The Most Important Big Data & Analytics Event in Toronto For Chief Data Officers and Chief Analytics Officers

Learn from 25+ inspirational speakers about Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, Data Governance and more...


  • Hear perspectives from CDOs and CAOs from organizations excelling within the space and learn about the tactics they employ for demonstrating long term ROI and value for their business and how you can apply that to your own.
  • Review the latest trends in the technological landscape and assess the impact of IoT, Machine Learning and AI in driving innovation, not only within business but within our daily lives.
  • Learn about the ways in which leading organizations are operationalizing analytics through architecture as well as internal structure. Hear about the ways in which they are they putting the data into the hands of the internal consumer, and how they are encouraging internal growth, engagement and innovation through this activity.
  • Engage with CDOs, CAOs and industry thought leaders about the challenges around Data Governance and how to over come them. Discuss strategies that you can employ for promoting an analytically driven culture within your business, as well as the importance of building partnerships, internal education and communication at all levels, to facilitate evidence-based decision making at all levels of the organisational hierarchy.
  • Interact and network with your peers in our mixed format sessions. With Keynote Presentations, Panel Discussions, Discussion Groups and Masterclasses you can define your own agenda and engage with the experts most relevant to your field in a relaxed and open environment.


The two day agenda will also be packed with extensive networking and social activities enabling you to make valuable business connections.

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25+ Speakers

100+ Attendees

68% C-Level

Learn From 25+ Inspiring Speakers

Why invest your time?


Strategic Agenda

This is not ‘just another data and analytics event’ – focussing on both the technical and strategic elements of the Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer roles (including de facto & aspiring) means we bring you different, new, and tailored insights, rather than merely repeating buzzwords.


Interactive Format, Outstanding Networking

With 6 discussion groups, tailor the agenda to suit your needs and benefit from their conversational nature. Plus, at least 6 hours of dedicated networking time means the event provides conversations and connections crucial to your day-to-day work.


Exchange Knowledge and Learn from Experts

Hear from leading organizations on how they drive and prove continuous value to their businesses, whilst putting the customer at the heart of what they do. Operationalize data and analytics within your business and gain strategic insight for navigating your data and analytical journey.

What people are saying

"Great opportunity to meet with other Data & Analytics Leaders in Financial Services and to share ideas - successes and pitfalls"

Derek Strauss, Chief Data Officer, TD Ameritrade

“This was a very valuable and insightful conference that provided a great opportunity to network with analytic leaders across North America and align with future expectations of the field.”

Michael Spinks,  Chief Knowledge Officer, South East Local Health Integration Network

"A great opportunity to connect, share and learn from across many organizations and sectors, both public, private and non-profit"

Quang Duong,  Director, Business Analytics ServicesFederal Government of Canada

“ An absolute must to attend. I find the CAO Forum to be stimulating, refreshing and educational.“

Imad Jawadi,  Vice President –  Data Management and Analytics, Home Trust

“An excellent event that provided meaningful, practical information regarding the current state, and potential future state, of business analytics.”

Jamie McDougall, Vice President -  Business Intelligence & Analytics , Gore Mutual Insurance

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Attendees from our global series of CDO & CAO events tell us about the challenges they face and the key insights they took away from the event.

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Primary Market / End User

$1995 CAD
  • Includes full access to the main conference sessions
  • Access to the networking programme
  • Delegate lunches and refreshments
  • Netwoking Drinks reception
  • Access to the presentations after the event

Vendor Market / Sell side

$2495 CAD
  • Includes full access to the main conference sessions
  • Access to the networking programme
  • Delegate lunch and refreshments
  • Networking Drinks Reception
  • Access to the presentations after the event