Member Events

Project World/Business Analyst World - Sept. 18-21, 2017

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ProjectWorld*BusinessAnalystWorld is the largest series of conferences for project managers and business analysts in North America.  These industry leading events feature expert speakers representing every sector, from all reaches of the globe.  

From the opening Keynote to the close, ProjectWorld*BAWorld events offers tangible education and non-stop opportunities to learn. You will leave feeling invigorated and motivated, armed with new skills, tools and techniques that can be immediately applied in your workplace - not to mention an arsenal of new contacts.  PW*BAW places great importance in connecting you with others in your community.

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NIHI Canada "HI Bootcamp Booster Shot" - September & October 2017

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HI Bootcamp Booster Shot
- Gain up-to-date knowledge & skills to meet the new demands of the digital health field.  

September 19 & 26; October 3, 10 & 17, 2017 - 12:00 - 3:00 PM ET – Online
Save $150 with Discount Code: ICTAM
www.nihi.ca

This online program covers new competencies/capabilities required of professionals in digital health based on a deepened understanding of the true nature of human health and health care and in response to the development of new technologies.  The result is that there is more to learn and teach, more skills that need to be acquired and new demands for our own attitudes and personal development.

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National Learn to Code Day 2017 - September 23rd, 2017

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Winnipeg: National Learn to Code Day 2017: Using Data to Solve Problems: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Beginners on September 23rd

On September 23rd, 2017, Ladies Learning Code is hosting its fifth annual National Learn to Code Day -- the first and only event of its kind in Canada. On that day, over 1,500 Canadians will gather together in over 25 communities to challenge themselves to learn a new skill: Using Data to Solve Problems: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Beginners

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Manitoba Aerospace: Diversity Workshop: Indigenous Inclusion – September 29th, 2017

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This workshop is designed for company reps who want to learn more about the importance of building an inclusive workforce with and for Indigenous people.

DATE: September 29, 2017
TIME: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: (Room 104) 1000 Waverley Street, Winnipeg MB R3T 0P3
PRESENTER: Olivia McCorriston is an Anishinabe and proud Métis grandmother who has a Master’s Degree in Adult Education.  For over 25 years, Olivia has been working in education, Indigenous employment, and partnership development.

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2017 ASE Career Fair - October 3rd, 2017

2017 ASE Fair

The University of Manitoba will be hosting its annual ASE Career Fair on October 3rd, 2017 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The career fair focuses on connecting students from the Faculties of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Science, and Engineering with potential employers. (This year, the ASE Career Fair has expanded in order to include employers from science and computer science)

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Innovation Engineering Quick Start Program - October 7 - 9, 2017

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We all know that we need to innovate, but how do we do it faster, easier, and more successfully?

Join inVision Edge in February for the Innovation Engineering Quick Start Program this October and learn how to innovate! This two- and a half-day training program is designed for professionals who are looking to drive ideas in their organization with more success. Participants will be able to implement tools, skills, and knowledge to creatively come up with solutions for their organization immediately after the course. This is about making innovation happen in a practical, applicable, and tangible way to get results, using the proven method to make innovation happen 6X faster with up to 80% less risk.

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Small Business Week Kickoff - October 16th, 2017

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The World Trade Centre Winnipeg kicks off Small Business Week™ on Monday, October 16, 2017 with a stimulating luncheon hosted by WTC Winnipeg Co-Chair David Angus. Hear the latest trends in technology, media and telecommunications alongside Manitoba entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Small Business Week™ Kickoff will take place in the Wellington Room at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Duncan Stewart is the Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Research for Deloitte Canada. He is a globally recognized speaker and expert on the forecasting of consumer and enterprise technology, and media and telecommunications trends.
“Duncan Stewart never fails to deliver an engaging keynote, catapulting the audience into the future of media, technology and telecom. In his absorbing presentations, Duncan provides a guide to the technologies and trends impacting the market; from tablet computing to 3D TV, quantum computing, the mobile Internet, e-readers or cloud, Duncan provides a smart and articulate voice of authority. In true futurist fashion, Duncan never fails to add just a few surprises along the way.” – The Banff World Media Festival

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre
Cost: $45 | $400 (table of ten)

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Gender Summit - November 6-8, 2017, Montreal

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EMBRACING PLURALISM AND THRIVING THROUGH DIVERSITY – SHAPING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
November 6-8, 2017 - Montreal, Canada

The Gender Summit is a platform for dialogue where scientists, policymakers, gender scholars and stakeholders in science systems examine new research evidence showing when, why, and how biological differences (sex) and socio-cultural differences (gender) between females and males impact on outcomes. The aim is to reach consensus where improvements to science knowledge and science practice are needed and who should take action.

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MEDICA 2017 Dusseldorf, Germany - November 13-16, 2017

Manitoba Trade and Investment will lead a mission of Manitoba companies to participate in the MEDICA 2017 Tradeshow in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 13-16, 2017. MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. In 2016, MEDICA attracted more than 5,100 exhibitors from 70 countries. https://www.medica-tradefair.com/

For additional information please contact:

Sharon Cohen
Manitoba Trade and Investment
Tel: 204-945-8495
Email: Sharon.Cohen@gov.mb.ca

Western Canada Cleantech Innovation Forum - November 29 & 30, 2017

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The inaugural Western Canada Cleantech Innovation Forum will be held on Nov. 29-30 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg. The forum will feature keynote speakers, plenary sessions, technical concurrent sessions, and a special edition of the Green Dragon’s Lair.

Keynote Speakers:
Thomas Homer-Dixon, Author of:  'Carbon Shift:  How the Twin Crises of Oil Depletion and Climate Change will Define the Future'
Terry O’Reilly, Host of CBC's " Under the Influence" and author of:  'This I Know'
                     Topic: Jump the Fence:  The Power of Counterintuitive Thinking
Mike Gerbis, The Globe Series
                     Topic: An Introduction to Cleantech

To register or for more information: https://www.meia.mb.ca/event/127

SaaS Conference, Ottawa - November 29 - 30th, 2017

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Co-founded by L-SPARK Corporation and Cube Business Media Inc., SAAS NORTH brings the entire Canadian SaaS ecosystem under one roof.   Whether a start-up or a global brand, an investor or a service provider specializing in SaaS, SAAS NORTH is your opportunity to cross-pollinate with SaaS professionals from coast-to-coast.

For anyone who would like to register, use RBC’s discount code of SN-RBC and receive 35% off the regular price

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