Upcoming Events

  • April 30, 2019Toronto, ONONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business + Policy Forum 2019
    A growing number of Ontario environment and cleantech companies are registering for the seventh annual Business and Policy Forum, held this year on April 30, 2019! In addition to networking with an expected 150 attendees from across the sector, the day will also feature panels, a luncheon discussion, a series of roundtables and more.
  • May 1, 2019Toronto, ENCQOR Webinar – 5G and SMEs: What Is It and Why Should My Company Be Paying Attention?

    The global race to implement Fifth Generation (5G) wireless digital infrastructure is on. The 5G revolution promises to unlock massive network speed and capacity to create jobs and drive economic growth.

    The emergence of this innovative technology will have profound impacts on business and industry, healthcare, transportation and mobility, agriculture, food, manufacturing and cleantech, to name just a few.

    But what will 5G mean for tech-driven small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)? Faster download speeds are great, but how will 5G provide a competitive advantage to SMEs developing the next generation of products and services?  What are the challenges and opportunities ahead on the digital road less taken?

    Join us for a high-level, electronic fireside chat that will examine the business, economic and social implications of 5G technology.

  • May 7, 2019Ottawa, IoT613 Conference 2019
    The Internet of Things is expanding every day and IoT613 Conference 2019 is here to connect you with the fourth industrial revolution. Covering topics like the business of IoT, precision agriculture, cybersecurity, and applications for IoT – there’s something for everyone!
  • May 8, 2019London, ON24th Annual Manufacturers Scholarship Awards & Recognition Night
    Southwestern Ontario’s premier event unites 200+ industry professionals to celebrate success and award $20,000 in scholarships to the next generation of manufacturing professionals. Please join us to support education in manufacturing and network with leaders in industry and academia.
  • May 13, 2019Toronto, ONDiscovery 2019

    Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, occurring this year between May 13 and 14, 2019. Hosted by 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 3,600 attendees and more than 550 exhibitors in 2018, 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.

    Register for Discovery

  • May 15, 2019Toronto, ONAGRI Tech Venture Forum
    The AGRI Tech Venture Forum is an annual event that serves as a converging point for the global ag tech elite. Industry giants, investors, accelerators, and innovators provide insight on the latest sector headwinds, technology milestones, and key challenges facing the future of ag tech.

  • June 5, 2019Calgary, AlbertaInventures 2019

    Alberta Innovates is seeking innovators to participate in the event as part of Inventures 2019, a global innovation conference in Calgary, Alberta, held June 5-7. It brings together the brightest ideas in emerging technologies that are transforming economies, industries and communities across the globe.

    Six pitch competition winners will each receive $10,000 in funding, free registration, and access to professional coaching. They will get exposure to funding organizations, including members of the National Angel Capital Organization, representing over 40 networks comprised of over 3000 angel investors across Canada. There are six categories for submissions: Building Smarter Cities, Blockchain Breakthroughs, Integrating the Artificial Mind, Feeding a Hungry Planet, Health Systems for a Global Village and Greening a Blue Planet. In 2018, 32 finalists were selected to pitch, and have continued to advance their companies.

    Innovators can learn more, apply for the start-up pitch event and purchase tickets at the early bird price here: You will find pitch competition details under “program”.

    Applying to the pitch competition is free, and submissions are due by March 18.