Canada Health Infoway Series: Safer Prescribing Practices + Medication Management

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 […]

The Future of Payments and FinTech Regulation

The High Commission of Canada’s Trade Office in Johannesburg will be hosting the Canadian Virtual FinTech Festival to South Africa from 18 to 21 October, 2021. We are pleased to invite you to this thought-provoking and engaging discussion on “The Future of Payments and FinTech Regulation” on Tuesday, 19 October from 16:30 – 17:30 SAST / 10:30 – 11:30 EDT. Welcoming remarks will be delivered by Ms. Sara Wilshaw, Chief Trade Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Minister of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Atlantic Venture Forum

The entrepreneurial landscape has changed significantly since the first AVF in 2013. As the ecosystem continues to gain momentum, the AVF is being transformed to meet the needs of this dynamic region. New ventures and growth-stage companies need more than just financial capital to succeed. Innovation, partnerships, ingenuity, and expertise are just a few of the ingredients for an entrepreneur’s tech success story, and you will find all of these and more when you join us for the 2021 Atlantic Venture Forum. Grow Your Business! Premium Networking: Tech Industry Executives, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate Strategics, Research Partners, and more. Inspiration and Ingenuity: A Technology Showcase featuring outstanding Early Stage companies complimented by mature Growth Stage companies, all from the Atlantic Canadian region. Business Intelligence: The latest investment and innovation trends direct from Industry Experts. REGISTER

Your Numbers, Your Story

Online

CEED is proud to host this CPA Canada Program session FREE during Small Business Week. We invite you to attend Your Numbers, Your Story where we will discuss; What is critical to success and the impact Financial statements What does my P&L tell me? Why do I need a balance sheet? Where is my cash coming and going? Financial ratios How profitable is my business? What’s the trend in my profits? Can we pay the bills? Can we pay the bank? Maximizing your business Do we have enough cash to pay expenses? How much cash do we need for expansion? How do I measure and monitor operational efficiency? Tools and resources Q&A

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

Promoting Health Through Collaborative Research and Innovation in NS

Online

Join Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Health for a conference to build upon health research and innovation across the province. About this event Conference Highlights: Annette Verschuren, Cape Breton University Chancellor and Chair & CEO of NRStor Inc. will deliver a keynote presentation on Driving Innovation in Cape Breton. Dr. Brian Goldman, physician, best-selling author, and host of CBC's 'White Coat, Black Art', will inspire health research and practice with a focus on Distuptive Innovation and Teamwork Dr. Kevin Orrell, Nova Scotia's Deputy Minister and CEO of the province's Office of Health Care Professionals Recruitment, will detail the research priorities of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness as they relate to healthy people and communities in Cape Breton. Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, Vice-President of Research and Innovation, Nova Scotia Health, will present Building Research & Innovation Capacity in Nova Scotia. Cape Breton University's Dr. Corrine McIsaac and Dr. Janet Kuhnke, with Debbie Lelievre, Nova Scotia Health, will present: Strategies to Address the Barriers for Implementation of Best Practice Pressure Injury Prevention and Care within Nova Scotia Health Eastern Zone. Dr. David Anderson, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University, will discuss patient-oriented health research in Cape Breton, as it relates to his […]

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!

Excellence in Business Awards

Annually, the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrates and honours local businesses and business leaders who have demonstrated outstanding business excellence. We recognize achievement with 12 Excellence in Business Awards and 5 People’s Choice Awards. Inductees are nominated within the community and selected by a judging committee comprised of 10 members from local business organizations through the CBRM. REGISTER

Small Business Big Growth Summit

The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Identify Challenges | Enhance Your Strategy | Build a Network We are pleased to announce our inaugural Small Business Big Growth Summit taking place on Friday October 22nd. Bringing connection, information, and inspiration to the Halifax business community. This year's Small Business Big Growth Summit will focus on developing and strengthening your business strategy. Participants will learn from the best of the best, with industry experts in brand development, risk reduction, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, leveraging global markets, and securing capital. This conference is structured so that as a small business owner, you can build a tangible plan to strengthen your business and achieve your goals with the help of industry experts. Let's ensure we are strategically aligned for growth in the coming months and equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to prepare for the - dare we say - "new normal".

GameDev Atlantic 2021

A day long conference, celebrating and fostering the growth of the game development industry in Atlantic Canada. First of its kind in Nova Scotia, GameDev Atlantic is a game development conference designed to grow the industry in Atlantic Canada. This conference will feature speaking sessions on a variety of topics. GDA also offers the opportunity for networking, funding, and mentorship. Studios of all sizes, as well as keen students or individuals, are encouraged to attend. In 2021 this event will take place virtually, presenting to a much wider audience but still keeping the focus on the Atlantic development scene. If you are a student of game development you may be eligible for free tickets! Please fill out this form to see if you apply. REGISTER

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.