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.

What is SingularityU

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.

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.

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Summit Program

Two days of discovery, learning, and inspiration featuring the leading exponential thinkers from across Canada and around the world.

Speakers

At the SingularityU Canada Summit you will meet world-renowned experts on artificial intelligence, networks, sensors, computing, nanotechnology, energy, blockchain, digital currencies, digital biology, precision medicine, longevity, economics, innovation, and disruption.

Peter H. Diamandis

Peter H. Diamandis

Co-Founder, Singularity University

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is a Co-Founder of Singularity University and Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation.

Peter H. Diamandis

Co-Founder, Singularity University

Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail

Core Faculty, Moderator

Salim Ismail is the bestselling author of Exponential Organizations and a highly sought-after technology strategist.

Salim Ismail

Core Faculty, Moderator

Ann Makosinski

Ann Makosinski

Student Inventor, Makotronic Enterprises Inc.

Ann Makosinski is a 19-year-old student inventor and speaker. Her first toy was a box of transistors, and from there her love of inventing grew.

Ann Makosinski

Student Inventor, Makotronic Enterprises Inc.

Lisa Kay Solomon

Lisa Kay Solomon

Chair, Transformational Practices, Singularity University

Lisa Kay Solomon is a well-known thought leader in design innovation with a focus on helping leaders learn how to be more creative, flexible and resilient in the face of constant change.

Lisa Kay Solomon

Chair, Transformational Practices, Singularity University

Testimonials

Sean Amato-Gauci

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

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EVP, Digital, Payments and Cards, RBC

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.

Richard Corley

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

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Partner, Goodmans LLP

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.
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Satellite Events

Can’t join us at the Evergreen Brickworks? Attend one of more than 30 livestream and satellite events across the country.

The Lab

Come get your hands on cutting edge innovations in robotics and artificial reality. See life changing medical tech in action and experience a few unexpected surprises.

Venue

Evergreen Brickworks 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.

Grand Challenges

Based on the foundations set by SingularityU, at SingularityU Canada Summit we believe that the convergence of exponential technologies will set us on the path to solve our global grand challenges. There are twelve global grand challenges – at the SingularityU Canada Summit, we will be focusing on Health, Energy, Prosperity, and Citizenship.

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Prosperity
Health
Citizenship

Join the Community

Join Canada’s exponential thinkers and doers. Stay up-to-date with the latest Summit news, Canadian innovations, and opportunities to get involved with the movement.

Making the Most of Your First Summit Experience

Come ready to learn, inspire, share, and create alongside the community. Arrive prepared to open your mind to new perspectives and take advantage of emerging opportunities.

“Creating abundance is not about creating a life of luxury for everybody on this planet; it’s about creating a life of possibility.”

—Peter Diamandis
Co-Founder, Singularity University

Proudly Supported by

Founding Partners

ATB Financial
BMO
Canadian Medical Association
CIBC
CN
Deloitte
Fair Ventures
Goodmans
Google
Ontario
RBC
Rogers
Scotiabank
Suncor
TD
TMX

Summit Support Sponsors

ATCO
Coril
Martinrea
Telus

University Sponsors

Concordia University
Ryerson University
Western University

Community Partners

Accelerate Okanagan
BCTECH Association
Biomedical Zone
Calgary Chamber
City of Toronto
Communitech
District 3
DMZ
Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
University of British Columbia
Greater Vancouver Board Of Trade
Halifax Chamber of Commerce
ictam
Innovacorp
Innovate Calgary
Innovation Place
Mars
Memorial University
Next Canada
One Eleven
Planet Hatch
ReMap
Start Up Zone
The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
Toronto Region Board of Trade
University of Calgary Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking
University of Toronto
Velocity
Victoria Makerspace

SingularityU Canada Summit is Produced with Support from

Collective IQ
D3
Talk Boutique
Imperative Impact
Frontier
Evergreen