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BetaKit: SingularityU Canada Summit Coming To Edmonton In 2019

SingularityU is returning to Canada on April 23 to 24, this time hosting its Summit in Edmonton. The inaugural Summit was held in Toronto on October 2017, and highlighted emerging technologies in blockchain, healthtech, and AI with 1,300 attendees. For this Summit, organizers will work closely with Innovate Edmonton, a division of the Edmonton Economic Development [...]

2020-02-18T06:01:04+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |

TechVibes: SingularityU Canadian Summit Heads to Edmonton for 2019

After launching in Toronto last year, the SingularityU Canada Summit is heading west. The well-known global conference is moving to Edmonton for 2019, taking place on April 23 and 24. The two days will feature keynote discussions, workshops and breakout discussions, bringing in some of Canada’s top minds in the innovation and technology world. Just like [...]

2020-02-18T01:40:50+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Edmonton Journal: Thousands expected in Edmonton for national tech summit next April

Edmonton’s already thriving technology sector received a boost Wednesday when Alberta’s capital was named host of one of the country’s top tech summits. Artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digital medicine will be the focus of two days of talks and workshops next April 23-24 at the SingularityU Canada Summit. The annual event draws some of the [...]

2020-02-18T01:44:45+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Medium: The Network Remembers – When your robot learns from humans, who should train it?

In conversation with Andreas M. Antonopoulos, a critically-acclaimed author of Mastering Bitcoin and The Internet of Money, a sought-after speaker and one of the world’s leading experts on bitcoin and blockchain. I met Andreas M. Antonopoulos at the inaugural edition of Singularity University Canada Summit held in Toronto earlier this fall, where he was expertly breaking [...]

2020-02-18T01:46:44+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: In the News|

The Globe and Mail: It’s Canada’s moment to become a global innovation leader

Robert Greenhill is Executive chairman of Global Canada Initiative and a former president of the Canadian International Development Agency. Canada finds itself in a unique position at a distinct time in history. We are suddenly and auspiciously the nation with the greatest immediate capacity to make a positive difference and help solve some of the world's [...]

2020-02-18T01:48:36+00:00October 29th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Rogers Business Forum: From Linear to Exponential Growth

The digital transformation of society is forcing business leaders of every size in every industry to re-examine what they know about growing successful companies. For many executives, technological trends such as artificial intelligence (A.I.), automation and digitization are posing fundamental questions about the future of their established business models. New businesses — Uber, Netflix, Airbnb among [...]

2020-02-18T01:54:47+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

WhatsYourTech: Canadian Innovators, Technologists and Students Shine at First-Ever Singularity Canada Summit

More than 6,000 Canadians participated in the first-ever SingularityU Canada Summit, yet it’s one Canadian medical student in particular whose life may be the most changed as a result. The Canadian Summit is one of several global programs launched by Singularity University (SU), founded in 2008 by tech innovators Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis with support from [...]

2020-02-18T01:57:54+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: In the News|