DIGIFEST | January 11, 2017           

 

Digifest 2017    |    April 27–29    |    Corus Quay, Toronto

 

 

 
NEWS & EVENTS
 

 

 

Kate Edwards, Executive Director, IGDA

 

 

FUTURE OF GAMING

 

Meet Kate Edwards, the Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), from Seattle, USA.  Kate is known for her leadership and work in the video game industry.  During her time at Microsoft and since, she's worked on many game franchises, including Halo, Fable, Age of Empires, Dragon Age, Modern Warfare, Mass Effect and many others.  Kate will share the latest on the global gaming sector.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT KATE HERE

 


 

 

Corey Timpson, Vice President, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

 

 

FUTURE OF MUSEUMS 

 

As Vice President, Exhibition, Research, and Design at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Corey has oversight of all exhibition programs, research and curation, design and production across all media, digital platforms and transmedia storytelling, and collections-based initiatives.  Celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary by learning more about the the Museum’s diverse stories, from Canada and around the world, relayed through interactive presentation, multimedia technology and world-class design. 

 

READ MORE ABOUT COREY HERE

 


 

 

Satish Kanwar, Director of Product, Shopify

FUTURE OF

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

Satish is the VP of Product at Shopify, the world’s leading multi-channel commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses. He was chosen as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and is an active speaker, mentor, and angel investor in the Canadian startup community.  Learn more about the journey of an entrepreneur as well as the tools to help businesses grow! 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SATISH HERE

 


 

 

Andrew Low Ah Kee, Executive Vice President, GoDaddy

FUTURE OF BUSINESS 
 

Andrew is responsible for customers and business in the 55 markets that GoDaddy operates in outside the United States. International expansion has been a core growth driver for GoDaddy with the business more than doubling since Andrew first joined, to now serving nearly five million customers. Learn more about the tools available for small and mediuam sized businesses to grow globally! 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ANDREW HERE

 


 

Erin Chen, Founder, ODA New York

 

 

 

FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURE
 

Eran is known for creating buildings that are radically innovative as well as fiscally and ecologically responsible. Since its inception in 2007, ODA has quickly become one of the most prolific and influential firms of its kind. Having developed groundbreaking residential projects in New York, Eran’s work has been widely featured in such publications as The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Spaces, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, and World Architecture News, among others.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ERAN HERE


 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

LESS THAN 3 WEEKS AWAY!

 

IT'S A START provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the opportunity to:

  • Compete against innovative entrepreneurs from across the GTA
  • Refine your business plan and receive coaching during Creative Camp weekend
  • Pitch your business proposal to a panel of esteemed judges
  • Earn prizes including cash, office space at George Brown College’s Digital Media and Gaming Incubator, mentorship and more!

There is no fee to enter the competition. Deadline for submission is January 27, 2017 @ 5 p.m.

 

ENTER YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!

 

 


 

 

EARLY BIRD TICKETS

NOW AVAILABLE

 

Digifest is currently offering early bird tickets for the 2017 conference. For only $75 you will have access to 2-days of inspiring talks, interactive exhibits, hands-on workshops and so much more! 

 

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE


 

 
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