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Texas Technology Opportunities in the Defense & Security Industries

Online

Join the Consulate General of Canada in Dallas for a conversation about the Texas tech industry and how to navigate defense and security opportunities with the DoD and other state and federal departments in Texas. You will hear from Marcos Cervantes, Vice President, Operations of Capital Factory, Texas' center of gravity for entrepreneurs who will discuss how Canadian companies can best navigate Texas' defense and security ecosystem. Topics of discussion and format will include: Welcoming Remarks: Duane Robson, Senior Trade Commissioner and Andre Galuban, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate in Dallas Texas Tech, Defense and Security Industry Overview: Marcos Cervantes, Vice President, Operations, Capital Factory Q&A and Closing Remarks  

QueerTech Qareers Virtual Fair

A National LGBTQ2S+ Virtual Job Fair Building the best companies starts with building diverse and inclusive teams. QueerTech Qareers Virtual Fair connects the skills of the queer community with employers who believe diversity is their greatest asset. Looking for your next tech position? Get started TODAY with the QueerTech Qareers Virtual Fair. Join us on November 4-5 as QueerTech connects you with Canada’s top tech employers. Let’s queer the tech ecosystem together! QueerTech’s Qareer fair will connect you with tech employers from startups to Fortune 500s interested in what you have to bring to the table. Come prepared to meet and chat with Canada’s leading employers. Be sure to: Prepare an electronic copy of your resume Update your LinkedIn Profile Be ready to connect virtually (Virtual event platform instructions coming soon) We believe in employment access for all. This event is FREE to attend.

Network with UX-Minded Individuals

Details In this UX Salon event, we will be networking and discussing current UX topics in groups. After a general welcome and opening remarks, we will be able to go into breakout rooms and discuss some UX topics and get to know each other. Breakout rooms will depend on attendance. 6:30 - 6:35 - Attendees join 6:35- 6:40 - Intro remarks 6:40 - 7:00 (Question 1 & Breakout rooms) 7:00 - 7:20 (Question 2 & Breakout rooms) 7:20 - 7:40 (Question 3 & Breakout rooms) 7:40 - 8:00 Regroup and chat. Closing remarks

Accelerating Growth with Non-Dilutive Sources of Capital

IGNITE Northern Office 352 East River Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Considering funding options to help accelerate your company’s growth? Look beyond expensive equity financing and discover non-dilutive funding options. Geared toward early-stage entrepreneurs, this webinar explores how to effectively leverage non-dilutive financing sources – specifically SR&ED and government grant programs. Through this webinar, you will get a better understanding of: How to navigate Government funding for your company How to utilize venture debt for entrepreneurs How Government funding differs from loans and equity The different non-dilutive funding options available (SR&ED Tax Credits, and Government Grant Programs) An overview of eligible activities, projects, and potential funding How OKR Financial can help you Our IGNITE Northern office is located at 352 East River Road, New Glasgow. Can't attend in person? Join the session virtually via Zoom, links will be provided upon registering!

Housing Crisis Hackathon

Online

We are excited to announce ShiftKey Labs’ first Hackathon of the semester, the Housing Crisis Hackathon! Hackathons challenge participants to create economically and technologically viable solutions for real challenges faced in a variety of sectors and businesses. On this three-day event, participants will be pitching and presenting innovative solutions for the housing crisis that Halifax currently faces. Not only will participants have a chance to make a real impact in our community, make connections, and showcase their skills, but will also be competing for amazing prizes!

Tech Hiring Fair for Senior Developers

Online

Join us at our speed-interviewing event and find your next great employee. You'll talk to pre-vetted candidates with diverse backgrounds and skills. All candidates have at least 7 years of work experience. You get to interview many candidates and shortlist a selection for more detailed interviews later. Each day is dedicated to a certain skill set. You can speed interview candidates with the following skills: JavaScript Android, IOS, React Native Python Data Engineers Golang Ruby on Rails Java Employers will have the opportunity to pitch their companies and meet top talent.

Women in Machine Learning/Data Science Meetup

Dalhousie Goldberg Computer Science Building 6050 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Details Mahtab Sarvmaili is a PhD student studying Computer Science at Dalhousie University. Together with Nader Zare, Mahtab’s team, CYRUS, won first place at the international RoboCup. It’s the world’s largest international Robotic competition, and thousands of participants from dozens of countries vie for gold medals each year. Join WiMLDS and Mathab to learn and ask about the variety of artificial intelligence and machine learning models that can be used for training teams, computer games and autonomous robots. ----------------------- AGENDA (Atlantic Time) ------------------------ 6:00pm - 6:10pm: Welcome and intro 6:10pm - 6:45pm: Mahtab Sarvmaili, plus Q&A 6:45pm - 7:30pm: Networking

Women In Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

IdeaHUB 1345 Norma Eddy Lane, Room 1003, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for the 3rd and final installment of the Women in Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. November 19th is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! According to Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization “Today, women account for 85 percent of consumer purchases and control $20 trillion in global spending. At the same time, they perform 66 percent of the world’s work (both paid and unpaid) yet only earn 10 percent of the world’s income. Join us, as our panel discusses their success and how be can continue to build a diverse and inclusive Dalhousie community for Entrepreneurs. This is an IN-PERSON event held at IdeaHUB, so as per Dalhousie regulations: Masks must be worn. Proof of vaccination must be provided at the door OR sent digitally to Michael Carew mwcarew@dal.ca prior to the event.

Talking to More Than One Market? There’s a Strategy for That

Online

When you have more than one target market, do you need more than one marketing strategy? Of course, you do! About this event   Join me, Linda Daley, for a chat with voice actor Natasha Marchewka, who successfully markets to two different types of clients. Find out how her strategies have evolved over time. Learn how she’s been able to use segmenting to keep all of her contacts happy. In this 30-minute webinar, we’ll cover: Why you need a different marketing strategy for each of your target markets How to develop and deliver content for each market without confusing anyone Ideas, tips and advice for engaging with your different markets The most important task to undertake to be able to market to mulitple audiences While Natasha and I are almost as far apart as you can be and still be in North America - she in California and me in Nova Scotia - we’ve worked together for several years. Please note this session will be recorded. Linda and/or Natasha may use this video as a replay on their site for content purposes. About Natasha Marchewka: With more than a decade in voice-over, two decades in performance, and three decades in customer service, Natasha […]

VanHackCON

Online

The largest online conference for tech talents who want to get a job abroad 2021 has been a year that invited us to rethink, reinvent, and rebuild ourselves. The world has changed and things are more global than ever - and it wouldn’t be different in your career. We are walking more and more towards a borderless world and you need to be ready for it. To help you build your borderless career and to bring you the tools and skills you need, VanHackCON 2021 is here.

Sobey School of Business Impact Speaker Series

Scotiabank Theatre, Saint Mary’s University, Sobey School of Business Building 903 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Sobey School of Business Impact Speaker Series elevates diverse, intercultural perspectives of rising and global leaders, with the aim of inspiring reflection and action among our students, faculty, partners and community. Through these conversations, we hope to foster new generations of informed and engaged change makers, who will create positive impact in our communities and our world. Event Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 Event Times: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. AST The inaugural Sobey School of Business Impact Speaker Series event is the first in the series titled Elevating Indigenous Businesses. This free in-person event will take place from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm AST on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Scotiabank Theatre in the Sobey School of Business. Please note that all attendees will be required to show proof of double vaccination and government ID as per NS Health Covid-19 protocols. Masking will be required when you enter the building until you are seated. If you have any questions, please contact us at stephanie.howatt@smu.ca