Applied Research in Action (ARIA)

November 17, 2022

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Who Should Attend


ARIA is an exclusive stage filled with rich networking opportunities with the best of the best in tech innovation. Not only will you be able to meet the next generation of world-class innovators, but you will also be able to raise your company profile and distinctly position your company to attract and retain such talented innovators to your organization. ARIA is your stop to acquiring the most talented students in the world, who are recognized for fuelling the boom in Toronto’s tech-innovation ecosystem.

Graduate Students

Curious about the applied research that's currently being done in academia and industry? Join us at ARIA for an opportunity to network and connect with our industry leading partners, many of whom will be looking to hire graduates with cutting-edge knowledge in the latest research.

Undergraduate Students

Network with representatives from a broad range of sectors in industry, witness the latest technologies being developed, and see how what you learned in school can be applied in the real world. Connect with students, faculty members, department representatives, and graduate program alumni about graduate school options after finishing your Bachelor’s degree.

MScAC Alumni

This is an opportunity for you see and be inspired by the applied research currently being done in academia and industry, and to bring ideas back to your workplace. This is also a chance for you to recruit brilliant minds for your current employer or your own team. Most importantly, network with other generations of MScAC alumni and celebrate the success of the program together.


Faculty members are among the top thinkers and innovators in the world and at ARIA, you can share your thoughts on cutting-edge research, open doors to collaboration opportunities with leaders in industry, or be inspired by the latest industry trends.


As one of the most innovative cities in the world, Toronto has a tech sector that is currently outpacing several other North American hubs. ARIA brings together some of the world’s most innovative companies located in North America, with some of the most talented STEM graduates and faculty in the country, to demonstrate and celebrate how advances in technology are reshaping industries all over the world.


ARIA Showcase

Located at MaRS Discovery District at 100 College St, Toronto ON Canada

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM:

Applied Research in Action Showcase Commences

5:30 PM to 6:00 PM:

ARIA Awards Ceremony

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM:

Continuation of Applied Research in Action Showcase

About MScAC

The University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Applied Computing (MScAC) Program is committed to educating the next generation of world-class innovators. With concentrations in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Computing, our program provides a truly unparalleled academic experience. Students learn from world-class faculty about the latest developments in cutting-edge technologies and have the opportunity to apply that knowledge through a practical applied-research internship at one of our partner companies.

Our company partners range from start-ups to multinational organizations and span diverse industries, including healthcare, finance, retail, and education. MScAC attracts some of the brightest minds from around the world, and we foster opportunities for our partners and students to work together on cutting-edge innovations. Many of our partners are also based in Toronto – North America’s third largest tech-hub – making Toronto one of the best places in the world to drive innovation.

Visit the MScAC website for more details

#1 University in Canada
5 Concentrations
100% Success rate of finding internships
C$65,000 Average Internship salary for eight months
450+ Student Internship projects
500+ Number of companies represented