Drumroll, please…the 2018 #BCTECH Summit reveals Keynote Speakers!

We are extremely excited to announce Jared Cohen and Brent Bushnell as keynote speakers for the 3rd annual #BCTECH Summit!

Jared Cohen will be kicking off the #BCTECH Summit on May 15. As the founder of Google Ideas, CEO of Jigsaw, a former advisor to two Secretaries of State, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Cohen is at the forefront of using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges and will shed light on the next big technological innovations and how they impact our world. He is a bestselling New York Times author and was named to TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2013.

In this age of transformation and amidst the adoption of increasingly complex technologies, Cohen has spent his entire career using technology to solve seemingly intractable problems. #BCTECH Summit delegates can expect his speech to be an illuminating and entertaining glimpse into the future.


Brent Bushnell will wrap up the #BCTECH Summit on May 16. Bushnell is the CEO and Co-founder of Two Bit Circus, a Los Angeles-based experiential entertainment company that strives to create immersive, social fun and is currently building a network of micro-amusement parks. He is also a global leader in immersive entertainment, virtual reality, mixed reality and augmented reality, and an expert in the art of engagement.

Bushnell is passionate about creating ways to capture people’s hearts and minds with new technologies. He uses play and spectacle to spur creativity and bring people together in fun and meaningful ways, and #BCTECH Summit delegates can expect him to deliver an entertaining and idea-generating speech.

Get Ready to Be Inspired

Join us May 14-16, 2018 for Western Canada’s biggest tech event! The 2018 #BCTECH Summit will showcase B.C.’s vibrant technology industry, build cross-sector opportunities for businesses and explore the ways technology is fueling growth and innovation across all industries at an unprecedented rate.

Purchase your ticket today and save $300 off the full conference price.

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The 3rd annual #BCTECH Summit is delivered in partnership by the Government of British Columbia and BC Innovation Council (BCIC).

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