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    Canada’s economic recovery hinges on its ability to position canada’s talent as a comparative advantage—ICTC Horizon Summit Panel

    Canada’s Economic Recovery Hinges on its Ability to Position Canada’s Talent as a Comparative Advantage—ICTC HORIZON SUMMIT PANEL

    Canada’s economic recovery hinges on the ability to leverage the full potential of its talent to innovate and scale businesses in an increasingly sustainable, competitive, and global digital-led economy.

     

    This panel discussion, “Talent as Canada’s Comparative Advantage,” on Feb 1 at 6:00 p.m. EST, is part of ICTC Horizon 2022. Moderated by ICTC’s President and CEO Namir Anani, it explores perspectives and solutions related to the changing nature of work, skills and workforce development, diversity and inclusion, , global talent streams, youth engagement, and employment pathways for workers that were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

     

    You can join the live stream of this discussion on February 1st at 6:00 p.m. EST.

     

     

    About the ICTC Horizon Summit

    ICTC Horizon is a two-day free virtual summit that will provide critical insights into Canada’s increasingly digital-led economy, with curated content and thought leadership from over 60 guest speakers on business ideas, markets, policy, and best practices.

     

    The ICTC Horizon summit full agenda is here.

     

    Key presentations, panels, and breakout rooms include:

    • Roberta Bondar, First Canadian Woman in Space: Keynote, Feb 1 @ 10:15am EST
    • Johan Rockstrom, Internationally Recognized Scientist on Global Sustainability Issue: Keynote, Feb 2nd @ 3:00 pm EST
    • Exclusive French-language events such as “Séance : La relance économique – la transformation numérique à l’avant plan” : Feb 2nd @ 2:15 EST
    • A WIL Digital (work integrated learning) Breakout Room: Feb 1 and 2 @ 12pm – 3pm pm EST
    • And much more

     

    Register for the full ICTC Horizon Summit here.

     

    About ICTC

    The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit, national centre of expertise for strengthening Canada’s digital advantage in a global economy. Through trusted research, practical policy advice, and creative capacity-building programs, ICTC fosters globally competitive Canadian industries enabled by innovative and diverse digital talent. In partnership with an expansive network of industry leaders, academic partners, and policy makers from across Canada, ICTC has empowered a robust and inclusive digital economy for over 30 years.

    For more information, please contact Paul Stastny at p.stastny@ictc-ctic.ca or 403.351.0138 Ext. 823.

     

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