Subject to change. Current as of October 5, 2015 All titles are working titles only.
7:30 am Registrations and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Michael Williams, Co-Chair Technicity, General Manager, Economic Development, City of Toronto
Rob Meikle, Co-Chair, Technicity, CIO, City of Toronto
Fawn Annan, President, ITWC
8:45 am – 9:30 am Meet the Innovators. Spotlight on Innovation in the GTA – Panel discussion
What’s happening related to the IoT in the “entrepreneurial” space? Includes three live demonstrations of new technologies.
9:30 am – 10:15 am Open Data – What Stands in the Way? - Panel discussion
Leveraging Open Data to achieve synergy. How does this lead to innovation? Identification of real obstacles and issues.
10:15 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am– 11:15 am Business Redefined. Panel discussion
Why / how IoT transforms businesses and enhances competitiveness. A look to where companies should be investing within their businesses.
11:15 am -12:15 pm Keynote: It’s a New World. Global Trends and Opportunities
Exploring the Realm of the Newly Possible - The Promise of the Internet of Things – Microsoft Canada (confirmed)
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch, Networking
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Luncheon Keynote - A Vision for GTA - Mayor John Tory
Where the IoT will take us, how Toronto plans to be positioned to leverage it, and the SMART Toronto platform.
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Coffee Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Industry Government Collaboration - Panel Discussion and Q&A
What the industry needs from government and what government needs from its citizens and business leaders. Why this collaboration matters.
Michael Williams, General Manager, Economic Development, City of Toronto
Rob Miekle, CIO, City of Toronto
Jennifer Keesmaat Chief Planner, City of Toronto
Representative from Government of Ontario
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wrap up and Close