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Driving Dreams 2019: Understanding Your Smart Product Value Proposition

May 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Driving Dreams is a six-part workshop series that brings together key industry experts in IoT, Hardware and Product Development to help tech entrepreneurs who are beginning their commercialization journey.

The third installment on May 23 will cover the most pressing topics around understanding your core competencies and value proposition in the world of smart product design. You’ll have the chance to connect with our speakers who will cover topics like:

  • Which supply chain strategy is best for you
  • How to reduce approval risk
  • Whether to purchase products locally or from abroad
  • How to protect your IP

Join us for a morning hands-on demo from Digi International, who will be sharing their modular solutions that can help speed your time to market.

And stay for the afternoon keynote from Bereskin Parr on how to protect your intellectual property, followed by an interactive panel session with local industry experts.

Seats are limited, so be sure to save your spot.


8:30am – 1:00pm
“Modular Solutions to Help Speed Your Time to Market”, Dustin Steinhoff, Digi International

1:00pm – 2:00pm
“Problem Solving with the Pros” – informal networking opportunity to connect directly with vendors or industry experts

2:00pm – 3:00pm
“How to Protect Your IP” – Stephen Beney and Joanna Ma, Bereskin Parr

3:15pm – 4:15pm
Panel Discussion with:

  • Dustin Steinhoff, Digi International
  • Stephen Beney, Bereskin Parr
  • Joanna Ma, Bereskin Parr
  • Sobresh Dey, eInfoChips
  • Brent MacKinnon, NextGrid

See you at #DrivingDreams19!

For any questions or concerns, please contact jennee.rasavong@riccentre.com


Arrow Electronics
171 Superior Boulevard
Mississauga, L5T 2L1
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Arrow Electronics
171 Superior Boulevard
Mississauga, L5T 2L1
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