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The Communitech Data Hub plays host to networking events and learning opportunities that help our community engage with data. Learn more about our programs below.

  • AVIN Waterloo Ventures at Communitech

    Through the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) and OpenHDMaps, the Waterloo Ventures program supports Ontario-based businesses that use high definition (HD) maps and mapping technologies in the development or enhancement of their products or services. Mapping technologies must directly support the connected and autonomous vehicle sector, or support other verticals including transportation, logistics, utilities, infrastructure, Internet and media.

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  • Sandbox Sessions

    At the Communitech Data Hub, there is no shortage of new technology being tested and tweaked each day. With so much tech and so many platforms under one roof, we want to invite you to come on over and play with us. Sandbox Sessions is an event series that offers interested participants the opportunity to visit the Data Hub and book time to test out its world-class equipment and technological tools. Interested in testing out some of our technology platforms? Sign up for a drop-in test period during one of our upcoming sessions.

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  • Data Hub Sessions

    Data Hub Sessions, our headline event, are one-hour lunchtime presentations with post-session networking. From vector embedding to the ethics of AI and HD mapping, we cover a broad range of topics in the emerging technology space—but with a focus on practical application and takeaways that can be quickly implemented.

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  • Data collisions

    Enterprise Collision Days bring global brands together with local startups for an opportunity to explore strategic collaborations, partnerships, investments and acquisitions.

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  • Data Hub workshops

    Data Hub workshops are our smaller and more tactical events. We’ve gathered major partners such as Ericsson, Ciena, IBM and our data growth coaches, to develop half- or full-day workshops. These are intimate and engaging events—with a complete demo and “do-it-yourself” structure!

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Learn more about our technology platforms:

CAV and HD Mapping  5G   Advanced Networks


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Questions? Alayne Hynes is happy to help.

Director, Data & Advanced Technologies | Email Alayne or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext. 1061

Email Alayne
or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext. 1061