August 12, 2018 – Oshawa, ON – International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE)
The SEGE conference aims at providing an opportunity to discuss various engineering challenges of smart energy grid design and operation by focusing on advanced methods and practices for designing different components and their integration within the grid.
August 23, 2018 – Hamilton, ON – McMaster Engineering Technology Research and Innovation Conference (METRIC 2018)
This conference will provide an opportunity for graduate students, postdocs, professors and industrial alumni in different engineering fields to engage, share ideas, develop collaboration strategies and share information about resources. Researchers can discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, and practical challenges encountered and together we can work to find solutions while fostering collaboration between departments, research groups and industry.
September 6, 2018 – Toronto, ON – Info Session: Smart Cities Trade Mission to Barcelona
Build and refine your Smart Cities export strategy with best-in-class subject matter experts, and meet one-on-one with public-sector procurement specialists and decision-makers, elected officials and potential business partners who can help you enter and expand your market footprint in Barcelona and Europe.
September 18, 2018 – Toronto, ON – FinTech Series: Future Speed: Quantum Computing & The Acceleration of Fintech
In 2015, FinTech attracted more than $24B in global investments; 10x the amount invested since 2011. Toronto has successfully established itself as a leading FinTech hub and our goal is to ensure the continued competitiveness of the Toronto Region and maintain its position as a global centre of excellence for FinTech. The Board and Toronto Financial Services Alliance have partnered to launch a brand new FinTech Series: a combination of expert panels, networking and a showcase of the region’s most promising FinTechs. Topics include blockchain and machine learning, quantum computing and regulation.
When one of Japan’s largest financial holding companies decided to go quantum, they turned to D-Wave Systems. The B.C. company is a notable under the radar Canadian success story and a leader in the race to create the future of computing. Don’t miss this chance to hear D-Wave CEO Vern Brownell discuss how quantum computing will accelerate the world.
September 25, 2018 – Toronto, ON – 2018 World Angel Investment Summit
The Summit will attract over 700 investors, partners and industry leaders from around the world and is the flagship event for the Canadian Angel Investor community. The 2018 event will be the first ever NACO Summit to be hosted in Toronto.
We will be building on the international focus introduced at the 2017 Summit in Montreal, making this the largest and most international gathering of Angel investors in Canadian history. This will also be the first time that NACO partners with a larger event to ensure our community adds direct and immediate value to the local startup ecosystem.
NACO will be partnering with the Elevate Tech Fest, offering both premium content for our attendees, as well as collaborating with Elevate to run their Financing track and cohost keynote speakers.
October 10, 2018 – Sudbury, ON – Innovation Procurement - Using the Innovation Procurement Toolkit to Find Solutions
The Healthcare Supply Chain Network (HSCN) has developed an Innovation Procurement Toolkit, to provide guides and templates to assist the healthcare sector in managing complex innovation procurement initiatives, and to build provincial capacity to manage these initiatives through our training program. These tools will provide healthcare procurement professionals with a single point of referral and documented resources to support activities in developing and conducting these procurements.
HSCN will be delivering the second round of Innovation Procurement Training sessions in September and October. This training will enhance understanding of the value of Innovation Procurement and explain how to break it down and approach it in a practical manner using the Innovation Procurement Toolkit (IPT). Through skills labs and other group activities we will do a deep dive on various elements such as Early Market Engagement Strategies, Outcome-based Specifications and Value Based Evaluation Criteria. Participants will mix with healthcare procurement specialists, suppliers, innovators and other key stakeholders in a stimulating learning environment geared to arm them with a new set of skills.
October 11, 2018 – Mississauga, ON – 9th Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit
We’re challenging education & industry leaders along with students to join forces to help solve some of the most pressing challenges we face in education across Canada to get beyond pockets of innovation.
MindShare was inspired to launch the Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit to better serve a rapidly growing sector that was fragmented and not clearly understood by stakeholders. Our continuing passion is to provide professional learning opportunities in a focused forum to support and nurture deeper insights for both education and technology stakeholders; to inspire innovative learning environments to support student success and to maintain Canada’s leadership in education on the global stage.
October 22, 2018 – Sydney, – Fintech mission to sibos Sydney 2018
Celebrating its 40th birthday in 2018, sibos is the world's premier global financial services event. In just one week, some 7,000 business leaders, decision makers and topic experts from financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations, and technology partners will gather in one place to do business and collectively shape the future of payments, securities, cash management and trade.
Who should join the mission?
Ontario FinTech and InsurTech companies (such as payment, security, Blockchain etc.) who have interest in Asian and Oceanian financial services markets.
October 22, 2018 – Toronto, ON – CIX 2018
CIX is Canada’s largest technology investment conference, attracting global investors and Canada’s most innovative early and growth stage startups. Tech leaders, corporates, funders and founders converge to learn, network, and do deals.
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October 25, 2018 – Toronto, ON – FinTech Series: Where Blockchain & Machine Learning Meet
Blockchain & Machine Learning are today’s most prominent disruptors, setting the stage for dramatic cross-industry transformation. But we have only begun exploring how they can work together. From cutting energy consumption to lowering data gates to increasing consumer trust in AI, an expert panel will discuss how the dovetailing of these emerging technologies opens a new world of future opportunity.
November 7, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Science Policy Conference
CSPC serves as an inclusive, non-partisan and national forum uniting stakeholders, strengthening dialogue, and enabling action with respect to current and emerging issues in national science, technology, and innovation policy.
November 14, 2018 – Toronto, ON – This is Long Term Care 2018
The Ontario Long Term Care Association’s annual This is Long Term Care conference profiles new and emerging research, innovation and quality initiatives in a unique forum designed for learning, networking and information sharing. It provides an unparalleled opportunity for our members to hear about existing best practice programs that have tools, resources, policies and procedures which can be implemented across the sector. Participants who attend will learn how a variety of innovative programs, that are already in use across Ontario, align with the current health care landscape, and the benefits that result.
December 5, 2018 – Toronto, ON – FinTech Series: Keeping Up with Regulations
FinTech attracted $24B of global investment in 2015. That’s a 10- fold increase since 2011. It’s also a challenge to our competitive edge. If Toronto is to remain a fintech global champion, we need regulations that put us on even footing with global competitors. This expert panel will discuss current regulations here and abroad, and how a new Made in Canada regulatory environment can keep us ahead of the curve.