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GovTech Summit and Expo

We will be there!

12 February 2020

Shaw Centre 55 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Event by DisGovr Canada and the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute

The GovTech Summit and Expo in Ottawa will be the fourth GovTech summit led in partnership by DisGovr Canada and the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Insitute. The objective of the Summit and Expo is to enable collisions between Canadian governments and the tech community, leading to stronger connections, relationships, and collaboration opportunities.


7:30 – 8:20 Registration and Refreshments
8:20 – 8:30 Opening Remarks, Hon. Prabmeet Sarkaria
8:30 – 9:15 NetApp Keynote, Spencer Sells
9:15 – 9:30 Networking Break
9:30 – 10:30 GovTech Pitch Series
10:30 – 11:30 Workshop Session 1
11:30 – 12:30 Workshop Session 2
12:30 – 13:00 Light Refreshment Break
13:00 – 14:00 Workshop Session 3
14:00 – 15:00 Workshop Session 4


For each workshop session, the Expo is offering workshops to attendees under five streams: cloud, cyber, digital, data, and emerging technologies. The workshops will be offered by a mix of government and industry. Our government sessions will provide overviews of their respective information technology plans, programs, and initiatives, and our industry sessions will showcase their solutions and the technology available to assist government in achieving their objectives. You can find workshop details and descriptions in the linked information package.


Through out the day, the trade show floor in the main plenary hall will feature booths from our sponsor companies, participating pitch companies, and government.


The GovTech companies participating in the 2020 morning pitch series include:

You can find company details and descriptions in the linked information package.


  1. Cloud Stream

10:30am-11:30am: NetApp

11:30am-12:30pm: BriteSky

1pm-2pm: BMC Software

2pm-3pm: Veeam

  1. Cyber Stream

10:30am-11:30am: University of Ottawa Professional Development Insitute (PDI)


1pm-2pm: Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

2pm-3pm: CyberArk

  1. Digital Stream

10:30am-11:30am: kainos

1130am-1230pm: Correctional Service Canada (CSC)

1pm-2pm: Piicomm

2pm-3pm: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

  1. Data Stream

11:30am-12:30pm: Transport Canada (TC)

1pm-2pm: SAS Institute

2pm-3pm: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

  1. Emerging Technologies Stream

10:30am-11:30am: Public Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC)

11:30am-12:30pm: Shared Services Canada (SSC)

1pm-2pm: UiPath

2pm-3pm: Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)

For additional information or to subscribe to a trial membership, please visit