Innovation & Technology
The Conference Board of Canada facilitates innovation—from inspiration to implementation—through impactful peer-to-peer learning and research. Our goal is to increase Canada’s global competitiveness by improving private and public sector innovation performance and technology creation and adoption. We achieve this by fostering Canada’s innovation ecosystem and studying the impact of technology on society.
Director, Innovation and Technology
Alain advances and implements the Innovation and Technology teams’ research agenda and takes an enterprise-wide approach to strategy implementation. Alain is the primary subject matter expert and spokesperson for emerging trends and critical challenges that Canadian leaders face in the realms of innovation and technology.
Digital Occupation Pathways: From Vulnerable Jobs to Rapid-Growth Careers
March 29, 2023
Advances in digital and automation technologies are fundamentally changing how goods and services are produced and delivered and will have huge implications for the labour market. While investment in technology and the resulting productivity gains are a desired outcome for the economy, it creates uncertainty for workers whose skills become obsolete in this process.
65-min read • Impact paper
Partner: Future Skills Centre
Innovation & Technology Publications
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