BCTECHSummit 2019: The Reality Revolution

Vancouver , Canada

About BCTECHSummit 2019: The Reality Revolution

#BCTECHSummit attendees are diverse, giving you the opportunity to network with professionals of all levels. From the senior developer to the senior vice president, make new contacts, nurture key relationships and convert new leads into customers.
The #BCTECHSummit showcases B.C.’s vibrant technology industry, builds cross-sector and cross-border opportunities for businesses and explores the latest ideas and innovations solving challenges and fueling the global economy. Hosted annually by the BC government and Innovate BC, the #BCTECHSummit brings together technology leaders, industry executives, investors, senior government officials, researchers and students to connect and share insights, experiences and opportunities.
Recognized as Western Canada’s largest annual innovation event, the 2018 event featured 1,200 companies, 200+ speakers, 270 exhibitors, 150 investors representing $200B in capital, and international delegates spanning 23 countries and six continents. It highlighted that transformations technology is driving across all industries and showcased innovation’s impact on how we work, live and play.

Our world is changing at an unprecedented rate, with new realities introduced every day. The 2019 #BCTECHSummit will explore how we use emerging technologies – from AI to Robotics, Quantum to Cleantech, Blockchain to AR/VR – to solve the biggest challenges facing BC and the world today. Explore the possibilities. Prepare for the future.


Duncan Wardle
Former Head of Innovation & Creativity The Walt Disney Company
Manjit Minhas
Anousheh Ansari
Eric O'Neill
Attorney, Cybersecurity Expert & Former FBI Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence Operative The Georgetown Group LLC
Tan Le
Founder and CEO Emotiv
Honourable John Horgan
Premier / Province of British Columbia
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Aamir Baig
Co-founder, Director & CEO Article
Selma Zafar
Director of Experience Design Best Buy
Michael Macintyre
Vice President of eCommerce & Omnichannel Strategy INDOCHINO
Brittany Hamilton
Director of Service Operations Bench
Jake Hirsch-Allen
Economic Graph and Learning Solutions for Higher Education Lead LinkedIn
Anna Stukas
Business Development Lead Carbon Engineering
Brenda Irwin
Founder & Managing Partner Relentless Venture Fund
Dr. Alan Winter
Innovation Commissioner Government of British Columbia
Alex Clark
Executive GE Digital
Jill Tipping
Nejeed Kassam
CEO Keela
Gina Phillips
VP & General Manager WeWork
Sandy Treagus
hief Financial Officer Mountain Equipment Co-op
Kate Wilson
Technology Editor Georgia Straight
Tyler Wanlass
Head of Design ICO BUFFER
Hayley Woodin
Multimedia Journalist Business In Vancouver
Roham Gharegozlou
Nancy Basi
Executive Director, Vancouver Media & Entertainment Vancouver Economic Commission
Elissa Strome
Executive Director, Pan-Canadian AI Strategy CIFAR
Philipp Postrehovsky
SVP, Marketing Progressa
Andrew Booth
Chief Commercial Officer STEMCELL Technologies
Matt Switzer
Wolf Richter
Kenny Hawk
CEO Mojio
Darrel Fry
Jake Tyler
CEO Finn.ai
Brianna Gopaul
Quantum Computing Programmer Xanadu
Charles Lavigne
Co-Founder & CEO LlamaZOO
Chris Mowry
Basi Nancy
Executive Director, Vancouver Media & Entertainment Vancouver Economic Commission
Chris Jensen
Co-Founder and COO RightMesh
Danny P. Goel
CEO and Chief Medical Director Precision OS
Karen Bakker
Director of Strategy Riipen
Dave Donaldson
Manager, Geospatial Solutions Teck Resources Ltd.
Mr. Don Freschi
Lesley Esford
President & CEO LifeSciences BC
Mr. Handol Kim
General Manager Quadrant
Sean Silcoff
Technology Reporter The Globe & Mail
Dominik Mayer
Principal AO Invest
Spiro Khouri
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William Johnson
Director, Marketing & Communications Innovate BC


Mar 11, 2019, 8:00 AM , PST (UTC -8)
Mar 13, 2019, 4:00 PM , PST (UTC -8)
$ 1048–1258
Vancouver Convention Centre