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2018 Knowledge Summit Agenda:

 

Morning Session

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcoming Remarks:

  • Chair Kendra MacDonald
  • Government of Canada

9:15 am – 10:15 am: Duncan Stewart - Director of Research, TMT, Deloitte Canada

Topic: TMT Predictions

10:15 - 10:30 am: Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am: Breakout Sessions

  • Educating Youth for the New Economy
  • How to Fund Your Technology Company

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: John Weigelt - Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada

Topic: To Be Announced

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

 

Afternoon Session

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm: Welcome

1:05 pm – 1:50 pm: Lee-Anne McAlear - Program Director, Schulich’s Centre of Excellence in Innovation Management, York University, Consultant, Facilitator, Speaker and Training Specialist

Topic: Innovate Faster, Cheaper and Smarter!

1:50 pm - 2:35 pm: Breakout Sessions

  • Supercluster Opportunities
  • Women in Tech Panel with Lee-Anne McAlear

2:35 pm – 2:45 pm: Break

2:45 pm – 2:50 pm: Welcome

2:50 pm – 3:35 pm: Jim Harris - Disruptive Innovation Speaker, Management Consultant and Best-Selling Author

Topic: Thrive in the Era of Disruptive Innovation

3:35 pm - 3:45 pm: Closing Remarks

 

NATI Knowledge Summit 2018
May 16, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel, St. John’s

 

Adobe Systems

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am

CEO Ron Taylor,

Chair Kendra MacDonald

Welcoming Remarks

9:10 am - 9:15 am

Government of Canada

Greetings

9:15 am – 10:15 am

Duncan Stewart

TMT Predictions

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

·         Big Data Oil and Gas

·         Educating Youth for the New Economy

·         How to Fund Your Technology Company

11:15 pm – 12:00 pm

Microsoft Guest

Topic to be announced

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm

Welcome

1:05 pm – 1:50 pm

Lee-Anne McAlear

Innovate Faster, Cheaper and Smarter

1:50 pm – 2:35 pm

Breakout Sessions

·         Supercluster Opportunities

·         Women in Tech Panel with

Lee-Anne McAlear

·         Hack Your Opportunity

2:35 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm – 2:50 pm

Welcome

2:50 pm – 3:35 pm

Jim Harris

Thrive in the Era of Disruptive Innovation