HEY SIRI: What Are Some Ways I can Get ‘Techie’ This May?

Here’s your monthly dose of how to engage in the YQG and CKONT tech scene. Have others? Make sure to share them with us at info@wetech-alliance.com.

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1. BUILDING AMAZING MOBILE APPS USING FLUTTER WITH GOOGLE’S FIREBASE

MAY 2

Google Developers Group: Build Amazing Mobile Apps using Flutter with Google’s Firebase Tools

During this event, you will learn how to build mobile apps using Flutter backed with Firebase services and how they work with Flutter mobile apps.

 

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2. In the Loop: Connect Young Women to a Future in Technology

MAY 4

The University of Windsor School of Computer Science invites young women in high school interested in pursuing a major or minor in a technology-related degree to a free brunch event In the Loop: Connecting Young Women to a Future in Technology at the Dr. Murray O’Neil Medical Education Centre (room 3102, 455 California Ave.). Participants will hear about the diversity of the field of computer science and programs offered at the University of Windsor, connect with current computer science students, and hear from a panelist of female professionals working in this field. Parents are welcome to attend.

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3. Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions with Duncan Stewart

MAY 8

Special Guest Duncan Stewart, Director of TMT Research for Deloitte Canada, returns May 8 for TWO sessions to present Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2019.

Whether you are self employed or working for an organization, your work consistently interacts with technology, media and telecommunications. The technology environment is crucial to your business. From mobile to retail, Deloitte’s TMT Predictions prepare you with the trends for the next 12 months. The essences of hundreds of conversations with industry leaders and tens of thousands of consumer interviews across the globe are presented to you.

EVENT 1: Tech Talk YQG (Windsor) presented by Deloitte in partnership with WEtech Alliance & Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

EVENT 2: TeCK talk (Chatham-Kent) presented by Deloitte in partnership with WEtech Alliance & Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services

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4. NATIONAL GIRLS LEARNING CODE DAY

MAY 11

This workshop is for kids ages 9-12 year olds + Parent/Guardian. Our workshops are designed to give learning experiences that are fun, engaging, empowering and inspirational. Through hands-on, collaborative, project-based learning, kids end the workshop having built something. This workshop experience is designed to help kids see technology in a whole new light – as a medium for self-expression, and as a means for changing the world.

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5. Science Rendezvous Festival

MAY 11

A FREE science festival open to everyone passionate about science and discovery! Join Science Rendezvous Windsor for a day of mind-blowing demonstrations and exciting exhibits on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10AM-3:30PM. The event will be held in the Education Gym and Essex CoRE on the University of Windsor campus.

This year’s theme is STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Those who complete their science passports by visiting booths are eligible to win amazing raffle prizes! Scroll down to see a list of all our supportive raffle donors!

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6. Windsor, Ontario’s Esports Festival

MAY 11

Windsor, Ontario’s Esports Festival returns to the St. Clair College SportsPlex May 11th!

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7. HTML & CSS: Learn how to build an Online Resume

MAY 25

In this workshop, you will be applying your new found CSS knowledge into creating a beautiful HTML resume. You’ll also learn how to incorporate techniques for creating maintainable CSS to make it easier to keep your resume updated and looking polished.

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Yvonne Pilon is the President and CEO of WEtech Alliance, one of the eighteen Regional Innovation Centres in the province of Ontario focused on driving the growth and success of Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent’s technology centric companies and entrepreneurs.