Canada Health Infoway Series: Fostering Innovative Digital Health Technologies in Canada

From May to December 2021 We invite you to join us in this new era of virtual learning in a digital world and save the date for the Canada Health Infoway 2021 Virtual Partnership Series and Partnership Conference. If there’s one skill we have all honed over the last year, it is resilience. It’s not just about embracing our present reality, it is about leveraging it to create new methods of learning, and to bring the impossible into reach. That is what we have done with Canada Health Infoway’s Virtual Partnership Series and Conference. We launch on May 18 with a range of hour and half long sessions over the next six months. The series culminates in an entirely reimagined full-day virtual conference. With this unique format, we can go truly national. Your city is the host city. We’re broadcasting sessions to — and from — living rooms, basement and home offices spanning from coast, to coast, to coast. Virtual Infoway Partnership Series Our Infoway Partnership Series includes monthly sessions from May to October 2021. Each month, you can join hour and half long sessions to learn about Canada Health Infoway’s latest initiatives and health sector updates — and hear […]

QT Care – Financial Health Webinar 1 : Planning & Building your wealth

Online

QueerTech and Hao Wu Financial Solutions Inc. under the SunLife banner are excited to bring you a series of webinars to help you make informed financial decisions and build wealth to achieve your various goals in life. In this first Webinar we are going to talk about : How to organize your personal finances to save more, grow your wealth, and to meet your unique financial goals. How does your personal situation (single, couple, common-law, married) affect your financial planning, with specifics to the LGBTQ2+ community. How to effectively use registered accounts, including RRSP, TFSA & RESP What does a financial planner do and how a professional can help you with your finances. The presentation is 40mins and we have 15 mins of Q&A time. Bring your questions and ask the speakers directly.

Virtual Hiring Event for Women in Tech

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 4 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. REGISTER

DeepSense Discovery Session – Scrum and Agile 101

Scrum teams often show greater productivity and stronger outputs. Learn some of the basics about scrum and agile project team operations. Bhavna Raviprasad, Software Developer / IT Specialist at IBM, has recently completed Scrum Master training. During this session, she will provide a hands-on explanation of Scrum and why this method is helpful for all teams. DeepSense Discovery Sessions provide students from any academic institution with an interest in data science and the ocean sector to learn more about the ocean economy, ocean data, participate in challenges presented by ocean-related companies, and explore the potential of a career in ocean data. Anyone is welcome to attend any and all DeepSense sessions live or catch on YouTube REGISTER

GoSec 2021

Once again, GoSecure would like to invite you to take part in the 17th annual GoSec Cyber Security Conference, but this year it will be online! GoSec brings together experts in the information technology security field from multiple sectors. In addition to being a great networking opportunity, this event allows participants to learn about new industry trends and topics of different interests by offering more than 25 talks covering topics such as: audit and governance, risk management, research, and operational security. Your data will be collected and processed by GoSec, organizer of the event, to allow your access to the event and its digital platform. By registering, an account will be created with the information you provide, which will allow you to access our digital platform and the list of other participants to network before, during and after the event. Your data will be transmitted to our partner Swapcard, publisher of our digital platform. Your data are protected and not commercialized. In particular, you have the right to access, correct and delete your data. For more information on the processing of your data and your rights, please consult the Swapcard data protection policy, accessible here https://www.swapcard.com/fr/rgpd. REGISTER

SEO Basics Workshop

Want more customers to visit your website... but know nothing about creating SEO content? Yep. You’ve heard of Search Engine Optimization. Probably read a few blogs, and maybe even watched a few webinars. You even have been trying to write blog posts. But you’re frustrated and confused. Because no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to get on Google’s good side. Your website isn’t showing up on Google and bringing you the onslaught of customers you were promised by Underdog4371 on YouTube and you don’t get it. WELL—I’ve got the secret sauce that most small business owners have no idea about. REGISTER

Managing COVID @Work

Online

Vaccinations are now widely available in Canada, but the COVID-19 pandemic continues. We’re now entering the “living with COVID” pandemic phase and, by necessity, the “working with COVID” phase. As the status quo seems likely to persist for the foreseeable future, employers must be prepared to manage COVID-19 as an ongoing workplace factor. Can you mandate COVID vaccinations for your employees? What are your options - and the risks - if an employee refuses? Does an employee have the right to work remotely? Join McInnes Cooper Labour & Employment Lawyers Ian Pickard and Brad Proctor for an invitation-only virtual roundtable conversation, led by your questions, about how to manage COVID in your workplace.

Social At Home: Thrive

The conference that keeps Canadian digital marketers and communications professionals ahead of the trends and at the top of their game... is moving online. After three incredibly successful online conferences, SocialAtHome returns for our fourth online event! This will be your opportunity to ensure your company’s digital voice is ready for whatever 2021 might bring. It's time we look forward. Let's do it together. Tap into your audiences, dig into your analytics, and push beyond your comfort zone to power your strategies, up your tactical game, and deliver results. For the past five years, SocialWest, SocialEast and SocialCentral have brought thousands of people together, and with SocialAtHome Summit, we’ll be continuing to offer unprecedented opportunities for networking and professional development, just from the safety of your home. The first twenty Digital Nova Scotia members to register for the conference will receive 50% off their ticket! All remaining members will receive 15% off. Please contact brianna@digitalnovascotia.com for your discount code. Register

How to Get Unfrozen with Meryl Cook

Join artist, journal writer and blogger Meryl Cook as she shares practical tips for getting unblocked. Meryl will share 5 suggestions she has found personally helpful for getting unblocked – one step (or loop) at a time, including: - Approaching any block with kindness and self-compassion - Opening up the body opens up the mind - Handwork (writing, hooking, painting) as a physical and spiritual act - Take on a simple, fun project with no expectations - Reach out. REGISTER

Halifax Innovation Challenge

Are you a post‑secondary student in Nova Scotia? Are you looking for opportunities to network with executives from RBC and IBM? Do you want to showcase your innovative thinking by tackling real world problems? Solve real business problems. Connect with business leaders. Explore career opportunities at RBC & IBM. Build key skills for the future of work. Are you ready to change the status quo? The winning team for each problem statement will receive a cash prize of $750 and an invitation to attend an exclusive networking session with RBC and IBM executives. We're looking forward to virtually seeing you there! REGISTER  

Halihax September Hybrid Meetup

Join us in person or virtually to catch up with the community, and hear members tell stories of the last time they broke something. It's been a long time since we've been able to connect with the community in person, and following the start of phase 5, we would like to plan a fun, informal event to catch up with the community and ease back into in-person meetups. We recognize that not all of our members are located in Halifax, and also that people may prefer to attend the event virtually. To accommodate this, we will be hosting a live stream of the talks via Zoom so everyone can still participate. This event will be hosted at the Wooden Monkey in Dartmouth with pizza and refreshments provided by Halihax, and our sponsors. REGISTER

Accepting Payments in Crypto: Is the future of payments here?

Cryptocurrency makes the headlines when Bitcoin breaks a certain price, but in this webinar, you will learn about an important aspect of crypto that doesn’t make it to the news - a means of accepting payments from an international audience. Join Keegan Francis and Mrugakshee Palwe, Crypto Educators at Go Full Crypto and expand your cryptocurrency knowledge. In this webinar you will learn; - How to accept payment in crypto - Fees incurred during crypto payment transactions - How to pay taxes on income received in crypto About the Presenters Keegan and Mrugakshee have a deep fascination with how the fabric of money connects the world. This has led them to create content on how money in the form of cryptocurrency can be used to the advantage of individuals and businesses alike. They opted out of traditional finance in the summer of 2020 and have since been exploring and educating on how you can too. REGISTER