Events for September 14, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry
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Atlantic Venture Forum 2022

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax

The entrepreneurial landscape has changed significantly since the first AVF in 2013. As the ecosystem continues to gain momentum, the AVF is being transformed to meet the needs of this dynamic region. New ventures and growth-stage companies need more than just financial capital to succeed. Innovation, partnerships, ingenuity, and expertise are just a few of the ingredients for an entrepreneur’s tech success story, and you will find all of these and more when you join us for the 2022 Atlantic Venture Forum.

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Atlantic Venture Forum

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Atlantic Venture Forum September 13, 2022 LAUNCH | BUILD | GROW Join us in Halifax for the 2022 Atlantic Venture Forum! About The entrepreneurial landscape has changed significantly since the first AVF in 2013. As the ecosystem continues to gain momentum, the AVF is being transformed to meet the needs of this dynamic region. New ventures and growth-stage companies need more than just financial capital to succeed. Innovation, partnerships, ingenuity, and expertise are just a few of the ingredients for an entrepreneur’s tech success story, and you will find all of these and more when you join us for the 2022 Atlantic Venture Forum. Grow Your Business! Premium Networking: Tech Industry Executives, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate Strategics, Research Partners, and more. Inspiration and Ingenuity: A Technology Showcase featuring outstanding Early Stage companies complimented by mature Growth Stage companies, all from the Atlantic Canadian region. Business Intelligence: The latest investment and innovation trends direct from Industry Experts. For more information: https://atlanticventureforum.ca/ Registration: https://atlanticventureforum.ca/registration/

LUNCHEON: Nova Scotia’s Net-Zero Future

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax

Keynote with Minister of Natural Resources Canada, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson The Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will address members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce to share his views on Canada’s approach to enhancing energy security, accelerating our energy transition and creating sustainable jobs. Minister Wilkinson will outline how the recently announced Regional Energy & Resource Tables will inform place-based strategies that will enable all regions of Canada to receive the significant economic benefits associated with the global transition to a net-zero economic future, in partnership with Provinces, Territories, indigenous communities, industry and academia. Presented by: Minister of Natural Resources Canada, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson was first elected as the Member of Parliament for North Vancouver in 2015. He has previously served as Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Raised in Saskatchewan, Minister Wilkinson spent more than 20 years in the private sector, holding leadership positions with a number of companies dedicated to the development of green technologies. Minister Wilkinson’s work as CEO of both QuestAir Technologies and the former BioteQ Environmental Technologies (now BQE Water), in addition to his role as […]

LUNCHEON: Nova Scotia’s Net-Zero Future

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax

Keynote with Minister of Natural Resources Canada, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson The Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will address members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce to share his views on Canada’s approach to enhancing energy security, accelerating our energy transition and creating sustainable jobs. Minister Wilkinson will outline how the recently announced Regional Energy & Resource Tables will inform place-based strategies that will enable all regions of Canada to receive the significant economic benefits associated with the global transition to a net-zero economic future, in partnership with Provinces, Territories, indigenous communities, industry and academia.

How Microcredentials Can Boost Your Resumé

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How Microcredentials Can Boost Your Resumé Description Join us as we explain what a microcredential is at Dalhousie and how it can add value to your learning. Dr. Erin Careless, Dalhousie's Director of Professional Certificates, Career Essentials, and Accreditations will walk you through the Dal microcredentials we offer, how they'll benefit you and she'll answer your questions. Time Sep 14, 2022 12:00 PM in Halifax

Lunch & Learn | Centre for Women in Business Information Session

IGNITE Labs Yarmouth 208 Main St, Yarmouth

September 14, 2022 12:00 PM The Centre for Women in Business is dedicated to helping women across the province succeed as entrepreneurs through exposure, connection and learning. In this 1 hour virtual presentation, join Colleen Ritchie, Membership and Event Coordinator at CWB, for a dynamic information session. Colleen will discuss what the Centre for Women in Business can do for woman entrepreneurs or those considering entrepreneurship. Questions are welcomed and lunch is provided!

Revolutionizing the SOC management game with prevention-first security

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About this talk Check Point is Introducing Horizon, the world’s first prevention-focused suite of security operations solutions and services that combines proactive management solutions for Managed Prevention and Response (MDR/MPR), Extended Prevention and Response (XDR/XPR) and Events. The cyber threat landscape has never been more severe. Security teams struggle to shut down breaches before damage spreads due to the distraction of endless alerts and false positives across multiple siloed tools. The problem is made worse by a lack of cyber experience and the ongoing skills shortage. Register today to learn how Check Point's Horizon brings a prevention-first approach to security operations by providing SOC teams with the tools and services needed to prevent attacks in real-time with fewer resources.

RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speakers – Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles – Canadian and US Programs

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The Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia extends an invitation to members of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association to presentations Wednesday, 14 September by Lieutenant-Colonel Julien Letarte, Royal Canadian Air Force, speaking about the RCAF’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, and Major Drew Larned, United States Air Force, speaking about US uncrewed aerial vehicle programs. Uncrewed aerial vehicles, including remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), are rapidly being developed and employed for continental/homeland defence, security and safety missions by Canada, allies and adversaries. LCol Letarte will brief highlights of the RCAF’s RPAS project to provide a familiarization with this increasingly significant capability. MAJ Larned will speak about US programs, reflective of his experience with the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The event will start at 1 pm Atlantic time, Wednesday, 14 September, then be followed by Q&A and finish by 3 pm Atlantic time. Registration is required. There is no fee to attend this event. To register, email RUSINovaScotia@gmail.com by close-of-business Sunday, 11 September. As the subject line for your registration email, put: RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speakers 14 September 2022 Registration. In addition to your name, please provide your organization (association, company or unit). Participation is limited and later registrants […]

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Tech Wednesdays with NPower Canada

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More than 80% of NPower Canada alumni secure employment or enroll in higher education within 6 months of graduating, with 30-40% already placed into jobs upon completing training. Graduates launch digital careers in roles such as Help Desk Agent, Data Analyst, QA / Tester and Business Systems Analyst with companies like TELUS, Accenture and CIBC. NPower Canada is a registered charity launching underserved young adults ages 17-30 into meaningful digital careers. NPower Canada's virtually delivered programs provide youth with 15 weeks of no-cost, part-time tech skills training, including industry certifications, complemented by employability skills coaching and wraparound supports (including bus pass, interview clothing and laptops/WiFi based on financial need). Program participants are also connected directly with employers, job retention supports and five years of alumni services including continued education and mentorship. Youth do not need any prior background in tech to apply. They must have completed their high school, Dogwood or GED, and be eligible to work in Canada. NPower Canada prioritizes serving lower-income, un/underemployed youth who are female-identified, IBPOC, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomers and youth with disabilities. Join us to learn more and apply early to avoid waitlist for the upcoming start date: https://npowercanada.ca/youth/