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Keynote: “The Next Canada” with Digital Media Expert, Jesse Brown

THE NEXT CANADA

Date & Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1 | Tuesday, June 7th 

What does the future hold for this country? Are Canada’s institutions and economy at odds with rapid technological change? Are we keeping up? From business to government to education, disruption is coming. Jesse Brown draws on his experiences in technology and media to present this fast-paced and thought-provoking keynote about the exciting and challenging shifts ahead, and how to stay on top of them.

ABOUT JESSE BROWN

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Jesse Brown runs Canadaland, the crowd-funded news site that has disrupted the way the Canadian media works. He pioneered a new business model for news while uncovering scandals at the CBC, The Globe and Mail, and in government. His hit podcast has become a destination for guests like Margaret Atwood, Jay Baruchel, and Chantal Hébert.

Jesse launched his career at CBC Radio, creating and hosting two national programs. He has contributed to such publications as The Guardian, The Toronto Star, and Vice, and his commentary has been broadcast on the BBC and on NPR. He has won the National Magazine Award for Humour and the Hillman Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Jesse is also a co-founder of Bitstrips, makers of Bitmoji, a cartooning app used by millions.

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NOTE: There are only a limited number of All Access Pass Available. Early Bird Pricing ends May 6th.

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