Innovation in the 21st Century: Creating Value in a Digital World

Innovation in the 21st Century: Creating Value in a Digital World

August 31, 2016


1:00 pm - Optional Xerox Research Centre of Canada Group Tour

1:30 pm - Opening Remarks: Purpose/Industrie 2030/Innovation, Science, Economic Development Consultation Objectives

1:45 pm - Context Setter (with three lines of inquiry)

2:00 pm - Roundtable Rebuttals on the Lines of Inquiry

3:00 pm - Facilitated Cross-Table Q&A Exchange

4:15 pm - Summary and Closing Remarks


Al Varney, CEO and President, Xerox Canada Inc.

Jayson Myers, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Rob McHenry, VP of Public Sector, PARC

Brad Jackson, Vice President Strategy, Diversified Markets, Celestica and Chair, ReMAP

Ihor Stech, COO, Christie Digital

Bonnie Crombie, Mayor, City of Mississauga

Brian Tossan, Technical Centre Director, GM 

Ian Potter, VP Engineering, NRC

Elicia Maine, Academic Director, Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization Professor, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Simon Fraser University (Participating Virtually)

Eme Onuoha, Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Xerox Corporation

Paul Smith, Vice President, Xerox Innovation Group, Xerox Canada Inc.

Ernie Lynch, CEO, Lynch Fluid Controls 

Nagesh Rao, Chief Technologist, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)  (Participating Virtually)

Chadi Elkadri, CIO, SOTI 

Oliver Winkler, Business Leader, Strategy and Innovation, Siemens

Simon Drexler, Director of Industrial Solutions, OTTO Motors

Sven Spengemann, Member of Parliament, Mississauga-Lakeshore

Susan Amring, Director, Economic Development, City of Mississauga

Paul Boucher, Associate and Special Advisory Leader, BDO

Von Jeppesen, Community Relations Manager, Office of Karina Gould, Member of Parliament, Burlington


Michael Demone, Communication and Logistical Lead, Xerox Research Centre of Canada