Singularity-University – District 3 Innovation Center

The Future is Closer
Than You Think

Learn About Mind-Blowing Technologies

Oct 11 & 12

Meet the Speakers


Stuart Kozlick

Vice President, Medical Robotics at Kinova, a robotics design and manufacturer company.

Joanna Berz

Associate Professor of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University, and Founder of XS Labs, a research studio with a focus on innovation in the fields of electronic textiles and reactive garments.

Alan Peterson

McGill Associate Professor in the Departments of Human Genetics, Neurology & Neurosurgery and Oncology.

Dr. Zayna Khayat

Digital Health Chief at REshape Health Innovation Centre at Radboud university

Alex Henry

CEO at BlueVishnu

Dr. Molly Shoichet

Professor, University of Toronto


Melanie Segado

PhD Candidate in Neuroscience at McGill University and Science Director of NeuroTechX.

Rahul Mehrotra

Product Manager at Maluuba, a Canadian AI company, acquired by Microsoft in January 2017.

Jonathan Brun

Founder of, an environmental safety and quality company specializing in tools for industrial operations.

Robert Steiner

Director at Journalism Lab at Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Andreas Antono

Author "Mastering Bitcoin" & "The Internet of Money"

Suzanne Gildert

Founder & CSO, Kindred AI


Jenna Mlsna

Business Development Officer Hyasynth, a Montreal-based synthetic biology startup.

Jonathan Hamel

Chief Executive Officer at Catallaxy, a Montreal-based blockchain expertise centre.

Salim Ismail

Core Faculty, Moderator

Amin Toufani

Exonomics Vice President of Strategic Relations at Singularity University


Ramez Naam

Technologist and Science Fiction Writer

Josipa Petrunic

Executive Director & C.E.O at CUTRIC

Tom Rand

Managing Partner at ArcTern Ventures

Peter Tertz

Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director at ARC Energy Research Institute

Alastair (Ally) Monk

CoFounder of Motorleaf

Special Guests

Peter H. Diam

Co-Founder, Singularity University.

David Roberts

Distinguished Faculty, Innovation and Disruption

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Aperium Reality

Travel around the world without running into walls using Aperium Reality, a treadmill solution for VR.

VR Tracker

Destroy zombies with your friends using VR Tracker, the world’s first multiplayer VR game.


Test your brains power by guiding a ping pong ball through a maze.


See how robotics can help improve agriculture.


How powerful is your mind? Use Neurotech X’s brain powered baseball cap and Atlants Embedded’s brain controlled (BCI) VR game to find out.


Take a moment to relax in between speakers with Interaxon’s power neurofeedback, a gently guided meditation based on the real-time state of your brain.


Can an AI beat Miss PACMAN? Maluuba says it can!

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