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

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!

Cost: FREE

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. Check back soon for exciting updates to the agenda.

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

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.

Speaker details coming soon.

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Fireside Chat: Technology in the Non-Profit Sector

Amber Mac and Hugh Nettar, Head of Digital Product Management at WE Charity, discuss how existing technology can be leveraged to increase efficiency, reach and impact.

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

Leaders from Toronto Cat Rescue and Autism Ontario share their success stories and how they’ve achieved more by adding digital components to their everyday work.

Belinda Vandersluis, Executive Director at Toronto Cat Rescue
Katharine Buchan, Manager of Development and Communications at Autism Ontario

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Breakout Session 01

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 02

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Networking Break

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Session 03

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

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

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Breakout Sessions


Attracting and Keeping Tech-Literate Staff

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hugh Nettar,
Head of Digital Product Management, WE Charity

The ROI of Digital Marketing

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker details coming soon.

Get Ready: The Future of Non-Profit Data

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Speaker details coming soon.

Digital Marketing

Understanding Content Marketing

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker details coming soon.

The Digital Donor Journey

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker details coming soon.

Using Data to Develop Personas

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Speaker details coming soon.

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!


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