CRAM Toronto - Extraordinary Ideas Unleashed

On April 5th, 2019,
discover the ideas revolutionizing
the way we think, live and work.

30+ events. 4 Universities. 1 night only.

Wait, what’s CRAM?

CRAM is bringing the city’s universities together to bridge the gap between research and the public by inviting people from around the GTA to participate in a FREE night of new ideas. The first learning festival of its kind in Canada, CRAM is packed with innovative, interactive and entertaining events for the keen and curious.

OCAD University, Ryerson University, University of Toronto and York University will host 30+ free events showcasing ground-breaking research across many fields. What happens when dancers and nurses collaborate? Is the future of design multi-sensory? How will A.I. impact our city? How does gravity affect our perceptions of ourselves? This dynamic festival will explore and celebrate some of the world’s most exciting ideas and perspectives.

Toronto’s universities are brimming with innovations and startling concepts yet the vast majority of this research and thinking never reaches the public. CRAM is a chance for curious minds to learn about the ideas that are revolutionizing the way we think, live and work.

Join us Friday, April 5, 2019 for extraordinary ideas unleashed.


Highlighted Events

Highlighted Speakers

Alexandra J. Fiocco

Ryerson University

Patrick Alcedo

York University

Hayden King

Ryerson University

Alexis Morris

OCAD University

Founding Universities

CRAM would like to acknowledge the Leads from each university who were part of our core organizing committee that worked on every aspect of CRAM. We thank them for their vision, commitment - and a lot of hard work!

OCAD University
Karen Kwon, Project Manager, Office of Research & Innovation
Christine Crosbie, Manager, Communications & Media

Ryerson University
Naomi Adelson, Associate Vice-President, Research & Innovation
Natasha Ramnath, Project & Administrative Coordinator

University of Toronto
Stephannie Roy, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation
Helen Lasthiotakis, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships & Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation.

York University
Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Associate Vice-President, Research
Shawna Teper, Government & Community Relations Officer, Office of the President

We'd also like to thank the many important people behind the scenes who were instrumental in supporting CRAM. We'll publish a full thank you list at the completion of CRAM.