Upcoming Events

  • April 26, 2017Toronto, ONThe International Association for Blended Learning (IABL) Conference 2017

    The International Association for Blended Learning (IABL) conference will be held from April 26-28, 2017 at George Brown College’s waterfront campus and will focus on education technology, learning and creativity with the theme of Blended Learning: Freedom of Choice.

    This conference is being produced by the Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology in collaboration with the International Association for Blended Learning.  Together we are working hand in hand to attract researchers, teachers, professors, administrators, trainers, practitioners, and technology experts to discuss the importance of blended learning.

  • April 27, 2017Toronto, ONToronto Digifest 2017

    Digifest is a three-day conference located on Toronto’s waterfront that focuses on the future of education, creativity, entrepreneurship, gaming, and technology; organized by George Brown College. We connect the creative community with the most innovative technologies, ideas, and initiatives focused on learning, leadership, and positive social change.

    Join us for presentations from speakers, skill-building workshops, the IT’S A START Pitch Competition, student showcase, the Digital Pioneer Award, as well as incredible opportunities to meet with peers from across the country. This year’s edition of Digifest will highlight stories of innovators using unique technologies to address global problems under the theme of Work, Learn, and Play. 

  • May 9, 2017Toronto, ONSOSCIP Impact Conference 2017

    SOSCIP is celebrating five years of impact at the SOSCIP Impact 2017 conference. This full-day conference features an exciting program for academic and industry members, government and more. Dr. Bernie Meyerson, IBM Fellow & Chief Innovation Officer, will lead the keynote address describing his vision for the future of computing. The conference will also feature engaging showcases from some of SOSCIP’s most successful collaborative research projects, opportunities to network with academic and industry researchers and more.

    The conference takes place on Tuesday, May 9 at the MaRS Auditorium in Toronto.

    View the preliminary Impact 2017 program here.

    Click here to register for the Impact Conference.

  • May 15, 2017Toronto, ONDiscovery 17
    Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities.

    Garnering over 3,000 attendees and more than 500 exhibitors in 2015, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech, including energy, environment and water.

    Renowned keynote speakers and panels ignite discussion, knowledge-sharing and new perspectives. Networking opportunities feature key influencers from government, academia, industry and leading sectors.

    Discovery facilitates the exchange of ideas and encourages new ways to collaborate and push the boundaries of research and innovation through to demonstration and development. Creating a strong innovation economy is key to Ontario's future.

    Discovery is hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto.
  • May 15, 2017Langfang, Hebei ProvinceCCTIA Mission: International Economic & Trade Fair China (Langfang)

    The Canada China Trade Innovation Alliance (CCTIA) will be leading a trade mission to China from May 15 to 24, 2017.

    The China International Economic & Trade Fair in Langfang, Hebei Province will present opportunities to meet key players in sectors; entrepreneurs and business leaders in hi-tech, machinery, environmental protection, clean-tech, health-care, and agri-food.

    Aiming at wider international cooperation, the Fair is specialized and market-based in operation, with an international investment and trade promotion platform with great attraction and influence in the region. A series of activities will include:

    • Trade exhibitions
    • Match-making” in related industrial sectors
    • Project discussions and trade interactions
    • High-level meetings with influential industry leaders in the region

    In 2017, Canada will be the Guest of Honor Country of the Trade Fair. Eyes will be on Canadian ventures. It will be a special opportunity for Canadian enterprises to develop cooperative relationships with International businesses. Further information found at the fair web-site for 2016:
    After the Fair, the CCTIA’s delegation continues to Shijiazhuang, the Capital of Hebei Province and then to Beijing, the Capital of China for:

    • High-level meetings with government officials
    • Networking opportunities with business leaders.

    We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. This mission captures the major strategic opportunities of integrated Development of Beijing and Hebei Province.

    This is a unique chance for Canadian companies to seize the potential of a booming economic region.

    Contact Us:
    Phone: 905.883.3891

  • May 24, 2017Toronto, ONPower your innovation at CPES2017

    CPES2017 ( is Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE).

    With 30+ speakers and over 200 participants from 120 organizations in attendance, CPES2017 is Canada’s premier meeting ground for technology developers, industrial companies and end-users to discuss how they can work together to manufacture and commercialize new products and applications. Academic researchers can showcase their research and discover how they can link it to market needs and opportunities.

    Day 1 of the program features Key Applications, while Day 2 is dedicated to Manufacturing. The optional Day 3 offers master classes on various technical subjects, as well as a financing session and mentoring for startups in the sector.

    Date: May 24-26, 2017
    Location: Centennial College, Toronto

  • May 29, 2017Markham, ONEV2017VÉ Conference & Trade Show

    The 8th annual national EV/VE Conference & Trade Show, the most important event for electric vehicles in Canada, is taking place in Markham, Ontario from May 29th to June 1st, 2017 at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa.

    The theme for the 2017 conference is “Smart e-Mobility”: tomorrow’s electric drive will consider the whole EV ecosystem, including optimal utilization of EV fleets, connected cars, autonomous electric vehicles, smart homes, smart grids, microgrids, smart charging, battery technology and many more revolutionary breakthroughs in mobility.

    Plenaries and Technical Sessions – Highlights

    • The Opening Plenary on May 30th will feature the Ontario Prime Minister, Kathleen Wynne and other prominent stakeholders
    • Ford Motors of Canada’s President & CEO, Mark Buzzell, and City of Toronto Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat will be some of the participants at the Tomorrow’s e-Mobility session on May 30th
    • Many EV leaders will lead the discussions during our Government & Industry Summit on May 31st among which Joni Paiva, President and CEO, Nissan Canada
    • More than 60 speakers in 16 technical sessions.
    For more information, please contact: Marie-Andrée Emond Coordinator, Electric Mobility Canada 514.961.0553