Media Advisory - New report to show Ontario slipping behind in wireless revolution



    TORONTO, May 14 /CNW/ - The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC)
will release a new white paper on Ontario's mobile and wireless sector, one of
the only sectors poised for growth in the current recession. Innovation and
Insight: Mapping Ontario's Mobile Industry suggests that Ontario could and
should be a leader in the global mobile and wireless sector - but that key
challenges must be overcome for the province to realize its potential.

    
        WHAT:    Release of the white paper, Innovation and Insight: Mapping
                 Ontario's Mobile Industry

        WHEN:    Tuesday, May 19, 2009
                 11:30 a.m.

        WHERE:   Elizabeth & Goulding Lambert Lounge
                 Room 187, Level 1, Main Building
                 100 McCaul Street
                 Toronto, Ontario
    

    MEIC Chair and OCAD President Sara Diamond will launch the white paper
with Ray Newal, one of the paper's principal authors and founder of Jigsee
Inc., and Diane Williamson, Director of Interactive Business Development at
MarbleMedia.

    About the Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC)
    The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (www.meic.ocad.ca) is a
public-private consortium engaging leaders in mobile research, design and
innovation. Funded by the Ontario Media Development Corporation through the
Entertainment and Creative Clusters Partnerships Fund, the MEIC includes 6
academic institutions and over 30 organizations from across the mobile
industry, and is led by the Ontario College of Art & Design.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Sarah Mulholland, Media &
Communications Officer, OCAD, (416) 977-6000 Ext. 327, (mobile: Ext.1327),
smulholland@ocad.ca; Leon Mar, Director, Marketing & Communications, OCAD,
(416) 977-6000 Ext. 222, lmar@ocad.ca


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