March 24, 2018 – Toronto, ON – 2018 Sci Innovation Competition
The Second China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition, known as the 'Global Olympics of Innovation', is open to high-calibre talents, entrepreneurs and projects, and promotes the integration of human resources, technology, capital, and attracts more overseas entrepreneurs to expand a business or seek cooperation in Shenzhen.
April 18, 2018 – Toronto, ON – Value-based Procurement and Innovation Conference
This conference will bring together national and international expertise and experience in value-based procurement to increase capacity, seed ideas for change, and strengthen a network and community of practice to advance reform in this area.
April 24, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – EV/VÉ Conference and Trade Show
Focusing on all modes of ground electric transportation, the EV/VÉ Conference and Trade Show is catered for professional in the EV industry in Canada. This year's theme "Integrated e-Mobility from coast to coast" focuses on how quickly the mobility industry is changing and will continue to change.
April 26, 2018 – Toronto, ON – Toronto Digifest
This year, Digifest explores the theme Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities to highlight stories from around the globe that use technology to tackle challenges and pressing issues in growing cities. Highlights of Digifest include Inspirational International Speakers, Meet the Media Guru Talk, Digital Pioneer Award, the Interactive Zone, IT’S A START Pitch Competition, Student Showcase and Food Tech Pop Up.
April 30, 2018 – Toronto, ON – Discovery 2018
Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, held this year between April 30 and May 1, 2018. 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 2017, 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.
More information about Discovery 2018.
May 1, 2018 – Toronto, ON – THINK Conference
An innovation economy brings sustainable jobs, economic well-being and, we hope, a brighter future. Such an economy is made up of a complex web of infrastructure, people, and investment. None of us can make it happen alone and it’s our diversity that is our strength.
Find out how scientists, educators, students, clinicians, politicians, funders, entrepreneurs and citizens are collaborating to solve society’s biggest problems.