The Collision Conference is one of the fastest growing conferences in North America for technology and for the first time, it’s coming to Toronto.
From May 20 to 23, tech professionals from all over Canada, the United States, and around the world will descend in our city to share ideas, innovations, and discuss a wide variety of issues relating to the digital world and the presence of tech in our daily lives. This will take place at the Enercare Centre downtown.
More than 120 countries will be represented and in these three days, specialized events will be taking place including some in Liberty Village. With more than 100 speakers, ranging from entrepreneurs launching start-ups to representatives from established corporate brands, it’s going to be a fun weekend in Toronto.
In addition to speakers from Shopify and Forbes, there will also be some homegrown Toronto talent on-stage including Mayor John Tory, acclaimed director and producer Director X, President of Toronto FC Bill Manning, and founder of Wattpad, Allan Lau.
If you’re an entrepreneur yourself and you think you have the next big tech idea, the Collision Conference is also launching its PITCH Competition which invites early-stage start-ups to participate. On May 21, 60 start-ups will be selected to pitch their company to a to-be-determined panel of judges, with the winner being selected on May 23.
Some after-hour events will be held in neighbourhoods including Liberty Village. Thus far, the only announced Liberty Village event is a Night Summit on May 23 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. This event is considered as a sort of ‘wrap party’, for those who want to grab a drink nearby the Enercare Centre and mingle with other tech enthusiasts.
This is Collision’s fifth year in operations and with a typical audience of more than 25,000 in attendance, it’s going to be a great week for anyone interested in technology, particularly as it relates to disruptive tech emerging in the marketplace. Visit the Collision Conference website for more details on how to get tickets.