Canada's Tech Week will explore out-of-this-world ideas with next year's theme: Moonshots
TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, on the Elevate Main Stage, Cofounder and CEO Razor Suleman announced the festival's 2019 theme, Moonshots. Following the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, next year's festival will welcome acclaimed Canadian astronaut and bestselling author Chris Hadfield as a keynote speaker on the Main Stage. Elevate: Moonshots will run from September 23-27, 2019.
"We couldn't think of anyone better than Chris Hadfield to help us explore far-reaching ideas and the future of tech and innovation at Elevate," said Razor Suleman.
Chris and Helene Hadfield will serve as 2019 Co-chairs of the Elevate Founders Board.
"We're excited to join this growing festival that unites and celebrates the Canadian and worldwide tech community," said Chris Hadfield.
Elevate 2018 welcomed big names from former US Vice President Al Gore; to Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd; to former Google CEO and Alphabet Board Member Eric Schmidt; as well as other leading names in technology, government, finance and entrepreneurship.
Earlybird 2019 passes are on limited sale for $195 CAD until Friday, September 28, 11:59pm. Guests can purchase at elevatetechfest.com/2019
Elevate is a city-wide technology and innovation festival that takes place in Toronto, Canada. This annual event brings together global tech leaders, investors, government officials and international media to raise the profile of the Canadian innovation ecosystem. Through a mix of inspirational speakers, experiential programming, and social networking opportunities, Elevate operates as a platform for the community at large to disrupt together, celebrate diversity and inclusiveness, and proudly showcase the best of Canadian innovation. Elevate is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2017. To learn more, visit www.elevatetechfest.com, and join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram: @ElevateTechFest #ElevateTechFest
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