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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


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


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!

Let’s Get Personal: How Can Brand Identity Impact Your Website?


Details *******Zoom link will be emailed out at 4pm Atlantic. If you signed up after that, DM Alison Knott for the link!******** -- 7:00: Zoom opens -- -- 7:10 Opening Remarks -- -- 7:15 Presentation: Let's Get Personal: How Can Brand Identity Impact Your Website? with Cassey Deveau Cassey Deveau is a Senior Digital Strategist from Halifax, Nova Scotia. While she specializes in paid media, her passion lies in integrated marketing, bringing together strategies that incorporate web, social, email, media, and offline tactics that follow the customer journey while staying true to the brand. She currently works full time at a media agency but spends a lot of her free time consulting on web projects to help small businesses improve their website's user experience, and find ways to let their unique brand shine through their online presence. -- 8:00 Happiness Bar -- Share your screen to get help, feedback, learn something new, or help a buddy out. Chat and get to know fellow WordPress bloggers, designers, and developers. -- 9:00 Finish up -- **Those who register for the event on ZOOM link will be emailed at 4 PM ADT the day of the event*