Our 2018 Conference took place on April 7th, 2018. Thank you to everyone who came! 

keynote speaker: Haidee Thanda

Haidee Thanda is a passtionate leader in the field of health promotion, innovation and educational technology, presently working at Shopify as a Learning Platform Architect. Her driving force connecting these interests is the pursuit of improving health outcomes.  She knows how to connect with people and bring ideas to life. 

In 2017, she was recognized for her leadership as one of Canada's top 40 leading females in Tech worth following. Haidee also serves as the founder and lead of Hacking Health Ottawa a rapidly growing non‐profit that brings together technologists and medical professionals to create innovative healthcare solutions. When she isn’t hacking health you can find her dancing, teaching yoga or hanging out with her nephews and nieces.



The Girls In Tech Conference took place at the University of Toronto Schools (371 Bloor Street West) on April 7th, 2018. The conference was open to participants in grades 6-8.

The closest subway stations to UTS are Spadina Station and St. George Station, each less than a two-minute walk to the building. Please refer to the TTC's Route Planner for more detailed information regarding local streetcar and bus routes.



8:30 - 9:00 AM: Registration

9:00 - 9:30 AM: Opening Remarks

9:30 - 10:30 AM: Workshop 1

10:35 - 11:35 AM: Workshop 2

11:40 AM - 12:40 PM: Workshop 3

12:45 - 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:35 - 2:35 PM: Workshop 4

2:40 - 3:40 PM: Women In Tech Panel

3:45 - 4:00 PM: Closing Remarks