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McRock’s 10th Digital Industrial Symposium

Our 10th Year

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The McRock Digital Industrial Symposium is a one-of-a-kind event – a global gathering of industry leaders, experts and innovators focused on forging connections, discussing best practices, and sharing thought leadership.

Our roster consists of keynote speeches and expert panelists engaging in thought provoking discussion on the most topical issues in the Digital Industrial….

Keynote Speakers

Antonio Pietri
President and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Ng
Founder & CEO


Connected Worker

Alex Leclerc

Alexandre Leclerc

Co-founder & CEO

James Franklin


Milan Kocic​

Founder and Head of Sixth Sense

Maciej Kranz​


Industrial Software Revolution

Jessica Poliner

President & CEO

John McEleney

Co-founder of Onshape
Corporate Strategy Advisor at PTC

Sophia Xu

SVP Corporate Development

Marie-Pierre Bélanger

VP Product Management
and Cloud R&D

Digital Technology for Sustainability

Irene Yang

Principal, BASF Venture Capital

Danny Ellis

Co-founder & CEO

Adelaide Denison


Brian Panoff

Partner, Shell Ventures

Speed Pitching Session

Speed Pitching Session

Are you a startup that would like to meet 30 of the top global investors in one room?

This is your opportunity to test your best elevator pitch on the people who can make things happen. Bring your A-game and get ready for a rapid-fire pitching session!

Session details:
Date & Time: June 8, 2023 – 9.00 – 11.30 am (total 150 mins)
Venue: Montreal Science Centre
Format: Each pair of entrepreneur and investor will have 5-10 minutes to talk before the entrepreneur moves to another table.

Post Symposium Network Reception
Climate Action Awards Presentation

At the end of the day, join us for one last event to compare notes with other delegates, celebrate your new deal (no guarantees on this one, but you never know!) and take stock of all you learned and the influencers you met.

And be there to find out who takes home the hardware for the Climate Action Awards.

It’s the perfect way to wrap up the Digital Industrial event of the year.

McRock Climate Action Awards 2023

Do you know a Corporate Leader or Tech Company that deserves to be recognized as a climate action innovator? Is it you? We are looking for nominees from around the globe.

There are two awards – one for Corporate Leader of the Year and one for Tech Company of the Year. Both winners will receive:

  • Two VIP passes to the McRock Digital Industrial Symposium 2023 with the opportunity to deliver an acceptance speech to an audience of corporate executives, entrepreneurs and investors;
  • Coverage in McRock Responsible Investment Report 2023; and
  • A trophy recognizing the recipient of the McRock Climate Action Award 2023.

To enter, complete and submit one of the attached nomination forms.

Nominations close on Friday, April 28, 2023, at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Hotel Accommodation

Book your hotel accommodations where all the cool kids are staying.

A Symposium room block has been negotiated at the nearby super-chic St. Paul Hotel.

This special rate will expire soon, so be sure to book your room as part of the McRock Digital Industrial Symposium 2023.


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