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Eric Ward (he/him)

Senior Director, Policy Horizons Canada

Eric is the Senior Director responsible for foresight. Before joining Policy Horizons, he worked at the Department of Justice Canada, the Privy Council Office, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Senate of Canada.

He holds degrees in civil and common law from McGill University, and practiced in the areas of privacy and information law.


Living through a profound transition towards the Next Digital Economy

November 5, 2019  4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Some see the advent of a “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” but perhaps it goes even further. The changes we are seeing in industry may be early examples of a broader transition to a new economic model for the production and consumption of goods and services – one that is digitally intermediated, on demand, and highly distributed. See more.

What happens to humanity when biology and digital technology merge?

November 6, 2020  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Biodigital convergence will impact our economy, ecosystems, and society. Being prepared to support it, while managing its risks with care and sensitivity, will shape the way we navigate social and ethical considerations, as well as guide policy and governance conversations. See more.
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