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11th November 2011

Quest For Smartest IT Shines A Light On Canadian Productivity And IT Innovation

Info-TechInfo-Tech Research Group’s 2ndAnnual Quest for Canada’s Smartest IT campaign celebrates the work of mid-market IT departments whose smart use of technology has impacted innovation and productivity in Canada at their gala event this month. While countless reports point to threats to Canadian productivity and innovation, The Quest has once again gone coast to coast to recognize organizations that serve as a model for technology use that rewards businesses, communities and the planet.  Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2011

GamerCamp Level 3 Coming To The Bathurst Street Theatre

GamerCampGamerCamp Level 3 is coming to Toronto’s Bathurst Street Theatre (and other various venues around Toronto) on November 25th-27th, and this is shaping to be the event’s biggest – and possibly best – festival to date (at least until Level 4). The full GamerCamp Schedule and Speaker Bios are now online. This year’s keynote speaker will be Seth Cooper, Chief Architect and Lead Designer of Foldit, a membrane-folding puzzle game that made international headlines when its players solved, in less than three weeks, a key mechanism in HIV that had stumped scientists for over ten years. Seth’s Friday morning presentation is sure to be inspiring. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2011

Halton Region Entrepreneur Week Events

HalTechStart-up companies in Halton Region will be networking and drawing inspiration from other entrepreneurs, supporters and funders when Entrepreneur Week in the Region gets under way the week of November 14th. Halton’s Entrepreneur Week is sponsored by the Region of Halton Small Business Centre, HalTech Regional Innovation Centre and Sheridan College, and all events will be held at Sheridan College’s Oakville campus at 1430 Trafalgar Road. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2011

Family Channel Bullying Awareness Week Campaign

Family ChannelFamily Channel makes its mark with Canadian students as it launches its ninth annual Bullying Awareness Week (November 14-20). This year the campaign, entitled What’s Up, Stand UP! features a special programming event, beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT on Monday, November 14, along with astral mediabullying-themed programming throughout the week and new original content. In addition, Family will hold two online chats during the week giving kids the opportunity to discuss bullying-related topics with trained professionals and Family stars. Full details of the special schedule are available on Family’s Channel’s Bullying Awareness page. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Vancouver Film School Announces Game Design Expo 2012

Vancouver Film School (VFS) has announced that the sixth annual Game Design Expo will be taking place on January 21-22, 2012. Game Design Expo is a unique weekend of presentations and networking, beginning with Industry Speaker Day on Saturday, January 21st. The full day of presentations will be followed by a special panel discussion focused on the local indie game scene.
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9th November 2011

Cloud CIO Strategy Author Introduces New Cloud Computing Workshops

Building on the success of his book “Cloud CIO Strategy” published in June 2011, Bruce D’Sena, President of Innogist Holdings, has launched a series of workshops and webinars along the same theme. According to D’Sena, what makes these workshops unique is that they are designed primarily for business leaders and practitioners. Strategic planning, organizational design for the Cloud & other management components are blended with essential technology/architectural elements and case studies to provide an end-to-end view of the current state of the Cloud ecosystem. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th November 2011

Canadian War Museum to Webcast Illumination In Memorial Hall

Canadian War MuseumThe Canadian War Museum invites all Canadians to participate in one of the most moving Remembrance Day ceremonies in Canada. On November 11 at exactly 11 a.m. EST, sunlight shines through a single window to illuminate the headstone of Canada’s Unknown Soldier. For the first time ever, this event will be webcast on the War Museum website, allowing Canadians to experience it from anywhere in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th November 2011

TVO Tweets The Final Days Of The First World War

TVOJoin TVO as it revisits the historic and dramatic final days of the First World War, all through a unique Twitter campaign that focuses on the Ontario media headlines of the time. From November 4-11, TVO will be tweeting 10-15 times daily with the headlines of war-related newspaper stories from November 4-11, 1918.  As part of TVO’s Remembrance programming, the campaign will provide a glimpse of what Ontarians of the era experienced, including breaking news from the European war front, coverage of how the war’s final days affected the lives of people at home, plus exclusive interviews linked to WWI veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2011

Digi Awards 2011 Nominees

digi awardsnextMEDIA has released the nominee list for the 2011 Digi Awards, which will be presented at a gala event on December 6th at the Carlu in Toronto. Hosted by Jeremy Hotz, the awards show, which runs in conjunction with nextMEDIA 2011, will highlight the always impressive work coming from Canada’s creative studios. The full list is laid out below, but you can also head over to the Digi Awards Nominee Showcase to have a look at the nominated works. Tickets are still available for both nextMEDIA 2011 and the Digi Awards. Good luck to all of the nominees! Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2011

UBC Continuing Education Digital Media for Entertainment

UBCThe role of digital media and technology is having a significant impact on how we create, produce and distribute entertainment. UBC Continuing Education invites you to join expert presenters who provide an overview of the digital media industry and convergence of film and TV. Read the rest of this entry »

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