Innovation Week

Innovation Week 2023



techNL will be hosting Innovation Week 2023 from October 31 – November 2 at the St. John’s Convention Centre. This will be the 10th 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.

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2023 Agenda

Tuesday, October 31

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Launch Event

Welcome & Overview & Learnings

Keynote Speakers: AI & Business Growth

Networking Coffee Break

Expert Panel: Raising Capital


Wednesday, November 1

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Networking Coffee Break

Breakout Sessions

Technical Sales & Customer Success

Elusive Talent: Competing for the World’s Best Talent Against the World’s Best Companies

Cross-industry Connections at the Innovation Centre

Using AI in your Everyday Workflow

Student Networking Event: sponsored by Hatch

Thursday, November 2

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tech Sector Industry Award Ceremony

Networking Social: sponsored by McInnes Cooper

Innovation Week Platinum Sponsor: Keyin College

Gold Sponsor: EPRA-NL

Silver Sponsor: Digital Nova Scotia / Skills for Hire Atlantic

2023 Annual Industry Awards

• Tech Company of the Year Award

Genesis Startup of the Year Award

Hatch Women in Tech Advocate Award

• Champion of Youth Award

• Community Leadership Award

The rapidly approaching application deadline, September 28, 2023, is just around the corner! To learn more about the application procedure and gain access to the portal, please click the button below.

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