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Over the course of 15 incredible years, The National Business & Technology Conference has grown into Canada’s premiere destination for the next generation of CEOs, founders, and innovators. We are a meeting place for tomorrow’s influencers and today’s changemakers who operate at the intersection of business and technology. Welcome to the stepping stone for the journey to your future.

Schedule

Friday February 5

800

1 hr

Setup & Registration

  Main Foyer

900

30 min

Meet & Greet

  Ballroom

945

15 min

Opening Ceremonies

  Ballroom

1000

30 min

Keynote: Andy Yang (500px)

  Ballroom

1045

1 hr

Workshop: PwC

  Ballroom

Workshop: SAS

  C/D

Workshop: Figure 1

  K/O

Workshop: RBC

  M/B

1200

1 hr

Workshop: DMZ

  Ballroom

Workshop: IBM

  C/D

Workshop: Telus

  K/O

Workshop: Sun Life

  M/B

115

1 hr

Lunch

  Ballroom

FinTech Finals

  Ballroom

230

1 hr

Ideas Exchange Panel: Health Tech

  Ballroom

Ideas Exchange Panel: Big Data

  K/O/M/B

330

1 hr

Ideas Exchange Panel: OMERS Entrepreneurship

  Ballroom

445

1 hr

Workshop: Conrad

  Ballroom

Workshop: Accenture

  C/D

Workshop: GBTC

  K/O

600

30 min

Keynote: Mike Sutton (Zulu Alpha Kilo)

  Ballroom

645

1 hr

Dinner

  Ballroom

645

30 min

Keynote: David Craig (PwC)

  Ballroom

715

30 min

PwC Industry Night Panel

  Ballroom

800

30 min

Networking: Big Data & Health Tech

  Ballroom

Networking: FinTech

  C/D

Networking: Entrepreneurship

  K/O/M/B

830

Networking: General

  Ballroom

Saturday February 6

800

1 hr

Breakfast

  Ballroom

800

30 min

Setup & Registration

  Main Foyer

830

30 min

Keynote: Scott Kennedy (Rogers)

  Ballroom

915

4 hr 30 min

Rogers Challenge

  K/O/M

 

1030

1 hr

Tea & Morning Snack

  Ballroom

1145

5 hr 45 min

Career Fair & Product Expo

  Ballroom & Main Foyer & A/B/C/D

1145

2 hr

Lunch

  Ballroom

1145

1 hr

Workshop: Edusight

  Ridou

200

1 hr

Keynote: Finance Panel

  Ballroom

315

1 hr

Workshop: Ivey MSc

  M/B

430

1 hr

Workshop: Conrad

  K/O

430

1 hr

Workshop: Shopify

  M/B

600

1 hr

Entrepreneurship Newcomer Finals

  Ballroom

Health Tech Finals

  K/O/M/B

700

30 min

Snack / Tea Break

  Ballroom

745

1 hr

Entrepreneurship Veteran Finals

  Ballroom

900

40 min

Closing Ceremonies & Awards

  Ballroom

940

Departure for Social

  Ballroom

Speakers

Cesar Rainusso

Cesar Rainusso

Vice President and Head of Digital Channels of BMO

David Craig

David Craig

Partner of PwC

Gabriel Woo

Gabriel Woo

Vice President, Solution Acceleration of RBC

Mike Sutton

Mike Sutton

President of Zulu Alpha Kilo Inc

Scott Kennedy

Scott Kennedy

Product Management, IOT of Rogers

Victoria Chok

Victoria Chok

Financial Analyst of Pepsico

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Competitions

Entrepeneurship Challenge

Entrepreneurship Challenge

Our prestigious entrepreneurship competition was established to provide you with unique opportunities to pitch your business and win amazing prizes. Our past winners have gone on to be acquired by Google (BufferBox), win TechCrunch Disrupt (Voltera), and be listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 (Tunezy).

Click here to learn more and to apply

DEADLINE: January 22, 2016 @ 11:59PM

Big Data Competition

Big Data Competition

The world is filled with data. How do we master this complexity? What are its implications? Our Big Data competition will provide you with both the tools you need to understand this key trend and a platform that will immerse you in the industry. You will gain practical, real-world experience while solving challenging case-based problems.

Health Tech Competition

Health Tech Competition

This unique competition will challenge you to innovate at the intersection of healthcare and technology. You’ll participate in workshops led by industry leaders to give you a feel for the industry. Then, you’ll work off a real-world scenario to innovate and create tangible, feasible ideas for change. Teams will be judged by a panel of industry experts.

Financial Tech Competition

Financial Tech Competition

Our case-based FinTech competition is perfect for those interested in analyzing how the finance and technology industries can leverage one another. As a participant, you’ll take part in workshops that will teach you how to effectively tackle your case.