Leyton Announces First Global Innovation Summit Series in Software and Technology

January 25, 2021

News , R&D Tax Credit

Leyton has announced its first Global Innovation Summit, starting with a series of online webinars and panel discussions focused around the Software and Technology industries held on Thursday, January 28th. In partnership with the Canada branch, Leyton USA will be hosting four specialized sessions with speakers and expert panelists from their respective industries, ranging from blockchain to communication technologies like 5G to AI & machine learning. Following these sessions, a full panel discussion will take on topics that analyze the lessons learned from 2020 and what to look for in 2021.

With the goal of helping business owners identify and capitalize on new technologies, Leyton is proud to be a leader in innovation, not just in North America, but throughout the world. Specializing in the R&D Tax Credit, Leyton maximizes the credit on qualifying activities. Working with industry experts and tax advisors, only Leyton has the knowledge and experience to deliver the maximum credit to businesses seeking to reduce their tax liability. By engaging with businesses in thought leadership around innovation activities, Leyton has proven their commitment to these industries. This Global Innovation Summit reinforces this goal and is just the first of what will become a regular series of innovation discussions.

Those interested in attending one or more sessions, including the capstone panel discussion, can navigate to the dedicated Global Innovation Summit webpage that offers more information on each session as well as a link to register.

2021 Emerging Trends: Blockchain in Supply Chain and Gaming – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

  • How is Blockchain helping to shape/change the supply chain? 
  • How is Blockchain being used to change the gaming industry?  
  • What can we expect from Blockchain for the future?  
  • How to define SR&ED in Blockchain?

2021 Emerging Trends: HealthTech – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

  • What is HealthTech? 
  • How did Tech influence the health industry in 2020?
  • What can we expect from HealthTech for the future?  
  • How to define SR&ED in HealthTech?

2021 Emerging Trends: 5G, Internet of Things, and Telehealth – 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (EST)

  • What is 5G & how will it change the tech landscape? 
  • How IoT will change the way we interact with our surroundings? 
  • Why Telehealth has staying power beyond COVID-19?
  • How these industries can incentivize innovation

2021 Emerging Trends: AI, Machine Learning & Quantum Computing –  2 PM to 3 PM (EST)

  • What is AI and how does it relate to Machine Learning
  • Quantum computing: What can we expect for the future?
  • How these industries can incentivize innovation

How to Win 2021: North America Tech Panel & Networking: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

  • What are some lessons learned during 2020 that have impacted your industry? 
  • Which new technologies will emerge as winners in the digital space in 2021? 
  • What technologies are you looking to invest or adopt into your business? 
  • How do you foresee your industry evolving over the next 5 years?  
  • How does innovation help your company grow? 

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