Events for June 8, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

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Technologies For Inclusive Employment, EducatIon, and Life

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The workforce underrepresentation of people with disabilities is well documented.At the same time, labour and skills shortages continue to be a challenge for employers in Nova Scotia, particularly as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Distinctability provides sustainable solutions for organizations in employment, education, health and social care that create environments to leverage the skills and capabilities of people with disabilities and mental health support needs. In this session you will learn how you can start addressing labour shortages through supportive technology. Join us on June 8th to explore strategies for inclusive employment and workforce development through people-focused assistive technology solutions and resources.

Workshop: How Do Your Security Decisions Impact Your Enterprise Sales Deal?

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Join Volta + Software Secured on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 12:00pm ADT for How Do Your Security Decisions Impact Your Enterprise Sales Deal About this event When: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm AST Where: Virtual via Zoom ( log in details will be included in your Eventbrite confirmation email) Description: Enterprise customers are demanding more security requirements from their vendors than ever before. When digital demand skyrocketed with the onset of the pandemic, the risk of serious cyberattacks soared as hackers infiltrated more large-sized company networks through targeting clients or partners. As you can imagine, your security decisions now have huge implications on the likelihood of closing enterprise deals. Join us for a discussion on what enterprises look for when vetting possible tech vendors and the best practices to start implementing so that you stand out against your competition. We’ll also introduce you to vendor security questionnaires: the tool that most enterprises use to weed out their most secure tech vendors from the most risky.

Beyond Unification: How CNAP Should Reduce Cloud Security Risk

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By now, every security team understands that unification is the first step to securing their workloads in the cloud. Disparate niche solutions are impossible to manage, with differing security needs at different points in the cloud tech stack and for different types of microservices at different points in the SDLC. Unification can’t be the end goal, though, because cloud security teams are still struggling with alert fatigue, friction with DevOps and manually trying to prioritize where their attention and remediation is required. In this webinar, we will examine how to reduce cloud security risk and eliminate existing complexity in the cloud, by using smarter unification tools that can help security professionals reduce risk in the cloud and DevOps teams to remain empowered and agile. In this webinar you will learn: How to pull business objectives into the security alert prioritization process Why establishing an asset's effective security policy in the cloud is critical to risk elimination How to eliminate friction with DevOps teams and turn your organization’s security into an innovation enabler

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Online Computer Training: Google Docs (June 1-8)

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Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 4 Session Length: 2 hours In this class, you will use Google Docs to learn how to: Create, print, and edit documents such as resumes, cover letters, and reports Use fonts, alignments, and line spacing Share and collaborate documents Change the page layout including margins, orientation, paper size, and columns Create page breaks Add images, page numbers, bullets, and tables Add special characters Create forms Add page headers and footers   For more information, and to register, please contact: Hosam Al-Sheikh Ali | 902-406-4317 | halsheikhali@isans.ca

Black Start-Up Project Atlantic Roadshow: Virtual Session

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Join us for Tribe Network’s Black Start-Up Project Atlantic Roadshow! Can’t make it to an in-person event? Join us for our virtual show! Tribe is inviting Black entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to network and talk about challenges and opportunities to help inform Tribe Network’s Black Start-Up Project programs and services that will propel Black entrepreneurship and innovation forward. Why should you attend? Network with Black leaders and aspiring business owners from across Atlantic Canada. Engage with Black change-making panellists in an interactive Q & A. Share your perspectives and experiences as a Black entrepreneur in a safe forum to help inform the Black Startup Project. Who can attend? This event is open to Black community members with entrepreneurial ambitions and Black entrepreneurs with established businesses who want to access training workshops, capital, networking opportunities, entrepreneurial support and more! About the Black Start-Up Project What if more Black, Indigenous and People of Colour worldwide had the knowledge, resources and tools needed to succeed as entrepreneurs and innovators? And what if these supports were shared by us, for us? Tribe Network’s Black Start-Up Project is a unique program to provide Black entrepreneurs and business owners – like you – in Atlantic […]

Halifax Data Science Meetup – June 2022

VOLTA 100-1505 Barrington Street, Halifax

Details Hi everyone, Long time no see!, we are excited to announce that we are back at organizing Data Science presentations for the benefit of the whole professional, academic and enthusiastic community! We have two interesting speakers lined up for this coming June! We'll meet up at 6:00 pm on Wednesday June 8th, and kick off talks shortly after. Pizza and refreshments will be provided *** Space is limited so be sure to RSVP. Also please cancel your RSVP in case you find you are not coming, regardless of how close to the meetup date you find out! *** 1.- Generating Refuted Claims and the Importance of Critical Statements in NLP Pipelines Speaker: Domenic Rosati, Senior Research Scientist, scite.ai Bio: Domenic’s research focuses on natural language understanding and reasoning in scientific texts and how to improve scientific discovery and evaluation with AI. Abstract: With the advent of Large Language Models (LLMs) like GPT3 that perform at almost human levels without any fine tuning on many NLP (Natural Language Processing) benchmarks, a new line of research has emerged trying to assess the safety of these models by assessing the factuality and faithfulness of their outputs Unfortunately, LLMs have been shown to […]

Alumni Gathering in St. John’s

Vu Resto and Bar 115 Duckworth st, St. John

Alumni in St. John’s, NL are invited to the Vu Resto and Bar, 115 Duckworth Street, from 6-8 p.m. on June 8, 2022 for a great evening of food, fun and Acadia reminiscence. We’ll cover the cost of the meal and a complimentary drink, so all you have to do is show up and join Executive Director, Alumni Affairs Oonagh Proudfoot (’93, ’06) for this in-person event. It has been quite a while since we’ve visited Newfoundland and we’re really looking forward to catching up, hearing all your stories and sharing a few of our own!