Emerging Technologies in Automation Virtual Conference

Hosted by: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

Monday, March 22, 2021

WE EDC

Details:

Date: Monday, March 22, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

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Participants will hear from renowned speakers and women entrepreneurs who will share their journeys to success.

About this Event

The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, National Research Council of Canada: Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), Automate Canada and Innovation Guelph invite SME’s and entrepreneurs to join us to take part in the first virtual Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference on March 22, 2021.

Participants will hear from renowned speakers and women entrepreneurs who will share their journeys to success and showcase the technologies, skills and solutions they have developed and implemented.  Joining the event will be lifelong entrepreneur and former CBC “Dragon” Bruce Croxon and VP of IBM Technology Group Skills Vitality & Enablement, professional speaker and author Paul Zikopoulos who will share their wisdom, advice and experience.  The five inspiring women pioneers from across Canada will share their journeys to success including all the ups and downs along the way.

This program is being offered as part of the region’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, funded by the Federal Government and in partnership with IRAP, Automate Canada and Innovation Guelph. This strategy, in collaboration with 5 partners (EPICentre, Workforce WindsorEssex, WEtech Alliance, WECAN Investors, Build a Dream) encourages and promotes women entrepreneurs to start and grow emerging technology businesses.

Please visit emergingtechnologies.ca for further event details and speaker information.

Agenda

1:00 p.m. Welcome by Shelley Fellow, Chair of Automate Canada

1:05 p.m. Introduction by Vladimir Franjo, Industrial Research Advisor, NRCA-IRAP

Speaker: Paul Zikopoulos, Vice President IBM Technology Group Skills Vitality & Enablement, IBM

1:35 p.m. Introduction

Speaker: Karen Lai, CEO, KPM Power Inc.

1:55 p.m. Introduction

Speaker: Andrea Descargar, Business Development and Sales, Green City Plastics

2:15 p.m. Introduction

Speaker: Madison Guy, Founder and CEO, GrantMe Education Consulting Inc

2:35 p.m. Introduction

Speaker: Pooja Viswanatha, CEO, Braze Mobility Inc NOT CONFIRMED

2:55 p.m. Introduction by Lee McGrath, Director, BR&E, WE EDC

Speaker: Nancy Campana, Owner, Nouveau Event Planning

3:15 p.m. Introduction by Vladimir Franjo, Industrial Research Advisor, NRCA-IRAP

Speaker: Bruce Croxon, Growth Stage Digital Investor, Round 13 Capital; Former Dragon, CBC’s Dragon’s Den