Take a Sneak Peek at Our 2017 Programming!

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Joint Sessions & Meals: Cascade Ballroom
Information Technology Panel Session: Alberta Room
Sustainable Technology Panel Session: New Brunswick Room
Health Technology Panel Session: Ivor Petrak Room

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

13:00-17:30

BVF Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Back by popular demand, the BVF Entrepreneur Bootcamp is happening September 20! Register for this FREE session and gain valuable insight on:

  • The Fundamentals of Raising Capital
  • Attracting Cash from Investors
  • Leveraging Federal Funding
  • Forecasting the Latest Investment Trends
  • Learning What It Takes to be Fundable

Register Today!

 

Last year’s program was SOLD OUT. Limited seating available, first come, first served. If you are a registered #BVF2017 delegate and want to attend, you must still register for the Bootcamp using the button above.

17:30-20:00

Pre-Conference Cocktails

Mt. Stephen Hall РThe Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel 

This year, all #BVF2017 delegates are invited to join us for pre-conference cocktails! Make the most of your conference experience, grab a drink, and let the networking begin. The reception is open to all registered #BVF2017 delegates and Bootcamp participants, and we look forward to seeing you all there!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

8:00-8:45

Registration

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks

9:00-9:45

Joint Panel Session "Meet the Investors"

This Forum favorite provides delegates with the opportunity to hear from key players from some of the most active venture funds from across North America. Listen in as they lend insight into what they look for in a compelling investment opportunity, and what’s on their radar. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, or otherwise involved in the technology sector, this session will offer detailed insight into current investment trends.

9:45-10:00

Coffee Break

10:00-11:00

Startup Spotlight & Investor Feedback Panel

11:00-11:45

Networking Break

11:45

Delegates Move to Presentation Theatres

Information Technology Company Presentations: Alberta Room
Sustainable Technology Company Presentations: New Brunswick Room
Health Technology Company Presentations: Ivor Petrak Room

11:45-12:45

Information Technology Company Presentations

11:45-12:45

Sustainable Technology Company Presentations

11:45-12:45

Health Technology Company Presentations

12:45-13:00

Delegates Move to Dinning Hall

13:00-14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30-15:00

Keynote Speaker

15:00-15:30

Delegates Move to Presentation Theatres

Information Technology Panel Session: Alberta Room
Sustainable Technology Panel Session: New Brunswick Room
Health Technology Panel Session: Ivor Petrak Room

15:30-16:00

Information Technology Panel Session

15:30-16:00

Sustainable Technology Panel Session

15:30-16:00

Health Technology Panel Session

16:00-17:00

Company Presentations

Information Technology Company Presentations: Alberta Room
Sustainable Technology Company Presentations: New Brunswick Room
Health Technology Company Presentations: Ivor Petrak Room

16:00-17:00

Information Technology Company Presentations

16:00-17:00

Sustainable Technology Company Presentations

16:00-17:00

Health Technology Company Presentations

17:00-18:00

Full Conference Reception

Friday, September 22, 2017

8:00-9:00

Networking Breakfast in Dining Hall

9:00-9:45

Joint Panel Session "Engaging the Corporate Strategics"

Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) is playing an ever increasing role in the venture funding ecosystem. Companies are turning to CVC as an alternative to the traditional venture funding model, and internally, CVC is stepping in to ensure that there is a viable, healthy emerging tech ecosystem to feed their corporate parents’ long term needs. Listen in as our panel of key players discuss the current opportunity landscape and how to successfully engage with the broader CVC community.

9:45-10:15

Networking Break

10:15-11:15

Company Presentations

Information Technology Company Presentations: Alberta Room
Sustainable Technology Company Presentations: New Brunswick Room
Health Technology Company Presentations: Ivor Petrak Room

10:15-11:15

Information Technology Company Presentations

10:15-11:15

Sustainable Technology Company Presentations

10:15-11:15

Health Technology Company Presentations

11:15-11:30

Delegates Move to Dining Hall

11:30-11:45

Presenting Company Awards

11:45-12:45

Fireside Chat "Canadian Sellouts: Tales of the Exit"

Get the inside scoop as these three Canadian entrepreneurs break down their respective journeys towards an exit. Listen in to get a glimpse into what life during and after a deal is really like, and gain both a founder and an investment bank perspective on the ins-and-outs of prepping for an exit.

12:45-13:15

Networking Lunch

13:15-13:45

Keynote Speaker

13:45-14:00

Closing Remarks