The MaRS Digital Technology Summit, as part of the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP), brings together experts, targeted discussions and practical strategies to educate executives in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The goal is to arm these executives with the knowledge and network they need in order to adopt the digital technology tools required for increasing... [read more]
The MaRS Digital Technology Summit, as part of the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP), brings together experts, targeted discussions and practical strategies to educate executives in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The goal is to arm these executives with the knowledge and network they need in order to adopt the digital technology tools required for increasing productivity and fueling business growth. Featuring dynamic presentations from industry leaders, informative panel discussions and a number of booths showcasing innovative digital solutions, the MaRS Digital Technology Summit offers key insights, tools and adoption strategies for SMEs. Specifically, the MaRS Digital Technology Summit focuses on the following areas: Accounting Exploring the various innovative and simple accounting tools available for SMEs Participating speakers include representatives from Wave Accounting, KPMG, FreshBooks, 360 Visibility E-Commerce Learn about the various tools & technologies currently used in successful e-commerce businesses Listen to a special presentation by the Deloitte Retail Practice with their 2012 Retail Outlook Insights from PayPal, Well.ca, Dealuxe and Demac Media CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Learn about how innovative CRM tools and solutions can be adopted and used to fuel growth for your business Featuring speakers from Microsoft Canada, Salesforce, Rotman and Timeraiser Cloud Technology A special presentation from 360 Visibility on how to use hosted (cloud) technology to reduce costs, drive productivity and increase revenue Agenda 8:15 - 9:00 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Booth Tours 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Panels/Keynotes 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch 12:30 - 4:15 p.m. Panels/Keynotes 5:00 p.m. Conference Ends Click here for completed Agenda. Some of the presenters joining us for the event include: Jennifer Lee, Brent Houldon and Miyo Yamashita, Deloitte & Touche LLP Ricardo Wagner, Microsoft CRM Kirk Simpson and Scott Zandbergen, Wave Accounting Frank Falcone, Executive Program Director at the Rotman Centre for CRM Excellence Sunil Mistry, KPMG Enterprise Mike McDerment, FreshBooks Paige Malling, Well.Ca Joanna Track, Dealuxe.ca Lynn Cooke, 360 Visibility Anil Patel, Timeraiser.ca Matthew Bertulli, Demac Media Click here for complete list of speakers. Funded by NRC-IRAP, this event is part of the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, aimed to increase the productivity growth of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada across all sectors through the adoption of digital technologies. DTAPP is designed to speed up the rate at which SMEs in Canada adopt digital technology and build digital skills. Learn more about DTAPP.