YOUTH2TECH

WHAT IS Y2T?

In fall 2017, UpstartED organized the first technology and innovation conference for the youth in Montreal! Over 200 students and educators from 30 different schools came together to participate in this one of a kind event.

 

Youth2Tech featured over 20 industry speakers, interactive workshops and peer collaboration sessions. Students and educators alike had the opportunity to network with Montreal’s finest industry leaders, got exposed to new digital trends and emerging technologies, and made meaningful connections

Y2T IS ONE OF A KIND

200+

Student

participants

30+

Schools represented

50/50

30+

Gender representation

Industry leaders

2017 SPEAKERS

UpstartED invited Montreal's top industry leaders to share their professional paths and how technology has or will affect their industry.

Stuart Spence,

Education Game Software Developer, Space & Dream

Flora Bertin,

Head of Marketing & Comms, UpstartED

Alexis Smirnov,

Chief Technical Officer, Dialogue

Benoît Meunier,

UX & DesignThinking,

IBM

Jade Vaillancourt,

Co-Founder,

Vocaprep

Claude G. Téhoret,
CEO,

Nexalogy

Mike Ross,

Founder,

Vocaprep

Michael Lipset,
PHD,

McGill

Adela Schicker,
Co-Founder,

Procrastination.com

Mathias Durand,
Partner, 

Procrastination.com

Nikitasha Kapoor,
Co-Founder, 

Pure&Applied

Roxanne Desforges,

Co-Founder, 
Pure&Applied

Andriy Strogan,

Expert,

Vocaprep

Lateef Martin,

Founder,

Miscellaneum Studios
 

Guillaume Perreault Roy,

Educator,
Collège Français de Longueuil 

Danica Meredith,

Regional Learning Solutions Manager, McGraw Hill

Raphael Hotter,

Programming Club,
Marianopolis

Simon Tartakovsky,

Programming Club,
Marianopolis

Cassie Rheume,

Agente de développement,
Concertation Montreal 

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