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October 11-12, 2017
COUNTDOWN TO THE SUMMIT
Be Part of the Exponential Future
Singularity University empowers a global community with the mindset, skillset and network to create an abundant future. For the first time in Canada, leading-edge speakers from SingularityU will join Canadian leaders and innovators for an unforgettable experience.
Faculty & Presenters
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014...
John Hagel III has nearly 35 years of experience as a management consultant, author, speaker and entrepreneur, and has helped...
Dr. Chander is a physician and neuroscientist who trained at Harvard, UCSD, UCSF, and the Salk Institute. She has been...
David Roberts is regarded as one of the world top experts on disruptive innovation and exponentially advancing technology. His passion...
Salim Ismail is the best-selling author of Exponential Organizations, a sought-after technology strategist, and a renowned entrepreneur with ties to Yahoo!....
Ramez Naam is a computer scientist, futurist, and award-winning author. Ramez spent 13 years at Microsoft, where he led teams...
Larry is a director of Deloitte Consulting LLP and president and co-founder of its innovation practice, Doblin. He is a...
Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. Raymond explores how applying technology to...
Additional Speakers To Be Announced
Learn about Exponential Improvements in Tech
Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
Networks & Computing Systems
Medicine & Neuroscience
Nanotechnology & Digital Fabrication
Learn about ways technology is enabling us to solve global challenges
“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. “
EVP, Digital, Payments and Cards, RBC
“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.”
Partner, Goodmans LLP
“Attending SU was a mind-bending experience. It provides an understanding of how accelerating technologies will transform our personal future, and the future of our companies.”
CEO of the Business Council of Canada
The Summit Experience
SingularityU Canada Summit is the definitive place to discover the world’s breakthrough technologies. Join others who are driven to solve humanity’s major challenges. Hear about the future of tech from globally recognized presenters. Explore the companies who are building the technology driving exponential change.
Look at the world through a different lens by learning about what is already possible today first-hand from a curated group of the world’s top experts.
Turn exponential trends into winning strategies by hearing about the successes and failures of other organizations.
Meet scientists and entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of changing the way we live and work.
Collaborate with leading organizations across the country to compete and win in an exponentially changing world.
"Singularity University, where the world's brightest minds convene to attack the world's toughest challenges."
Singularity University (“SU”) is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build an abundant future for all. SU’s collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. A certified benefit corporation, SU was founded in 2008 by renowned innovators Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis and is partnered with leading organizations such as Google, Deloitte, Genentech, and UNICEF.
SingularityU Global embodies the alumni community of Singularity University. Our alumni are at the forefront of driving ideas, impact, and change using exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges in local communities. Singularity University is a platform for education and action that is focused on understanding how exponential technology can be leveraged to drive global impact. Singularity University aspires to create a global community of doers. SingularityU Global activities are designed in the spirit of Singularity University’s mission but powered by our alumni community around the world.
SingularityU Summits are two-day conferences held across the globe to help local leaders understand how exponential technologies can be used to create positive change and economic growth in their region. Summits become an annual point of connection and inspiration for the local community, a catalyst to accelerate a local culture of innovation, and an opportunity to highlight breakthrough technologies, startups, and ideas. A grass-roots movement of Canadian alumni and supporters have come together to ensure Canada seizes this unique opportunity to lead the way by launching the first annual SingularityU Canada Summit.
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