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Friday, February 8 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Conference Session #4 - Broadband: Bringing the North Up to Speed

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As the North grows so does the need to be connected to the rest of Canada. There are a number of ongoing projects aiming to provide better access across the north. This session will focus on the efforts of broadband providers and the challenges faced when bridging the digital divide between the North and the South.

Speakers
avatar for Jean Francois Bouchard

Jean Francois Bouchard

IMIT Project Manager, Department of Community & Government Services, Government of Nunavut
Jean-Francois is passionate about bridging the digital divide across Canada’s Arctic. For the past 7 years, he has facilitated regional collaboration and communication between national and international stakeholders, funders and regulatory bodies with the goal to make the 'fibre... Read More →
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Paul Gillard

Vice President of Business Markets, Northwestel Inc.
Paul has spent his entire career, spanning twenty-six years, in Telecommunications.  The last fifteen have been spent in the North with Northwestel.His career path has included stops in a broad range on functions. These include Customer Service, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Partnerships... Read More →
avatar for Ken Sanderson

Ken Sanderson

Executive Director, Broadband Communications North
Ken Sanderson is a member of Pinaymootang First Nation and is currently Executive Director of Broadband Communications North Inc., an Internet Service Provider with a network covering over 1000 sq km. Since starting at BCN, Ken has helped lead them to the establishment of subsidiary... Read More →

Sponsors
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Lester Landau

Lester Landau



Friday February 8, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CST
Muriel Richardson Auditorium Winnipeg Art Gallery
  Conference Session
  • SPONSORED BY Lester Landau

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