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For two decades, we've brought together students like you from across the country - creators, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, budding scientists and young visionaries - to change the way you see technology.

With over 5000+ students reached, our impact has been felt across an entire generation – a generation that is more connected than ever before.

  “CUTC provides an excellent opportunity for personal development while offering important insights into the dynamic and fast-paced world of new technologies. Each of you is committed to excellence, and I am certain that this conference will assist in preparing you for the challenges of the future.”

- Jean Chretien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada

  “[CUTC] is a forum that aims to shape the future of technology in Canada.”

- The Globe and Mail

  “There are a bunch of undergraduates who are just high energy people showing a huge amount of initiative... And you can’t resist coming out here to support what they are doing, ‘cause they are doing great things. I strongly recommend any undergraduate in any discipline to get involved!”

- Bob Young, Co-Founder of Red Hat, CEO of Lulu

  “[CUTC’s] presentations and think tanks on everything from ethics to wireless devices – are intended to help students think about and influence future technologies.”

- Toronto Star

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Ready for an Amazing Day?

To make the most out of your experience at the 2020 Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference, check out the times and locations of all our amazing events here!

Featured Speakers

Dave Rensin

David K. Rensin is the Senior Director of Engineering in the Office of the CFO. Dave provides guidance on the allocation of Google’s capital to its various businesses and long-term technical investments. Prior to that, Dave founded Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) and also ran Google’s global network capacity planning.

Dave Rensin

Sr. Director of Engineering, Google

Tina Eskridge

Tina Eskridge serves as Sr. Director of Marketing at Microsoft where she is responsible for driving all aspects of inclusion product and marketing strategy across Microsoft’s cloud platforms.

Tina Eskridge

Sr. Director of Marketing, Microsoft

Ravi Mehta

Ravi is a consumer technology and product leader who has scaled products that have impacted millions of people and scaled teams to meet the challenge. He was Chief Product Officer @ Tinder, Product Director @ Facebook, and VP of Consumer Product at TripAdvisor.

Ravi Mehta

Ex-Chief Product Officer, Tinder

Claudel Kamgang

Previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company and a banker at J.P. Morgan, Claudel Kamgang is a LinkedIn Product Manager and host of The Atalaku Effect podcast. He holds a BSc and MSc from the University Paris Diderot, and a MBA from the Wharton School (UPenn).

Claudel Kamgang

Product Manager, Linkedin

Pennie Santiago

Pennie is the Sr. Director of Finance IT Delivery at RBC, leading an international team of program directors, financial and intake specialists. She holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and has two bachelor’ degrees, one in mechanical engineering, and a second in computer programming.

Pennie Santiago

Sr. Director of Finance, RBC

Henry Shi

On Forbes 30 Under 30, Henry Shi cofounded SnapTravel in 2016 to make booking the perfect hotel room as easy as chatting with a friend over FB Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, Slack or Amazon Alexa. Shi has begun giving back and created two fellowships for students of Georgia Tech's online Master of Science.

Henry Shi

Co-founder, SnapTravel

Sam Yuan

Sam Yuan is a UX researcher, strategist, and a coach. Before dedicating her focus to UX research at Shopify, she was a UX designer and a Human Factors Engineer. In the true fashion of being her authentic self, Sam followed her passion for research and design across the Pacific Ocean and trekked from Aviation to the Tech industry.

Sam Yuan

Sr. UX Researcher, Shopify

Ella Hilal

Dr. Ella Hilal has more than 15 years of experience in data intelligence, machine learning, ambient intelligence, autonomous systems, and Internet of Things. She’s currently a Director of Data Science and Engineering at Shopify and an adjunct assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo. She has a Doctorate degree in Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence from the University of Waterloo.

Ella Hilal

Director of Data Science, Shopify

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  • What makes CUTC different?
    At the CUTC, you get to learn from the people in the trenches- entrepreneurs, pioneers in technology and the ones who build and maintain the tech we use everyday. With opportunities for you to get your hands dirty and create things, network exclusively with top employers, meet others in the community and learn something new, CUTC 2020 is the place to be for anyone looking to make an impact in tech.
  • Are tickets free?
    Yes! Tickets to CUTC 2020 are free!
  • How do I get tickets?
    CUTC 2020 will be held as an online conference this year, making it accessible to everyone and anyone who’s interested in getting involved. To register, visit
  • Who can attend?
    High school, undergraduate and graduate students from all across Canada can attend CUTC Reconnect. Have any questions? Shoot us an email or a DM!
  • Is a schedule available?
    Yes! Check out the full schedule on the schedule tab.
  • Got more questions? Send em our way!
    You can shoot us a DM us on Instagram or Twitter (@cutc2020) and our team will get back to you as soon as possible!