Registration for Rising Economy Week 2021

Build Your Own Conference

Mix and match from live and virtual events to curate your hybrid Rising Economy conference experience.

Register below on our Whova platform for the complimentary virtual panels and featured presentations.

Register below for our complimentary in-person featured keynotes.
Space is limited so sign up today!

Register for Live-Stream Virtual Sessions

Rising Economy Week 2021 features a fascinating lineup of live-streamed virtual panels and presentations. These high-energy sessions explore bold ideas and tackle major challenges impacting our region, from the housing crisis and talent wars to major economic shifts, the drive for innovation and the race to net zero.


Making Canadian Cities Affordable Again:
A Keynote Presentation by Jennifer Keesmaat

Jennifer Keesmaat is an urban visionary and Toronto’s former chief city planner, named “one of the most powerful people in Canada” by Mcleans. As head of the Keesmaat Group and as a Distinguished Visitor in Residence at the University of Toronto, she continues to share her vision for cities of the future.

Jennifer’s in-person keynote takes place at 1:30 pm PT on Tues, Nov 23 at Hotel Grand Pacific. Bonus: Jennifer will moderate a roundtable discussion following her talk.


Innovation In Real Places: Strategies For Prosperity In An Unforgiving World – A Keynote Presentation by Dan Breznitz

When companies and governments worldwide want to talk about innovation strategies, they call Dan Breznitz, innovation expert and bestselling author of Innovation in Real Places: Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World.

Dan’s keynote takes place at 1:30 pm on Thurs, Nov 25 at Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort. Bonus: the keynote will be followed by a roundtable discussion moderated by Dan and a networking cocktail reception.