TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Leaders from Toronto's startup and corporate innovation community gathered at the top of the CN Tower to announce a new technology festival called Elevate Toronto that will take place September 12 - 14, 2017. This new festival will showcase Toronto's thriving tech ecosystem while promoting Toronto internationally as a world class destination for innovation, startups, talent and investment.
Toronto is already recognized for its leadership in Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, Blockchain, and other areas of emerging technology, which will dramatically alter how we work and communicate. During the conference portion of Elevate Toronto, experts from these fields will give keynote addresses.
In addition, diversity and inclusion are central themes to Elevate Toronto, a non-profit organization led by TechToronto, MaRS, #movethedial, OneEleven, Cossette and the Spotlight Awards in partnership with the City of Toronto. Part of its mandate is to engage under-represented members of the technology industry.
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