Events for April 6, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

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Women in Tech Hiring Fair April 2022

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Join us at our popular speed-interviewing event designed to feature our talented women tech talent. You'll talk to 120+ pre-vetted candidates with diverse backgrounds and skills, who have 4+ years of experience and verified English language skills. Register today and start building your diverse tech team. Companies looking to hire can speed interview candidates with the following skills: JavaScript Ruby on Rails Mobile QA Python Java Why Work With Us Hire Fast - Fill multiple roles from a single event and cut down your hiring lead times We’ll Do the Hard Work - We pre-screen and pre-vet every candidate you talk to Meet Your Hiring Needs - Every hiring event has a specialty focus - such as specific developer skills, women in tech, diversity

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True North Free Trade Forum 2022

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The Ontario Government, in partnership with Canadian provinces and territories, is proud to host the True North Free Trade Forum, a unique virtual opportunity where companies and attendees will exchange ideas and explore new business opportunities in interprovincial trade. Aimed at strengthening business ties across Canada to support economic recovery, the virtual True North Free Trade Forum 2022 will look at the challenges and opportunities presented by COVID-19, as well as how increasing pan-Canadian trade could add up to $84 billion to Canada’s GDP.

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10 Low-Effort Ways to Improve your Social Media Presence

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Social media is constantly changing, but the reason for it is not. People go on social media to connect and stay informed. It’s time to stop chasing the next new thing and bring it back to the basics of building relationships online. In this presentation, I will give participants 10 ways they can improve their social media presence and create real and lasting connections online.

Introduction to Natural Language Processing

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Join ACENET for a brief introduction to Natural Language Processing (NLP). How do computers understand language? It seems impossible that zeroes and ones could ever add up to words that humans can understand, but machine language has come a long way in the past few years. Let us take you behind the code to explain how machines simulate language comprehension, and why it’s a far more complicated problem than “bonjour = hello”. This talk is aimed at an audience who is not necessarily familiar with computers or language comprehension, but would like a primer to the field, and what it can realistically do. We will explain natural language processing from the perspective of machines that cannot understand words, but capture semantic meaning by processing data. This session will take place on: Thursday, April 6th - 12:00pm - 3:00pm (Atlantic time) You do need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages. Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail) Instructions for how to join will be sent out […]

Supporting Rural Entrepreneurship – A Series with Futurpreneur

IGNITE Southern Office 208 Main street, Yarmouth

About this event We partnered with Futurpreneur to host a series highlighting successful rural entrepreneurs, and all of the resources available to other rural entrepreneurs! Kicking off our first session is David Saulnier, Founder of JD Composites. David is a shining example of the innovations that are grown within rural entrepreneurship. During this session, he will dive into a brief history of JD Composites, and talk about the benefits and opportunities that lie within rural entrepreneurship. If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or currently working on your business, we would love for you to join us! This hybrid session will be hosted in person at IGNITE Yarmouth and streamed on Zoom. Bring a friend, and share within your network!

1,000 to Zero: Taking The Stress Out Of Your Emails.

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April is Stress Awareness Month and there's perhaps nothing more stressful folks than e-mails. It's endless. Just when you think you're done for the day, more comes in. It's always on your mind. So we thought it'd be a great time to learn how to delete your emails and start over again At some point, you're not going to write that person back. So give yourself a break and start over! But how? That's where Victoria Smith comes in. She's the author of "Stress Less in 90 Days: Your Guide to Beat Burnout, Build Resilience and Actually Enjoy Your Daily Life." and on April 6th, she'll be sharing her tips and insights to getting your emails and setting up systems so our emails stress us out less in future.