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New Meetup: TGGD #16: The Future of Media - A Panel Discussion

From: Leona H.
Sent on: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 8:18 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Toronto Girl Geek Dinners!

What: TGGD #16: The Future of Media - A Panel Discussion

When: November 9,[masked]:00 PM

Price: CAD10.00 per person

Fionn MacCools
181 University Ave. (University & Adelaide)
Toronto, ON M5H 3M7

Toronto Girl Geek Dinner: The Future of Media Panel
When: Monday, November 9, 2009
Time: 6:30pm - 10:00
Where: Fionn MacCools (181 University Ave at Adelaide) (map)
Fee: $10.00 (This nominal fee holds your spot and will pay for your first drink.)

More details for this event at

About TGGD #16

Every day someone is declaring the end of journalism with the rise of the Internet and social media. Internet Leaders like Eric Schmidt of Google are proclaiming:

"Within five years there will be broadband well above 100MB in performance - and distribution distinctions between TV, radio and the web will go away."

Toronto Girl Geek Dinners is proud to present a "Future of Media" panel discussion on how media is changing including the challenges with the convergence of user-generated content.

We are thrilled to have assembled some phenomenal professionals who we're sure will bring their unique perspectives to our event.

The "Future of Media" panel:

Candice Faktor (moderator)
TorStar Digital

Candice was one of a team instrumental in creating TorStar Digital in 2005 and is currently the Managing Director of Corporate Development and Innovation. As well, she is the founder of in 2007. Candice is an early adopter bridging the power of user-generated content, city search and social networking.

Lori Beckstead
Ryerson University

Lori is an Assistant Professor, School of Radio and Television at Ryerson University. As an educator, she has a unique perspective on skills training, emerging platforms and what's coming next. This summer she presented at The Radio Conference 09 on "Diversity in Representation on Toronto Radio". She is involved in a number of creative projects from Sound Art installations, soundscapes to student radio dramas. Lori has extensive education in science, education including a Masters in Media Production from the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia).

Angela Misri

Angela Misri is an Operations and Resource Manager for CBC Radio. She oversees a team of web producers and podcasters who create content for Canada's National Public Broadcaster, specifically as it regards Radio 1 and Radio 2. Prior to managing the team, Angela was the podcaster for CBC Radio, and has worked as a Radio Producer, a Web Producer, and News Writer for and various other departments in her ten-year stint at the CBC.

Doreen Iannuzzi
Multimedia Nova Corporation

Doreen is the Vice President, New Media for the Multimedia Nova Corporation, best known for Corriere Canadese, the Canadian Italian Daily Newspaper, founded in 1954. The Multimedia Nova is one of Canada?s leading multilingual, multicultural, multinational communications enterprises. With a unique perspective on "hyper-local", Doreen blogs at The New Mainstream about the "move beyond the conventional thinking: Canadian consumers do cross markets every day, regardless of their cultural background."

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