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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

Speaker Profile: Dino Miele

2017 Niagara Economic Summit

Dino Miele is the Chief Information Officer of the District School Board of Niagara, and manages the effective operations and provides strategic and operational leadership to the DSBN’s Information Technology Services Department, in both the enterprise and educational divisions.

One of the many projects that Dino is involved in is the Educational Research and Innovation Hub (ihub). The ihub is the first educational technology incubator in North America to be located inside a K–12 school facility. Additionally, Dino serves as an Advisor on the Generator at One Advisory Panel. The Generator at One is powered through the Regional Innovation Centre, Innovate Niagara. ihub’s network of industry, community and educational partners include the Generator at One, Innovate Niagara, BioLinc and the Goodman School of Business at Brock University.

Dino is also the founder of CONNECT. CONNECT is Canada’s largest education technology conference and is the Canadian National Conference that connects educators with technology for the 21st century teaching and learning. CONNECT has attracted over 2000 participants, plus countless Exhibitors and Sponsors that come together under one roof to share best practices and expand the horizons of education technology in an ever increasing global and digital economy.

At the Summit, Dino will join a panel on accelerating innovation for jobs and growth. His wealth of expertise in innovation and incubators, in addition to his position in the K-12 educational system which is training the innovators of tomorrow, will be uniquely valuable. Dino’s insights into the future hotspots and trends for innovation cannot be missed by anyone interested in Niagara’s future in the innovative space.

To hear Dino speak at the Niagara Economic Summit, visit http://www.gncc.ca/economicsummit/.