Events for June 30 – June 23 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry


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Back to Business: Yarmouth and Acadian Shore Region Package and Experience Development Workshop

IGNITE Labs Yarmouth 208 Main St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Time to get back to business! Tourism Operators start preparing for the return of travel at this insightful one-day workshop. About this event Join Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association, Ignite Atlantic, the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia, and Tourism Nova Scotia to learn how to create and promote travel packages and experiences, and raise awareness of your business. Participants will have an opportunity for one-on-one experience coaching and can enter their experience idea in Ignite Atlantic’s Pitch Competition, with prizes to be won! Lunch provided. In this workshop, we will share: Insights about traveller preferences from Tourism Nova Scotia's market research Best practices for creating and delivering experiences and packages Marketing tactics to help grow your business Tourism updates from your region Presenters include: Melanie Lowe, Tourism Development Advisor at Tourism Nova Scotia Lisa Dahr, Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia Malcolm Seaboyer, Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association

Queering Tech Sales


Do you want to get into the tech industry? Considering a career change? Tech sales is an incredible opportunity for you to consider - great pay, benefits, and lots of personal growth. If you want to figure out how to get in, join us for this webinar! Volley and QueerTech have partnered to bring you ‘Queering Tech Sales’ where you’ll hear from fellow queers working in tech sales on how they got in, why they love it, and what steps you can take.

Modern Fortran for scientific programming


This workshop will be a hands-on introduction to the FORTRAN programming language. Prerequisites: Familiarity with another programming language Fortran, one of the initial high-level programming languages, continues to be an excellent option for high-performance computing due to its superb performance. The newer versions offer many modern features, including object-oriented programming capabilities to programmers. This course will cover some of these features. The session will take place on: Wednesday, May 4th - 12:00pm - 4:00pm (Atlantic time) You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages. Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail) Instructions for how to join will be sent out one day prior to the start of the event.

Women in Tech Day 2022


Women in Tech Day is an interactive exploration which encourages young women to explore computer science and technology! Women in Tech Day is an inspiring, stereotype-busting, interactive exploration which encourages young women to consider the many career pathways and ever-increasing employment openings which exist through the study of computer science and technology. This event will help young women realize the possibilities offered through a career in technology by hearing important messages of the future from other students, faculty, and industry. The skill sets needed by industry through the study of computer science and IT can be linked to every aspect of study from communication, art and design, business, medicine, health, engineering, law, and more. In addition to hearing from our industry and student mentors, your students will be working through a series of activities using python to solve problems in data types, variables, input/output, if statements, and loops. With the help of our instructor and female mentors, they will be put into groups to solve logic and coding problems to build their confidence in computing! Coding experience isn’t necessary to attend the event.


Online Computer Training: Microsoft Excel I (May 10-26)


Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 hours In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2016 to learn how to: Create, open, save, print, edit, and close worksheets and workbooks Insert, copy, move, delete, and rename worksheets Add headers and footers and prepare print layout Select, insert, define width/height, and delete columns and rows Hide and unhide rows, columns, and worksheets Create simple formulas and use defined functions (sum, average, min, max, and count) Use relative, absolute, and mixed references Format cells, and enter and format data Sort and filter data Find and replace data Auto and flash-fill data Remove duplicates Apply “Text to Column” Apply “Freeze Panes”

Exploring multigenerational workforces in 2022 & beyond (Host: MB)

Nova Scotia

Today’s workforce is more complex than ever before as aging populations and an economic crisis have resulted in a labour market where five generations coexist. This multigenerational workforce gives rise to unique challenges for organizations in understanding and addressing disparities in values, needs, and expectations, and in creating advancement opportunities for young professionals while recognizing and including older workers. Research conducted by the World Economic Forum, AARP and OECD found that 83% of global executives agree that multigenerational workforces are key to business growth and success, and 80% of organizations employ a multigenerational workforce. However, 53% do not include age in their diversity and inclusion policy and 58% do not provide training or support related to managing a multigenerational workforce. Furthermore, Deloitte’s 2021 Global Human Capital Trends reported that only 6% of survey respondents strongly agree that their leaders are equipped to effectively lead a multigenerational workforce. The challenges of a multigenerational workforce, exacerbated by the changes COVID-19 forced on or brought about in the world of work as organizations transformed operational models, make it difficult for many organizations, employees, and job seekers to navigate and succeed in this new complex workforce demographic. Join leaders as they share their personal […]

Open Source Community Day


Open Source Community Day #OSSDay (Hybrid Event) Registration Required - Join us at the upcoming #OSSDay, and learn more about various open source projects, connect with fellow developers, and find your next project or opportunity! Date: May 12, 2022 Time: 10 AM CT to 9 PM CT Hybrid Event (both in-person and virtual) Location: TopGolf Austin Cost to Attend: FREE Agenda 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Announcing 4/1 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - AWS: Trusted AI 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Announcing 4/1 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - TIBCO: Keynote with TIBCO CTO 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Announcing 4/8 12:30 PM - 1:00PM - Lunch 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM - TIBCO - Spotfire 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM - Microsoft 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM - Announcing 4/8 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM - Google 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM - Announcing 4/15 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - TIBCO: Web3, NFTs, and More for the Enterprise 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Intel 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Project Air (IoT) Challenge - must bring a laptop to participate (participation is for In-person attendees only, no virtual option) 6:00 PM […]

Technation Prairies CIO Briefing

Nova Scotia

TECHNATION works with CIO leaders from across Canada at all levels of the public sector. For our next CIO briefing, we will be bringing forward-thinking leaders from the prairie provinces to discuss critical issues and to identify digital acceleration opportunities for government services (including ongoing Covid recovery and response). This curated dialogue will create an open and transparent value exchange between industry and government; increased awareness of current challenges and opportunities; and identify opportunities for innovative, citizen-centric digital solutions and collaboration, partnership, and co-creation. Confirmed Speakers Penny Rae, CIO, Alberta Health Services Steve McMahon, Chief Operating Officer, InnoTech Alberta Kim Wieringa, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Information Systems, Alberta Health May 12, 2022 | 10:00-11:15 am MDT | 12 noon – 1:15 pm EDT VIP Sponsor Reception will follow with speakers TECHNATION Members $25 | Non-members $50