Innovation for the Social Good

This year our speakers and workshops will look at ideas, technologies, and products that are revolutionizing their fields and generating a positive impact on society. Join us March 25th from 10:00a.m. to 5p.m. and March 26th from 10:30a.m. to 4p.m. for two days of learning, networking, and more!

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2 Days. 12+ Speakers. 4 Workshops.

CEOs and top execs from IBM, Lightspeed, Element AI, WRNCH, and other top Montreal companies all under one roof! Many are even HIRING!

Sharing Economy Business Model * Biotechnology * Virtual Reality * Digital Arts * Artificial Intelligence * Wearable Technology * Startups * Sustainability * Consulting * Healthcare * 'Digital' Real Estate * Education

Your 2-day tickets gives you 3 meals, a 2-hr networking cocktail, access to over 12 speakers and 4 amazing workshops!



Conference Details:
[ Day 1 ] -- [ Saturday, March 25: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.] -- [ McConnell 1st Floor ]
[ Networking Cocktail] -- [ Saturday, March 25 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. ] -- [ Thomson House Ballroom ]
[ Day 2 ] -- [ Sunday, March 26: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ] -- [ SSMU Ballroom ]
Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.

2017 Keynote Speakers



Read their bios(green) and presentation topics(purple) below!

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Conference Topics

This year, we've invited VIP speakers from a number of interdisciplinary fields to discuss new innovative ideas and products. These speakers are leaders in their fields and visionaries who can provide key insight into trends of the future. See below for the topics we will be exploring and click the icons to discover related workshops we will be offering to further expand on that topic.

Wearables: Melding Machine Learning and BioTech

Learn how companies are using machine learning to leverage biodata and create wearable technology that improves health and wellbeing.

Innovations in Sustainability: Using the Future to Save the Present

Discover key innovations in sustainability at both the local and global scene.

Techmunity: Implications of Technology on Today's Communities

Explore the ethical implications of technology in today's society and the impacts it can have in shaping our futures.

Sharing Economies in Today's Expanding Startup Culture

Hear from top executives of some of Montreal's coolest startups on how they're leveraging sharing economies to create products that are by the people, for the people.

Digital Art: Technology in the Creative Process

Learn how artists and designers are incorporating virtual reality into the creative process.

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