November 5-7, 2018 | Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel


DAY 1 - Monday, November 5, 2018

Time Description Speaker
1:00pm - 6:00pm Registration Desk Open
2:00pm - 2:05pm Welcome & Opening Comments Emcee - Judy Croon
2:05pm - 2:45pm KEYNOTE: Data Privacy Is About Control By The People, Not Corporations | Learn More Huda Idrees
2:45pm - 3:10pm Session Ken Sanderson
3:10pm - 3:35pm AI Trends and Opportunities for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises | Learn More Brian Ritchie
3:35pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm - 4:25pm Technology Trends | Learn More Rob Barton
4:25pm - 5:00pm Lightning Rounds
5:00pm - 6:30pm Welcome Reception – sponsored by TorIX & QIX
7:00pm Welcome Dinner (3 Brewers Adelaide) – sponsored by TekSavvy Solutions Inc.
9:30pm After Party (King Taps) - sponsored by SmartRG


DAY 2 - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time Description Speaker
8:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk Open
8:30am - 9:25am Breakfast - sponsored by ZTE Canada Inc.
9:25am - 9:30am Welcome Emcee - Judy Croon
9:30am - 10:10am KEYNOTE: Leveraging Cloud for ISP Innovation | Learn More Stevan Beara
10:10am - 10:35am NFV and ISPs | Learn More Curtis Collicutt
10:40am - 11:05am DNS Filtering: Turning Your DNS Costs Into Revenues | Learn More Vittorio Bertola
11:10am - 11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am - 12:10pm KEYNOTE: Marketing to Millennials | Learn More Andrew Au
12:10pm - 12:35pm Tax Incentives & Grants Richard Burdeniuk
12:40pm - 1:10pm KEYNOTE: 20 Years of F*cked Up Management | Learn More Johnathan Nightingale
1:10pm - 2:30pm Lunch - sponsored by Distributel
2:30pm - 2:55pm Cloud - It's Not About Hosting VMs Better, It's About Hosting Applications Better | Learn More Matthew Gamble
3:00pm - 3:25pm Wi-Fi Mesh Benefits, Pitfalls and Monetization | Learn More Peter Vandenengel
3:30pm - 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm - 4:30pm Cyber Insurance Nightmares David Clark
4:30pm - 5:00pm Good Corporate Governance: How Canada’s Competitive Advantage Can Work For You | Learn More Rahul K. Bhardwaj
5:00pm - 6:30pm Sponsor Showcase & Cocktail Reception - sponsored by TELUS
7:00pm Gala Dinner (Arcadian Court) - sponsored by Cambium Networks & MBSI WAV | KEYNOTE: Walking The Tightrope: Living in a Transition Age Candice Faktor


DAY 3 - Wednesday, November 7, 2018


Time Description Speaker
8:00am - 12:00pm Registration Desk Open
8:00am - 8:50am Breakfast - sponsored by Abusix
8:50am - 9:00am Welcome Emcee - Judy Croon
9:00am - 9:40am KEYNOTE: Delivering True Gigabit Connectivity with 802.11ax WiFi in 2019 | Learn More Lance Koenders
9:40am - 10:40am Panel: Regulatory Reflections (moderated by Emily Jackson) | Learn More Panelists: Rita Cugini, Timothy Denton, Peter Menzies, Candice Molnar
10:40am - 11:10am Coffee Break
11:10am - 11:35am Leveraging the Open Source Community as a Force Multiplier and Innovation House | Learn More David La Cagnina
11:40am - 12:20pm PANEL: The Regulatory Forum - What's Cooking in Ottawa (moderated by Christine Dobby) | Learn More Panelists: Leonard D. Eichel, Dr. Michael Geist, Christan S. Tacit
12:20pm - 12:30pm Closing Comments Matt Stein
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm CNOC Members Briefing - for CNOC Members Only


The agenda is subject to change. Check back often for updates!