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ConvergX® Global Congress

April 17, 2023 Join us for our in-person congress!

The first and only global congress bringing together Energy, Military, Tech, Aerospace, Security, Construction, Agriculture, Financial Services, and Mining industries. For 2.5 productive days, key decision-makers from industry-leading organizations (private sector, military, and government) get together to accelerate growth through innovation and solve mutual problems.

ConvergX® gives you access to pre-vetted, qualified leaders, who have agreed to communicate directly with you.

Why Attend?

ConvergX® gives you access to pre-vetted, qualified leaders, who have

agreed to communicate directly with you.

Hear from leaders and decision-makers on innovative technology solutions applied in their

industries that have been transferred to an adjacent market.

If you are looking to diversify or expand into another industry, 

ConvergX® is the ideal session for you to attend.

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Venue and Accommodations


Congress Location

Calgary Petroleum Club

319 5 Ave SW,

Calgary, AB T2P 0L5

Phone: (403) 269-7981


Westin Hotel:

  • Go to – .  www.marriott.com/yycwi
  • put in the dates you want and then click on Lowest Regular Rate
  • Then under the “Corp/Promo Code” space,  put this code: S7156 in” spot.
  • View results and book direct on-line.  

Dorian Autograph / Courtyard Marriott:

  • Visit www.marriott.com
  • Destination: enter The Dorian, Autograph Collection or Courtyard Calgary Downtown
  • Stay Dates: enter check-in and check-out dates
  • Rooms & Guests: update where appropriate
  • Special Ratesselect Corporate / Promo / #SET (from the drop down list) and enter code: S7156
  • Select Find Hotels button
  • View results and book direct on-line.

Fairmont Palliser

Please use the following booking link for all reservations: https://book.passkey.com/go/CONVERGX0423

Alternatively guests can call our Global Reservation Centre at 1-800-441-1414.  We recommend that callers identify themselves as being with the “Convergx Guestroom Block” group and / or Reservations ID# CONVERGX0423” for the ease of booking.

Previous ConvergX® Events

Cross-Industry Opportunities for Consumer Tech

Reinventing the wheel wastes time and R&D resources that can be used elsewhere. Hear from leaders in Aerospace, Defense, Security, Agriculture, Energy, Industrial Technology, and Tech industries who are looking to adopt technologies developed for consumer uses and identifying new opportunities for partnership and innovation.

January 5th–8th, 2023

Las Vegas, NV

ConvergX® UK Executive Roundtable 2019

This invitation-only roundtable will be focused on a deep dive with executive peers into mutual issues facing the Energy, Military, Aerospace, Defence, Security and Mining industries in the Arctic such as community support, quality of life enhancement, transportation & logistics, security, and sovereignty.

ConvergX® at Farnborough International

FIA Connect – ConvergX® Presents Tech Innovation Autonomous in the Arctic

ConvergX® has been invited to be a part of the five days of high quality content, collaboration, thought leadership and industry insight; connecting the global aerospace industry online.

A panel discussion featuring:

Kimberley Van Vliet Founder & CEO – WaVv and ConvergX®
Ryan Sutton, Strategic Accounts Cyber Security – Verve Industrial Protection,
Jason Reid, Capture Lead – Serco Canada Marine,
Zubin Kothawala, CEO- Skymount Drones, and

Moderated by:
Brad Robson, President – WaVv and ConvergX®

ConvergX® - A CES Partner Program

#ConvergX21 is thrilled to be a conference partner at the first-ever, all-digital #CES2021! Learn more about our program here

Expand Your CES Experience with ConvergX®  Digital

ConvergX® launches its’ partnership with Consumer Technology Association (CTA) with a digital installment of ConvergX® @CES

Join us Jan 14, 2021 when ConvergX® @CES Digital Summit provides a convenient opportunity to hear experts from across the Tech, Aerospace, Defense, Security, Energy, Military, and Mining Industries

Why Attend?

ConvergX® gives you access to pre-vetted, qualified leaders, who have agreed to communicate directly with you.

Hear from leaders and decision makers on innovative technology solutions applied in their industries that have been transferred to an adjacent market.

If you are looking to diversify or expand into another industry, ConvergX® is the ideal session for you to attend.


10:00am MST:

Welcome and Introduction: Kimberley Van Vliet, Founder & CEO WaVv and ConvergX®

10:15am MST:

Panel Discussion:  Robotics to accelerate industry 4.0 across global sectors (To watch panel discussion click here: https://youtu.be/A6Phc54Qx0E)

Moderator:  Brad Robson, President, WaVv and ConvergX®

Panelists (Click here for Bios): 

BGen (Ret’d) Sylvain Bedard
Jeannine Adams – Centurion Cyber Defence
Leah La Salle – CEO Astral AR
Kristy Minehan – CTO NEM Software
Dr. Donna Dulo – Computer Scientist and Mathematician Department of Defense 

11:20am MST:

Keynote:  Dr. Geordie Rose – Founder and CTO of D-Wave Systems Inc. (To watch Keynote, click here: https://youtu.be/2pXzm_ePAWQ)

11:55am MST:

Panel Discussion: Government Programs around the World (To watch session click here: https://youtu.be/fHw7adi99f4)

Moderator:  Brad Robson, President, WaVv and ConvergX®

Panelists:  USA – Audrey Billinglsey

                      Canada – Eric Fournier – Director General Innovation for the Assistant Deputy Minister (Science & Technology) Department of National Defence

1:00pm MST:

Executive Action Roundtable (Invitation Only – if interested participating, please contact Kimberley Van Vliet at kim@convergx.co)

ConvergX® Latin America 2021

Stay tuned! ConvergX® Latin America will launch September 2021 in Lima, Peru

Inquire About Having a ConvergX® in your Region

We’d be happy to talk more about ConvergX ® to you.

Contact our founder directly at Kim@convergx.co to discuss how ConvergX® would fit best with you and your organization.

ConvergX In-Person Opportunities Include:

ConvergX Congress – A full 2.5 day congress hosted by Convergx founders and drawing global participation

Summit – smaller version of ConvergX® usually running between a ½ day and full day – usually attached to a larger event meant for VIPs

Roundtable – A strategic meeting for 40 individuals representing industries, government, and educational institutions meant to discuss a key topic resulting in actionable tasks and projects for the individuals involved

ConvergX® Corporate – Have the ConvergX® team organize an internal ConvergX® congress specific to your company to maximize opportunities and solutions inside your own organization.

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We at ConvergX® want to hear your success stories of cross industry collaboration. We also want to hear from you should you have interest in attending any of our global forums, or just have questions.

Feel free to contact us at anytime. We look forward to connecting with you.

ConvergX® is produced by WaVv, whose focus is on horizontal commercialized technology transfer between industries

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2023 ConvergX® Congress Agenda

Monday – April 17th
Invitation Only – Executive Roundtable –
Roundtable Theme - Arctic Security and NORAD Modernization: leveraging stakeholders, communities and technology.
3:00 – 5:00          Government Programs Workshop
5:00 – 9:00         Welcome Reception - Petroleum Club (All Delegates)
  • Welcome Keynote (6:30 PM) – Speaker TBA
Tuesday – April 18th
7:30 – 8:00          Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15          Welcome  - Emcee - Geoffrey Cann - Author/Speaker

Opening Remarks – Kimberley Van Vliet - Founder & CEO WaVv and ConvergX®

8:15 – 8:45          Opening Keynote – TBA
8:45 – 9:45          Panel #1 – ConvergX -U
·       Dr. David Perry – Global Aerospace, Defence, & Security
·       Mr. Chuck Manto – Global Energy
·       John Hartnett (TBC) – Global Agriculture
·       TBC – Global Mining
9:45 – 10:00       Break
10:00 – 11:00     Panel #2 – Global Defence and Security of the North
·       Eric Pouliquen (TBC) – Head, Innovation Branch at HQ SACT
·       MGen Iain Huddleston – Commanding Officer 1CAD NORAD
·       Dr. Jessica Shadian – President Arctic 360
·       Simon Page – ADM Defence & Marine Procurement Branch
·       Moderator – Dr. David Perry – President CGAI
11:00 – 11:30     Pre-Lunch Reception & Networking
11:30– 1:15        Lunch & Keynote SpeakerPhilippe HebertDirector General R&D Innovation Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Defence Research and Development Canada/ Department of National Defence
1:15 – 2:15          Panel #3 – Energy, the Global Crisis – Solutions Needed
·       Micheal Binnion – President Questerre Energy
·       Janet Annesley – CSO Kiwetinohk Energy Corp.
·       Bill Potts (TBC) – CEO/Co-Founder Generation Power Group LTD
·       Moderator – Gary Mar – President Canada West Foundation
2:15 – 2:30         Break
2:30 – 3:30          Panel #4 – Industrial Circular Economy
·       Sabrina Sullivan – Director Transformation SAIT
·       Justin Reimer – CEO ERA
·       Gareth Gregory – President of the Americas ESSNA
·       Terry Van Horn – KC Recycling
·       Dean Pick – Founder/ CEO Kinitics Automation
·       Moderator - Lee Malleau – President/COO WaVv/ConvergX®
3:30 – 5:00          Formal Reception and Awards
5:00 – 8:00         Evening Networking Reception, Entertainment and Spirits Tasting
Wednesday – April 19th
7:30 – 8:00          Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15          Welcome & Opening Remarks – Kimberley Van Vliet
8:15 – 9:15          Panel #5 – Sub-Surface to Space
·       Andrew Burdall – President - Americas & Asia at Network Innovations
·       Barrett Veldsman – Founder Defend3D
·       Phil  Klevorick - Clark County (Las Vegas area) Nevada
·       John  Sheehan – SBD Executive Amazon Web Services
·       Moderator - Stephan King – Capacity Building and Contingency Planning Canadian Coast Guard
9:15 – 10:15       Panel #6 – Food Security and Supply Chains
·       George Canyon (TBC) – Country Music Artist
·       Jason Newton (TBC) - Chief Economist & Head of Research Nutrien
·       John Hartnett (TBC) – Founder/CEO Thrive/SVG
·       Connor Yuen – Founder/CEOConquest VC
·       Stuart Cullum – President Red Deer Polytechnic
·       Moderator - Lee Malleau – President/COO WaVv/ConvergX®
10:15 – 10:30     Break
10:30 – 11:30     Panel #7 – Tech/Industry 4.0/ Web 3.0 
·       Cara Wolf – Founder/CEO Ammolite Analytx
·       Phil Fodchuk – Director Teck Resources
·       Todd Pugsley (TBC) - Suncor
·       Meghan Donohoe – Director SAIT
·       Trish Josephs – Innovation Strategy Lead Ignite Health/Ignite Technologies
·       Moderator - Jeff Davison – Founder LMNO Communications
11:30 – 12:00     Pre-Lunch Networking
12:00 – 1:45       Lunch & Keynote SpeakerDr. Jonathan M. Morris Consultant Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic.
1:45– 2:45           Panel #8 – Critical Infrastructure and Resources
·       David Thompson – DG Infrastructure Department National Defence
·       Kevin Wong – Founder DediKey
·       Moses West – Fouder AWG
·       Dr. Doug Brown (TBC)–  CTO ZS2
·       Jim Cambon (TBC) – President Hudson Resources
·       Moderator - Bill Whitelaw – Managing Director geoLOGIC systems
2:45 – 3:00          Break
3:00 – 4:00          Panel #9 – Global Finance
·       Col (Ret’d) Joshua Potter (TBC) - Director International Coalition Against Illicit Economies (ICAIE)
·       Jos Schmitt (TBC) - CEO NEO Exchange (CBOE)
·       Janine  Moir (TBC) – Partner Deloitte
·       Roy  Mansell (TBC) – Principal PFC Financial
·       Patrick Lor (TBC) – Managing Partner Panache Ventures
·       Moderator - Victoria Bradbury – Director Audit committees of various boards
4:00– 5:30           Closing Keynote & Reception
 *Schedule subject to change.  To stay up to date, please check back often. *