It’s hard to believe, but Summer is quickly drawing to a close. In just a few weeks, the kids will be back to school – or back to learning remotely – and before your know it, we’ll be ringing in the New Year.
To give you a helping hand with planning, we’ve curated a list of the can’t miss tech conferences and events happening this Fall and Winter. The tech events listed below cover a wide range of different industries — from Mobility, to Diversity and Inclusion, to startup events, and more.
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Without further ado, here are some of our picks for can’t miss tech conferences / events to attend before – and after – 2021.
Waterloo Innovation Summit |Reset. Rebuild. Rebound.
August 19, 2020
Join Forbes CCO and editor, Randall Lane, as he explores how talent and innovation collide in the race to reset today’s workforce and rebuild economies.
September 21-25, 2020
Because of the COVID-19 crisis, Detroit Homecoming is going “virtual.” Together, we will review current realities and identify ways people who care about the city can support it through this crisis and beyond. This event was live on Thursday, May 14 for the first event, “Detroit vs. COVID-19”. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will bring us up to date on the city’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. And we’ll hear from people – expats and locals – who are creating initiatives to support the city and its residents..
September 25-27th , 2020
The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation is proud to host its inaugural cross-border hackathon on September 25-27, 2020 in partnership with Major League Hacking. BorderHacks will inspire tech talent locally to get involved in our technology community, ultimately contributing to unlocking the potential of our future programmers, hackers, and designers with a focus on mobility and cross-border issues such as healthcare, logistics, and cybersecurity.
Great Lakes DevFest
October 17th, 2020
The Ann Arbor, Detroit and Windsor Google Developer Groups are excited to team up to bring you the first ever Great Lakes DevFest! They aim to host a great online event full of networking opportunities and amazing tech stories.
Women in IT Summit Canada
October 20th, 2020
The Women in IT Summit Canada will be held virtually on October 20th 2020! You can register your interest in attending the virtual summit by clicking here.
November 18, 2020
The APMA Annual Conference and Trade Show is the premier event for the Canadian automotive manufacturing sector. Detail coming soon.
The #EDIAdvantage Forum
November 26 and 27, 2020
The #EDIAdvantage will help you prepare for the profound social, economic and technological shift changing the Ontario economy.
The shifting landscape comes with many opportunities, but Ontario’s unique position and demographic composition must be prepared to take advantage. These new demands and expectations create opportunities for economic growth, but they must be harnessed correctly if we want to power Ontario into the future.
December 4-6th, 2020
Times may be uncertain, but one thing remains true. There’s a simple power in people coming together. That’s why Web Summit is going online this December.
January 6-9th, 2021
CES, one of the world’s biggest technology conferences, will be a virtual event in January due to the coronavirus pandemic, a reversal from May when organizers said it would go on as a smaller gathering in Las Vegas.
Tech Week YQG 2020
February 8-12th, 2021
February 2021 will mark WEtech Alliance’s 10 year milestone of helping support our regional tech entrepreneurs, talent and community. To celebrate, we are pairing the celebration with another celebration, Tech Week. SAVE THE DATE: February 8-12th.