OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - On February 27, 2012, the Canadian
Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) will host a national event on
the future of the Internet in Canada at the Westin Ottawa.
The Canadian Internet Forum (CIF) is the culmination of a three-month
online consultation with Canadians about the development of the
Internet in Canada. The event will host a panel of leading Canadian
experts discussing the future of the Internet. Confirmed panellists
Steve Anderson, Open Media
Frédérick Gaudreau, Sûreté du Québec
Michael Geist, University of Ottawa
Jane Tallim, Media Awareness Network
Bertrand de La Chapelle, Program Director, International Diplomatic
Academy and ICANN Board Member
Bill Graham, Consultant on International Internet Policy and ICANN Board
Byron Holland, Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
Canadian entrepreneur, author and star of CBC's the Dragons' Den and
ABC's Shark Tank Robert Herjavec will deliver the keynote presentation.
CIRA's president, Byron Holland, will be available to speak with the
media immediately following the event. Arrangements may be made for
interviews with other speakers.
Event: Canadian Internet Forum
When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., February 27, 2012
Where: Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the member-driven
organization that manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops
and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community, and
represents the .CA registry internationally.
SOURCE Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
For further information:
Communications Manager, Canadian Internet Registration Authority
(613) 237-5335 ext. 262