800 Robson St.
Vancouver, British Columbia

8-9am Registration & breakfast

9.00-9.05am Welcome to Fusion’09 – The official kick-off, introduction of presenting Entrepreneurs & Investors and judges

9.05-9.45am Keynote Speaker – STEWART BUTTERFIELD, Co-Founder of Flickr

9.45-11am 5 pitches (Games)
Panel includes: Bill Maris – Managing Partner, Google Ventures
Jeff Clavier – Founder, Managing Partner, Softtech VC
Howard Donaldson – VP Studio Operations, Disney Interactive Studios, Walt Disney Company
Tom Frisina – Electronic Arts Talent Development Executive, Past VP/GM, EA Partners Partnering Studio

11-11.15am Networking Break

11.15-12.30pm 5 pitches (Mobile)
Panel includes: Tim Chang – Principal, Norwest Venture Partners
James Maynard – President, Wavefront
Kalle Radage – BDC Venture Capital
Hong-Yee Wong –CEO, IUGO Mobile Entertainment

12.30pm-1.30pm Networking lunch & VIP Guest Speaker STEVE WANDLER -Founder, YourTechOnline.com, BC’s own home grown Success Story!

1.30pm-2.45pm 5 pitches (Web2.0/Social Media)
Panel includes: Jeff Clavier – Founder, Managing Partner, Softtech VC
Steve Wandler –Founder, YourTechOnline.com/ OSTEC Board member
Danny Robinson –Founder, Managing Director of Bootup Labs

2.45pm-3pm Networking Break

3pm-4.15pm 5 pitches (New Platforms/Applications)
Panel includes: Tim Chang – Principal, Norwest Venture Partners
Owen Matthews – Executive VP, Wesley Clover & Vice Chairman, Counterpath Corporation Board
Tanner Philp – CFO & Partner, Lions Capital/BC Advantage Fund
Boris Wertz – Founder & CEO, W Media Ventures

4.15-5.00pm STATE OF THE NATION: VCs/Angels discuss current investor climate and the future of Digital Media industry.
Panel includes: Bill Maris – Google Ventures
Jeff Clavier – SoftTech VC
Tim Chang – Norwest Venture Partners
Neil Martin – British Sky Broadcasting
V. Paul Lee – VanEdge Capital Partners Limited
Moderator- Peter Severinson

5-5.30pm “BEST IN SHOW” Award announced and Thanks to all!

5.30-7pm Time to Mix & Mingle! - Networking reception for all conference attendees

Official Website: http://thefusionforum.com/

Added by bootup on October 27, 2009