APRIL 27 – 29, 2017 | work. learn. play.

Digifest is a three-day conference located on Toronto’s waterfront (Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive) that focuses on the future of education, creativity, entrepreneurship, gaming, and technology; organized by George Brown College. We connect the creative community with the most innovative technologies, ideas, and initiatives focused on learning, leadership, and positive social change.

Join us for presentations from speakers, skill-building workshops, the IT’S A START Pitch Competition, student showcase, the Digital Pioneer Award, as well as incredible opportunities to meet with peers from across the country. This year’s edition of Digifest will highlight stories of innovators using unique technologies to address global problems under the theme of Work, Learn, and Play.

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Digifest is now accepting submissions for the Interactive Zone, Student Showcase, and It’s A Start Pitch Competition.

Student Showcase

The student showcase is a unique platform for schools to display their research capabilities to hundreds of Digifest attendees, the general public, and potential industry partners- including some of the most celebrated designers of our time.

Interactive Zone

In the Interactive Zone, leading ideas and technologies will break the mold of how we work, learn and play.

Are you an entrepreneur or startup?

Pitch your business idea to win cash,
mentorship and space at the Digital
Media and Gaming Incubator.



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Arylla chats with Craig Norris of CBC Morning Edition

Digifest 2016, IT’S A START Winner, Arylla, was recently featured on CBC Morning Edition with Craig Norris. The University of Waterloo graduates have developed the ability to individually tag every pharmaceutical tablet in a batch with its own unique optical...

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