February 27, 2017 – Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress (Ontario Pavillion)
Mobile World Congress, the world's leading mobile communications conference and exhibition, is the key platform to network with industry professionals, introduce your company's technology to the market and learn about new trends, products and services.
The International Trade Branch, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade is organizing the Ontario presence at MWC 2017. Ontario will have two Pavillions located in Hall 7 of the show.
February 28, 2017 – Shenzhen, China – China (Shenzhen) International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
Toronto is participating in the first China (Shenzhen) International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition.
This international competition of eight cities offers the opportunity for high-calibre talent and projects tied to five key sectors to win funding of up to $240,000, access to venture capital and China government grants, as well as office space to develop and launch their technologies and build their companies in Shenzhen.
Registration deadline for Toronto is February 28, 2017.
March 1, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Small Business Innovation Challenge Partnering Forum
The Ontario government is seeking high-potential, technology-driven small and medium-sized businesses — from start-ups to scale-ups — with up to 500 employees to solve public sector business challenges and drive economic benefits to Ontario.
The first two areas of interest identified by Champion Ministries are:
Click here to view SBIC Partnering Forum agenda..
March 8, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Finance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum
Hosted by the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), the Forum will expand on themes and findings from the recent “Harnessing the cybersecurity opportunity for growth” report from Deloitte. The Forum will feature solution-based case studies on talent development and collaboration models, and will provide the opportunity for one-on-one engagement with attendees.
To view the preliminary agenda click here.
The Finance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum will bring together Ontario’s top financial institutions, fintech and cybersecurity SMEs, and academic institutions.
March 23, 2017 – Otttawa, ON – Biotechnology Symposium : Hopes and Challenges of Personalized Medicine
We cordially invite you to join us on March 23, 2017 to learn more about the current status, hopes and challenges facing the adoption of personalized medicine. The symposium will feature plenary sessions with guest speakers in the morning and afternoon.
Poster presentations are also planned. Finally, professors and students from La Cité’s Honours Bachelor of Biotechnology program and Centre for Technology Access in Bio-innovation will present current research projects.
We look forward to seeing you there!
April 26, 2017 – Toronto, ON – The 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, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Toronto 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 15, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Discovery 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.