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26Sep

Tech Day on Parliament Hill 2018

DESCRIPTION

A one-day intensive working event with the unique opportunity to participate in and contribute towards the development of policies and national frameworks to support business growth and scaleup efforts of tech businesses in Canada.

Tech Day on Parliament Hill connects tech entrepreneurs with the policy decision-makers on Parliament Hill: Staffers, MPs, Senators and other stakeholders will meet and learn about the issues that those in the tech sector face as constraints to growth, scaling and job creation.

The three themes throughout the day will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Scale Up Emphasis in the Tech Sector: What is needed and what can be delivered

  • Cyber Security and the Need to be Prepared

  • The Tech Talent Crisis and Innovative Approaches to Resolution

Register for the 4th Annual Tech Day on Parliament Hill

Agenda For Tech Day on Parliament Hill

1) 8:00 WELCOME and BREAKFAST

  • Order of the day
  • Basics of Advocacy – WHAT WE WANT FROM THE DAY

2) ROUNDTABLES

8:30 Scale Up

  • Impact Centre presentation (Measuring Canada’s Scaleup Potential) Charles Plant, UofT AND Branham300 Canada’s Top Tech Companies Revealed
  • Invited Panel: TBA

9:45 Cyber Security

  • Keynote Expert presentation
  • Invited Panel: TBA

11:00 Tech Talent

  • North of 41 White Paper Presentation "Tech Talent Crisis in Canada"
  • Invited Panel: TBA

3) 12:15 KEYNOTE LUNCHEON: Prickly Politics

To be announced

4) 1:00 START of MEETINGS WITH ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES
AND SENIOR STAFF

5) ROUNDTABLES CONTINUED

1:30 Privacy and Compliance

  • Derek Lackey Presents Risks and Rewards in a Risk Avoidance Society
  • Invited Panel: TBD

6) EVENING Cocktail/Networking RECEPTION

5:30 Six Demo Tables: Open Call

Register for the 4th Annual Tech Day on Parliament Hill

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Details

Start
Sep 26, 2018 08:00
End
Sep 26, 2018 20:00

Organizer

Contact Person
Jeff Musson
Phone
1-800-622-5254
Website
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tech-day-on-parliament-hill-2018-tickets-49341690324

Venue

Address
Sir John A MacDonald Building 144 Wellington Street 2nd Floor Ottawa, ON K1P 5T3
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