Let’s put smart to work.™

Think Big. Innovate Quickly. Act Now.

Our one-day playground is alive with insightful speakers, interactive demos and dedicated time with some of the biggest thinkers in Canada.

Innovations like blockchain, AI, machine learning and quantum computing are ushering in unprecedented possibilities for our planet. Meanwhile, future-proof cybersecurity solutions continually anticipate and defeat tomorrow’s cyber threats.

But smart tools don’t change the world until we put them to work where it matters – in our schools and hospitals, businesses and industries, and our stores, farms, and energy grids.

Let’s put smart to work.™ Let’s change how the world works.

Last year over 700 clients experienced our best technology. Don’t miss your chance to get hands on with AI, Cloud, Blockchain and more!

IBM Experience

Featured Speakers

Big thinking from leading keynotes including IBM clients sharing stories with real business outcomes.

Michael Lin

SVP & Chief Information Officer
Morneau Shepell

Wellington Holbrook

Chief Transformation Officer
ATB Financial

Kelley Irwin

SVP & Chief Information Officer
Economical Insurance

Featured topics

Explore our featured topics through a variety of interactive demos, client speakers, and hands on activations.

IBM Blockchain

IBM Blockchain

Blockchain can do for business what the internet did for communication.

Interactive Demos
Lightning Talk Session

  • See how Blockchain can Bring Transparency: Demonstrated by RoadLaunch and the Coffee Bean Demo inside the Theatre

  • Getting Past the Hype in Blockchain. Top real-world use cases happening today (Theatre B)

IBM Blockchain

IBM AI

Cognitive computing is a must-have to remain competitive.

Interactive Demos
Lightning Talk Session

  • Visit the Watson & Weather Data for Insurance Demonstration by Denologix in the main entrance

  • AI and Watson : What Makes Watson Unique for Enterprise AI? Real examples of how it's being used today to drive innovation, assist and augment. (Theatre A)

IBM Blockchain

IBM Cloud

With the IBM Cloud, you can more easily tap into and integrate the vast amounts of data available — from your own business, IBM and third parties — to gain unprecedented insight and give you the advantage, no matter your industry.

Interactive Demos
Lightning Talk Session

  • Drop by the booth in the lower to see how to Deploy Containerized Apps in Kubernetes

  • How to be a relevant CIO to the speed of business with effective Hybrid Cloud Services Integration (Theatre C)

IBM Blockchain

IBM Analytics

Make data simple and accessible, build a trusted analytics foundation and scale insights on demand.

Interactive Demos
Lightning Talk Session

  • See this new solution being demonstrated in the lower on Data Virtualization: Analyze Data Anywhere

  • Data Driven Dividends: Data is a resource with inherent value.  Whether profit focused or progress focused, you need to start unlocking the value..... today! (Theatre C)

IBM Blockchain

IBM Security

Preparing today for the cyber threats of tomorrow.

Interactive Demos
Lightning Talk Session

  • Be sure to visit the Disruption Bar and Security Operation Centre Demonstrations on the lower level

  • Artificial Intelligence x Alternative Intelligence to evolve the future of cyber-security
    Location: Lobby

Agenda

Time Description
8:30am - 9:30am Registration + Welcome
9:30am - 11:30am Main Tent: Hear how IBM Canada is Helping Organizations Put Smart to Work.

Featuring Client Speakers and IBM Experts on topics such as AI, Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Cloud, Data, and Security
11:30am - 2:30pm (including lunch) Experience Zone: Explore the ideas, applications and real-world results of today’s most important technologies.

This zone will be alive with insightful speakers, interactive demos and dedicated time with some of the biggest thinkers in Canada.
2:30pm - 4:00pm Street Party