Official Launch of the Online #CanadianDream #PitchChallenge


2019 Summit Program

The Canadian Dream Summit is a world-class conference that promotes collaboration, celebrates new ventures,
and generates thought-leadership on transforming Canada into the world’s leading innovation economy.


Registration & Breakfast

Canadian Dream Summit 2019

Opening Remarks
Welcome Statement


Canadian Dreams and American Dreams:
Crossroads, Contradictions, and Connections

Fireside Keynote

Lightning Talks: Global Tech Investments in Canada

In Focus: Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies


Enhancing Canada’s Global Brand:
Collaboration, Cooperation, and Competition

Keynote followed by panel

#CanadianDream – Select Finalists Present Live

Networking Lunch Reception


Scaling Canada’s Global Brand:
Centurions, Unicorns and Beyond

Keynote followed by panel

Special Remarks

#CanadianDream – Stories From Last Year’s Finalists

#CanadianDream – Award Announcements


Canada’s Opportunity to Lead:
Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, and Next Generation Technologies

Keynote followed by panel

Closing Remarks & Networking Reception

*Subject to changes

Exciting Announcements Coming.


Past Speakers

 
Ben Zifkin Founder and CEO @ Hubba.

Ben Zifkin

Founder and CEO @ Hubba

 
 
Ben Zifkin Founder and CEO @ Hubba.
 
Councillor Michelle Holland Toronto City Council

Councillor Michelle Holland

Toronto City Council
Advocate for the Innovation Economy

 
Councillor Michelle Holland Toronto City Council
 

Nicholas Rémillard

President and Chief Executive Officer
International Economic Forum of the Americas
Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Montreal

 
Nicholas Rémillard International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
 

Amanda Lang

Business Journalist
BNN Bloomberg

 
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Bilal Khan

CEO
OneEleven

 
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Sarah Ryerson

Head of Industry - Financial ServiceS
Google Canada

 
Sarah Ryerson, Head of Industry - Financial Services - Google Canada
 

Heather Payne

CEO at HackerYou & Founder of Ladies Learning Code
 

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Matthieu Cardinal

Vice President
FinTech Development and Corporate Affairs

 
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Jennifer Anquetil

Director, People & Culture Business Partner at TELUS

 
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Peter Misek

Partner
BDC IT Venture Fund

 
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Sunil Sharma

Managing Director, Techstars

 
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Alyssa Furtado

Co-Founder, Ratehub Inc.

 
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Stephanie Choo

Partner and Managing Director
Portag3 Ventures

 
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Darin Graham

Vice President, Industry Innovation
Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence

 
Vector Institute Ivey Venture Forum
 

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Heather Scoffield

Ottawa Bureau Chief
The Canadian Press

 
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Bernard Lebelle Deloitte Canada’s National Innovation Director

Bernard Lebelle

National Innovation Director
Deloitte Canada

 
Deloitte Canada
 

CANADIAN SCALE-UP INITIATIVE


 
 
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DOMINIC BARTON
SPECIAL ADVISOR

Dominic Barton is the global managing partner emeritus of McKinsey & Company. He is based in London, UK and leads the firm’s focus on the future of capitalism and the role business leadership can play in creating long-term social and economic value.

Dominic is the chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. 

 
 

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STEPHANIE CHOO
Partner and Managing Director
Portag3 

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Robert Antoniades
Co-founder and General partner
Information Venture Partners

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Vipul Lalka - Vice President, Head of Payments Platform & Capabilities, Digital & Payments, TD Bank
Brendan Holt Dunn Managing Partner Holt Fintech Accelerator

Vipul Lalka
Vice President, Head of Payments Platform & Capabilities, Digital & Payments

 
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Brendan Holt Dunn
Managing Partner, Holt Accelerator
CEO, Holdun

 
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Chis Eben TWG - Canadian Scale-up Initiative

Chris Eben
Managing Partner at TWG

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Peggy Van de Plassche

Peggy Van De Plassche
Managing Partner of Roar Ventures

 
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