ThingkFest 4.0 – Canada’s Internet of Things Conversation

Are you an Internet of Things (IoT) provider, user, innovator, thinker and in general interested in IoT – then have your say at ThingkFest.



ThingkFest is an IoT North online event allowing participants to share their involvement in IoT and hear what others in Canada are doing, innovating, and thinking in the IoT space. It’s a showcase of Fast-Fire Four-Minute Short-Talks on different topics from across the full Thingk3D IoT Space across Canada.

Short-talks are selected from talk proposals submitted by Canadian companies, organizations, and individuals. Everyone is welcome to attend to hear the talks and participate in the discussion and Q&A.

Topics range IoT innovations, products and services, solutions in different verticals, different domains and disciplines that enable or are affected by IoT, and socioeconomic and digital governance interplay with IoT.

Short-Talks and Speakers

Canada IoT Connectivity – Joel Dart, Senior Manager – Global IoT Business Development, Bell

What strategies are the leading retailers using to harness the power of AI Video Analytics – Riccardo Badalone, CEO at C2RO

Challenges in Building an IoT Ecosystem – Jason Lee, CEO at SmartCone Technologies Inc.

Get Ready for 5G – Access the 5G Testbed – Tim Warland, Manager Venture programs, Invest Ottawa

Practical industrial approach towards AI on edge devices for machine vision wisdom, and not just data richness – Remi Duquette, VP – innovation & Industrial AI at Maya HTT Ltd.

The Internet of Open Source Things – Frédéric Desbiens, Program Manager IoT and Edge Computing at Eclipse Foundation

A new generation of Edge Computing practices for AIoT – Jeremie Farret, CEO at Mind in a Box

True Smart Cities at the City of Hamilton – Emil Sylvester Ramos, Co-Founder at IRIS

Enabling scaled-up IoT data centers: “Who decides?” – James Mihaychuk, Product Management Consultant, Teradyne

The event is finished.


Sep 21 2021


6:00 pm - 7:45 pm