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#StartupDay

#SBW2018

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HIGH-GROWTH ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM

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The Scale-Up Growth Program stream at Startup Canada Day on the Hill features some of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators. Join us for
a high-impact day filled with keynotes, panels, workshops, and growth opportunities, and gain practical tips and inspiration that will ignite you to grow.

HIGH GROWTH ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM

Pre-Show - Leveraging Your Entrepreneur Network

Meet the leaders of Canada’s entrepreneur community and learn how you can
best leverage the ecosystem to scale.

 

 

Opening Ceremonies - Main Stage

Join in the celebration of the 5th Annual Startup Canada Day on the Hill with the CEO of Startup Canada, Victoria Lennox, and Hon. Mary Ng, the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion!

 

 

Entrepreneurship and the Future

Moderator: Catherine Cano, President, and GM of CPAC (@Icicano)

  • Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion

  • Victoria Lennox, CEO of Startup Canada

  • W. Brett Wilson, O.C., entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist (@WBrettWilson)

  • Jeff Cates, President of Intuit Canada

 

 

Growing Canada’s Role in the World

Moderator: Mélanie Carter, Knowledge Partnerships Lead, EDC

  • Nicole Verkindt, CEO of OMX

  • Nicole McLaren, CEO, Raven Reads

  • Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business at UPS

  • Stuart Bergman, Director of Environmental and Corporate Responsibility,
    Export Development Canada

 

 

Scale Smart: A Guide to Protecting Your Business

presented by Intuit QuickBooks

Moderator: Jeff Cates, President and CEO, Intuit QuickBooks

  • Megan Cornell, Founder and CEO, Momentum Law

  • Rob Villeneuve, CEO, Rebel.com

  • Darlene Carreau, Interim Assistant Commissioner of Patents and Director General, Patent Branch, Canadian Intellectual Property Office

  • Kyle Larson, Senior Advisor, PIPEDA Compliance Branch, Privacy Commissioner of Canada

 

 

Policy Hack-a-Thon: Growing Global Businesses

Hack the question: How can we support entrepreneurs to export, expand, and take their businesses global?

 

 

High-Growth Keynotes

  • Michael Serbinis, Founder CEO of League

  • Hon. Scott Brison, Minister of Digital Government Services

 

 

Advancing Canada's Digital Leadership - Rogers

Moderator:  Jennifer Sloan, VP Public Policy at Mastercard Canada

  • Hon. Scott Brison, Minister of Digital

  • Edith Cloutier, VP Quebec, Ottawa and Federal, Rogers

  • Sophie Boulanger, Founder, and CEO of BonLook

  • Aisha Addo, Founder and CEO of DriveHER

  • Michael Serbinis, Founder CEO of League

 

 

Lunch

Take some time to rest and recharge in the Canteen in Canada Hall 2 (Lunch for purchase). This is a great moment to check out the Growth Fair in Canada Hall 2 where you can meet with 40 growth partners followed by the Mentor Genius Lounge in the Parliamentary Foyer where you will meet entrepreneurs and industry leaders who can help you grow.

 

 

Canadian Export Challenge Showdown

Host: Dr. Sean Wise, Host of the Naked Entrepreneur presented by Ryerson

  • Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business at UPS

  • Nicole Verkindt, CEO of OMX

  • W. Brett Wilson, O.C., entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist

  • Justine Hendricks, Vice-President, Working Capital Solutions,
    Export Development Canada

 

 

Policy Hack-a-Thon: Service to Canadians

Hack the question: How can the government of Canada do a better job of engaging and working with Startups to improve services for Canadians?

 

 

Scale-Up Strategies - Leveraging Canada to Scale
presented by Innovative Solutions Canada

Moderator: Mélanie Carter, Knowledge Partnerships Lead, Export Development Canada

  • Robert Smith, Executive Director of Innovative Solutions Canada

  • Eric Fournier, Director General S&T Strategic Decision Support, ADM(S&T), Department of National Defence

  • Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business, UPS Canada

  • Darrell Schuurman, Co-Founder and CEO, Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

  • Miryam Lazarte, Founder and CEO, LatAm Startups

 

 

Scaling Up Canada - Closing Keynote and Fireside Discussion (UPS and EDC)

Moderator: Rivers Corbett, Host of the Startup Canada Podcast

Keynote: Frank O'Dea, Order of Canada, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Fireside Discussion

  • Frank O'Dea, Order of Canada, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

  • Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives and Women in Tech

  • Brenda Halloran, Startup Canada Chair of the Board

  • Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business at UPS Canada

  • Sergio Escobar, Startup Canada Global Ambassador

11.00 -

12.00 PM

Parliament Foyer

(Policy Hackathon Stage)

7.30 -
8.30 AM

Canada Hall 1

(Canada Stage)

8.00 -
9.00 AM
 

Canada Hall 1 (Canada Stage)

8:30 -

9.00 AM

Canada Hall 1

(Canada Stage)

9.30 -

10.00 AM

Canada Hall 1

(Canada Stage)

10.00 AM - 10.40 AM

Canada Hall 2

(Scale Up Stage)

12.30 PM - 1.00 PM

Canada Hall 1

(Canada Stage)

1.00 -

1.30 PM

Canada Hall 2

(Canada Stage)

1.00 -

2.00 PM

Canada Hall 2 (Lunch area)

2.00 -

3:00 PM

Canada Hall 2

(Scale-Up Stage)

3.00 -

4.00 PM

Parliamentary Foyer (Policy Hack-a-Thon Stage)

4.00 -

4.30 PM

Canada Hall 2

(Scale-Up Stage)

4.30 -

5.00 PM

Canada Hall 2 (Scale-Up Stage)

MINISTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND EXPORT PROMOTION

HON. MARY NG.