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Summer Conference 1993 The Challenge of Lifelong Learning in an Era of Global Change
62nd Annual Couchiching Summer Conference
Barton, Richard
Brzustowski, Tom
De Kerckhove, Derrick
Dominico, Richard
Flood, Al
Green, Joan
Lazar, Harvey
McIvor, Gordon
McKay, Michael
McKenna, Frank
Mustard, Dr. Fraser
Parr-Johnston, Elizabeth
Ralston Saul, John
Tapscott, Don
Veltman, Kim
Wright, Douglas
 
 

Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Couchiching Conference held at
YMCA Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario
August 5 to 8, 1993

 
Who's Who at the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs

    The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs,
    Officers & Directors, 1992-93

President
Gordon K. Mclvor

    Immediate Past President
    John Gibson

    Vice-President Program
    Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

    Vice-President, Finance and Treasurer
    Mary Baetz

    Vice-President, Membership
    Madeline-Ann Aksich

    Vice-President, Youth
    Julia Grossman

    Secretary
    John Gregory

    Chair: Program Committee
    Stephen Probyn

    l993 Conference Chair
    David Lakoff

    Chair: Fund-raising
    Elizabeth Flavelle

    Chair: Communications
    Tiz Volpe

    Directors

Barbara Eastman
Paul Fisher
Michael Greenspoon
John D. Harbron

John Kirton

Eric Koch

Madeline Koch

Grace Lake

Pierre LeFevre

Brian Livingston

Nancy MacMillan

Peter Nicholson

Alan Pearson

Ulana Plawuszczak

Jeffrey Roach

Lana Robinson

Janet Skelton

Barbara Speck

Joseph Wells

    Program Committee

Stephen Probyn
Catherine Boivie
Ian Anderson
Gloria Bishop
Rob Centa
Martha Findlay
Paul Fisher
John Gibson
Michael Greenspoon
Julia Grossman
John Harbron
Sophia Huyer
Eric Koch
Pierre LeFevre
Irina Liner
Joe Martin
Kathleen Metcalfe
Mana Naghibi
Peter Nicholson
Bill O'Hara
Milton Orris
Alan Pearson
Marian Pitters

Jeffrey Roach

Barbara Speck

Toni Tiemens

David Weiner

Joseph Wells

 
1993 Donations to Couchiching

    Corporate and Government Donors and Sponsors

Bell Canada
Bell Ontario
Boland Foundation
Canada Trust
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
CN Real Estate
Connaught Laboratories Ltd.
Corby Distilleries Ltd.
Decima Research
DVS Communications
Gordon – Sarlos Limited
Government of Canada (Human Resources & Labour Canada)
Government of Ontario (Ministry of Industry, Trade and Technology)
Hydro-Quebec
Imasco Limited
Imperial Oil Limited
Jackman Foundation
Job Oriented Training Inc.
J.S. Communications
McCarthy Tetrault
Pathfinder Learning Systems Corporation
Probyn and Company Limited
Royal Bank of Canada
Royal Trust
Salomon Brothers Incorporated
Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation
Spar Aerospace Limited
The Bank of Montreal
The Bank of Nova Scotia
The Marjorie & Gerald Bronfman Foundation
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
Xerox Canada Inc.

    Individual Donors

Bluma and Bram Appel
Robert and Marion Baker
Stephen Beard
Stephen Berke
Henry Blumberg
Clair W. and Lois Bobier
Andre Bombardier
Ralph and Jodette Branscombe
Donald Crawford
Geoff Crealock
Pierre J. Dalphond
Yves Desjardins-Siciliano
Barbara C. Eastman
Timothy Egan
Diana M. Esch
Cassandra Extavour
James Fleck
Claude Froget
John Gibson
Mel Gill
Alan B. Gold
Roel Buck and Dorothy Gordon-Buck
Elizabeth Greaves
John Gregory
John and Sheila Harbron
Nona Macdonald Heaslip
Frederic R. L. Jackman
Monique Jolin
John Kirton
Eric Koch
Marvyn Kussner
David Lakoff
Charlene Laprise
Richard LaRue
Pierre F. LeFevre
John Priddle and Jacquie MacDonald
H. lan and Dorothy MacDonald
Janet G. Maclnnis
Jacques Marchessault
Joe Martin
Roderick McFadyen
Gerdine McPhee
Mark McLean
James F. McKay
Line Rivard
B. Jeffrey Roach
Loma Robson
Marjory Seeley Rogers
Dr. R.G. Rosehart
Alison and Joel Silcoff
Blake Hebert Sutherland
Eileen Swinton
Monica Townson
Ysabel Trujillo
Reginald Weiser
Mary Baetz and Robin Wilson
Russel Woods

 
Conference Program

    President's Message
    Thursday, August 5, 1993, 5:00 p.m.

    DR. GORDON K. McIVOR, President, CIPA, 1993

    Keynote Address: Lifelong Learning at Work — The New Brunswick Model
    Thursday, August 5, 1993, 7:30 p.m.

    Premier FRANK McKENNA
    Moderator: GORDON McIVOR, President, CIPA

    Building a Learning Culture
    Friday, August 6, 1993, 9.30 a.m.

    DR. FRASER MUSTARD, President, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
    ELIZABETH PARR-JOHNSTON, President, Mount Saint Vincent University
    DERRICK DE KERCKHOVE, Director, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology
    QUESTIONS
    Moderator: ALAN PEARSON, Alan Pearson Associates Inc.

    Special Seminar: Computers and the Transformation of Knowledge
    Friday, August 6, 1993, 4.15 p.m.

    KIM VELTMAN, Science Historian, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology
    Moderator: JULIA GROSSMAN, Vice-President, Youth CIPA

    Special Seminar: Paradigm Shift
    Friday, August 6, 1993, 7.30 p.m.

    DON TAPSCOTT, Vice-President, Technology, DMR Group Inc.
    Moderator: MILTON ORRIS

    The Economic Challenge
    Saturday, August 7, 1993, 9.30 a.m.

    TOM BRZUSTOWSKI, Dep.Minister, Premier's Councils on Economic Renewal & Health, Well-being and Social Justice.
    RICHARD BARTON, President and CEO, Xerox Canada Ltd.
    AL FLOOD, Chairman and CEO, CIBC
    QUESTIONS
    Moderator: HERSHELL EZRIN, Executive Vice-President, Speedy Muffler King Inc.

    Special Seminar: The Dictatorship of Reason
    Saturday, August 7, 1993, 7.30 p.m.

    JOHN RALSTON SAUL, Novelist and Essayist
    Moderator: ERIC KOCH

    Panel (1): Delivering Educational Excellence
    Sunday, August 8, 1993, 9.15 a.m.

    JOAN GREEN, Director of Education, Toronto Board of Education
    RICHARD DOMINICO, Founder, Limitless Learning
    QUESTIONS
    Moderator: BARBARA SPECK, Founding Officer, Annex Village Campus

    Panel (2): Delivering Educational Excellence
    Saturday, August 7, 1993, 1.15 p.m.

    DOUGLAS WRIGHT, Former President, University of Waterloo
    MICHAEL McKAY, Astronaut, Canadian Space Agency
    HARVEY LAZAR, Sr. Assistant Dep. Minister, Human Resources & Labour Canada
    QUESTIONS
    Moderator: DAVID LAKOFF, 1993 Conference Chair