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Next Y2 Conference

Seneca College Newnham Campus
Saturdays February 29 and March 7, 2020

Our next 2-day conference-hackathon takes place on February 29 and March 7, 2020 at Seneca College’s Newnham campus in North York. Find out more here!

Conference Schedule

February 29, 2020

Time
Activity

9:30 am

Welcome and opening remarks

9:40 am

Keynote: Anton Wong (Amedia Productions)

10:00 am

Open-mic pitches

11:30 am

Short-list ideas and form teams

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Workshop: Design Thinking

1:20 pm

Work time

2:45 pm

Workshop: Customer Validation

3:00 pm

Work time

4:30 pm

Workshop: Building an Investor Pitch - Kevin Smith (The Story Architect)

6:00 pm

Dinner

6:30 pm

Work time

8:00 pm

Go home

March 7, 2020

Time
Activity

9:30 am

Framing the day

9:35 am

Summer Company - Vivian Ho-Tam (York Region Small Business Enterprise Centre)

9:45 am

Workshop: Effective Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs - Ron Tsang (From Presentation to Standing Ovation)

10:30 am

Work time

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Welcome to the Finals

1:15 pm

Keynote: Janelle Hinds (Helping Hands)

1:30 pm

Final presentations

4:30 pm

Judges deliberation

5:00 pm

Awards to top-2 teams and wrap

5:30 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

Go home

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