Elevate‘s Festival Stages are live! With a festival pass attendees now have access to leading industry experts on the most newsworthy topics in tech. From New Media to AI and Talent, check out what Elevate has in store this September.

Elevate AI

MaRS Discovery District
WED, SEPT 25

Elevate AI will investigate the commercialization and practical application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning right now. At Elevate AI, academics, startup founders, and corporate leaders will discuss the AI-powered products that are being built, shipped, and sold today.

Elevate Digital Transformation

MaRS Discovery District
MON, SEPT 23

At Elevate Digital Transformation, leaders in digital adoption will discuss the latest digital trends, the role of data and analytics, driving innovation at scale, and ultimately, how you can drive and enhance customer experience. Join us to hear from prominent leaders who are driving change across their industries and will help you navigate the digital landscape.

Elevate Money

Design Exchange
WED, SEPT 25

The business of money is changing. Financial services around the world face new challengers, new technology, and changing regulatory environments that will dictate the future of money for the 21st century. Elevate Money will investigate two important themes: trust and value. Financial leaders, FinTech founders, and informed analysts will discuss digital ID and digital currencies, open banking and data privacy, the new ways to finance entrepreneurship, and the regulatory framework required to enable financial innovation.

Elevate New Media

Design Exchange
THURS, SEPT 26

Predicting trends is an elusive but critical element of success, whether you’re an established business or an emerging entrepreneur. When attitudes change new opportunities arise, and youth culture is one way we can get a preview of what's to come. At Elevate New Media, you’ll hear from thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and experts who will share their ideas around how to leverage youth culture and give insight into the major trends on the horizon.

Elevate Product

Connected
WED, SEPT 25

At Elevate Product, you will learn from leading product designers about how to build authentic (and profitable) connections with customers, create inclusive user experiences, harness the power of creative thinking in design, gain insights to achieve competitive agility, and engage in continuous discovery.

Elevate Retail

TELUS Innovation Centre
THURS, SEPT 26

Emerging technologies have reoriented consumer behaviour, transforming the expectation of the retail experience, and putting more pressure on businesses to iterate and innovate. With the incredible growth in retail tools, strategies, and technology, the opportunities to evolve what the industry is, and can be, are limitless.

Smart Cities Summit

Toronto Board of Trade
WED, SEPT 25

The cities of tomorrow are being created today. From data governance, to public trust, to commercialization of new technologies, it’s clear we need new thinking if we are to make the most of this new opportunity. The Summit will showcase smart city projects already taking place and find ways to unlock long term opportunities to achieve commercialization and deployment of smart cities technologies that will enable better socio-economic outcomes.

Elevate Talent

MaRS Discovery District
THURS SEPT 26

For future-focused organizations to succeed, a bold approach to leadership is needed where diversity, agility, transparency, and experience are not only embraced but encouraged. At Elevate Talent, you’ll connect with the people and companies transforming the world of work, building tomorrow’s leadership, and igniting the workforce of the future.

Elevate Wellness

TELUS
MON, SEPT 23

Elevate Wellness will explore how technology can holistically support our wellbeing with the tools we need to lead a balanced lifestyle, and the darker side where experts and creators will weigh in on the pain points, such as social media fatigue and creator burnout. Leaders from the scientific community will guide us through innovations in drug development, regenerative medicine, and precision medical care that may hold the key to us living longer and better.

Elevate Youth

Design Exchange
SEPT 23 & 24

Elevate and DX are coming together to provide a unique platform offering world-class thought leadership for youth and inviting them to consider innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges. Elevate Youth will highlight how collaborations, access to space to experiment, and the ability to develop meaningful outcomes through creativity, disruption, and innovation can improve the quality of our lives.

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