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Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Past Events

Jan 20, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch & Learn Session: The Hype and Hope of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency for Social Good

The Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab is pleased to present a lunch & learn session with guest speaker Christina Lomazzo on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Jun 4, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Separating hype from reality in AI

For the Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation in Banking, Steve Irvine, CEO & Founder of, will discuss how to seize the real AI opportunities.
Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019

The Second Toronto FinTech Conference

The Toronto FinTech Conference is an 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”).
Mar 10, 2019, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

IBM Technology Consulting Competition

Business and engineering students experience a jam-packed day of learning, pitching and networking with industry professionals, discovering innovative applications of technology for complex corporate challenges.
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.