Digital for Good Summit

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Arcadian Court

401 Bay Street

8th floor

Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4


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The Digital for Good Summit empowers charities and non-profit organizations to use technology as a force for good.

About this Event

Following the Digital for Good Tech Jam, this event further supports charities as they embrace new possibilities.

We’re looking forward to giving participants access to tech leaders and facilitating collaboration among peers. Whether your goal is to build a tech-focused team, to learn about new available tools or to spark inspiration, we have something for you!

The Capital One Digital for Good Summit is an event exclusively for registered charities.


We’ve got a full day of inspiring and informative talks to attend as well as opportunities to network and collaborate with like-minded leaders.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome Address with Amber Mac, Bestselling Author & Innovation Expert

9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks ­with Kevin Chan, Head of Digital Strategy at Capital One

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Digital Strategy for Charities and Non-Profits

Understanding the importance of a digital strategy for non-profits. How to create a long-term plan and get buy in from all stakeholders.

Marina Glogovac, CEO of CanadaHelps

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Fireside Chat: Technology in the Non-Profit Sector

Bestselling author Amber Mac, Hugh Nettar of WE Charity and Ryan Henry of Wisely discuss existing technology that can be leveraged to increase efficiency, reach and impact.

Moderated by Diana Brown, Head of Human Resources, Capital One

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Inspirational Panel: Moving to a Digital Mindset

Belinda Vandersluis, Executive Director at Toronto Cat Rescue, and Christa Sawyer, Community Events and Resource Manager at Autism Ontario, share their Digital for Good success stories.

Moderated by Patrick Ens, Head of Customer Acquisitions, Capital One

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Breakout Session 1

1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Networking Break

1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Breakout Session 2

2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Networking Break

2:25 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Breakout Session 3

2:55 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Networking Break

3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Is the Non-profit Sector Ready?

The 4th Industrial Revolution is unique because it blurs the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres. Is the non-profit sector ready?

Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO of Imagine Canada

4:10 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:25 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.

Networking Reception

Breakout Sessions

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Attracting and Keeping Tech-Literate Staff

Hugh Nettar, Head of Digital Product Management

WE Charity

Digital Marketing

Understanding Content Marketing

Sara Norton

REDAcademy Toronto

1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.


The ROI of Digital Marketing

Chris Kowalewski

REDAcademy Toronto

Digital Marketing

The Digital Donor Journey

Angela Kostenko

VP of Marketing, CanadaHelps

2: 25 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.


Get Ready: The Future of Non-Profit Data

Justin Scaini

Director of Consulting, Capitalize for Kids

Digital Marketing

Proto-Design the Future

Warren Duffy of Capital One

Michael Reid of Toronto People With AIDS Foundation

Tech Bar

The Tech Bar is aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about tools that can help their organization. Tech-savvy Capital One associates will be available for one-on-one coaching during the breakout sessions. They'll show you software that can help your organization become more digital in project management, communication, analytics, HR and more. If you have a specific tool you'd like to learn about, please email us at and we'll try our best to make sure someone on site can help you learn it!

About Capital One

For over 20 years, we’ve been offering innovative credit solutions which are tailored to the individual needs of Canadians. We aim to bring humanity to everything we do – it’s fundamental to all aspects of our business operations, and it underscores our commitment to putting people first. At Capital One, we never stop challenging ourselves to find better ways to serve our customers. It’s what motivates us every day, and it’s at the core of our business.

We believe that our business can only be successful when our communities are healthy. We’re committed to using our skills, resources and network to drive meaningful social change that helps people and organizations succeed in a rapidly changing world. We’re constantly challenging ourselves to make a difference in our communities.

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