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Capstone 2022 Strategy Launch Event

Join us as we unveil our 2022 strategy, our focus and targets for measuring success.  We are excited to launch our strategy and then report back each quarter on our successes, challenges and emerging opportunities. There is something here for everyone - we believe in achieving success together. Pre registration for the event is required, and can be completed by following the link below. Once you have competed the registration you will receive the meeting invitation link. We look forward to seeing you there!

CWB: Coffee Talk

Online

Join the Centre for Women in Business online! Coffee Talk is designed to connect women in business across Nova Scotia with each other, encourage collaborations and improve business skills through sharing. Each session will include a welcome, introductions, and a facilitated discussion on recent news or trends in business. When: Thursdays from 9-10am Where: Online – A computer with reliable, high-speed internet connection and a headset with a microphone are required. Cost: Complimentary! Thanks to the generous support of our sponsor, TD Bank Group, this program continues to be available to all women business owners in Nova Scotia at no cost. Registration is required.

WTWT Fireside Chat with Jill Hennigar of Dash Hudson

VOLTA 100-1505 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Dash Hudson's new Vice President of Operations, Jill Hennigar, and Volta's CEO, Martha Casey, on Thursday, October 28 at 4pm for a discussion on the importance of communications in your startup. Communication within a company is important, especially as it pertains to organizational changes and shifts, such as new employee arrivals, policies, goals and achievements. The session will focus on effective communication within your company, which may include discussion topics such as: Coaching for success and feedback delivery Leading workplace change How you can build trust and develop authentic relationships In this session, you will hear from these amazing women, have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with the WTWT community over light refreshments.

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!

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.

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

Atlantic Food Automation Series – Wine, Beer & Spirits Workshop

Enginuity 264 Herring Cove Rd, Unit #100, Halifax, Nova Scotia

On November 24th and 25th, IGNITE will host an Atlantic Food Automation Workshop event to learn more about the Wine, Beer, & Spirits industries. 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.)

Meetup #67: A theme on a theme

A Certified Online Business Manager, Kimberly Charron helps busy consultants, coaches, bloggers, authors, and SaaS founders free themselves up to concentrate on their zone of genius by managing their day-to-day projects, operations, team members, and metrics, so they don’t have to. She brings with her many years of experience offering writing, editing, social media/marketing management, and tech services, plus a background in music, theatre, education, and admin. A WordPress aficionado, she has run her own websites since 2008 as well as built websites for clients. She has also helped run this WordPress Halifax Meetup since she moved to Halifax in 2017. In her spare time, you can find Kimberly volunteering, coaching fellow homeschoolers, and enjoying knitting and hand spinning.

Employment Innovation Symposium For Employers & Managers

Holiday Inn Sydney 300 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Navigate Startup House and the Cape Breton Partnership invite local employers to register for and attend the Employment Innovation Symposium For Employers & Managers, to take place November 25 at the Holiday Inn Sydney from 9 am – 12:30 pm. The Symposium will feature presentations and discussion on a number of topics focused on approaches to finding, inspiring, and keeping the employees that workplaces need to be successful in a post COVID-19 economy. The event will be highlighted with a keynote presentation by author, speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer Eddie LeMoine. Through this keynote presentation and more, event attendees will learn how to apply innovation to their human resource practices as they navigate labour shortages and other challenges. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive breakout sessions with industry professionals who will lead discussions on navigating the immigration process for employers, human resources best practices (attraction, retention, remote working), cultural context and considerations for diverse employees, and more.

Business After Hours: DASC

Dartmouth Adult Services Centre 59 Dorey Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Join the Halifax Chamber and DASC for an evening of in-person networking at their location in Burnside! DASC is a non-profit social enterprise providing opportunities for adults with an intellectual disability. In addition to vocational day programs, we run businesses from our facility in Burnside. State of the art boardroom rentals, packaging and assembly, fulfillment, mailing services, printing and copying, and promotional button manufacturing are just a few of our services. All of the money from our businesses goes to support the Being, Belonging and Becoming of adults with intellectual disabilities.

ISNS Connect

The Board Room Game Cafe 1256 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

An afternoon of game demos, gamedev discussions and board games! The ISNS is pleased to present: ISNS Connect! Join fellow members, students, and friends of ISNS for an afternoon of game demos, gamedev discussions and board games! Admission includes snacks, as well as access to The Boardroom's library of 500+ board games! Attendees will also have the option of sharing their latest project with the group and gathering feedback during our dedicated "show & tell" hour. (If you are interested in presenting, please be sure to indicate this when purchasing your ticket.) Note: proof of vaccination, as well as government-issued photo ID, is required to attend this event.