Agenda

Technicity 2018 | Modernization through Innovation

How the City of Toronto embraces technology to drive change
Dec. 12, 2018 - Arcadian Court, 401 Bay St, Toronto

9:00 am Welcome and opening remarks

    •      Fawn Annan, President, ITWC
    •      Jim Love, CIO and Chief Content Officer, ITWC
    •      Rob Meikle, CIO, City of Toronto

9:15 am - Taming Transportation Troubles with Technology
Transportation is one of the hottest issues in the country. This panel will explore how the City of Toronto is embracing big data to solve the cities mobility issues. Discussion topics will include driverless truck pilot, Vision Zero, preparations for autonomous vehicles, transit technologies and smart traffic lights.

Moderator: Jaime Leverton, Vice President and General Manager, Canada and APAC, Cogeco Peer 1

Panelists

10:00 am - Innovative Toronto panel
Whether it’s looking at new technologies like Blockchain, new ways to procure goods, new opportunities for ensure the representation of the disenfranchised or new ways promote technology as an economic driver, this panel will demonstrate how Toronto is innovating at every turn. If you interested in how to do business with the City, don’t miss this panel.

Panelists

10:45 am  Solution Centre - Nutrition Break
Visit the Solution Centre and Displays.  City and corporate viewing stations are available for attendees to explore the leading-edge projects, solutions and technologies that are shaping the future of public sector services.

11:15 am  Alternative Payments case study
Kalli Chapman/ Susan Garossino will provide a 15-minute overview of the City’s award-winning alternative payment system that leverages technology to coordinate the services of three departments to improve the customer experience around paying – or challenging – parking tickets. A simple exercise with big lessons.

11:30 am  Networking lunch

12:15 pm  Keynote (Tentative)
Toronto Mayor John Tory provides an update on the City’s innovation strategy and the role technology might play.

12:45 pm  Leading the charge. 
Five high energy presentations presenting cool tech projects setting Toronto apart. Each presentation will be in an seven-minute elevator pitch style.

Moderator: Jim Love, CIO and Chief Content Officer, ITWC

The projects:


1:30 pm  Toronto’s Got IT Awards of Excellence


3:00 pm Reception with Solutions Centre open again