February 9 & 10, 2018

MaRS Discovery District

An award-winning business technology conference.

Connect IT 2018 represents an opportunity to expand our horizons to a world beyond our eyes. To us, it is a call to embrace the future, and unlock the possibilities of technologies that enhance the lives of people across the globe, and ultimately make our world a better place. This year, explore the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence, understand the hype around the technology, and prepare for the countless opportunities this creates for us as students - and more importantly as future leaders.

Since its founding in 2005 by students at Ryerson University, Connect IT has united liked-minded visionaries from all over Ontario. It has grown to encourage creative thinking and collaboration amongst students and industry professionals through keynotes, panels, workshops, tech fairs, competition, and networking.

Bridging the gap between students and the industry.

Breakfast and reception

Food provided throughout the two days, along with opportunities to connect with peers and professionals.

Keynotes and speaker panels

Hear from different perspectives of AI from industry leaders, tackling critical and controversial topics.

Interactive expo

Join us during the Expo and interact with some of the most innovative companies and emerging startups.

Engaging workshops

Learn more about a specific topic within AI and what opportunities it creates for you!

Case competition

Show your ideas, creativity, and skill with a business challenge, presented by a conference sponsor.

Networking opportunities

Establish meaningful relationships with business & technology professionals in the industry.

Connect IT Conference is more than just a business technology conference - it's an experience.