Talent to Talent Conference 2018

Nov 16, 2018 | Sears Atrium, Ryerson University - Toronto, Ontario
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25+ Inspiring Speakers from Tech Leader and Investors

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.

In Our First Sessions

Friday NOVEMBER 16, 2018

09:00 – 9:15 am
Opening Remark

With John Jackson

NSERC Talent Summit 2018 (By Invitation for participants)
09:15 – 9:45 am
Workshop

With Ms. Rebecca Tran

Innovation to Commercialization by OCE
09:50 – 10:20 am
Panel Discussion

With Ms. Rebecca Tran

Discussion: Leverage an Idea to Market or Government funding
Panelists: Gina Franky, John Jackson, Dr. Andrew Pasternak
10:20 – 10:30 am
Workshop

With Gina Franky

IRAP Presentation
10:30 – 10:45 am
Workshop

With Mr. Allen Mark

RBC Wealth Management
10:45 – 11:00 am
Coffee Break & Networking
11:00 – 11:30 am
Panel Discussion

With Dr. Amir Azhari

Discussion: Collaboration Academic – Industry
Panelists: Dr. Cheryl Giblon, Aditya Pai, Nick Reid
11:30 – 11:50 am
Keynote

Speaker: Dr. Usha Srinivasan

MaRS Discovery District
11:50 – 12:10 am
Keynote

Speaker: Parimal Nathwani

MaRS Innovation
12:15 – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Networking

In Afternoon Session

Friday NOVEMBER 16, 2018

12:50 – 1:05 pm
Opening Remark

With Randall S.Becker & Nasim Seifi

Welcome to Talent to Talent Conference 2018
1:05 – 1:30 pm
Keynote Speaker

With Sean Conway

Your education, your employment, and your future: What Are The Prospects?
01:30 – 02:00 pm
Panel Discussion

With David Bowden

Panelists: Dr.Nicola Urbani, Katie Robinson, Leslie Bone, Dr.Saeed Babaei
Discussion: Secret of Fundraising: Finding the Right Funding Model
02:00 – 02:30 pm
Workshop

With Isi Clauder

Hands on with Intellectual Property – Understanding what IP can mean for your Startup
02:30 – 02:45 pm
Coffee Break & Networking
02:45 – 03:20 pm
Panel Discussion

With Reneta Johanson

Discussion: Overcoming the Challenges of Business, Start-up, Industry & Academic
Panelists: Sarmad Ibrahim, Dr.Emad Nasrallah, Emeka Onuoha, Randall S.Becker
03:20 – 03:30 pm
Speaker

With Devon Franklin

Navigating the Trade Ecosystem: New Portal Overcomes the Barriers for Businesses
03:35 – 03:55 pm
Workshop

With Manpreet Kaur

Pitch Your Way to Success – The Perfect Recipe for a Winning Pitch
04:00 – 04:20 pm
Keynote Speaker

With Dr. Rafik Loutfy

The State of Canada’s Entrepreneurial Economy
04:20 – 04:40 pm
Workhop

With Murali Murthy

The 5 Definitive steps to build your competitive edge in the Marketplace
04:45 – 05:10 pm
Workhop

With Katie Robinson, Sam H-Oshaghi, Jane Song

Beyond Basic Business Banking by RBC
05:15 – 05:30 pm
Speech

With Reneta Johnson

Disruption. Globalization. How to survive and thrive in the modern business world
05:30 – 07:30 pm
Speech

With Mr. Michael Parsa

Ontario’s Open for Business
05:30 – 07:30 pm
Cocktail Reception & Networking

INCUBATORS

DR. RAFIK LOUTFY
DR. RAFIK LOUTFY

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

PARIMAL NATHWANI
PARIMAL NATHWANI

Vice-President, MaRS Innovation

DR. USHA SRINIVASAN
DR. USHA SRINIVASAN

Vice-President of Talent and Venture program at MaRS Discovery District

INDUSTRY AND START UP

SARMAD IBRAHIM
SARMAD IBRAHIM

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

RENETA JOHANSON
RENETA JOHANSON

Founder I CEO Inttradia Inc

RANDALL S. BECKER
RANDALL S. BECKER

Speaker, author, and CEO of Nexbridge Inc

EXPERTS

ISI CAULDAR
ISI CAULDAR

Patent and Trademark Lawyer with Bereskin & Parr, LLP

MR. SEAN CONWAY
MR. SEAN CONWAY

Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University

REBECCA TRAN
REBECCA TRAN

Business Development Manager at Ontario Center of Excellence

GOVERNMENT/ ECONOMIC

MICHEAL PARSA
MICHEAL PARSA

Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade (Small Business)

KATIE ROBINSON
KATIE ROBINSON

Regional Manager of Business Markets at RBC

JOHN JACKSON
JOHN JACKSON

Deputy Director of NSERC Ontario Region

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Student Pass

$0 – $55

Coffee & Networking
2 Workshops
Start- up Open Pitch Mic
Special discounts for Students

Professional Pass

$50 – $99

3 Workshops
5 Panel Discussions
Lunch & Keynote Speakers
Industry Networking with Speakers and Cocktail reception

Industrial Networking Evening Pass

$55 – $99

Lunch and Keynote Speakers
5 Panel Discussions
Coctail reception & Keynote Speakers
Industry Networking with Speakers
Includes free morning Pass!!

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  • Individuals will get a 40% discount if they belong to certain communities (e.g. CSEI,Ryerson university,Immigrant Community, Start-ups or Canadian Communities)
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Where It’s At

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