The Summit 2017
Inspiring Canadians to shape their future and drive global impact
The Toronto Summit launched SingularityU Canada. By bringing together leading Canadian and international thought leaders, the Summit provided a forum for true debate and uncommon conversations about how technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and digital medicine will impact the way we live and work.
The Summit 2017
About SingularityU Canada Summit
SingularityU Canada Summit is the premier launch event of a new movement to inspire Canadians to shape the Future of Canada and drive global impact. By bringing together leading Canadian and International thought leaders, the Summit will provide a forum for true debate and uncommon conversations about how technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and digital medicine will impact the way we live and work.
2017 Summit In Review Report
Presenters are hand-selected based on their leadership and knowledge of exponential technologies, innovation strategies, and global impact trends
VP Systems Innovation & Director, MaRS Solutions Lab
Business Journalist, Author
CEO, T Labs
Andreas M. Antonopoulos
CEO, T Labs
Distinguished Expert-in-Residence, Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson University
Student Inventor, Makotronic Enterprises Inc.
President, Co-Founder, Vantage
Executive Director, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, CEO & Co-Founder VibeDx Diagnostic Corp.
VR Composer, Institute for the Future
Distinguished Faculty, Innovation and Disruption
Editor-at-Large, National Post
Divya Chander, MD, PhD
Medicine Faculty, Singularity University
CEO, SecureKey Technologies
Co-Chairman, Center for the Edge
Executive Director & CEO, Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium
Innovation Guru, President, Co-Founder at Doblin Group
Lisa Kay Solomon
Chair, Transformational Practices, Singularity University
Professor, University of Toronto
Patrick van der Pijl
CEO, Business Models Inc.
Peter H. Diamandis
Co-Founder, Singularity University
Energy & Environmental Systems, Singularity University
Founding Faculty, Digital Biology Chair, Singularity U
Executive Chairman, Global Canada
Robert J. Sawyer
Science Fiction Writer and Futurist
Director, Fellowship in Global Journalism, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Core Faculty, Moderator
Dr. Suzanne Gildert
AI Faculty / Robotics Faculty
Managing Partner, ArcTern Ventures
Toshi Anders Hoo
Director – Emerging Media Lab, Institute for the Future
Innovation Sherpa in Chief at REshape Health Innovation Centre at Radboud University Medical Centre
View recordings and presentation slides from the Sessions at the Summit 2019
Host City and Venue
Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto
Evergreen Brick Works was once a quarry and industrial site along the Don River. Established more than 120 years ago, the site has been reimagined by Evergreen as an environmentally conscious and socially responsible mixed-use complex.
550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4W 3X8
The SingularityU Canada Summit will inspire Canadian businesses to lead in the transformation and growth of a globally competitive, clean economy through exponential technologies. As a founding member, we are thrilled to help Canadian businesses to better understand and profit from these opportunities.
My experience at SU in Silicon Valley was thought-provoking and inspiring. I spent time with incredibly smart, forward-thinking innovators and business leaders who looked at a world with limitless possibilities fuelled by visionary ideas. Bringing SU to Canada will enable dreamers, innovators and leaders the opportunity to collaborate on bold ideas that will shape the future.
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Summit Support Sponsors
SingularityU Canada Summit is Produced with Support from
Global Grand Challenges
We believe the convergence of exponential technologies will empower the global community to solve the world’s twelve grand challenges. At the 2017 SingularityU Canada Summit, we focused on challenges concerning Health, Energy, Prosperity, and Citizenship.
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