Events for June 9, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry


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Halihax June Event: A Discussion on Career Growth

Garrison Brewing Company 1149 Marginal Road, Halifax

Join us June 22nd at Garrison Brewing Company for an evening focused on career growth About this event Navigating career decisions is difficult, and planning your career is almost impossible. At this month’s Halihax event, we have three great speakers discussing the key soft skills and things you need to consider to grow your career, whether entering management or continuing as an individual contributor (where you're not managing people). We'll hear from our speakers on the common situation of having to choose between management and a technical role beyond senior individual contributor, and specifically how those critical soft skills play a huge role. We'll walk through best practices for new managers, what it looks like to step into management (and lessons learned along the way!), and how to navigate the commonly fuzzy nature of growing into a Staff+ role. This event will be hosted at Seaport Garrison Brewing Company with snacks and refreshments provided by Halihax, and our sponsors. Our Speakers Jennie Sanford: Head of HR @ Fellow Jennie has been working in Human Resources for more than 13 years in companies of 27 to 40,000 people. She focused the last 4 years of her career working in tech startups […]

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How to Deal with Negative Feedback on Social Media


With thousands of customers connected to your social media accounts, negative comments are unavoidable. Whether it’s a dissatisfied customer or the victim of a misunderstanding, how you handle the customer complaints largely determines your online credibility. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to look at negative comments as an opportunity to convert dissatisfied customers into loyal fans. This webinar is offered in partnership between Tourism Nova Scotia and Digital Nova Scotia through DigiPort, a one-stop-shop of interactive services and educational opportunities to help tourism businesses develop digital marketing skills and access professional support to improve their online presence.

Stewart McKelvey Member Webinar – Software Licensing


Our June Member Webinar will be hosted by Stewart McKelvey: Software Licensing – Focus on SaaS Agreements. This session will cover key topics relating to SaaS Agreements such as scope of the license, data ownership, audit rights, service level commitments and remedies, SaaS management, limitations of liability (essentially, tips on what to say and what not to say in your SaaS agreement). Meet the Speaker Susan Norman Susan specializes in advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, financings, tax planned corporate reorganizations and commercial agreements. She has worked extensively in the mining, oil and gas, construction and information technology sectors. She works with clients on a broad range of issues including incorporating new companies, drafting contracts, reviewing lease agreements, preparing franchise and license agreements and securing financing. Susan has extensive experience advising clients in relation to option agreements, joint venture agreements, royalty agreements and aboriginal partnership agreements. She has extensive experience in advising early-stage and established players, together with investors, on shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance, share options, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, she has an large client base that relies on her for advice on commercial services contracts and cloud-related contracts such as SaaS agreements, together […]

Modernizing Legacy Applications


In a constantly digitally evolving market, you need to stay ahead of the curve. Technology disruptions occur at the speed of light, and application modernization is the need of the hour. Learn to embrace application modernization to achieve organizational agility and business transformation goals to stay relevant and ahead of your competitors. Virtusa offers a smart app modernization solution using OmniDeq™ which is developed by CloudHedge, a preferred platform in the market for accelerating app modernization of legacy applications. Virtusa’s strong credentials in cloud engineering and DevOps and superior domain expertise deliver better ROI and business value to customers in their cloud transformation process. Virtusa’s expertise coupled with CloudHedge’s AI backed app modernization technology together give an excellent value proposition to enterprise customers in their modernization journey. Virtusa is hosting a joint panel discussion with guest speakers from CloudHedge and Forrester to empower you to fast-track your enterprise application modernization journey. What’s in it for you: Learn how to fast-track modernization by 50% with an automated end-to-end application modernization journey Learn more about how to drive ROI through the cloud by modernizing while migrating Learn how to drive continuous transformation through containerization and microservices architecture

Ocean Farming – Innovation & Readiness


Join the Cape Breton Partnership and Nova Scotia Community College for the fifth and FINAL Ocean Farming session in the FREE five-part series: Ocean Farming – Innovation & Readiness on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. The session will be moderated by Tim Menke and Gene Kersey, Co-founders and Directors of Arc of the Coast Eastern Cape Breton Co-operative Alliance, who both possess extensive knowledge of the sector in the region. Presenting panelists include Charlene LeBlanc, Aquaculture Consultant & Owner of LeBlanc Seeded Lines, Ernie Porter, Owner of Town Point Consulting, and Bailey Moritz, Program Coordinator, World Wildlife Fund. This event is part of the Cape Breton Partnership's and Nova Scotia Community College’s Ocean Farming Series, bringing our local Cape Breton - Unama'ki business community together to hear from industry experts on a range of topics important to the success and growth of the ocean farming sector on Cape Breton Island. This is the last webinar in the five-part series. To be notified of future events, news, and updates from the Cape Breton Partnership, click here and subscribe to our newsletter and updates.

Annapolis Valley Business Awards

Nova Scotia

Tickets Your ticket will get you, a Chamber's Plan drink ticket for the networking reception and a three-course meal of; Stirling Apple Salad with smoked Valley apples, local greens, Taproot shoots, dried apple chips, Nova Scotia Terra Beata cranberry and maple apple dressing. Cider Brined Pork with roasted Taproot Farms Sweet Potato, Stirling's Apple Butter, in-season vegetables, and roasted bone sauce. Creamy New York style cheesecake with local peach compote. Local red and white wine will be on the table from our wine sponsor, the Town of Kentville and the Valley Regional Enterprise Network. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions and if you'd like to sit with someone outside of your booking group. PLEASE READ: When you purchase an event ticket you are asking us to prepare a meal for you. This means that this ticket is non-refundable. Tickets may be transferred to another person prior to noon on June 8th.