MeetnTech - Transitioning into Tech
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

MeetnTech - Transitioning into Tech

Join us as our experts share their experiences and personal stories around being involved in the tech industry, and then connect with community and our experts during our popular round table discussions or other networking opportunities.

We welcome the curious, the knowing, and the supportive, so come out and meet some amazing geeks!

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Startup Primer
Jan
18
6:00 PM18:00

Startup Primer

Don't know where to start with your business idea? This brief workshop session will prime you with the basic foundation to help move you in the right direction. Topics of interest covered include: basic startup terminology and concepts, customer interview techniques, corporate structure, intellectual property strategies, and financing alternatives-- all without risking significant time or money!

Audience: Accessible to anyone who is interested in starting a venture, even while working full-time, but is not sure where to start

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Innovate Calgary Information Session
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Innovate Calgary Information Session

How do I get access to advice and mentorship?
Where can I work alongside other entrepreneurs?
How can I take my business to the next level?
What programs are available to develop my entrepreneurial skills?

Get the answers to these most frequently asked questions and discover the essential steps for launching a successful venture, plus much more!

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Dear Jr Developer Me
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Dear Jr Developer Me

So you've got your first or second job as a Junior Developer. You’ve been slinging code for a little while now, but how do you take the next step? Or, you're interested in kicking off your career, but don't fully know what the experience will be like in a career switch!

Join our expert panelists as they discuss their thoughts and experiences on how to best grow as a junior developer and how to foster your junior’s growth. The panelists will also offer advice on the best ways to start and accelerate your career path as a dev and their thoughts about the role of mentorship in and outside of the workplace.

We will also be featuring the projects of alumni who are looking to continue their career in the tech industry, and will be showcasing projects from our Web Development Bootcamp.

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MeetnTech - Digital Marketing
Dec
6
5:30 PM17:30

MeetnTech - Digital Marketing

How do you stand out online? How do you make sure your message is heard? Join us to learn the basics of digital marketing!

Our speakers will walk you through what digital marketing is, a few tried and true techniques, and new tools and technologies that help digital marketers! Next, put it all together hear from the masterminds behind Calgary Economic Development’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2. After the talks, join our community experts in smaller breakout sessions for deeper learning and more personalized connections!

Join us as our experts share their experiences and personal stories around being involved in the tech industry, and then connect with community and our experts during our popular round table discussions or other networking opportunities.

We welcome the curious, the knowing, and the supportive, so come out and meet some amazing geeks!

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ATB BoostR Stage
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

ATB BoostR Stage

  • Studio Bell (National Music Centre) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Five audacious Calgarians take on the BoostR stage to pitch their business venture to a room filled with 300 people. The fun part? You are in the crowd, and YOU get to decide what business takes home up top $5000. 

Are you an - innovators, influencers, community builders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists? This is your chance to support local, and learn about the most innovative up-and-coming Calgary businesses.

Come to network and support your fellow Albertans who are working hard to launch and/or grow their business, shape our local economy and make a positive impact.

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Financing Your StartUP or ScaleUP
Dec
4
5:30 PM17:30

Financing Your StartUP or ScaleUP

Financing a new venture is one of the most stressful, and difficult aspects of starting a business. Knowing how to identify, locate and apply for financing is key to moving a business from concept to reality. Join Queen’s Venture Network (Calgary) and our panel of industry experts as we discuss the variety of approaches to raising funds as well as tips and tricks on what is required.

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VR & AR - Where the Technology Is and Where It's Going
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

VR & AR - Where the Technology Is and Where It's Going

VR & AR - Where the Technology Is and Where It's Going
- presented by Alex Jackson, Chapter President, VR/AR Association

Please join the VR/AR Association for a short presentation on Virtual and Augmented Realities. We will be discussing the current state of the market, how VR and AR are beginning to take hold in the market, and where the sector is going over the next couple of years in Alberta. Join us to learn about how Virtual and Augmented Realities will change the landscape of education, training, and storytelling. The VR/AR Association is the global industry association for VR and AR. We connect leading solution providers with brands and customers.

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