4th May 2009

Digital Alberta Welcomes New Board

digital albertaCalgary – On April 28, 2009, Digital Alberta held their Annual General Meeting. The new Board is rolling up their sleeves already with a Board Strategic planning session scheduled for May 5, 2009.

Executive:

President – Larry Jacques – ITSportsNet (Calgary)
Executive Director – Rene Smid – Digital Alberta (Airdrie)
Vice-President, Northern Alberta – Greg Gazin – Parallel2000 (Edmonton)
Vice-President, Southern Alberta – Alex Gault – Small World Ventures (Calgary)
Past-President – Ron Thiele – Xpan Interactive Ltd (Calgary)
Treasurer – Gert-Jan de Vlugt – Calgary
Secretary – Richerd Chan – Tapium (Calgary)

Directors

Brian Traynor, Mount Royal College (Calgary)
Leanne Elias, University of Lethbridge (Lethbridge)
John Torvi, SATU Creatives (Calgary)
Michael Witwicki, (Calgary)
Jennifer Llewellyn-Pollack, Light Box Entertainment (Calgary)
Yulia Bocheck, dHz Media (Calgary)

Upcoming Digital Alberta Event:

Convergence in Media – May 12 Discussion Panel

New Media – Old Media:

Should we make the distinction?
We have more ways to access information than ever before… businesses are challenged to identify the best way to deliver content… the environment for content creation has changed the skill sets needed to stay competitive… how do you determine the balance between subscribe and ad-based revenue models?… how are media industry changes influencing our society? Ever considered these topics? If so, you should attend what promises to be an engaging, interactive panel discussion on May 12.

Where: Mount Royal College, Bissett School of Business
2nd Floor Atrium

When: 5:30 – 7:30, May 12
Panel Discussion starts 6:00PM Sharp

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Non-members $10 DemoCamp Members

Panelists:

Duncan Stewart – Director of Research and Analysis, DSAM Consulting
Trevor Doerksen – Founder and CEO, MoboVivo
Mike Spear – Director of Corporate Communications, Genome Alberta
Norman Leach – Historian, freelance writer and professional speaker

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