Cocktail Reception

The Ontario Science Centre’s 2018 RBC Innovators’ Ball is SOLD OUT!

On Thursday, November 15, 2018 the Ontario Science Centre will hold its annual signature fundraising event that supports a bright future for young innovators. Our theme this year: From Inception to Innovation.

We’re sold out, but you can still support our efforts to keep the Science Centre affordable for all. Place a bid in our eAuction or make a donation in support of our Adopt-a-Class Challenge and help us raise funds for our community access programs.


The RBC Innovators' Ball is a unique gala held at the Ontario Science Centre that showcases how innovation is impacting our lives through Ted-talk type presentations. Now in its 11th year, this high-profile gala will bring together over 510 business leaders and raise funds to support the Science Centre and its vital community access programs ensuring that a visit to the Centre is accessible for all members of our community.

Meet our 2018 Innovation Presenters:

  • Ryan Janzen, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, TransPod

  • Harleen Kaur, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ground News

  • Mina Mitry, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kepler Communications

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Some of our past presenters include:

  • Kamran Khan MD MPH and his team at BlueDot are tackling the spread of global epidemics using artificial intelligence,

  • Brendan Frey PhD FRSC and Deep Genomics work using machine learning to unlock new treatments at the genetic level, and

  • Andrea Palmer has developed a wearable tech – Reveal, that monitors and supports those with developmental and neurological disorders in a revolutionary way.

  • Natalie Panek, Rocket Scientist and Explorer, MDA Robotics (2016)

  • Glen Van Arsdell MD, Head of Cardiovascular Surgery for the Hospital for Sick Children (2016)

  • Dr. Sonny Kohli & Robert Kaul, Co-Founders, Cloud DX (2016)

  • Stephen Lake, Co-Founder and CEO, Thalmic Labs (2015)

  • Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, AsapSCIENCE (2015)