

Participants unwinded following Connected Canada 150 at the post-conference reception hosted by The Conversation Canada.

The Conversation Canada is a new non-profit initiative helping researchers share their expertise and knowledge with readers in Canada and worldwide. Our team of professional editors work with researchers to unlock their knowledge for audiences, promoting a better understanding of current affairs and complex issues.

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This Canada 150: Conneted Canada conference was supported by a Canada 150 Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada


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