A one day event for Canada’s tech leaders.

The Conference for Canadian Tech Company Builders

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 tech leaders who are building companies in Canada to share their stories and insights. We have an technology industry to build and scale together in Canada!

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

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.

This is a conference for you to build a strong network of peers and learn. There are no vendors present and soliciting isn't allowed.

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.

Companies 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
Toronto

The Agenda

Friday, June 1, 2018

9:00am: Canadian Tech @ Scale

Delaney Manders, VP Engineering - Core, Shopify

Foteini Agrafioti, Head of Borealis AI + Chief of Science Officer at RBC 

Jordan Christensen, VP Engineering, Ecobee

Sarah Kaplan, Founder of Gender and the Economy (GATE) institute and author of the New York Times business best seller, Creative Destruction

Solmaz Shahalizadeh, Director Data-Merchant Services Algorithms, Shopify

Francesco Iorio, Director of Computational Science Research, Autodesk

speakers

  • Delaney Manders, VP of Engineering - Core, Shopify

    Delaney Manders, VP of Engineering - Core, Shopify

    "20 Years in Tech - Reinventing How Tech Leaders are Made"

  • Foteini Agrafioti,  Head of Borealis AI + Chief Science Officer at RBC

    Foteini Agrafioti, Head of Borealis AI + Chief Science Officer at RBC

    "Journey of How to Start an Applied Research Lab"

  • Francesco Iorio, Director of Computational Science Research, Autodesk

    Francesco Iorio, Director of Computational Science Research, Autodesk

    "The Role of AI in Solution Generation and How Dreamcatcher Started and Where it is Now”

  • Jordan Christensen, VP Engineering, Ecobee

    Jordan Christensen, VP Engineering, Ecobee

    "Lessons From Building and Running Tech @ Scale"

  • Sarah Kaplan, Professor of Strategic Management, Director of the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE), Rotman School of Management

    Sarah Kaplan, Professor of Strategic Management, Director of the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE), Rotman School of Management

    "Gender Equality as an Innovation Challenge"

  • Solmaz Shahalizadeh, Director Data & Science Engineering, Shopify

    Solmaz Shahalizadeh, Director Data & Science Engineering, Shopify

    "Building Data Products at Scale: When All the Data Scientists in the World are Not Enough"