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Speakers and bios

  • Tim McTiernan, President, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

  • Don Lovisa, President, Durham College

  • Steve Carlisle, President and Managing Director, General Motors of Canada

  • Pat Horgan, Vice-President, Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM

  • Giles Gherson, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Research and Innovation

  • David W. Paterson, Board Chair, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

  • Ken Knox, Chair, Science, Technology and Innovation Council 

Smart Communities moderators and speakers list

  • Forum 1 - Energy, Mobility, Innovation

    Energy

    Michael Angemeer - President and CEO, Veridian Corporation 
    Ofelia Jianu - Research Project Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, UOIT
    Dr. Glenn Harvel - Associate Professor, Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, UOIT
    Dr. Jennifer McKellar - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, UOIT


    Mobility

    Josipa Petrunic - Executive Director and CEO, Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium 
    Cara Clairman - President and CEO, Plug'n Drive
    Terry Ostan - Senior Manager, Innovation and Advanced Technology, General Motors of Canada
    Anthony Caruso - Senior Planner (Transportation), Region of Durham 


    Innovation

    Dr. Scott Aquanno - Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, UOIT; Visiting Research Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs, Senior Associate, Innovation Policy Lab 
    David Pamenter - Executive in Residence, UOIT 
    Dr. Khalil El-Khatib - Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, UOIT 
    Michael Rostek - Program Director, Futures Forum, UOIT
  • Forum 2 - Energy, Mobility, Innovation

    Energy

    Dan Carter - Oshawa City Councillor
    Glenn Case - Senior Technical Advisor, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories 
    Gary Rose - Vice President, Nuclear Projects, Ontario Power Generation
    Brian Kelly - Manager of Sustainability, The Regionional Municipality of Durham

    Mobility

    Dan Sinai - Senior Executive, Innovation, IBM Canada 
    Maral Salek - Community Manager, Blanc Ride
    Stephen Bieda - Urban Active, New Business Development Manager, General Motors of Canada 
    Dr. Carolyn McGregor - Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics, and Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, UOIT

    Innovation

    David Pamenter - Executive in Residence, UOIT 
    Dennis Croft - President and CEO, Spark Centre
    Dr. Scott Aquanno - Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, UOIT; Visiting Research Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs, Senior Associate, Innovation Policy Lab 
    Hugh Drouin - Commissioner, Social Services, The Regional Municipality of Durham


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