Cyber Summit

2020 Cyber Summit – What’s Next?

The response to COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of virtual and remote-work technologies throughout the education, public, research, and start-up sectors. As the new digital reality settles in, we must now look to the long-term future. The 2020 Cyber Summit will focus on cross-sector collaborations, and how digital leaders in Western Canada are adapting to the new normal. What tools, methodologies, and philosophies should we all consider — both in the public and commercial sectors — to ensure our organizations are thriving in years to come?

Virtual Reality Provides Access to New Learning Environments

Kris Hodgson and Tyler Heaton, from Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, respectively, will deliver a full-day workshop on Introducing Virtual Reality to the Classroom at the 2017 Cyber Summit. This workshop, being held on Nov. 7 in Banff, will showcase how virtual reality can create new kinds of learning environments. Why should we …

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Cyber Summit 2017

The future is already here: It’s just not very evenly distributed

The story behind the Cyber Summit 2017 theme “The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed” is a quote by William Gibson, a writer who has explored the effects of technology, cybernetics and computer networks on humans. The visionaries within the Prairies’ Research and Education Networks work behind the scenes to connect …

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