Events for December 13 – November 22 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Accessibility in Design

VOLTA 100-1505 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Summer fun is almost over. But wait, there's more! ? Join us on August 29th (Monday) as we listen to Justine Win Cañete, Senior Product Designer at Gusto, and Florida Doci, UX Research Lead at Gusto, as they share helpful tips for creating accessible digital products and conducting inclusive research. Justine has design experience that spans 6 years. Before joining Gusto, she was a senior product designer at Shopify. She has a passion for tech, music, and mentoring early-mid career designers. She will be visiting Halifax from Ottawa where she lives with her adorable cat, Mochi. Connect with her: Florida is a scientist and researcher, with a diverse background in biotechnology, political sciences, education, population health & technology. She is an unapologetic advocate for research integrity. Her unique interdisciplinary perspective on UX & product research is grounded in her academic expertise in natural & social sciences and her extensive research experience across various disciplines and industries. She is also an accomplished researcher and scholar at the University of Ottawa, author, facilitator, and public speaker. She will be speaking remotely from Ontario. Connect with her: There will be time for some Q&A and networking. This is a FREE event […]

Security Talks 2022


GOOGLE CLOUD Security Talks 2022 Join our “Show-and-Tell” Edition of Google Cloud Security Talks. This Google Security Talks will not just share what you need to know about our portfolio of products, it will show you how to use them. Explore our latest security products and innovations in a unique and refreshing way: by watching our security experts put the solutions they helped build to the test via hands-on, fast-paced and highly visual demos. Each best-practice session will highlight top use cases for Google’s key security solutions and demonstrate step-by-step instructions for how you can apply these exact same scenarios in your own environment. Don’t just see our products in action. Learn how you and your team can extract real value. Join our Google Cloud Security Talks to learn more!

Google Developers Community Dinner

Nova Scotia

We would like to formally invite you to join us for a Community Dinner (in-person) hosted by Google Developers. This will be a great opportunity to bring the Google Developer community together (Google Developer Groups, Women Techmakers, Google Developer Student Clubs, Google Developer Expert), local technologists, and our team to connect. We want to support your journey to build a successful tech community in your city - resulting in more people accessing Google's fantastic community platform, resources, and Googlers. Please complete this form as soon as possible to confirm if you're able to attend, and share any dietary restrictions. We will follow up with a calendar invite with specific details (i.e. dinner location, time of the dinner, health and safety protocols). If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out [email protected]



Event Details Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to kick-start your business idea? If you’re not sure how to get started, let us help you take your first step with CEED | Start Smart. CEED is where the conversation starts! We pride ourselves on being the place where early stage entrepreneurs can access the knowledge and expertise they need to begin their journey, grow their current business or gain the knowledge to take their idea to the next level. Additional Information Start Smart should be the first step you take along the path to your entrepreneurial dream! Special Instructions Online - You will require a device equipped with camera, speakers and a mic. No cost to attend this online session.

Hoist North Preston: Virtual Reality

North Preston Community Centre 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston, Nova Scotia

Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 12:30pm for what will be a fun and interactive workshop with virtual reality. About this event When: Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm Where: North Preston Community Centre, Multipurpose Room, 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston, NS What is Hoist? Hoist sessions are led by industry experts and are designed to help teens explore and expand their interests in technology and entrepreneurship. Workshops develop skills in areas like design, coding, game development, and much more. Hoist sessions take place one Saturday a month (with the exception of July, August and December) and are targeted for teens ages 12 to 19. Topics change each month and are based on current trends, as well as the needs and interests of Hoist participants. This helps make each session unique and fun for the participants. September's Topic: Virtual Reality Join Volta and the team from Nearby Planet VR for a fun and educational session on virtual reality. You will learn about the many applications VR can be used for and a quick history lesson before getting the opportunity to have fun with the VR headsets. Hoist North Preston: Virtual Reality image What Happens at Hoist? […]



Event Details Join us to for our 45 minute online CEED | Incubator Orientation where you will discover more about the program curriculum and the eligibility criteria. Incubator is for you if... You've always dreamed of having your own business, but you're not sure how to plan, launch or finance it. Additional Information What makes this program impactful? The CEED | Incubator Program brings aspiring entrepreneurs together to validate their ideas and work as a group to make those ideas reality. It’s about active, dynamic conversations for those with any business background, to promote experiential learning, peer collaboration and critical thinking. The discussions push every participant to examine their business concepts to understand their potential. Special Instructions Online - You will require a device equipped with camera, speakers and a mic.  

GoSec 2022

Montreal Montreal, Canada

From September 7-8, 2022, cybersecurity industry colleagues from across North America will gather to network, share information and collaborate on programs that deliver immediate benefits to everyone in attendance. Both in-person at the Montreal Convention Center and online through the virtual event, this conference will deliver compelling content on a wide variety of security topics, as well as the chance to share ideas and learn about the latest trends in security technology. Where Enjoy the vibrant culture and delicious dining in Montreal, QC, as security professionals gather to network, share knowledge and socialize in one of Canada’s top destination cities! Who Should Attend IT / security industry professionals and leadership, risk management and compliance professionals and leadership, anyone with an interest in defending against threats. When September 7-8, 2022 – two days of action-packed keynotes and more than 30 sessions where speakers will cover everything from hacking, advanced threats and vulnerability management to machine learning and artificial intelligence. Tickets Get a full conference hybrid pass that includes both in-person and virtual participation for only $200. Virtual-only passes are available for $150. Register Here


QT Connect Café with Rim Charkani


Rim Charkani (she/her) is the co-founder and CEO of WALO, a fintech on a mission to ensure the financial health of future generations. Rim has over 8 years of experience in corporate strategy in the financial services sector. She has worked with senior executives to define, plan and execute on their customer and growth strategies, in North America, Africa, Europe, and Australia. Prior to founding WALO, Rim has held multiple key roles such as senior corporate strategy advisor at the Desjardins Group, Strategy Consulting manager at KPMG Canada, and Digital Consulting manager at KPMG Australia. Rim holds an MBA in Information Technology Management from Laval University and a Master's degree in Management from EDHEC Business School (France). TUNE IN TO WATCH IT LIVE - Here on this page, on YouTube, Facebook, or on LinkedIn!

Best practices to secure Azure Virtual WAN


Presented by John Guo, Azure Architect at Check Point and Sid Domala, Product Manager at Microsoft About this talk Are you interested in Azure Virtual WAN? Azure Virtual WAN is a networking service that brings many networking, security, and routing functionalities together to provide a single operational interface. Learn more from Check Point and Microsoft about the benefits of Virtual WAN and especially, best practices to secure your Azure vWAN. Join this webinar with Check Point and Microsoft experts: "Best practices to secure your Azure Virtual WAN". Understand: What is Azure Virtual WAN and what are the benefits for organizations? Why is securing Azure Virtual WAN essential? Best practices for securing your Azure Virtual WAN deployment Webinar registrants will be invited to a free deep-dive technical workshop, with Azure POC credits from Microsoft and Check Point. (Even if you can't make this webinar live, sign up and we'll send you the recording afterwards!)

Virtual Event: HR & Future of Work National Insights – Summer Edition


Event Overview Navigating a Changing Workplace and Building Better Policies and Teams for the Future Over the past few years, workplaces have changed dramatically, and long-anticipated transformation has only been accelerated due to the pandemic. HR executives recognize that there is a greater need to do better to remain competitive in this job market. Workplace culture, diversity and inclusion, flexible work programs, leadership development, are but a few key factors driving workplace transformation. We will explore the increased demand for employer accountability when it comes to employee and workplace wellness. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is the importance of adopting more proactive, rather than reactive, solutions. Introducing systems that allow access to health and wellness resources and support is only the beginning. In this online seminar, we will also discuss key strategies that promote diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. As our communities become increasingly diverse, our workforce needs to become a reflection of this. Ensuring that we identify and remove barriers is essential, and prioritizing recruitment and talent development initiatives for women and people of diverse backgrounds can only mean further success. It is crucial that the future of work is people focused.