DAY TWO

OVERVIEW

Where yesterday’s focus was on the grand scale of the future, Day Two’s focus is on the here and now. Featuring Educators Forum talks, hands on workshops, a Wellness Lounge, new exhibitors, a book launch and an exclusive ballet performance; this is a must-see!

 

The inaugural Educator’s Forum brings educators from across the nation together to share new technologies and disseminate ideas for both inside and outside of the classroom. Within the Forum there will be discussions on accessibility, applied research, advances in jewellery design, and of course upcoming technologies that will impact the next generation of students.

 

KEYNOTE TALK

UX AND DATAVIS: A TALE OF CONVERGENT PATHS

To kick off a day dedicated to exploring the intersections between industries, Manuel Lima (UX Design Manager, Google) will showcase his personal creative growth navigating the the realms of both data visualization and user experience design, two seemingly disconnected yet highly overlapping fields.

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

ENHANCED AND ACCESSIBLE LEARNING USING WEBVR
PHOTOGRAPHIC ANIMATION FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS & FILM-MAKERS
SENSORY DESIGN EXERCISES: A NOVEL APPROACH TO STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
CLASSROOM TECH FOR ENGAGED STUDENT LEARNING
IMAGINING FUTURITIES

FEATURED SESSIONS

The JPEG is DEAD!

The JPEG is dead! With the arrival of interactive web-based technology this panel questions why art exhibitions are still reduced to a collection of static

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DANCE PERFORMANCE

BEARS, STARS AND TREES

Bears Stars and Trees is a result of a unique collaboration between choreographer Malgorzata Nowacka, with artistic advisor Arik Pipestem from the Tsuu t’ina Nation and Cree Elder and Chancellor of Algoma University Shirley Horn.

 

A story told through both ancient and western movement, concepts and conflicts set to a pulsating music score and gritty projected landscape. Within the story, traditional Seven Grandfather teachings are woven through projected image and hoop danced symbols.

WELLNESS LOUNGE

THINK DIRTY®

Think Dirty® app is the easiest way to learn about the ingredients in your beauty, personal care and household products. 

NATURAL BLISS TEA

NaturalBliss is Canada’s first specialty tea infused with fruit that you can eat. A social enterprise committed to fruit waste reduction. 

BOOK LAUNCH

The Full Stack Web App Playbook Launch with Tom Barker

This book provides digital transformation strategies, design and tech skills to create responsive Websites, progressive Web Apps and full stack solutions to turbocharge your enterprise to beat the competition.

The Full Stack Web App Playbook explains how to write great code and how to create, scale or transform a business through digital solutions. Offering integrated strategies and execution for coding, design and business, this book is the most complete guide possible for existing enterprises and students alike, as well as startups.


Light Refreshments Will Be Provided.

OFF-SITE TOURS

Industry Partner Walking Tours

Join a guided tour to one of our Industry Partners for a walkthrough of their offices and an exclusive sneak peak at their latest innovations and installations.