SenovvA Canada managed technical production for the Munk Debates on Friday, May 2, 2014 in Toronto. The sold out event was streamed live from Roy Thomson Hall and featured a lively debate on the subject of State Surveillance. General Manager Dave Crainford coordinated video, projection, audio and graphics for the in house audience of 2,700 and the live stream, which included a video clip from Edward Snowden. The moderated forum included former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency General Michael Hayden, Professor Alan Dershowitz, Journalist Glenn Greenwald and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian. Audience members and live stream viewers were able to cast their votes pro or con before and after the forum with the winning side announced at 9:00 pm EST.
“This marks the 10th debate I have had the pleasure of producing for the Aurea Foundation and the Munk Debates over the past 5 years,” said Dave Crainford SenovvA Canada’s General Manager, “It’s exciting to be apart of such great events with leading thinkers debating timely world issues.”