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This community is known for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship but important growth is happening in the creative sector too. Organized by the City of Waterloo, Amplify is a full day summit celebrating creativity and innovation in Waterloo Region. 

Amplify gathers researchers, artists, designers and creative industry members to showcase cutting-edge ideas that explore the fusion between art and technology. Participants will discover a unique opportunity for knowledge sharing, networking, and community building.

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  • Date: Oct. 18, 2017
  • Time: 1 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo
TimeEventParticipants TopicLocation 
12:30 p.m.Registration    
1:00 p.m.Welcome   Auditorium, CIGI 
1:15 p.m.Presentation To be announced Belonging Auditorium, CIGI 
1:40 p.m.Presentation 
To be announced PlacemakingAuditorium, CIGI 
2:05 p.m.Presentation To be announced Innovation Auditorium, CIGI 
2:30 p.m.Q&A


 Auditorium, CIGI 
2:50 p.m.Break     
3:15 p.m. Peer-to-peer session: A1 To be announced  BelongingBreakout space, CIGI
3:15 p.m.Peer-to-peer session: A2To be announced PlacemakingBreakout space, CIGI
3:15 p.m.Peer-to-peer session: A3  To be announced InnovationBreakout space, CIGI
4 p.m.Peer-to-peer session: B1 
To be announced  BelongingBreakout space, CIGI
4 p.m.Peer-to-peer session: B2 To be announced PlacemakingBreakout space, CIGI
4 p.m.Peer-to-peer session: B3 To be announced InnovationBreakout space, CIGI
5 p.m.Unconference topics  CIGI
6 p.m.Networking  CIGI
6:35 p.m.Dinner  CIGI
7 p.m.Keynote To be announced  CIGI


Reserve your spot

The public is welcome and registration is required online.