Innovation Week

Innovation Week 2022

techNL will be hosting Innovation Week 2022 from October 4 – 6 at the St. John’s Convention Centre. This will be the ninth annual Innovation Week, which brings together Newfoundland and Labrador’s business community, students and public and private partners in a series of events. Innovation Week will engage, educate and inspire attendees, help fuel growth and showcase the energy and momentum of the technology and innovation sector in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Day 1 – High Growth and Scaling

Tuesday, October 4

8:30 – 9:00 Doors Open (light refreshments and music)
9:00 – 9:20 Media Launch
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and Intro
9:45 – 10:30 Keynote Speaker: Grow, Scale & Succeed – Jamie King, CEO, Verafin
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Cross-Industry Learnings: Remote Operations – Christina Cole (Eastern Health), Jon Allwood (Hatch), Darrell Green (NAIA), Brian Slaney (ExxonMobil Canada), moderated by Karen Winsor (AtlanticXL)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Ask an Expert: Access to Capital –  Sid Paquette (RBCx), John Phillips (Klister), Isaac Adejuwon (Metricsflow) and Rhiannon Davis (Sandpiper), moderated by Kathryn Lockhart (Propel)
2:00 – 2:15 Bio Break
2:30 – 3:30 Time to Lead – Craig Dowden

 

Day 2 – Talent and Youth

Wednesday, October 5

Morning
8:30 – 9:00 Doors Open (light refreshments and music)
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Remarks
9:15 – 10:00 The State of Talent – Susan Black, CEO, Conference Board of Canada
10:00 – 12:00 Tech Recruitment Expert – Juliet Turpin, EDI&A, Randstad
*Coffee Break at 10:45*
Afternoon – Post-Secondary Student Session
1:00 – 1:30 Doors Open (light refreshments and music)
1:30 – 1:45 Welcome and Intro to Afternoon
1:45 – 2:15 Student Session: HR Experts – Kristina Ennis, People Stuff and Madeline Coombes, ethree Consulting
2:15 – 4:30 Table Networking Session with Employers

 

Day 3 – Industry Awards and Networking

Thursday, October 6

3:00 – 3:30 Doors open
3:30 – 4:30 Industry Awards Ceremony
4:30 – 6:00 Networking Social

 

Innovation Week Platinum Sponsor: Deloitte Canada

 

Deloitte, Canada’s leading professional services firm, provides audit, tax, financial advisory and consulting services through more than 11,000 professionals located across the country. As far back as 1845, our founders began pioneering the development of professional standards. Today, we continue to reflect their progressive mindset by serving our clients with results, quality and integrity. 

• BDC Tech Company of the Year Award

• Genesis Startup of the Year Award

• Hatch Women in Tech Advocate Award

• Keyin College Champion of Youth Award

• Community Leadership Award

Innovation Week Provincial Partner Events

To bring together the province’s business community, students, and public and private partners, techNL have engaged with various industry partners across the province to host Innovation Week partner events in Grand Falls-Windsor, Corner Brook, and Happy Valley – Goose Bay. Find out more below.

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