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Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Community and Service Based Organizations

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Through the help of the Nova Scotia Age Friendly Communities Program, Person Centred Universe, in partnership with The Halifax Chamber of Commerce we are proud to announce the second installment of the Dementia Friendly Business Ambassador program. This was made possible through the participation and feedback of businesses and ambassadors in the Halifax area with our pilot project. We have now been able to take that information and have created three streamlined half-day courses to better suit the needs of organizations looking to better serve individuals who are living with dementia. Participants will have an opportunity to choose between our three streams: Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Community and Service Based Organizations, Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Hospitality, and Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Retail; to choose the offering that best suits their organizational needs. If applicable, participants are welcome to participate in any or all streams if they so choose. In these half-day sessions, ambassadors will have the opportunity to explore topics such as: providing dementia-friendly service, creating supportive environments and atmospheres, and general knowledge on dementia and best practices for their sector; which build off of the fundamentals acquired within the pilot program. The interactive nature of these online sessions will allow participants to […]

tech{LAB} Squid Dissection with SuperNOVA

Topic: Virtual Squid Dissection! Explore the anatomy of an underwater animal in this virtual dissection led by a SuperNOVA instructor! You will follow along as SuperNOVA staff get hands-on with a real squid dissection. You will learn how to identify the external parts of a squid, and be guided through a careful dissection and identification of internal anatomy! By the end of this interesting event, you will know squids, both inside and out! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

tech{LAB} Robotics

Topic: Robotics Demo with Enginuity Inc. During this virtual tour, you will be able to see the amazing talent that exists right here in Nova Scotia! Enginuity is an engineering firm located in Spryfield, Nova Scotia and has worked on many exciting projects, including engineering, product design, automation, and robotics! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

tech{LAB} Animation

Topic: Animation with Interactive Society of Nova Scotia Have you ever wondered just how animated games are created? Join us to get the inside scoop from industry experts across the province! Our guests will give you tips and advice on how to start your animation career now! tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

tech{LAB} Coding Part 1

Topic: Coding Part 1 Coding is a basic literacy in the digital age, and it is important for kids to understand and be able to work with and understand the technology around them. In the first session, we are going to learn all of the basics and understand the importance of each programming language. tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

How Loyalty Marketing Can Increase Profit

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Business Support Series The Business Support Webinar Series will explore timely topics with  industry experts to provide key insights and answers on the best ways to succeed as a business.  Hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, this series will feature a wide range of topics on how to survive and thrive. As businesses seek to revitalize as we move into recovery from the pandemic, loyalty marketing provides an excellent digital platform to increase customer engagement and profitability. Whether you've already implemented a successful loyalty program - or you're looking to get one started, we invite you to join Maria Caines with Bay to Main Street Consulting to learn how selecting the best features can result in even greater resiliency for the future! During this webinar you'll learn: How loyalty marketing can increase profitability. Increase customer engagement for a competitive edge. Increase knowledge of your customer for better decision-making. Register today and submit your question!

Selecting a PMO Solution That is Right for You

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Business Support Series The Business Support Webinar Series will explore timely topics with  industry experts to provide key insights and answers on the best ways to succeed as a business.  Hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, this series will feature a wide range of topics on how to survive and thrive. Join Cynthia Giles, Sr. Project Manager with Capstone Project Solutions for an interactive discussion around best practices to identify what you need in your Portfolio future, how best to research your options, review a summary of tools on the market and our scoring of their capabilities, and which organization size and complexity matches each type of portfolio tool. We'll finish the webinar with an Encore demo. Key Takeaways of this webinar: Developing best practices for managing a Portfolio & Project (PPM) Optimizing your research options Updated information on tools available on the market How does this topic help support the business community? Raises awareness for the three main categories of Portfolio solutions on the market and how to match your business type and needs with the right one. Register today and submit your question!

tech{LAB} Coding Part 2

Topic: Coding Part 2 In the second part of our Coding workshop, we are going to put the new skills we used to work! We will be working on our own projects, and there will be time to show off your digital creation! tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER