Post Canada 3.0 Conference/Canada's Potential to become the first Global Digital Nation Podcast Interview with Dean Ken Coates, University of Waterloo


Ken Coates is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He is a well-known historian specializing in aboriginal studies and Canada’s north. Ken Coates is a passionate advocate for higher education with particular interest in digital media, Canadian competiveness and the Japanese science and technology revolution. Ken’s vision includes a renewed appreciation for the traditional arts disciplines with a keen understanding of how these disciplines are key to society’s future. The solutions to environmental issues to name just a few – will be found through the traditional disciplines in policy, behaviour and cultural change.