As the Director of Industry Relations at the Centre for Digital Media, Dennis Chenard has a history of connecting creators, producers, and distributors of digital content with peers from around the world and works with a variety of stakeholders in industry, government and education in Canada and abroad. He produces events (like Evolution of Gaming), founded the Vancouver International Partnering Forum (a B2B speed-dating event), advises/mentors students and industry, and speaks at a variety of digital media events. His background includes teaching in Canada and Europe, leading trade missions in the U.S. and across Asia and overseeing a variety of digital media projects and international trade events. A strong believer in industry and academic connections, he helps the Masters of Digital Media program (a joint UBC, SFU, Emily Carr and BCIT program) connect with industry on projects, talent connections and other partnerships.
斎藤 直宏（BANDAI NAMCO Studios Vancouver Inc.）