Canada’s premier event for printable, flexible & wearable electronics April 19-20, Toronto

OTTAWA—November 24 2015—The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (, the catalyst for Canada’s printable, flexible and wearable electronics ecosystem, has opened the call for submissions and early bird registrations for CPES2016.

CPES is Canada’s premier industry event for printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE). The site for CPES2016 is now live at

CPES2016 takes place April 19-20, at Sheridan College’s new conference centre in Toronto.

Early bird registration at discounted rates is available at

“CPES2016 will build on the momentum of last year’s symposium in Montreal to become a truly world-class event,” said Peter Kallai, President and CEO of the CPEIA and Chair of the CPES Organizing Committee. “CPES2015 marked a major turning point for Canada’s emerging PE industry, doubling from previous years in terms of the size of its program and the number of attendees.

For CPES2016, over 100 organizations and 200 attendees expected, with industry-leading speakers and keynotes from around the world.

Call for speakers, presenters now open

CPES2016 is also now accepting submissions for speakers, academic posters and tabletop exhibitors. Submissions are encouraged for the main themes of the conference:

  • Advances in printable electronics, inks, manufacturing methods, devices
  • Advances in flexible electronics
  • Advances in stretchable electronics
  • Advances in wearables
  • 3D printable electronics
  • Applications in intelligent packaging, intelligent buildings and homes, health care, automotive and aerospace.

To learn more and to make a submission please visit

Become a sponsor

Last year’s sponsors are already renewing. Keystep Growth & Finance and IDTechEx have taken Bronze. Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) is again a Gold Sponsor. NovaCentrix has become CPES’s first ever Diamond Sponsor.

If you want to increase your visibility through a sponsorship package, please contact Peter Kallai at

About CPES

CPES is the single largest event of its kind in Canada devoted to the emerging fields of printable, organic and flexible electronics (PE).

There is no better place to learn about the convergence of research and development, industry expertise, commercial effort and government support that gives Canada a tremendous opportunity in this explosive global market.

Come to learn, network and develop partnerships for collaboration and business development with movers and shakers from across the global industry.

CPES is organized by the CPEIA. It is part of the CPEIA’s Technical Program, which supports the development and commercialization of new PE-enabled products and applications.

Association partners for CPES now include The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA), Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and PAC, Packaging Consortium. The National Research Council of Canada is once again a supporting partner.


Established in 2014, the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) brings together key Canadian and international players in industry, academia and government to build a strong Canadian printable, flexible and wearable electronics sector and ecosystem. The Association is the united voice for the sector and implements critical development strategies to facilitate growth through networking, stimulate R&D and investment, build a strong supply chain and drive the broad adoption of PE by end customers in a range of Canadian industries, including Intelligent Packaging, Intelligent Buildings, Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and Industrial Applications, Health and Wellness, Intelligent Documents, and Consumer Electronics and Wearables.

To become a Member of the CPEIA, please contact Peter Kallai, President and CEO, at or +1 613-795-8181.

The CPEIA also has opportunities for corporate and media sponsorships of our programs and events such as CPES2016.

Media inquiries can be directed to Leo Valiquette, Director of Programs, at or +1 613-769-9479.