Register for an Evening with Innovators 2017

Are you interested in learning how any business can develop an innovative social purpose?

Join ​a select group of business leaders ​for ​an ​evening ​of ​innovative thinking ​with ​a ​dialogue ​featuring ​Stephen Tapp, Deputy Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, ​and ​our ​keynote ​speaker, ​Julielynn Wong, Physician-Scientist, Innovator and Educator, and social purpose pioneer who has been ​internationally recognized as a 3D printing, drone, robotics, telemedicine, and digital health pioneer.

The event will begin with Stephen’s views on recent economic developments and the implications for Ontario’s outlook going forward.

Next will be a networking reception, giving you the opportunity to meet and connect with your peers. You’ll make valuable business connections, meet Innovators Alliance members, and learn the benefits of joining Ontario’s leading CEO network.

Following this, you will enjoy dinner and hear from our keynote speaker, Julielynn Wong. From the unique perspective of a leading physician, scientist, and innovator, Julielynn examines rapidly emerging, game-changing, and converging technology trends, how these are transforming society, and how these changes will be interpreted in our everyday lives.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Time: 12:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Place: Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 4B8 – click here for a map.


Stephen Tapp, Deputy Chief Economist at Export Development Canada (EDC)

Stephen oversees EDC’s global economic and export forecast as well as the research program for the Corporate Research Department. Before joining EDC, Stephen was a Research Director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy, where he managed the International Trade and Global Commerce research program. His research has been published in academic journals such as the Canadian Journal of Economics and Canadian Public Policy.

Stephen has a Ph.D. in economics from Queen’s University and an Honours degree from Western University. He sits on the board of the Ottawa Economics Association.

Julielynn Wong, Physician-Scientist, Innovator, Educator, and Founder at 3D4MD

Julielynn Wong’s life mission is to take technology to the extreme to benefit the world. She uses cutting-edge technology to deliver healthcare solutions across diverse environments, from outer space to remote communities with limited access to healthcare resources. She was the first to 3D print medical supplies on the International Space Station and she designed a solar-powered ultra-portable 3D printing system that can make medical supplies in remote, off-grid communities.

Don’t miss out on this exciting Evening with Innovators—click here to register for the event.

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About Peggie Pelosi

Peggie Pelosi is the Executive Director of Innovators Alliance. She works with entrepreneurs and CEOs throughout Ontario to ensure they have access to the tools and resources to ensure profitable growth through innovation. Peggie is a seasoned entrepreneur and innovator, having built two companies which have both been game-changers in their industries. Peggie teaches in the space of Social Innovation in graduate business programs at the University of Toronto-St. Michael’s College and Seneca College.