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Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Past Events

Nov 23, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018

Hack Western 5

Hack Western is one of Canada’s largest annual student run hackathons, taking place at Western University. Hack Western 5 will welcome more than 600 students from November 23rd to 25th, 2018.
Nov 15, 2018, 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Blockchain and cryptoassets: Regulatory and tax issues

How will blockchain and cryptoassets change the landscape for investors? This half-day conference will introduce you to blockchain, cryptoassets, and securities law regarding initial coin offerings and security token offerings, as well as tax and legal issues around these assets.
Nov 9, 2018

Canadian Business Frontiers

The Canadian Business Frontiers conference will convene Canada’s top leaders across finance, energy, health and government sectors to discuss the impact of technology disruption on Canadians.
Sep 14, 2018

Future of Digital Advice Conference - SOLD OUT

Are you ready to help define the future of financial advice? Popularized by the term “robo-advice,” the application of digital technology to financial advice is poised to disrupt the profession and, by extension, clients, advisors, dealers, intermediaries, product providers and regulators.
Sep 13, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Architecture of Innovation - SOLD OUT

For the Tangerine Lecture in Finance, Josh Lerner, Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, will outline how to establish the right incentives and time horizons for investments.
May 31, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cryptoeconomics and the emergence of Web 3.0

For the Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation in Banking, Ryan Zurrer, HBA ’06, Principal and Venture Partner at Polychain Capital, will discuss why cryptoeconomic models are the future of financing.
Apr 16, 2018

CANCELLED: The Future of Digital Advice Conference

This event has been cancelled due to extreme weather conditions in Toronto, the GTA and Southern Ontario.
Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017

Hack Western 4

Hack Western is one of Canada’s largest annual student run hackathons, taking place at Western University. Hack Western 4 will welcome more than 500 students from November 17th to 19th, 2017.
Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017

The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference

The inaugural Annual Toronto FinTech Conference is an annual event where scholars in the fields of strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, organization theory, finance, and economics can discuss their research on the rise, diffusion, and disruptive potential of financial technologies (“FinTech”).
Jun 23, 2017

The Future of Banking and Financial Services

This one-day conference will examine how banks are adapting to the evolving regulatory environment, rapid technological change, and digital disruption from financial technology (“FinTech”) start-ups. The invited speakers are leading professionals from Canada, the United States and Europe.