Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who should attend Tech Talent North? 

A. Tech Talent North is a gathering of tech founders and senior HR leaders from tech companies across Canada. It is also well suited for professionals in talent management, acquisition, retention, human resources, and culture in all areas of tech.

Q. Where is Tech Talent North taking place? 

A. Tech Talent North will be taking place online in 2021. Please subscribe to be notified when we announce future physical event dates! 

Q. How do I access the event? 

A. The event will be hosted on Swapcard, and you will receive an invite to the platform once it is launched, approximately 2 weeks prior to the conference. You’ll be able to go into Swapcard early to set up your profile, create a custom agenda, and become familiar with the platform ahead of time so you are well prepped for the event days. 

Q. Will I have access to view the sessions after the event? 

A. Yes, all sessions will be recorded and will be available for viewing for at least one month after the event. 

Q. What is your ticket cancellation policy? 

A. Substitutions are permitted at no charge prior to April 15, 2021. Substitutions after April 15, 2021 are subject to a $50 administration fee. Cancellations are permitted subject to an administrative fee of 25%, prior to April 15, 2021 and must be received in writing to  We regret that cancellations cannot be processed after April 15, 2021. We apologize that we are unable to apply discount codes to previously-purchased tickets. 

Q. Why doesn’t my promo code work? 

A. Promo codes are not valid on Student or Team tickets, as these are already heavily discounted. If you have a promo code that is otherwise not working, please contact us at and we will help you out. 

 Q. Who will be speaking at Tech Talent North? 

A. We are currently planning the program and speakers for 2021. Check out our Program Page for updates.

Q: How will I be able to network?

A. When the conference opens, you’ll be able to see who else is registered and easily message, book a meeting, or video call them through the Swapcard platform. Swapcard also uses AI to match you up with suggestion connections based on common interests. Additionally, we use a software called Remo during dedicated networking times, which allows you to go from table-to-table and join in group conversations. You can find more details about the conference technology here.

Q. Does this conference qualify for CPHR and HRPA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours? 

A. Yes. CPHR and HPRA members can track and report their own CPD hours for attending this conference.