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"Culture Diversity in the Digital Age" forum: Discussion content now available

Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec (OCCQ) has provided access to the content of the discussions that took place during the Culture Diversity in the Digital Age forum in Montréal on October 25. OCCQ brought together some fifteen experts to discuss, in interaction with the public, the impact of digital technology on the creation of and market for culture in a context of globalization. OCCQ has provided access to the following content:

  • Speech by Christine St-Pierre, Québec Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women
  • Presentation on "Youth Culture in Transition" by Max Valiquette, youth culture and marketing expert

Slide show and audio recording of the presentation and discussions

  • Panel 1: Consumers in the Face of New Culture Promotion Platforms

Presentation by Marie-Claude Lapointe, Assistant Professor, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Presentation by Angèle Christin, Ph.D. student, Sociology Department, Princetown University

Slide shows, audio recordings of the presentations and discussions, biographical notes on experts taking part in the discussions

  • Panel 2: The Place of Law in the Digital Culture Market

Text and audio recording of the presentation by Ghislain Roussel, legal advisor, copyright expert

Audio recording of the discussions, biographical notes on the experts taking part in the discussions

  • Panel 3: The Economy of Culture: Sustainable Model or Paradigm Shift?

Text and audio recording of the conference by Christian Poirier, research professor, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société at Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS)

  • Text and audio recording of the closing speech by Dominique Jutras, director, Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec

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