Collision from Home – Day 1

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By Jessica Lamoglie DeNardo

Collision From Home ConferenceThis June 23-25, 2020, the York University School of Continuing Studies will be present at COLLISION 2020, North-America’s fastest-growing technology conference.

The School of Continuing Studies joins thousands of attendees who will log in virtually to take part in talks, workshops, panels and networking sessions with innovators, company founders, investors, activists, educators, and thought leaders discussing how to solve the world’s challenges using technology. The School will also feature its growing portfolio of Data and Technology certificate programs, in areas like Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Blockchain Development and more.

Below are our favourite talks from Collision Day 1*:

10:00 a.m. – Channel 1 – The Road to Opening Toronto

John Tory, Mayor at City of Toronto, Canada
Paddy Cosgrove, CEO at Collision + Web Summit


10:15 a.m. – Channel 3 – How to navigate the world’s largest WfH experiment

Aaron Levie, Co-Founder & CEO at Box
Alex Konrad, Senior Editor at Forbes Media


10:30 a.m. – Channel 2 – How tech can help us think critically

Grant Ingersoll, CTO at Wikimedia Foundation


3:40 p.m. – Channel 2 – Is education on the cusp of a revolution?

RYork University - vertical logohonda Lenton, President & Vice Chancellor at York University
Takara Small, Tech Columist at CBC Radio
Arne Schepker, CEO at Babbel


5:10 p.m. – Channel 1 – A message from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at World Health Organization


For a full schedule of speakers, events and talks, please visit:

* All images courtesy of Collision Conference