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.


Marina Glogovac, President & CEO of CanadaHelps

Marina is passionate about building the capacity of the charitable sector through technology and education, and about learning as a potent tool for change. She’s a recognized expert with 25 years of experience in consumer and business-oriented technology, including from Lavalife, Kobo, and Toronto Life. With an M.Ed in Organizational Learning and Change, she’s led organizations through industry disruption driven by technology and changing consumer behaviours.

Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO of Imagine Canada

For 30 years, Bruce has been working for organizations that provide services to young people, older adults, persons with disabilities, community service clubs and sports and recreation groups. These experiences have led him to Imagine Canada. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada where he participated in a collective effort to bring mentoring programs to kids.

Panel and Session Experts

Warren Duffy

Service Designer,
Capital One Canada

Ryan Henry

Co-Founder & CTO,

Angela Kostenko

VP of Marketing,

Chris Kowalewski

REDAcademy Toronto

Amber Mac

Bestselling Author &
Innovation Expert

Hugh Nettar

Head of Digital Product Management,
WE Charity

Sara Norton

REDAcademy Toronto

Christa Sawyer

Community Events &
Resource Manager,
Autism Ontario

Justin Scaini

Director of Consulting,
Capitalize for Kids

Belinda Vandersluis

Executive Director,
Toronto Cat Rescue


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. – 9:15 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, Chief People Officer, 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


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

1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Chris Kowalewski
REDAcademy Toronto

Get Ready: The Future of Non-Profit Data

2:25 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Justin Scaini
Director of Consulting, Capitalize for Kids

Digital Marketing

Understanding Content Marketing

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sara Norton
REDAcademy Toronto

The Digital Donor Journey

1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Angela Kostenko
VP of Marketing, CanadaHelps

Proto-Design the Future

2:25 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
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 [email protected] and we’ll try our best to make sure someone on site can help you learn it!


The Arcadian Loft
401 Bay Street
Simpson Tower, 8th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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