Centennial College, Toronto May 23-24, 2018



NovaCentrix, is leading product innovator in printable electronics (PE) manufacturing. It develops, patents, and commercializes new technologies in PE, nanoparticle manufacturing, pulsed power equipment and related fields. NovaCentrix is known for its PulseForge line of tools (used to dry, sinter or anneal thin-film materials on substrates) and its Metalon conductive inks.

GOLD Sponsor

Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Xerox Research Centre of Canada is Canada’s leading materials research centre, home to a world-class team of scientists and engineers with broad expertise in materials chemistry, formulation design, prototyping, testing, and chemical process engineering. The centre delivers real-world solutions for Xerox and external customers in areas such as electronic materials, sustainable chemical processes, coatings, and security/authentication, as well as novel technologies for the printing, electronics, and manufacturing industries.

SILVER Sponsor

Keystep Growth & Finance

Keystep Growth & Finance helps emerging and established high tech product and service companies achieve success that is sustainable over the long term. In these companies there is often an abundance of technical managers and executives who are close to the technology, but lack the world-class business, sales and marketing expertise that is crucial to success. This is what Keystep brings to the table.

MEDIA Partners

Electronic Products and Technology (EP&T) is the definitive leader serving the electronics OEM and MRO markets in Canada. EP&T has the largest total engineering, design and purchasing job titles of any magazine brand serving the electronics engineering and design community in Canada. EP&T produces eight print editions of its magazine per year, plus a series of e-media based products, along with its web site www.ept.ca. EP&T also owns and produces the EPTECH table-top trade shows hosted in every major city across Canada.

Health Tech Insider is a website and weekly email newsletter that publishes information about mobile and wearable products and services for health and medical applications, as well as about enabling technologies such as printed electronics, energy harvesting, and wireless communications. You won’t find any reviews of expensive digital pedometers that are only 20% accurate.


IDTechEx provides market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies such as printed electronics. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in the USA, Germany and Japan.

IT World Canada: The Content Experts

IT World Canada. Building on over three decades of solid relationships with Canada’s technology decision-makers through award-winning excellence in journalism, ITWC delivers incisive, relevant information to executive and managerial audiences. It also provides leading, integrated marketing content strategies to clients, including over 200 global Fortune 1000 companies.

Printed Electronics Now

Printed Electronics Now: A website, weekly e-newsletter and printed magazine devoted to the fast-growing field of printed electronics. Launched in 2008, Printed Electronics Now reports on industry events, real time news, market features, company profiles and much more. Visit the website to subscribe for free.


AFELIM is an industry association that represents France’s schools and universities, laboratories, communities and industrial groups that are active in printed and organic electronics. AFELIM’s mission is to create a network of members from across France’s printed and organic electronics supply chain, open dialogue on the issues facing the sector, enhance the value chain, create a strong link between R&D and production, disseminate market information, open access to major research programs, and represent the sector and its members at industry events and to European and global bodies.

CMC Microsystems

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. Public organizations, including utilities and government are also members. CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.

National Research Council

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier research and technology organization (RTO). NRC's Printable Electronics (PE) initiative coordinates research with industrial partners as a springboard for establishing a competitive, sustainable and large-scale PE sector in Canada. NRC has established a research and product demonstration capability to give Canadian designers and manufacturers a decisive competitive edge in producing PE products for world markets. NRC’s current PE research priorities encompass functional materials, devices, security and printing technology. 

PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not for profit corporation that includes over 2,200 members throughout the packaging value chain. Our mission is to drive for progressive change in the packaging value chain through leadership, collaboration and knowledge sharing. Our networking process includes PAC webinars, seminars, plant tours, conferences, competitions, education programs, trade shows & social activities.











Launch Pad

Women in


Submit an abstract for your opportunity to speak.
Deadline: December 21, 2017

Limited availability, one admission included with reservation.
Only 18 remaining

Present a technical, academic or research based poster.
Deadline: February 23, 2018

Professional grade - stay tuned for further details.
Coming: January 2018

New opportunities for Startups for mentorship and exhibiting ideas.
Limited spots available

Recognizing women in our industry and bringing them to the forefront.
Awards & opportunities available

CPES2018 Sponsors & Partners