Events

May
23
Wed
Global Forum 2018
May 23 – May 24 all-day
Global Forum 2018 @ Humber Lakeshore Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Experiential Learning and Work Integrated Learning are big priorities for the Ministry of Education in Ontario. Learn what ICUBE at UTM and the CONRAD Centre at the University of Waterloo have been doing to tie Experiential Learning with Entrepreneurial Activities and Curricula.

Join us for this two-day forum showcasing entrepreneurship and innovation in applied learning, as even some of ICUBE’s own join this year’s line-up of speakers.

Global Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
May 23 – May 24 all-day
May
30
Wed
First Look Angel Investor Meeting
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – May 31 @ 10:00 pm
First Look Angel Investor Meeting

The fourth annual First Look Angel Investor Meeting, hosted by the City of MississaugaRIC Centre, and Angel One Investor Network will act as a catalyst for high potential technology startups and angel investors.

Jun
6
Wed
RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

If you are in your early stages of creating your own business, RIC Centre’s Startup Bootcamp is designed for you.

Our bootcamp connects current entrepreneurs with professional service providers to disclose the legal, financial and funding rudiments that will help you start your business like no one else.

We are proud to offer our clients access to professional service providers during bi-monthly bootcamp workshops to help provide basics of starting a tech-based business. Our professional service providers will also offer a follow-on opportunity for RIC Centre’s entrepreneurs to meet one-on-one for a more detailed discussion.

We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations (such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO LLP) in the Peel Region. Professional representatives from these organizations meet with our clients to thoroughly understand their business and offer strategic advice that caters to every entrepreneur’s needs and requirements. Each representative is committed to fostering innovation, and working with entrepreneurs who want to achieve that goal.

 

Jun
11
Mon
HackerNest Mississauga June Tech Social
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HackerNest Mississauga June Tech Social @ SOTI Inc. | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

HackerNest Tech Socials (http://hackernest.com/cities/) are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People.

The typical Tech Social agenda: Folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize >> quick announcements, thank sponsors >> back to chatting >> head home, exhilarated from great conversations!

HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation – $10 to $20 is suggested. If a cash donation is too restrictive, no problem – just email a Tech Social Organizer and sign up to volunteer that night.

About HackerNest: HackerNest (http://hackernest.com/) builds strong, supportive local tech communities around the world. We run unpretentious tech and innovation events that improve humanity and overall economic prosperity. Check out this video to see what Tech Socials are like: https://youtu.be/9wG2TpzEm5o

To RSVP for this event, follow the link below:

HackerNest Mississauga June Tech Social

Monday, Jun 11, 2018, 7:00 PM

SOTI Inc.
5770 Hurontario Street, Suite 1100 Mississauga, ON

68 HackerNesters Went

Mississauga (http://www.mississauga.ca/) is the 6th largest city in Canada and home to a wealth of talent and innovative corporations! So come out to meet and mingle with us! HackerNest Tech Socials (http://hackernest.com/cities/) are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-fr…

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Jun
14
Thu
QUTE (Queer U of T Employees) Summer Social and Networking Lunch
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
QUTE (Queer U of T Employees) Summer Social and Networking Lunch @ The Exchange Cafe, Rotman School of Management, 95 St. George Street | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Attention LGBTQ+ staff and faculty!

You are invited to join us for the

QUTE (Queer U of T Employees)

Summer Social and Networking Lunch

Thursday June 14

Drop by between 12 and 2pm

The Exchange Café in the Rotman School of Management (RT)

95 St. George St.

Lunch options under $10 or byol (bring your own lunch)

 

This is a great opportunity to meet and network with other LGBTQ+ U of T staff

Come alone or bring an LGBTQ+ friend

When you arrive, look for the table with the QUTE sign

 

Please RSVP to https://qutesummersocial.eventbrite.ca

Jun
23
Sat
AngelHack Toronto Hackathon 2018
Jun 23 – Jun 24 all-day
AngelHack Toronto Hackathon 2018 @ ONRamp | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Every year, AngelHack adventures across the globe for our yearly Global Hackathon Series. Over the course of Summer 2018, we’ll hit six continents, bridging the gap between Silicon Valley innovation and entrepreneurs all over the world.

This year’s theme? Seamless Technology. Hackathons are built for rapid innovation, and rapid isn’t always pretty. But no matter the roadblock, broken code or bumps, we continue on and push forward, together. There’s no boundary or limit to what we can create.

So join us! Create something cool. Meet great people. Win great prizes. Who knows, your founder journey may begin at ONRamp in Toronto!

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Ladies Learning Code: JavaScript for Beginners
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Ladies Learning Code Introduction to JavaScript workshop is designed to be a hands-on experience. Attend this full day workshop and you will:

  • learn basic programming techniques and concepts that are translatable to other programming languages
  • review the basic building blocks of how HTML, CSS, and JavaScript work together to create richer online experiences
  • write JavaScript to create a snazzy shopping cart
  • get a quick introduction to the popular JavaScript framework library jQuery
  • get an idea of what resources are available if you’d like to continue learning at home (and we think you will)

Who is this for?

The Ladies Learning Code workshops offer female-identified and male-identified, trans, and non-binary adults hands-on, project-based learning experiences that are designed to give beginners the skills and confidence they need to become digital creators.

What’s Included:

 

4:1 student-to-mentor ratio with an awesome lead instructor. Great venue with a fun, social and inclusive learning environment. Catered lunch. Yum! We'll try our best to accommodate any dietary restrictions (no promises)!

 


Requirements:

You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permission. Please remember to bring your own powercord. A mouse can come in handy too! You may be required to download some free software. After you sign up we will email detailed instructions.

Note: If you do not have a laptop to use during the duration of the workshop, there is a limited quantity that can be loaned out. The option to borrow a laptop will be included in your order form when registering.

To register for this event, click the ticket icon above, or follow the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ladies-learning-code-javascript-for-beginners-an-introduction-to-the-fundamentals-of-web-registration-46169827196

Jul
12
Thu
Mapping the future of the Internet of Me
Jul 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Mapping the future of the Internet of Me @ CCIT Building, University of Toronto Mississauga | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Mapping the Future for Internet of Me

Let’s reposition our thinking of the Internet of Things. It’s not just an array of connected devices but IoT for Me or IoMe can play a big role in personal enablement and industrial automation.

Building on the investments and focus on advanced manufacturing with the SuperCluster, and the National Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing & Materials, expert panelists will explore:

  • IoT and Mobility – Personal Movement
  • IoT and Digital Health
  • IoT and the Shop Floor – Cybernetic Enablement
  • Future of Materials & Electronics
  • Government Resources and Partnerships
Jul
26
Thu
Website 101, Small Business Basics
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Central Public Library (Noel Ryan Auditorium)  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE YOUR WEBSITE TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS?

If you are a small business owner ready to design your first website or looking to optimize your current website, this seminar will offer key strategies to increase traffic and design your visitor’s experience to be both enjoyable for them and profitable for you.

Attendees will learn ways to help their website become a top performing sales, customer service, and marketing channel.

  • Learn about various website platforms available to support a growing small business
  • Help your website be found by your audiences when searching online (SEO)
  • Capture and engage your visitors to convert them into customers
  • Discover ways to track performance using Google Analytics
  • Create a checklist of essential elements to be included in your website design

The presentation will include small business industry scenarios with an opportunity for questions and answers at the end of the presentation.

Register at the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/website-101-small-business-basics-tickets-46897243919