Digital News Innovation: Transforming Press
661 University Avenue, 12th floor
661 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1M1, Canada
On May 28, Join Facebook Canada and the DMZ to discuss how innovative technologies are transforming how people create and access news. The conversation will feature the finalists of the Digital News Innovation Challenge, moderated by Garrick Tiplady, Managing Director of Facebook Canada.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and light breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. - Opening remarks
Kevin Chan, Head of Public Policy Canada, Facebook and Instagram
Natasha Campagna, Manager, DMZ Sandbox
9:05 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. - #CanadianInnovationWeek remarks
9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Panel discussion on how technology is transforming how people create, access and consume news
Garrick Tiplady, Managing Director of Facebook Canada
Sukh Singh, CTO at GROUND
Ellen Hyslop, Co-founder of The GIST
Jamil Dibe, EVP at Readefined
Jeremy Klaszus, Founder and Editor of The Sprawl
Armel Beaudry Tchemeube, CEO of Trebble FM
*Live outside of Toronto? We'll be live streaming the event on Facebook!
Find out more about the program at digitalnewsinnovation.ca
Date: Monday, May 28, 2018Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Location: MaRS Discovery District, 661 University Ave 12th floor, Toronto, ON M5G 1M1
About the partners
The DMZ is a world-leading tech accelerator that helps high-potential entrepreneurs grow and scale to world-class businesses. Since 2010, the DMZ has helped 334 startups raise over $409 million and foster more than 3,100 jobs.
Facebook Journalism Project
The Facebook Journalism Project aims to establish stronger ties between Facebook and the news industry. They collaborate with news organizations to develop products, learning from journalists about ways Facebook can be a better partner, and working with publishers and educators on how Facebook can equip people with the knowledge they need to be informed readers in the digital age. Through the development of collaborative news products and training and tools for journalists, Facebook aims to bring journalism into the digital age.
Ryerson School of Journalism at FCAD
One of the top-ranked journalism schools in Canada, the Ryerson School of Journalism at FCAD has been educating journalists and pushing the boundaries of journalism for nearly seven decades. With highly experienced and award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and close connections to industry, the RSJ is at the forefront of knowledge creation, practical change and hands-on learning for the future of journalism in Canada.
Canadian Innovation Week
The inaugural Canadian Innovation Week is a movement with a network of like-minded individuals with one common goal – strengthening Canada’s culture of innovation. Together, we aim to inspire the next generation and make Canada the most innovative country in the world.
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