WATERLOO, ON--(Marketwired - March 19, 2014) - Attention: business, entrepreneur, technology, VC, and start-up reporters and editors

The Waterloo Innovation Summit is an annual conference bringing together global thought leaders to facilitate the expansion of an innovation culture through the continued development of technologies, approaches, and industries.

This year's Innovation Summit will explore what makes a great innovation economy from the perspective of business leaders, budding entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and international collaborators.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Rebecca Hwang, Co-founder, YouNoodle
  • Eric Migicovsky, Founder & CEO, Pebble Technology
  • Dash Dhakshinamoorthy, Founder, StartupMalaysia.org
  • Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Event Information:
Date: Monday, April 14 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Times: 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST (April 14)
  8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. EST (April 15)
Location: Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre
  University of Waterloo
On-site interviews: Speakers are available for interviews upon request. For a list of those available, please contact Kyla Kryski at kkryski@environicspr.com

For those unable to attend the event, all presentations and panel discussions will be streamed live online. Speakers will field journalists' questions via Twitter (@UWaterlooNews #WIS14) and Livestream.

The full agenda and a list of speakers, panels, and keynotes are available from the Waterloo Innovation Summit website.

Attention broadcasters: Waterloo has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds with a double-ender studio. Please contact us to book.

Contact Information:

Media Contacts
Nick Manning
University of Waterloo

Kyla Kryski
Environics Communications, Inc.