Navigating the Digital Transformation
Digital transformation continues to radically change the face of business in Canada. The advent of the collaborative economy, the rise of advanced robotics and artificial intelligence, the adoption of blockchain in financial services, and advances in autonomous vehicles are all the result of successive innovations in this rapidly evolving digital landscape. These advancements are ushering in a new era of convenience, affordability, and responsiveness that are expected to significantly disrupt traditional markets in the coming years. This accelerated wave of business transformation, however, comes amidst signs of interest rate hikes, changing global trade landscape, and heightening demand for skilled digital talent. This presentation will explore the various transformative technologies shaping Canada's economy and address the key catalysts for enhancing business competitiveness in a global economy.
Our speaker, Namir Anani, President and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), is the chief strategist and driving force in bringing ICTC’s world-class centre of expertise and services to industry, education and government; enabling Canada’s advancement as a leader in innovation, productivity in the global economy.
Before joining ICTC, Namir previously led Policy Development & Research at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). He has also held several executive leadership roles in both the private and public sectors including the Department of Canadian Heritage (Director General & CEO), CGI consulting, Nortel, and Novartis (Switzerland). Mr. Anani’s experience extends to; strategic policy development and implementation, learning and capacity building, business transformation, national/international strategic alliances, economic and market research, and technology innovation.
Registration and Lunch: 11:30am to 12:15pm
Speaker: 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Q&A: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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