Innovation & Technology

The Conference Board of Canada facilitates innovation—from inspiration to implementation—through impactful peer-to-peer learning and research. Our goal is to increase Canada’s global competitiveness by improving private and public sector innovation performance and technology creation and adoption. We achieve this by fostering Canada’s innovation ecosystem and studying the impact of technology on society.

Innovation & Technology Publications

Executive Councils & Research Centres

Canadian Centre for the Innovation Economy

Canada has a highly educated workforce and strong research capability but fails to turn these advantages into commercial success and innovation-based economic growth. This problem is known as Canada’s innovation paradox.

Strategic Risk Council

Our world is rapidly accelerating and interconnecting. So too are the risks. Does your organization have the strategy to match? The Strategic Risk Council convenes fluid, collaborative risk leaders to develop the practices and systems of the future.

Council for Chief Privacy Officers

Stay ahead of critical privacy issues. Share and compare best practices with other senior privacy executives from major organizations across a variety of industry sectors.

Council for Chief Data & Analytics Officers

Join other senior executives who are thinking about the same issues as you. Learn how your organization can become more dynamic and competitive in your use of data analytics.

Council of Chief Information Officers

Investment in technology does not automatically guarantee success. Discover how other CIOs in public and private sector organizations are managing information technology and information management challenges and opportunities.

Council for Innovation and Commercialization

Canada’s economy is not living up to its potential to innovate. This council works to better understand and address why, while also providing executives with the contacts, concepts, tools, and learning experience to improve innovation performance.

Council for Cyber and Business Security

In today’s modern workplace, the threat of cyber attack is virtually inevitable. Build your resiliency through this multi-sector, non-partisan forum. Exchange strategic information and insights, discuss emerging threats, and establish partnerships to advance your expertise.

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