Ontario Investment and Trade Centre, 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto
Estonian Business Seminar in Toronto
Named ‘the most advanced digital society in the world’ by Wired, ingenious Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. There are e-solutions for almost all fields of life:
e-Governance: e-Tax, e-Business Register, e-Health, e-Voting, e-Residency, e-School, cyberpolice, Digital ID, digital signatures etc.
Explore strategic partnerships with some of the twenty Estonian companies who are leaders in the areas of ICT and Electronics (some of which played critical roles in the digitization of the country), Business Services, Construction, Manufacturing and Tourism.
8:45: Registration and Networking
9:30: Welcome Speech by Mr. Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia
9:40: Presentation by Mr. Siim Sikkut, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications on the topic of How Estonia Became a Digital Nation
10:10 Presentation by Mr. Wayne Gudbranson, CEO, The Branham Group, Canadian ICT Sector Overview and Global Business Opportunities
10:35 Presentation by Mr. Asko Seeba, Mooncascade on the Estonian Start-up Landscape and the Story of Skype – Sudden Unicorn in Our Backyard
11:00: Presentation by Mrs. Aet Bergmann, bnt attorneys-at-law on The Estonian Business Environment, Legal Aspects and Business Culture
11:15: Networking and Buffet Lunch in Galleria
Afternoon: One-on-one meetings in break-out rooms. Profiles of Estonian companies can be found below.