Five Tech Events That Need to be on Your Calendar


 June 11, 2019


Here at Cogeco Peer 1, we always like to keep up to date with the latest events in this constantly evolving industry to ensure we continue to collaborate with innovators and offer the best technology and exceptional service to our customers.

With May well underway, I wanted to highlight some of the North American and UK events we’ll be attending and speaking at. It’s going to be an exciting and busy couple of months, and we can’t wait to be on the road, meeting clients, prospects and old friends!

Collision, Toronto, Canada – May 20th – 23rd

In its fifth year, Collision is the fastest-growing tech conference in North America, and we are thrilled to be exhibiting alongside some of the biggest makers and shakers the industry has to offer. Some of these inspiring speakers this year will include Ev Williams, the CEO of Medium, Peggy Johnson, the Executive Vice President at Microsoft and even some famous faces such as Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt!

C2 Montreal, Canada – May 22nd- 24th

This three-day immersive event is “where commerce and creativity collide” to explore trends, find inspiration and discuss disruptions within the industry. The Cogeco Peer 1 team will be attending with some of our amazing customers for what sets out to be a very stimulating and insightful couple of days.

Toronto Tech Summit, Toronto, Canada – May 24th

Craig Tavares, Cogeco Peer 1, Director of Product Innovation and Technology will be speaking on a panel at Toronto Tech Summit discussing ‘How AI is Shaping Society’. AI is gaining huge traction worldwide, and is a topic our CEO, Susan Bowen has previously explored in an earlier blog post. We’re thrilled that Craig will be discussing one of the biggest technological advancements to disrupt the market alongside industry academics and experts in this field.

Tech Solent, Southampton, UK – June 14th

Tech Solent in association with UK based law firm, Coffin Mew, Solent University and The Southampton City Council is launching a new initiative to celebrate and promote the tech industry across Southampton and the wider Solent Region. Tech Solent will also be running a series of follow-up events throughout the year and into 2020, ‘Tech Talks’, which will stimulate cross-sectoral partnerships, thought leadership and new commercial opportunities arising from technological developments. Watch this space!

ITW (International Telecoms Week), Atlanta, U.S. – June 23rd – 26th

This annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry enable the globalisation of businesses and aims to close the digital divide. With over 2,000 companies from 136 counties in attendance last year, we anticipate an even bigger turnout this year.

As you can see, there’s a lot going on over the next couple of months! We can’t wait to meet so many people from all over the globe to discuss and champion the thriving tech industry and the innovative work that so many of us are a part of.

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