iVentures – inventing the future

iVentures 2018

November 6th & 7th, 2018

The Design Exchange | Toronto

2017 Speakers

  • Charles Falzon (Toronto, CAN)

    Dean, Faculty of Communication & Design

    Ryerson University

  • Zack Ginies (Toronto, CAN)

    Developer and YouTuber

    TraderZed

  • Karen Thorne-Stone (Toronto, CAN)

    President & CEO

    Ontario Media Development Corporation

  • // Catherine Winder (Vancouver, CAN) – Keynote Speaker //

    Partner / CEO

    Skybound North

  • Michael Carter (Toronto, CAN)

    Assistant Professor

    School of Creative Industries at Ryerson University

  • Pablo Navajas (Cordoba, ARG)

    Systems Engineer, Co-Founder & CTO

    3OGS

  • David Dembroski (Toronto, CAN)

    Partner

    Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP

  • Ian Hamilton (Bristol, UK)

    Accessibility Specialist

    Independent

  • Victoria Evans (Ottawa, CAN)

    Founder

    Digital Vic

  • Simon Darveau (Montreal, QC)

    Co-founder & Executive Producer

    Scavengers studio

  • Avinash Kumar (Delhi, IND)

    Co-founder

    Quicksand

  • Louis-Etienne Dubois

    Assistant Professor

    Ryerson University - School of Creative Industries

  • Chris Cataldi (New York City, USA)

    Co-Founder & COO

    Genvid Technologies

  • Joanne Loton (Toronto, CAN)

    Executive Producer

    SESQUI

  • Jayme Winick (Toronto, CAN)

    Founder & CEO

    Tabcon Games

  • Bobby Thandi (London, UK)

    VP Digital

    Dubit

  • Charles Lavigne (Vancouver, CAN)

    CEO & Co-Founder

    LlamaZOO Interactive

  • Heather Anne Ritchie (Toronto, CAN)

    Co-founder

    Repable

  • Thais Weiller (Sao Paulo, BRA)

    Game Designer

    JoyMasher

  • Sean Karoonian (Toronto, CAN)

    Senior Marketing Manager, Gaming & eSports

    Cineplex

  • Megan Malone (Ottawa, CAN)

    Senior Associate

    Export Development Canada

  • Nancy Chapelle (Toronto, CAN)

    Executive Director

    Bell Fund

  • Tammy Kwan (New York City, USA)

    Co-founder

    Cognitive ToyBox

  • Russell Ward (Toronto, CAN)

    President

    Massively

  • Evan Jones (Toronto, CAN)

    CEO

    Stitch Media

  • Chris Dunn (Toronto, CAN)

    Program Consultant

    OMDC

  • John Schrag (Toronto, CAN)

    Head of Experience Design, Live Design Group

    Autodesk

  • Jairus Khan (Toronto, ON)

    Composer / Sound Designer

    Only Dead Men

  • Ascension Aton:wa Harjo (Six Nations)

    Hoop Dancer

    Red Sky Performance

  • Jeffrey Elliott (Toronto, CAN)

    Chair

    Interactive Ontario

About the event

Now in its 11th year, iVentures is a conference and marketplace for ideas across all forms of interactive digital media (IDM), including video games, eLearning, augmented and virtual reality, convergent media and much more.

Conference elements:

  • Keynotes, panels, presentations and workshops
  • B2B meeting opportunities
  • An Interactive Digital Media Expo
  • Networking receptions