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Speakers - Mar 21, 2017


8:30 AM   Registration Opens

9:00 AM Breakfast Fireside Talk presented by Capital One

  • Christina McClung, Chief People Officer
  • David Wilson, Director of Operations, and executive sponsor - LGBTQ
  • Mahtab Sabet, Software Engineer

10:15 AM Morning Keynote - Lina Ismail presented by Fundserv

10:50 AM Panel: Queer Identity in Media & Tech Community

11:50 AM Workshops

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning presented by Diligen
  • What is FinTech? Innovation in Financial Services Today & Tomorrow presented by Fundserv

12:50 PM Lunch & Panel: Best Practices for Diversity & Inclusion in High Growth Teams presented by Hubba 

2:10 PM Workshops

  • Bringing Your Ideas To Market presented by Nathan Monk, MaRS Venture Services
  • Career Pathways: Navigating Roles in Tech presented by Derek Watson, TWG

3:00 PM Exhibitor Fair

4:45 PM Lightning Rounds

5:30 PM Fireside Talk: Stepping into the Role of a Leader

Lauren Strapagiel, Managing Editor, Canada, Buzzfeed and Patrick Postrehovsky, Co-Founder & CEO, RentMoola

6:10 PM Networking & Refreshments

6:30 PM Tom Emrich, AR/VR & Diversity: Utopia or Dystopia? - you choose 

7:00 PM C-Suite Panel: Get to know your Canadian Start-Ups & AMA