Extraordinary Future Conference 2017: Notes from the Floor

- September 21st, 2017

The first ever Extraordinary Future Conference hosted by Cambridge House in Vancouver was a smash hit, and the Investing News Network was there.

The first ever Extraordinary Future conference took place on Wednesday (September 20) in Vancouver and– if anything is certain–the tech industry is without a doubt alive and well in the west coast city.

Hosted by Cambridge House–who are more well-known for their resource-based conferences–the Extraordinary Future 2017 conference focused on the technologies that “directly impact the course of our lives.” As such, the conference featured a number of exhibitors and speakers in industries such as: artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, energy, blockchain, and technology and finance, to name a few.
If you missed the conference, don’t worry: the Investing News Network (INN) was there all day to cover the show. Here’s an overview of what happened.

The day started with Jay Martin, CEO of Cambridge House, addressing the audience and introducing the first talk of the day, Energy in the 21st Century, with Gianni Kovacevic, an author and executive chairman of CopperBank (CNSX:CBK) and Mitchell Smith, president and CEO of Global Energy Metals (TSXV:GEMC).

The next talk was KeyStone Financial’s 5 Unknown Stocks to Play New Tech to Big Gains from Behind the Scenes by Ryan Irvine, KeyStone Financial’s founder.

Some of the stock picks Irvine gave included these ones:

One of the most exciting talks of the day included Alexander Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution: How to Invest in the 2nd Era of the Internet.

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Other interesting talks included Investment Opportunities in Blockchain Technology, Virtual Reality in Vancouver, and technology and finance:

While the day wasn’t just solely for speaker talks, the exhibit hall gave investors and attendees the opportunity to check out presentations, demos and company booths.

Over at the INN booth, Patriot One Technologies (TSXV:PAT) CEO Martin Cronin stopped by for an interview:

Overall, the conference showcased that the tech sector is hot in Vancouver–and beyond–is thriving, and looks to be even more exciting in the years to come. We’ll see you next year!

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Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article. 

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