The Carleton Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement will host Canada’s Time – Building a Global Tech Hub North of 49. The panel will bring together leading innovators and experts to discuss Canada’s innovation agenda.
When: Monday, May 15, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Where: Shopify, 8th floor, 150 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON
Info: Space is limited. Registration is required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media are invited to attend the event.
The event will explore what innovation in Canada means in practice. The panelists will discuss the opportunities and challenges faced by Canadian entrepreneurs in the digital economy, as well as the possibilities and threats of disruptive technologies. Innovators will lend their insight as to whether Canadians are ready to embrace what it takes to win in the Darwinian world of technology and if the opportunities are equal for all members of society in the digital revolution.
- Harley Finkelstein, Shopify chief operating officer and 2017 Canadian angel investor of the year
- Janet Bannister, Real Ventures general partner and founder of Kijiji
- Tony Bailetti, director of the Technology Innovation Management Program and associate professor at Sprott School of Business and the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
- Daniel Debow, co-founder of Helpful.com, Rypple, Workbrain, Creative Destruction Lab and the 2015 Canadian angel investor of the year
The panel will be moderated by Sean Silcoff, business reporter at the Globe and Mail. A reception will follow.
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