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Wednesday, October 5 • 10:20am - 11:05am
The Vortex of Innovation

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There’s a new way for innovators in the tech sector and government to work together, grow B.C.’s economy, and make services for British Columbians better. How is this being done, and who’s on-board? Come to this session to learn more about ‘the experiment’!

 


Moderators
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David Hume

David Hume is Executive Director of Citizen Engagement for the Government of British Columbia. His small but high impact team is helping ministries across government think through and launch better ways to bring British Columbians into the process of improving policy and services that affect them. He has been full time with the Province of BC since May 2009, and before that has worked in various consulting and project roles with the UN... Read More →

Speakers
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Lisa Raddysh

Lisa Raddysh is the Chief Digital Officer for the province of Saskatchewan. Lisa is an accomplished digital strategy leader with over 10 years of experience leading teams to deliver an evolving portfolio of integrated web, social media and mobile solutions.   She focuses on identifying emerging technology, user behaviours and business trends to chart big-picture strategies for managing large, complex digital properties that deliver on... Read More →
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Shirley Vickers

Shirley Vickers is President & CEO of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC). Shirley is an entrepreneur with many years of experience building companies from the ground up. She has started, owned and managed several multi-million-dollar oil and gas drilling companies and helped develop and commercialize drilling technologies that reduced costs, improved efficiencies and increased worker safety. She believes that technology is everywhere, and she... Read More →
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Peter Watkins

Peter Watkins is an executive director in the  Developers' Exchange and DevOps Branch of the BC Government Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizen’s Services. Mr. Watkins has more than 20 years of experience as an information systems professional and public servant. He is one of the driving forces and experts behind the government’s strategy for a user-centric solution to the vexing problem of digital identity... Read More →


Wednesday October 5, 2016 10:20am - 11:05am
Saanich Room