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November 16, 2018/ Ryerson University - Toronto , ON

Talent to Talent Conference 2018

This conference is a bridge between students, entrepreneurs, industry experts, successful start-ups, scientists, government funding agencies, venture capitalists and experts from Silicon Valley. The goal of this conference is to empower the sharing of talents and ideas between professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs. This conference will allow attendees to use their talents to learn how to solve real-world problems and find opportunities to build a successful future for their business.

We believe that:

” Your network is your net-worth “

Tim Sanders

So come share and build your network with a community of amazing and talented people!

Meet Our Speakers

Incubators

Parimal Nathwani

Vice-President, MaRs Innovation

Dr. USHA SRINIVASAN

Vice-President of Talent program at MaRS :Leader of the Business Acceleration Program, Data Catalyst and Studio Y at MaRS
(CAN)

DR. RAFIK LOUTFY

Director - Centre for Engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University
(CAN)

Industry and Start Up

SARMAD IBRAHIM

Technology Evangelist IBM Cloud /Watson Al/ML Block Chain IBM Canada

Reneta Johanson

Founder I CEO Inttradia Inc

Randall S. Becker

Speaker, author, and CEO of Nexbridge Inc

EXPERTS

ISI CAULDAR

Patent and Trademark Agent with Bereskin & Parr, LLP (CAN)

Mr. Sean Conway

Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University

Rebecca Tran

Business Development Manager at Ontario Center of Excellence

Fin Tech/Investor

Allen Mark

Vice President & Portfolio Manager RBC Wealth Managment

David Bowden

Senior Business Advisor in the MaRS Discovery District Clean Tech

Dr. Nicola Urbani

Principal of CIC Capital, Venture Capitalist
One Day Conference
Friday NOVEMBER 16, 2018
NSERC Talent Summit (by invitation)

Workshops & Keynote Speakers

In our first sessions:

9:00-9:15 Opening remark: NSERC Talent Summit 2018 (By Invitation)

John Jackson: Deputy Director of the Ontario Regional Office (NSERC)

9:15 – 9:45 Workshop

Speaker: Ms.Rebecca Tran

9:50-10:20 Panel Discussion Leverage an Idea to Market /Government funding

Moderator: Rebecca Tran
Panelists:
Gina.Franky
John Jackson
Dr.Andrew Pasternak

10:20-10:30 AM Presentation:IRAP

Gina.Franky

10:30-10:45 Am RBC Wealth Management

Speaker: Mr.Allen Mark

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Panel discussion: “Collaboration Academic- Industry”

Moderator: Dr. Amir Azhari
Panelists:
Dr. Cheryl Giblon
Aditya Pai
Nick Reid
11:30-11:50 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Usha Srinivasan

11:50-12-10 Keynote Speaker: Parimal Nathwani

12:15-12:45 Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session

Talent to Talent Conference 2018

In our Second Session:

Special Keynote speaker. Then we will have 3-Panel discussions and 2 Workshops that focus on empowering participants with the knowledge and skills needed to approach Venture Capital, funding agencies, Angel Investors, Business Branding, and industry experts.

12:50-1:05 PM

Opening Remark Talent to Talent conference 2018

Nasim Seifi

Randall Becker

1:05-1:30 Keynote Speaker Sean Conway

1:30 – 2:00 PM Panel Discussion: “Secret of Fundraising: Finding the Right Funding Model”

Moderator: David Bowden
Panelists:
Dr.Nicola Urbani
Katie Robinson
Leslie Bone
Dr. Saeid babaei

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM “Hands on with Intellectual Property – Understanding what IP can mean for your Startup””
Speaker: Isi Clauder

2:30 -2:45 PM Coffee Break

2:45-3:20 PM
Panel Discussion: “Overcoming The Challenges Of Business/ Startup/ industry/academic”

Moderator: Reneta Johanson

Panelists:
Sarmad Ibrahim
Dr.Emad Nasrallah
Randall Becker
Daniel Bishun

3:20-4:00 Panel Discussion: “Art of Communication & Personal Branding”

Moderator: Devon Franklin
Panelists:
Emeka Onuoha
Ivan Todorovski
Manpreet Kaur

4:00-4:20 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rafik Loutfy

“The State of Canada’s Entrepreneurial Economy”

4:20- 4:45 Workshop Speaker: Murali Murthy

MARKETPLACE THE 5 DEFINITIVE STEPS TO BUILD YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE IN THE

4:45-5:00 Workshop RBC,s Representative (TBA)

5:00-5:15 Closing Ceremony

Talent to Talent Competition Prize

5:30-7:30 Cocktail& Networking

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Student Pass

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  • 2 Workshops
  • Start- up Open Pitch Mic
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Professinal Pass

99 $ Please check discount code
  • Lunch and Keynote Speakers
  • 5 Panel Discussuons
  • Dinner & Keynote Speakers
  • Industry Networking with Speakers
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Industrial Networking Evening Pass

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  • 4 Panel Discussuons
  • Coctail reception & Keynote Speakers
  • Industry Networking with Speakers
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*Individuals will get a 40% discount if they belong to certain communities (e.g. CSEI,Ryerson university,Immigtant community Start-up Canada Communities)
**Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable to individuals or organizations

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Multiple sponsorship packages available for corporations and individuals. Join us in developing the innovative leaders of tomorrow! Submit Exhibitor information and register for the booth space at the conference today.

Sponsorship Package

Find out how you can partner with us to cultivate top talent and build success stories through knowledge-building and networking with industry professionals

Venue

George Vari Engineering and Computing Center, Sears Atrium, Third Floor
245 Church  Street, Toronto, On M5B1Z2