The event will be held at Ryerson DMZ HQ at 10 Dundas Street – Suite 600 on October 1, 2019 from 9am-5pm.
The focus of the event is to showcase up and coming, Ontario based, Artificial Intelligence Companies to a public sector audience. The ultimate goal of the event is to provide the Ontario public sector with a sense of the capacity of AI and how it might be used to create efficiencies and improved security for the province of Ontario.
The event is divided into two aspects, the morning pitch series, and the afternoon workshops.
The pitch series and keynote will occur from 9am-Noon and it will feature a short keynote from our sponsor Infosys Public Sector and 12 pitches from Ontario AI companies. Each of the 12 companies will have 3 minutes to pitch their company and solutions to the audience. They will then have 2 minutes each to respond to questions from the audience. The idea is to give the audience a sense of what each company does and how they fit into the public sector so that meaningful networking can occur in between pitches and during the networking lunch.
In the afternoon, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto have been invited to host workshops to educate industry participants on how to do business with their various jurisdictions.
0900 – 1000 Registration and Light Breakfast
1000 – 1015 Opening Remarks
1015 – 1045 Guest Speaker + Q+A
1045 – 1100 Break
1100 – 1130 First round of pitches
1130 – 1145 Break
1145 – 1215 Second round pitches
1215 – 1300 Light networking Lunch
1300 – 1730 Breakout(s)
The current list of pitchers, city of origin and their area of focus:
Solana Networks, Ottawa, Cyber Security and Ai
Vlex, Ottawa, AI and policy comparison
Cinchy, Toronto, AI and Application creation
IMRSV Data Labs, Ottawa, AI to deal with Data Sets
ThinkData, Toronto, Big Data
6 DMZ Startups, TBC
We are also inviting a variety of AI companies operating within Ontario and across Canada to the event and networking breaks.