Ontario Centres Of Excellence Inc.

Ontario Centres Of Excellence Inc.

May 17, 2010 07:46 ET

Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak Headlines Discovery 2010

Event Features Technologies That Can Change Our World

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - Apple co-founder, philanthropist, author and television personality, Steve Wozniak will help launch Discovery 2010, Canada's largest innovation and commercialization event today at the Metro Toronto Convention centre.

Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), the conference brings together the who's who of the innovation world, attracting more than 2,000 business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers and students.

WHAT: Discovery 2010 (Canada's foremost innovation and commercialization event) 
   
WHEN: May 17th (1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) and May 18th (9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.) 
   
WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Bremner Street Entrance, Lower level 
   
WHO: Steve Wozniak (Apple co-founder, philanthropist, author and television personality) 
  Premier Dalton McGuinty
 
 
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:     
 •  Steve Wozniak on his Segway – Monday approx. 2 p.m.
 •  Premier Dalton McGuinty recognizing Ontario's top innovators – Tuesday approx. 5:45 p.m.
 •  Dozens of cutting-edge technologies such as:
 -  wind turbines for skyscrapers
 -  Haitian earthquake relief structures
 -  a flying robot camera recently used to break up a drug ring in Central America
 -  artificial human tissue that lets surgeons perfect their craft

To learn more about Discovery - www.ocediscovery.com

About the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Inc. (www.oce-ontario.org)

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Inc. drives the commercialization of cutting-edge research across key market sectors to build the economy of tomorrow and secure Ontario's global competitiveness. In doing this, OCE foster the training and development of the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs and is a key partner with Ontario's industry, universities, colleges, research hospitals, investors and governments. OCE's Centres work in communications and information technology, earth and environmental technologies, energy, materials and manufacturing and photonics. OCE is funded by the government of Ontario and is a key partner in delivering Ontario's Innovation Agenda. OCE through its Centre of Commercialization of Research (CCR), an initiative supported by the federal government, also acts as a catalyst which allows innovative business to grow and achieve sustainable, commercial success and global competitiveness.

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