CDMN Canada 3.0 2013
Toronto, Ontario / May 14, 2013 — May 15, 2013
Connect, Collaborate & Commercialize at CDMN Canada 3.0 2013
Registration for Canada’s only national digital media conference focused on the commercialization of innovation, is now open. Click here to register.
Taking place May 14 & 15, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, This year’s CDMN Canada 3.0 is bigger, better and different. The conference will feature world-class speakers talking about issues from entrepreneurship to talent, attracting investment to gamification, and celebrate Canadian achievements in the commercialization of information and communications technology (ICT) and mobile to prospects, partners and funders from Canada as well as international markets. As previously announced, CDMN Canada 3.0 2013 will be co-located with the GRAND 2013 conference, which will further increase industry-university networking at CDMN Canada 3.0.
Through CDMN’s deployment of a crowdsourcing platform, CDMN Canada 3.0’s SoapBox at http://ideas.canada30.ca, Canadian digital media companies are encouraged to come to Canada 3.0 and share their success stories. If you have an idea for a session that celebrates Canadian capacity in digital media, suggest it on SoapBox, where attendees can vote to make your session part of the program.
Bestselling author of Power Friending, social media expert, speaker, TV host, and entrepreneur, Amber Mac will emcee CDMN Canada 3.0 2013.
Confirmed keynote presentations include:
- Chris Anderson, former editor-in-chief, Wired Magazine and bestselling author of Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, The Long Tail and Free, presenting on how a generation of ‘Makers’ using the Web’s innovation model will help drive the next big wave in the global economy, as the new technologies of digital design and rapid prototyping gives everyone the power to invent – creating ‘the long tail of things’
- Jane McGonigal, game designer, futurist and bestselling author of Reality is Broken, is harnessing the power of Internet games in new ways to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our world today and tomorrow. She will discuss gamification principles for digital media companies and non-tech companies looking to implement these concepts to drive engagement and productivity.
- Lane Merrifield, Co-founder of Club Penguin, to share his story of the creation and growth of the Canadian startup that sold to become Disney Online Studios Canada based in Kelowna, B.C.
- Jason Townsend, NASA’s Deputy Social Media Manager, in an exclusive Toronto appearance to share a case study about the wildly successful Curiosity Mars Rover launch.
CDMN Canada 3.0 2013 programming updates, registration details, partnership and sponsorship opportunities will be posted to www.cdmn.ca/canada30. Follow @can3_0 and @cdmn on Twitter, like the Canada30Forum page on Facebook and join the LinkedIn Canada30Forum Group for updates.
Early bird – $795CDN until March 1, 2013
Full price after March 1, 2013 – $895CDN
One-day pass – $500CDN
Registration fees do not include HST and Administrative Service Fees. Applicable taxes and service fees will be applied to registration fee upon checking out.
Speakers / Chris Anderson, Former Editor-in-Chief, Wired Magazine; Author; CEO, 3D Robotics; Jane McGonigal, Game Designer, Author
Former Editor-in-Chief, Wired Magazine; Author; CEO, 3D Robotics
Former Editor-in-Chief, Wired Magazine and bestselling author of Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, The Long Tail and Free presents on how a generation of ‘Makers’ using the Web’s innovation model will help drive the next big wave in the global economy, as the new technologies of digital design and rapid prototyping gives everyone the power to invent –creating ‘the long tail of things’
Game Designer, Author
Game designer, futurist and bestselling author of Reality is Broken, is harnessing the power of Internet games in new ways to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our world today and tomorrow
Start / May 14, 2013
Time / 9:00 am
Organizer / Canadian Digital Media Network
Venue / Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Address / 255 Front Street West , Toronto, Ontario, Canada Google Map
Cost / 795.00