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Charlottetown Satellite Event

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Event Info

Date: Wednesday, October 11th & Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Location: Startup Zone, 1st Floor, 31 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PEI
Time: 9am – 5pm

Community Partners

Start Up Zone

Startup Zone is PEI’s business incubator. Their goal is to accelerate new startups by connecting them with resources, mentors, and supports they need to grow. Island business meets, starts, and grows here.

Our Program

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

TimeSessionSpeakers
9:00 - 9:30Registration + Welcome
9:30 - 9:55
LIVESTREAM:
SingularityU Canada Launch
Oren Berkovich
9:55 - 10:00
LIVESTREAM:
Welcome
Overview
Salim Ismail [Host]
10:00 - 11:15
LIVESTREAM:
Welcome
Intro to Exponentials & Road to Abundance
Peter Diamandis
11:15 - 11:30
LIVESTREAM:
Societal Implications of Abundance
Salim Ismail
11:30 - 12:30LunchSponsored by TD Bank - Charlottetown Branch
12:35 - 1:05 STREAM: Decentralized PowerAndreas M. Antonopoulous
1:05 - 1:35Bringing Cryptocurrency to Local MerchantsJordan MacLeod
1:35 - 2:10Robotic RightsSuzanne Gildert
2:10 - 2:30Break
2:30 - 3:05STREAM: [Debate] Balance Between Privacy and FreedomAnn Cavoukian
Greg Wolfond
Assaf Mischari
Aran Hamilton
3:05 - 3:30LIVESTREAM: The Future of MedicineZayna Khayat
3:30 - 3:45LIVESTREAM: [Performance] Can an Avatar Change Your Life?Alexx Henry
3:45 - 4:15LIVESTREAM: Programming LifeRaymond McCauley
4:15 - 4:40LIVESTREAM: Improving our Human SelvesDivya Chander
4:40 - 5:20Applied DemosStartup Zone Residents
TimeSessionSpeakers
9:30 - 9:55 Registration + Coffee + Welcome
9:55 - 10:25Making PEI More EfficientMike Proud - Efficiency PEI
10:30 - 11:00Turning Invasive Species Into Innovative OpportunitiesDr. Bishnu Acharya
11:05 - 11:50LIVESTREAM: Introduction to Exponential TechnologiesRamez Naam
11:50 - 12:00LIVESTREAM: Living in a World of Energy ContradictionsSean Collins
12:00 - 12:10LIVESTREAM: Path to Electric TransportationJosipa Petrunic
12:10 - 12:20LIVESTREAM: Why Low-Carbon Energy

Tom Rand
12:20 - 1:00Lunch

1:00 - 2:30Canadian Perspectives on YouthMathieu Arsenault
2:30 - 2:35LIVESTREAM: Intro to the Prosperity ThemeRobert Greenhill
2:35 - 3:15LIVESTREAM: ExonomicsAmin Toufani
3:15 - 3:45LIVESTREAM: The BIG ShiftJohn Hagel
3:45 - 4:15LIVESTREAM: Machine Intelligence, From Research to ImpactCameron Schuler
Ed Clark
Amanda Lang
4:15 - 4:40LIVESTREAM: Driverless CarsRaquel Urtasun
4:40 - 5:00Closing RemarksDoug Keefe

Speakers & Featured Organizations

Jordan MacLeod

Jordan MacLeod

Jordan MacLeod, CEO, Convergency is an entrepreneur with a focus on software, new technologies and financial innovation.

Jordan MacLeod

Jordan MacLeod, CEO, Convergency is an entrepreneur with a focus on software, new technologies and financial innovation.

Doug Keefe

Doug Keefe

Doug Keefe is Interim CEO of StartUp Zone, where he works to create a thriving entrepreneurial culture in PEI.

Doug Keefe

Doug Keefe is Interim CEO of StartUp Zone, where he works to create a thriving entrepreneurial culture in PEI.

Dr. Bishnu Acharya

Dr. Bishnu Acharya

Dr. Bishnu Acharya is an Assistant Professor at UPEI whose research focuses on developing fundamental understanding of novel integrated processes for efficient conversion of low value biomass to bioproducts.

Dr. Bishnu Acharya

Dr. Bishnu Acharya is an Assistant Professor at UPEI whose research focuses on developing fundamental understanding of novel integrated processes for efficient conversion of low value biomass to bioproducts.

Mathieu Arsenault

Mathieu Arsenault

Mathieu Arsenault is President and Owner of Think Forward Solutions, a consulting company borne by an insatiable desire to move people and society forward to reach our true potential.

Mathieu Arsenault

Mathieu Arsenault is President and Owner of Think Forward Solutions, a consulting company borne by an insatiable desire to move people and society forward to reach our true potential.

EfficiencyPEI offers programs and information for Islanders who are interested in reducing energy consumption.

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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

“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

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