CENTRAL ONTARIO

3 Days / 40+ Expert and Inspiring Speakers

October 19-22, 2021

Conference Schedule 2021

Our tech team will be working hard behind the scenes to get any live pieces up on the platform as quickly as possible, so if there are any sessions you miss, you will be able to go back and watch at your leisure before the end of the summit. VIP participants will have additional access to these videos for a limited time after the summit.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021


1:00pm

Lital Marom

Keynote: Stay tuned for more details!
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2:00pm

BDC – Entrepreneur in Action Panel

The way forward: New growth opportunities for business owners. Chief Economist – 15 minute talk followed by 15 minute Q and A


2:30pm

Georgian Angel Network (GAN) Workshop

Fireside chat with 4 local angel investors from GAN


3:30pm

Little Canada

Stay tuned for more details!


3:30pm

Further Faster Pitch Competition

6 finalists come together to compete for the chance to win $10,000 to put towards their business
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4:30pm – 6:30pm

GAN Investor Meeting

A unique opportunity to see what an investor meeting looks like

Wednesday, October 20, 2021


9:00am

Networking Social Hour

Hosted by Sandbox


10:00am

Hamza Khan

Opening & Keynote – with an introduction from MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO of Georgian College
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11:00am

Breakout Sessions

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Attracting employees in a turbulent labour market

Workshop with Geneviève Lagacé-Gore & Janice Leroux
Learn More About JaniceLearn More About Geneviève
Grow

How to Increase Resilience Through Connection

Workshop with Triad Group of Companies
Learn More About KCLearn More About KK
Scale

Trade Accelerator Program Panel

Local cases studies from TAP participants



12:00pm

Networking Social Hour

Hosted by Sandbox



1:00pm

Breakout Sessions

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Industry Dynamics: Becoming a Strategist

DMZ Workshop
Grow

Secure My Digital World

Cyber Security and Protection Workshop – standardization in cyber security
Scale

Legal Insights on a Covid World

Workshop with Pace Law


3:00pm

Exclusive VIP Event: Jerk Cooking Show

with Roxanne Whittington – Miss Hotty Hotty



4:00pm – 6:00pm

2021 Summer Company Virtual Showcase

Held in partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada and the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
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Thursday, October 21, 2021


9:00am

Networking Social Hour

Hosted by Sandbox



10:00am

Breakout Sessions

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Code Free Website

Workshop with the “Nerd-preneur“
Grow

B-Corp Panel Conversation

Workshop with Barriston – culture and attraction
Scale

The future is hybrid

Are you ready?
Learn More About TeenaLearn More About Jordann


11:00am

Breakout Sessions

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Level Up Your Live!

Workshop with Jan Bailey
Learn More About Jan
Grow

Customer Loyalty & Journey Mapping

Workshop on a simple to understand mapping framework to uncover current processes that may impede the success of your product or solutions
Learn More About Karen
Scale

Entrepreneurs in Action

A panel discussion on long-term disruption and where Canadian entrepreneurs need to focus their efforts to maintain growth



12:00pm

Indigenous Cooking Show

VIP Experience with Charles Catchpole


12:00pm

Networking Social Hour

Hosted by Sandbox


1:00pm

Presidents’ Panel

Moderated by Brian Brennan. Check back in the coming weeks to find out who the Presidents are for 2021!



2:00pm

VIP Xperience



3:00pm

VIP Xperience



4:00pm – 6:00pm

Virtual Cocktail Hour & Music

Friday, October 22, 2021


Rest & Recharge Day

Catch up or re-watch or experience all the Pop-Up Talks and sessions that are relevant to your business; set aside some time to reflect on all you’ve learned this week
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Event Schedule

2021 schedule in PDF format coming soon!