The City of Toronto is convening a group of experts on how technology can be leveraged to advance our economy.

We are providing 3 separate forums for  businesses to understand how innovation and technology are transforming Toronto’s economy and what resources are available for organizations to better navigate these changes.

Agenda: 

Opening Remarks by Councillor Michael Thompson, Chair of the City of Toronto Economic Development Committee.

  • Vision for a smarter city not just the technology, but citizen engagement and well-being at its core: Lauren Skelly, Director of External Affairs, Sidewalk Labs

  • Trending topics businesses should know about and how organizations are responding: Data Science, Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Cybersecurity: Dan Sinai, Senior Executive, Innovation Ecosystem IBM Canada

  • Not your traditional Library: Providing access to resources and services to help businesses and entrepreneurs navigate a changing digital landscape: Denise Drabkin & Cynthia Toniolo, Small Business Services, Toronto Public Library

  • Helping Main Street Go Digital: Darryl Julott, Program Manager, Digital Main Street

  • Regional Innovation Centres as global platforms: Cory Mulvihill, Lead Executive, Policy & Public Affairs, MaRS

  • Q&A and interactive discussion

Back to all