Big Thinking

Big Thinking Panel

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
5:00 to 6:30pm Reception
6:30 to 9:00pm Panel Discussion (Live Webcast)

Researchers discuss how three game-changing Ontario discoveries impacted Canadians and the global community.

Meet the Panel

Michael Geist Ron Deibert Gerald McMaster Marci-Ien

Michael Geist

University of Ottawa,
speaking about copyright law

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Ron Deibert

University of Toronto,
speaking about protecting
human rights through Citizen Lab

Photo Credit: Paul Eekhoff

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Gerald McMaster

OCAD University,
speaking about revolutionizing
Canadian Art through
the group of seven

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Marci Ien

Canadian broadcast journalist
Moderator of Big Thinking Panel

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Meet the Discussants

Urgyen Badheytsang Kent Monkman Brent Roe

Urgyen Badheytsang

National Director
Students for a Free Tibet Canada

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Kent Monkman

Canadian Artist

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Brent Roe

University Librarian
Laurentian University

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vroc mitacs lts
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences OBI
innovation Ontario Genomics Institute