Big Data and AI Toronto 2021’s Community Partners

Big Data and AI Toronto 2021’s Community Partners

Big Data and AI Toronto 2021’s Community Partners

To stay true to our commitment to evolve with the data and analytics community that we serve, each year we enter into community partnerships with associations and organizations that are having a positive impact on the Canadian tech industry. Learn more about Big Data and AI Toronto 2021’s community partners.

This year’s partners are all working towards the betterment of the Canadian tech ecosystem through different avenues. All together, they support IT executives, solve regulatory challenges, facilitate the creation, growth, and influence of startups, and leverage their expertise to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are happy to have them onboard and proud of the impact that they are having on the tech industry at large.

Check out our 2021 community partners

Bonjour Startup Montréal
Bonjour Startup Montréal is a non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate the creation, growth and influence of Montréal startups and position Montréal among the world’s most dynamic ecosystems. It is supported by the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation, Ville de Montréal, Canadian Economic Development, the Business Development Bank of Canada and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

Canadian RegTech Association (CRTA)
The Canadian RegTech Association is a non-profit organization focused on solving regulatory challenges through collaborative efforts between key RegTech stakeholders: regulated entities, technology vendors, regulatory bodies, government and professional service providers. The goal is to facilitate dialogue, raise standards and promote growth and innovation within the Canadian RegTech eco-system. The organization will endeavour to solve regulatory challenges through collaborative discussion and engagement in proof-of-concept initiatives.

CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN)
The CIO Association of Canada is the only Canadian professional association for IT executives offering focused education, networking and knowledge sharing using the most current and innovative methods to foster community and enhance the potential in all of us as IT experts and CIOs. The CIO Association of Canada grows IT leaders, speaks with one voice on issues facing CIOs, and builds a vendor-neutral community for safe exchange of ideas and best practices.

Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)
CIPS is a National IT Federation of 10 Provincial regulators that license IT professionals in Canada and abroad. Since 1958 CIPS has helped advance Canada’s IT profession by establishing standards, best practices, and integrity for the benefit of IT professionals and the public interest. As “Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals” we represent thousands of members across the country. CIPS provides: Networking, Professional Development, and Volunteer opportunities; Certification of IT professionals; Accreditation of IT university and college programs; A niche IT Job Board; A voice to government on issues that affect the profession and industry.

As a full-service diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) firm, Feminuity supports companies with good intentions to produce meaningful, long-term impact.

Since 2015, Feminuity has partnered with dozens of innovative companies—from start-ups to Fortune 500s—to build diverse teams, equitable systems, inclusive products, and workplace cultures where people can not only survive, but thrive.

QueerTech is a Canadian nonprofit organization that empowers and connects startups, corporate and LGBTQ2S+ technologists to increase diversity, inclusion, and representation in the tech industry. QueerTech has thousands of engaged members and hundreds of community and corporate partners that benefit from purpose-driven and solutions-oriented workshops, training, programs, job fairs, hackathons and events that provide career opportunities, build capacity, safe spaces, and support where LGBTQ2S+ voices are heard. Breaking down barriers, QueerTech empowers LGBTQ2S+ in tech to achieve their personal and professional goals, feel a sense of belonging and thrive in the tech industry with pride.

TechConnex is a technology community, that has been around for 39 years, providing learning and networking opportunities to help your business and people grow and succeed. Through our Peer Groups and Lunch and Learn sessions, people have the opportunity to share best practices, business insights and interact with people who are experiencing challenges similar to you. Our Peer Groups are a great forum to foster new ideas, learn and see the world outside of our individual perspectives. Join with other entrepreneurs, innovators, and service providers in making a sustained economic impact throughout the GTA.

As the leading national technology industry association, TECHNATION proudly represents the Canadian technology companies that are changing the world through innovation, creativity and ingenuity.

The success of our members is integral to our country’s economic success – today, and well into the future. Our role is to champion Canada’s technological future and help facilitate and enable industry and government to work together for our country’s prosperity. This is something we’ve done proudly for more than 60 years. But as technology and Canada’s tech sector continues to grow and evolve, so does TECHNATION.

Toronto Womxn in Data Science
Toronto womxn in data science is a community that provides a platform for womxn from diverse backgrounds to showcase their career journeys and knowledge share. They are here to encourage the diversification of the talent pipeline for data science and other data careers. They provide mentorship, education, and advancement to women in the tech industry.

They will be speaking at the event

Dr. Sarah Saska, Donna Bales, Kishawna Peck

Looking to connect with our community partners and catch some of their talks? Grab your free pass here.

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