A one day event for Canada’s top tech leaders.

The Conference for Canadian Tech Company Builders

About Us

Canadian Tech @ Scale brings together Canada's top tech leaders to learn from each other's successes and failures. For the 3rd year, we are bringing together 200 of the most successful tech leaders in Canada to share their stories and insights. We have an industry to build together in Canada!

This event is invite only as space is limited. Please connect with us prior to sharing with colleagues.

Conference Format

You can expect a mixture of talks, curated and facilitated roundtables, and "office hours" where you will have an opportunity to meet 1:1 with experts.

Code of Conduct + Community Agreement

We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all. Please read through our Code of Conduct + Community Agreement prior to attending.

The Details

Thursday, May 31, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm: Welcome I Meet & Greet

The night before Canadian Tech @ Scale and for those travelling into Toronto there is a pre-event ‘ice-breaker’ so that you can meet all your peers in advance of the full day.

Shopify Toronto
Join us at Shopify’s (80 Spadina Ave) rooftop patio for drinks and munchies

Friday, June 1, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm

Toronto Reference Library
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
789 Yonge St

The Agenda

Friday, June 1, 2018

9:00am: Canadian Tech @ Scale

Delaney Manders, VP Engineering - Core, Shopify

Jordan Christensen, VP Engineering, Ecobee

Sarah Kaplan, Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman, Director of Gender and the Economy (GATE) and author of the New York Times business best seller, Creative Destruction

Solmaz Shahalizadeh, Director Data-Merchant Services Algorithms, Shopify

More speakers to be confirmed!



  • Bruce Dorland

    Bruce Dorland

    Managing Director,­ gdR

  • Jessica Rowen

    Jessica Rowen

    Marketing & Community Lead, gdR

  • Inmar Givoni

    Inmar Givoni

    Autonomy Engineering Manager, Uber ATG

  • Jean-Michel Lemieux

    Jean-Michel Lemieux

    SVP of Engineering, Shopify

  • Natascha Wellstein

    Natascha Wellstein

    Engineering Community Lead, Shopify