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SOEC 2014

Featuring Victor Hwang, CEO & Co-Founder, T2 Venture Creation

May 22, 2014
The Westin Nova Scotian
7:30am - 4:00pm

Calling all Halifax Innovators, Influencers, Pioneers, Nurturers, and Champions!

Yes that's you!

We need every proud Halifax citizen to dream big, break the rules, and be willing to work together to transform our city. 

Join us on May 22, 2014 for our third annual State of the Economy Conference (SOEC 2014). This year's conference is about taking bold measures, calculated risks and experimenting. We will explore the potential of fostering an innovation ecosystem to drive collaboration and accelerate economic prosperity. Based on the findings of the Ivany report, there is no better time to design an Innovation Ecosystem for Halifax and our province. A movement is happening in our city with eager citizens looking to inspire change - come and learn more about Halifax's Innovation Ecosystem and join the movement. 


Why Should You Attend?


  • Release of the 2014 Halifax Index
    The Halifax Index is a definitive look at Halifax's economic and community progress, with insights for actions that will strengthen and grow our city.

  • Keynote by Victor Hwang, CEO and Co-Founder, T2 Venture Creation
    VICTOR_JVI_0074jjweb_100X100_2A Venture Capitalist and ecosystem designer from Silicon Valley,  Victor Hwang has implemented the Innovation Ecosystem on almost every continent. Drawing from examples of cities all over the globe, Victor will share his insights on the Innovation Ecosystem, how it changes the corporate landscape, inspires new ideas and generates economic prosperity.

    Don't miss Victor's engaging keynote as he inspires you to think and act differently and together create positive change for Halifax.

    View Victor Hwang's Bio

  • Rainforest Canvas Workshop
    During this two-hour interactive workshop, we will launch the Innovation Ecosystem and lay down the framework that will create new networking opportunities, clarify a shared vision and plant the seeds for growth. 

  • Collaborative Cafe
    Join us at our collaborative cafe and see how you can be part of Halifax's Innovation Ecosystem

Registration Fees

Student - $30.00

Fusion Member - $50.00

Business Start-Up / Small Business (Less than 30 employees) - $50.00

Investor - $80.00

Non-Investor - $100.00

Click here to register for this event

For more information, contact:

Michelle Forsey
Internet & Marketing Specialist 
Greater Halifax Partnership


Tell us who is an Influencer in your community and put them in the spotlight!

Tweet @Greater_Halifax with the hastag #InfluenceOurHFX and you and your Influencer will be entered into a draw for free tickets to SOEC 2014. Click to learn more about #InfluenceOurHFX


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