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Atlantic Food Automation Series – Fruit Harvesting & Processing Workshop

Acadia University 15 University Ave, Wolfville

On October 27th and 28th, IGNITE will host an Atlantic Food Automation Workshop event to learn more about the Fruit Harvesting & Processing industry. Throughout the Fall of 2021, IGNITE will host the Atlantic Food Automation Program across the pan-atlantic provinces. Each of these workshops will focus on a different food industry, highlighting the automation and digital advancements that are available in Atlantic Canada. Attending this event will give you access to automation firms and digital experts that can help grow your business and reduce the strain of labour shortages. Join us as we learn more about the products and services on the market, hear from organizations about their funding programs and tour automated facilities. This two-day event will consist of virtual and in-person elements, due to COVID-19 restrictions this event will only allow 25 attendees in-person. (Masks will be mandatory at all in-person events.)

Attracting and Retaining Top Tier Talent at Financial Firms – CHAMBER WEBINAR

Online

The recovery from COVID-19 shutdowns has revealed labor scarcity in many sectors, with the financial market being no exception. Attracting and retaining the best talent in today’s market has become difficult, especially at the junior level. This has become apparent in a large increase in starting salaries and signing bonuses. Labor scarcity also creates problems up the corporate chain as experience becomes less valued by companies. Please join us for a discussion on the challenges facing financial firms in hiring and retaining talent and how to attract the best talent in today’s market. MODERATOR: Matthew Midson, CEO, North America, CPQi, Inc. SPEAKERS: Grayson Blair, Managing Director, Summus Group. Maryanne Morrow, Founder & CEO, 9th Gear Technologies. REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Members: Free of Charge Non-Members: $15

Data Privacy and Compliance – Championing Security in your Organization

Online

Are you ready to make data privacy and security a priority in your organization? Then join this live Platform Power Hour session with Salesforce Practice Lead Prag Ravichandran Kamalaveni and Trailblazer Host (and Golden Hoodie recipient!) Farah Sherif as they discuss the importance of data privacy and how industry leaders are putting processes in place to safeguard information. They will cover how to take care of the sensitive field details captured in Salesforce and how to work towards building a robust solution to keep data security as a top priority in your own organization. A special Salesforce guest will join to provide a live demo and help answer your burning questions!

WTWT Fireside Chat with Jill Hennigar of Dash Hudson

VOLTA 100-1505 Barrington Street, Halifax

Join Dash Hudson's new Vice President of Operations, Jill Hennigar, and Volta's CEO, Martha Casey, on Thursday, October 28 at 4pm for a discussion on the importance of communications in your startup. Communication within a company is important, especially as it pertains to organizational changes and shifts, such as new employee arrivals, policies, goals and achievements. The session will focus on effective communication within your company, which may include discussion topics such as: Coaching for success and feedback delivery Leading workplace change How you can build trust and develop authentic relationships In this session, you will hear from these amazing women, have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with the WTWT community over light refreshments.