Speakers, Panels, & Workshops

Speakers Panelists Workshops


CUCSC 2019 is honoured to host these titans of industry and academia. Each of them works at the forefront of the Future of Computer Science. To hear what these riveting speakers have to say, buy your ticket now!

George Hammerschmidt
EVP, COO and Principal Nortec Communications
Emily Branton
President at Link2Feed
Rino Rondinone
CIO of Green Shield Canada
Raman Mehta
CIO of Visteon Corporation
Dr. Ziad Kobti
Director of the School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor

Women In Tech Panel

Our annual Women in Tech panel is the heart of CUCSC. We are thrilled to bring you these vibrant, diverse speakers, each of whom brings a unique perspective on the industry.

Samantha Estoesta
Outreach Operations Manager - Innovation Lab at TD
Yvonne Pilon
President & CEO, WEtech Alliance
Alicia Jewell Bayi
Business Analyst for Quicken Loans
Justine Janssen
Senior Vice President of Strategy, Ceridian

Business Idea Pitch

At our Business Idea Pitch #PheonixNest, students will present their solutions to key business initiatives, ready for prototyping and implementation, to influential industry insiders. They will then receive live feedback on their pitch, areas for improvement in their idea, and next steps for developing their idea into either a business or fully realized product/service. Have an idea that will change the world? Head over to Submissions to submit it for consideration.

Daniel Biafore
Owner, Biafore Associates Inc.
Gaurav Kumar Singh
AV Research and Strategy, Ford Motor Company
Patrick Hartford
VP of Emerging Technology, Quicken Loans
Suthan Theiven
Emerging Technology & Business Strategy

Ask Industry Anything

We've invited top industry professionals to come and answer your questions about what it's like to work in tech. Learn more about potential careers, how to find a job, and the day to day work done at top tech companies.

Almond Au
Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
Adam Castle
Director of Venture Services, WEtech Alliance
Alyssa Boucher
University Relations Manager - Quicken Loans
Jakub Koter
Co-founder of Red Piston Inc.
Eric Kopsala
Director of Architecture - Green Shield Canada


This year, CUCSC will hold several compelling, hands on professional development workshops. Each is designed to help participants gain real world skills and lead to succeed both in personal projects and in the workplace.

Len Payne
Teacher, Coach, Leader and Tour Guide
Don Ward
Director of Engineering, Quicken Loans
Kenny Hong
GitHub Campus Expert, GitHub
Almond Au
Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
Sten Dragoti
Esports Entrepreneur & Consultant
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