Agenda

Agenda

The World Incubation Summit invites business incubation professionals for discussions around Catalyzing Impactful Collaborations

Main topic categories to be covered during the summit:

  • Operational insights of impactful collaborations between incubation ecosystem actors
  • Case studies and best practices from top-performing university-linked programs
  • Corporate and business incubation partnerships and best practices
DAY 0 - FEB 21 - TORONTO ECOSYSTEM TOUR

DAY 01- FEB 22 - BUSINESS INCUBATION INSIGHTS

DAY 2 - FEB 23 - CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT INSIGHTS

Preliminary Schedule

Subject for change

00:00

Toronto Ecosystem Tour (February 21)

Exciting opportunity for international guests to explore the vibrant tech scene in Toronto. Limited seats available. Registration information to be announced

08:15

Registration

09:00

Opening Ceremony

Welcome to the World Incubation Summit 2018! Opening remarks from host & co-host

09:20

GUEST KEYNOTE SPEAKER

To be announced

10:00

The State of University-linked Business Incubation

Panel discussion: More information to be announced

10:50

Coffee Break

11:10

Global Insights & Best Practices

Case studies from select top-performing programs around the world

12:15

Networking

Slot available for scheduling one-on-one meetings with global peers

13:00

Lunch

Guest Luncheon Speaker 13:15 - 13:45

14:50

Round Table Discussions

Groups of 5-8 to choose from 8 different topics connected to the theme of the year 'Catalyzing Impactful Collaborations'

16:00

Coffee Break

16:20

GUEST KEYNOTE SPEAKER

To be announced

17:10

Networking

Slot available for one-on-one meetings with global peers

18:30

Cocktail & Mingle

19:15

Gala Dinner

UBI Global Awards with the 2018 World Rankings Announcement accompanied by music & entertainment

22:30

After Party

09:00

GUEST CORPORATE SPEAKER

To be announced

10:00

Corporate perspective: Insights from collaborating with university-linked incubators

Panel discussion: More information to be announced

10:50

Coffee Break

11:10

Corporate Insights & Best Practices

Case studies from select multinational corporate innovation initiatives

12:10

Networking

Slot available for one-on-one meetings with global peers & corporate representatives

13:00

Lunch

Guest Luncheon Speaker 13:15 - 13:45

14:00

Incubator Perspective: Insights from collaborating with Corporations

Panel discussion: Four #1 ranked university-linked incubation programs shares their best corporate engagement best practices

15:00

Fireside chat with Corporate Innovation Director

To be announced

15:30

UBI Access – A corporate matchmaking platform

Ali Amin, CEO of UBI Global, reveals the company's latest initiative connecting its member program's startups with corporations from all over the world.

16:00

Coffee Break

16:20

Technology & Innovation Trends

Guest speaker to be announced

17:00

Closing Remarks

Conference Evaluation Session and Official Goodbye

17:15

Networking & Friday Cocktail

Final networking session with music and drinks to ease into the weekend

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