The Hon Roy MacLaren and Mrs Alethea Lee MacLaren visited Milton Keynes today. They spent the morning at the Open University and had lunch at the Knowledge Media Institute. In the afternoon they visited Bletchley Park and the Central Milton Keynes where they spoke with representatives of Canadian Companies in the City. In the evening they were the guests of the Vice-Chancellor and Lady Daniel at Wednesden House. In their time at the Open University they given presentations on their work by three Canadian nationals working here: Dr Joel Greenberg (ACS), Blaine Price (KMi) and Robin Mason (IET). They met with Bob Masterton (OU Worldwide) and Edmund Dixon (OUEE) to discuss the international development of the Open University and our ongoing work in Canada. And thy were given a short tour of the BBC OUPC centre by Simon Newton.
Over lunch they were introduced to the work of the Knowledge Media Institute, by Prof. Marc Eisenstadt.