First Ever #BCTECH Summit to Showcase B.C. Tech Sector

Tech sector entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders are invited to grow their businesses by being part of the conversation at B.C.’s first #BCTECH Summit, taking place Jan. 18 – 19, 2016, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The event, co-hosted by the B.C. government and the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) features keynote speakers Ray Kurzweil, inventor, futurist and a director of engineering at Google; Elyse Allan, president and CEO, GE Canada and Eric Ries, pioneer of the Lean Startup movement.
“We are bringing together students, B.C. citizens, and businesses from all across our province to discover how technology can drive our future. Technology and innovation create massive benefits for us in British Columbia. The #BCTECH Summit will celebrate our accomplishments, inform us of the possibilities and drive new business to create benefits for us all.”
The Summit will showcase B.C.’s vibrant tech sector, build opportunities for businesses and demonstrate how technology affects every British Columbian in every part of the province. In addition to attending various breakout sessions at the multi-track Summit, participants will have the opportunity to network during the following:

  • Technology showcase – highlighting B.C.’s most exciting and innovative discoveries and inventions;
  • Trade show – world-class B.C. technology companies and researchers will be demonstrating their products and services;
  • Career showcase – informing and inspiring students and recent graduates to pursue careers in technology;
  • Venture capital presentations – offering investors a unique opportunity to explore a portfolio of B.C.’s promising companies.

Amongst the afternoon break-out sessions of Jan. 18, there will be a procurement session comprised of government and industry that will provide an opportunity to hear from government and large industry buyers about their projected buying needs.
#BCTECH Summit early bird pricing of $499 is available until Dec. 18. To register go to: