iVentures – inventing the future

iVentures 2018

November 6th & 7th, 2018

The Design Exchange | Toronto

2017 Speakers

  • Jairus Khan (Toronto, ON)

    Composer / Sound Designer

    Only Dead Men

  • Harold Dumur (Montreal, CAN)

    CEO

    OVA

  • Kris Schantz (Toronto, CAN)

    Co-founder

    Happy Worker

  • Marcelo Serres (Pasadena, USA)

    Director of Technology and Game Production

    Pebblekick Inc

  • Michael Carter (Toronto, CAN)

    Assistant Professor

    School of Creative Industries at Ryerson University

  • Heather Steele (Toronto, CAN)

    Communications Director

    Ubisoft Toronto

  • Steve Saylor (Toronto, CAN)

    YouTuber

    Blind Gamer

  • Tom Frencel (Toronto, CAN)

    CEO

    Little Guy Games

  • Charles Lavigne (Vancouver, CAN)

    CEO & Co-Founder

    LlamaZOO Interactive

  • Matt Toner (Vancouver, CAN)

    CEO

    Biba

  • Angela Robert (Surrey, CAN)

    CEO

    Conquer Mobile

  • Jonathan Chan (San Francisco, USA)

    COO

    Fig

  • Simon Darveau (Montreal, QC)

    Co-founder & Executive Producer

    Scavengers studio

  • // Hao Lin (San Francisco, USA) – Keynote speaker //

    Senior Business Development Manager

    Alibaba Cloud

  • Claire Faÿ (Mexico)

    Founder

    Editions Animées

  • Jayme Winick (Toronto, CAN)

    Founder & CEO

    Tabcon Games

  • Megan Malone (Ottawa, CAN)

    Senior Associate

    Export Development Canada

  • Tim Martin (Nashville, USA)

    CEO

    Rustici Software

  • Jeffrey Elliott (Toronto, CAN)

    Chair

    Interactive Ontario

  • Benjamin St. Louis (Toronto, CAN)

    Manager, AODA Compliance Policy & Accountability

    Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

  • Louis Chen (Beijing, CHN)

    CEO

    Parfait Culture

  • Louis-Etienne Dubois

    Assistant Professor

    Ryerson University - School of Creative Industries

  • Courtney Cole (Markham, CAN)

    Founder & CEO

    ForaHealthyMe Inc

  • Mark Bishop (Toronto, CAN)

    Co-CEO and Executive Producer

    marblemedia

  • Chris Dunn (Toronto, CAN)

    Program Consultant

    OMDC

  • Dr. David Crawford (Toronto, CAN)

    Partner

    Fragomen Worldwide

  • Thais Weiller (Sao Paulo, BRA)

    Game Designer

    JoyMasher

  • Ian Hamilton (Bristol, UK)

    Accessibility Specialist

    Independent

  • Bobby Thandi (London, UK)

    VP Digital

    Dubit

  • Paulo Andrés Carvajal Beltrán (Medellín, Colombia)

    Founder

    Básica

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