Agenda 2017

All locations are at OCAD University, inside the Main Building (100 McCaul Street) unless otherwise noted.


At a glance

Day 1 : Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • Morning: Learning Difference and Cognitive Access
  • Afternoon: Procurement & Innovation—Supportive Regulations

Day 2 : Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Morning: Platforms for Economic Inclusion and the Future of Work
  • Afternoon: AI and Machine Learning

Detailed Agenda

Day 1 : Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • 9:15am Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230
    • Traditional Indigenous welcome
    • Greetings from OCAD U
    • The DEEP Approach: Jutta Treviranus (IDRC, OCAD University)
  • 9:45am Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230
    • PANEL: Learning Difference and Cognitive Access
  • 10:45am Refreshments – Outside Room 230
  • 11:00am Breakout Sessions – Various Rooms
  • 1:00pm Lunch – Room TBD
  • 2:00pm Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230
    • Morning Recap
    • PANEL: Accessible Procurement Policies as a Catalyst for Inclusion and AccessibilityProcurement policies have an impact on all areas of government. Procurement policies that prioritize accessibility and inclusion can support the development of a culture of inclusion. Accessible procurement policies at every level of government would have an impact in multiple areas: health, education, banking, communication, culture, recreation, built environment, employment, research and so on.
  • 3:15pm Town Hall – Auditorium – Room 230
  • 4:00pm Wrap up and Day 2 information
  • 4:15pm Networking – 49 McCaul – Open Gallery
  • 4:30pm Reception and BIG IDeA Showcase – 49 McCaul – Open Gallery
  • 4:50pm Greetings
  • 5:00pm BIG IDeA Showcase
  • 6:30pm Adjourn

Day 2 : Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • 9:30 am Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230 – 100 McCaul
    • welcome
  • 9:45am Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230 – 100 McCaul
    • PANEL:Platforms for Economic Inclusion and the Future of Work
  • 10:45am Refreshments – Outside Room 230 – 100 McCaul
  • 11:00am Breakout Sessions – Various Rooms – 100 McCaul
  • 1:00pm Lunch – Room TBD – 100 McCaul
  • 2:00pm Plenary Session – Auditorium – Room 230 – 100 McCaul
    • Morning Recap
    • Panel: AI and Machine Learning
  • 3:15pm Plenary -Auditorium – Room 230 – 100 McCaul
  • 4:00pm Wrap up and Adjourn
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