Accelerating Innovation

Description: Grow Your Business and Improve Competitiveness Through Ontario’s Advanced Technology Platform Programs Are you someone who tends to shy away from using advanced technology programs in your business? Don’t be scared! Using advanced technology platforms and programs in your day to day doesn’t have to be as daunting as it sounds. The Sandbox Centre welcomes you to join a stimulating information session that will provide insight into advanced technology platforms and programs so your business can become more efficient and contribute to building an economy that is globally competitive. Hear from IBM Canada as they deliver a keynote engagement that includes detailed insight on connecting advanced technology opportunities for your business! This intriguing keynote will be followed by panel discussions that touch on four program areas within the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Advanced Technology Platform and how the technology industry is finding ways to innovate and collaborate with surrounding academic institutions such as Lakehead University and Georgian College. Hear from industry experts and the SME’s who have benefited from these programs! In addition to a keynote and panel discussion, guests have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one consultations to explore these programs further and how they could provide your business with value. This event is proudly supported by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Lakehead University, and Georgian College. Schedule: 8:30 – 9:00am: Registration & Networking 9:00- 9:30am: Welcome and Opening Remarks 9:30 – 9:55am: Keynote Presentation by IBM Canada 9:55 – 10:45am: Panel Discussion – Advanced Technology Platform Programs 10:45 – 11:00am: Break 11:00 – 11:50am: Panel Discussion – Industry-Academic Collaboration 11:50 – 1:00pm: Lunch Provided! Network Break  1:00 – 2:00pm:  One-on-One Consultation Break Out Sessions

Start Time: December 4th, 2019 at 8:30am
End Time: December 4th, 2019 at 2:00pm
Location: Sandbox Centre
Address: 24 Maple Avenue

City: Barrie
Province: ON
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