/R E P E A T -- Canada's Internet leaders to convene in Ottawa for the Canadian Internet Forum/

Annual event from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority tackles issues of broadband access and economic growth

OTTAWA, May 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority has announced details of its annual Canadian Internet Forum, the premier Canadian conference on Internet issues. This year's event will examine the links between broadband Internet, economic growth, and Canada's global competitiveness.

Canadian Internet Forum 2016: Broadband and the modern digital economy
8am – 4pm, June 1, 2016
Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod St, Ottawa
Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required (online here).
A live stream of the event will also be available.

The event will feature panel discussions on:

  • Broadband, ICTs and the evolving digital economy
  • High speed networks and innovative approaches to broadband delivery
  • Broadband access and the skills gap

This event will feature a briefing on key Internet trends and data from both the Conference Board of Canada and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Members of the media are welcome to attend the Canadian Internet Forum and should pre-register by contacting Ryan Saxby Hill at ryan.hill@cira.ca or 613-316-2397.

About CIRA
CIRA manages the .CA top-level domain, Canada's online identifier, on behalf of all Canadians. A Member-driven organization, CIRA also facilitates the development of a better Internet for all Canadians, and represents the .CA registry internationally.


SOURCE Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

For further information: Ryan Saxby Hill, ryan.hill@cira.ca or 613-316-2397


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