Eric Ward

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

05/11/2019 11.00 - 11.30

FastforwardGreen stageFFWD session

We are seeing a profound transition towards the Next Digital Economy. It may be challenging for us to understand and respond to the speed, scale and depth of these changes. The question of whether artificial intelligence and automation will create or eliminate jobs is crucial, and worthy of the sustained attention it is receiving. But this is only one aspect of the Next Digital Economy that is emerging...