How we are going to transform the Canadian social sector

We’re pleased to announce that the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Powered by Data have teamed up with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society's Digital Civil Society Lab to launch the premier data conference for the Canadian social sector!

Transform the Sector is a one-day conference about radically increasing the social sector's impact through its use of digital data:

Transform the Sector

Building a Data-Driven Social Sector

February 23rd 2017

At MaRS Centre - Toronto, Ontario

Registration is open now. Reserve your spot today.

Who should attend Transform the Sector? 

Anyone looking to take advantage of the new opportunities being created by digital data — from nonprofit sector leaders, data analysts, social entrepreneurs, evaluators and policy makers — to transform how their organizations operate, how they collaborate, and how they aim to achieve their missions. Join internationally recognized Canadian experts and global thought leaders for skillfully-led sessions on topics ranging from:

●      Innovative cross-sector collaborations for data collection, storage and use

●      International models to build the social sector’s capacity to use digital data

●      New methods of accessing and using government and public data for learning and evaluation

We're also excited to introduce our keynote speaker Lucy Bernholz:


Lucy Bernholz is a Senior Research Scholar at The Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab. She has been a Visiting Scholar at The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and a Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, the Hybrid Reality Institute, and the New America Foundation. She has a Master of Arts degree and a Doctoral degree from Stanford University.

Click here for a list of other speakers.

Early bird ends December 9th or when tickets sell out. Reserve your spot now. Space is limited.