Ontario Ombudsman (http://www.ombudsman.on.ca/en.aspx) André Marin (http://www.twitter.com/ont_ombudsman) has taken his job as the province's watchdog seriously - investigating issues affecting millions of Ontarians, and making his office the first of its kind to use social media to interact with the public and investigate complaints. Now, fresh from the release of his annual report the same day, the Ombudsman will discuss his newest focus - promoting open government. Join him to hear his ideas on how his office can lead by example - and share your own.
6:00 - 6:30 Networking
6:30 - 7:30 Ontario's Ombudsman, André Marin speaks and takes questions
7:30 - ? Mix and mingle with new and old friends
Acknowledging Third Tuesday's sponsors
As always, I want to thank the sponsors of Third Tuesday: CNW Group (http://www.newswire.ca/), Rogers Communications (http://www.rogers.com/), the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (http://www.cira.ca/), Radian6 (http://www.radian6.com/) and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts (http://www.fairmont.com/). Thanks to these sponsors, we are able to program great speakers in cities across Canada, including Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa.
We want students to be able to participate. So, if you're a student, simply present your valid student ID at the registration desk and we'll refund your admission fee. Courtesy of Thornley Fallis (http://www.thornleyfallis.ca/).