VENUS Events

Upcoming Events


Discovery | Ontario Centres of Excellence
May 12-13, 2014
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
Toronto, Ontario


Cybersecurity - Panel Discussion
Discovery | Ontario Centres of Excellence
May 13, 2014 11:00 - 12:00 PM
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Discovery Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

Information technology is universal, and protecting data and infrastructure that our economy and society depend on is of paramount importance. The market for Cybersecurity solutions is projected to almost double to $120B by 2017 in response. This panel will address the expertise, preparation and opportunities for cooperation across security types, services and technologies and challenge industry to think outside the box in the development of new approaches to dealing with cybersecurity.

Moderator: Jeff Tracey, Director of Business Development, VENUS Cybersecurity Corporation

Daniel Tobok, Managing Director, Security Consulting and Forensics, Telus Security Solutions, Telus
Paul Milkman, Senior Vice President, Technology Risk Management and Information Security, TD Bank Group
Ray Boisvert, President and CEO, I-Sec Integrated Strategies (ISECIS)
Eugene Roman, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Doug Thomas, Vice President, Information and Technology Services and CIO, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Dr. Michele Mosca, Deputy Director, Institute for Quantum Computing

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Past Events


The Business of Cybersecurity
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
TIM Lecture Series, Carleton University


VENUS New Ventures Weekend
Friday, March 7, 2014 @5pm to
Sunday, March 9, 2014 @9pm
Are you interested in becoming a global leader in cybersecurity? This is where you can take an idea and turn it into a prototype. Discover what you can do.


On-going Events


VENUS New Ventures Weekends

The VENUS New Ventures Weekends attract experts and start-up companies from the cybersecurity space. These weekends present the perfect opportunity for increasing skills through education, working on a new platform, learning a new programming language or simply trying something different. Read more.

For more information or to apply to be part of our next cohort, contact us.


VENUS Cyber Conferences

Bringing together some of the leading thinkers in the Cybersecurity space, the VENUS Cyber Conference is the place to learn and explore topics and issues facing the cybersecurity industry today. Held at the beautiful Shenkman Arts Centre, located beside our leading-edge facilities, the international roster of speakers and thought-provoking break out sessions will inspire, educate and create a unique networking experience with leaders in the cybersecurity industry.

For more information, contact us.


TIM Lecture Series

Held in partnership with Carleton University’s unique and globally recognized Technology Innovation Management (TIM) Program, the TIM Lecture Series provides a forum that promotes the exchange of knowledge between university research and technology company executives and entrepreneurs. Lectures are held at Carleton University in central Ottawa.

For information on upcoming lectures, contact us.


Tour and Introduction to The VENUS Facilities

Our facilities are a unique combination of collaborative workspaces and an IT infrastructure supported by our technology partner, TELUS Communications.

To arrange a tour and introduction to our facilities, contact us.