HEY SIRI: What Are Some Ways I Can Tech Connect In September?

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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Women in Cybersecurity First Social Gathering

September 6 @ 2PM

Hello!!! Present and Future Cyber Lancers. WiCyS Windsor is thrilled to host our first Event on September 6th, 2019 for a fun/social gathering along with University of Windsor – School of Computer Science. This is a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals who are interested in Cybersecurity. While you are attending the event, please consider bringing your favorite snack or so to share with other chapter members. And enjoy your time with our planned activities (Cyber Bingo, Ice Breakers, and Pictionary). Again, it is an amazing occasion to mingle and make friends with other Cyber Lancers.

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Code Ninjas Windsor Grand Opening 

September 7 @ 1PM

Come see Code Ninjas new centre where kids learn to code by building video games. Everyone welcome!

Code Ninjas teaches children ages 7-14 to code by building their own video games. While kids have a blast, parents see their kids gain confidence and problem-solving skills that will serve them well in life. Our promise to you is: Kids Have Fun, Parent See Results.

Code Ninjas learning centers provide a fun and non-intimidating environment where kids at all levels can learn at their own pace, with help from knowledgeable instructors and their fellow students. The centers offer a variety of programs including after-school sessions, day camps, workshops, and weekend events.

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Emerging Technologies Conference and Trade Show

September 10 @ 8am

The Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show is your most effective method of reaching a target audience of automation companies, experts in advanced manufacturing and supply chain buyers while increasing your corporate profile and opening doors to a highly influential group of experts and decision-makers. This is your opportunity to connect with over 300 delegates and hear from industry experts focused on innovative and emerging technologies.anyone you would like to recruit to come check us out.

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Go from Concept to Market with the MedHealth Commercialization Pathfinder (Webinar)

September 17 @ 1pm

Are you an innovator who needs some help maneuvering the challenges of commercialization? An entrepreneurial service organization looking to better understand what resources are available to support those you work with? We invite you to learn about the MedHealth Commercialization Pathfinder.

The MedHealth Commercialization Pathfinder, an online tool for digital health and medical device innovators, makes navigating the path to market easier by illuminating the elements of medical innovation commercialization—networking, design, development, regulation, intellectual property protection, funding, testing, and marketing—while linking to educational resources and support. The tool also provides a self-evaluation to help entrepreneurs figure out what’s next on their path to commercialization while pointing them to support organizations for additional help.

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Make It and Take It – Making Your Own Edge-Lit Desk Sign

September 18 @ 5:30PM

This workshop will teach you how to make your own edge-lit desk sign using RGB LEDs and laser cutter. A perfect way for beginners to learn how to combine arts with technology, and you get to take home your own creation!

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Making Informed Business Decisions: Data Visualization Using Power Bi

September 18 @ 5PM

Every business needs data to make decisions and with data visualization data is presented in a graphical or illustrative format that will make it easier for the business owners and decision makers to understand the big picture and make the right decision. Interactive data visualization allows for the further filtering and deep drilling into data by changing what data you see and how you see it. Microsoft PowerBI is a tool that can bring life to your data through the visual representation allowing for a more effective and faster business decision making

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National Ladies Learning Code Day

September 21 @ 10AM

On September 21, Canada Learning Code is empowering adults in Canada to create experiences that users everywhere can enjoy. In a collaborative environment, participants will learn the difference between User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) and how they work together.

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Elevate Tech Festival (Toronto)

September 20-26

Elevate’s mission is to unite the world’s innovators to solve society’s biggest challenges. As Canada’s leading tech and innovation festival, Elevate attracts the biggest and brightest leaders shaping the world today. Hosted in the heart of Toronto from September 20-26, 2019, the festival features world-class speakers, interactive experiences, & can’t-miss socials. Made in Canada, we invite a worldwide audience to collaborate with Canada’s thriving innovation ecosystem.

Save 20% off your festival pass when you enter ‘ELEVATELOVESWETECHALLIANCE’ at bit.ly/2YOpKWw 

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NatureTalks: How Technology is Transforming Ontario’s Natural Spaces

September 26 @ 6:30PM

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) at the Ojibway Nature Centre in Windsor, and find out how technology is changing the way we protect Ontario’s natural spaces. Learn how you can get involved in hands-on conservation in your community.

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Women in Cybersecurity University of Windsor Presents Cybersecurity Breakfast Talk with Elaheh Samani

September 27 @ 10AM

A great opportunity for the tech community to listen to Cybersecurity industry professional,Elaheh Samani, Senior Security Researcher at Symantec.

Elaheh Samani is a security researcher specializing in malware and software reverse engineering. She’s been part of Symantec’s Modern OS Security (MOS) team researching threats targeting mobile users. Prior to that, she was a member of Tailored Reverse Engineer Expertise team of Google Chrome in Montreal. She has been involved in the development of various network security projects for more than 8 years.

Title: OAUTH2 for mobile apps, what could go wrong?

 

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University of Windsor: Code Design to Win

September 27 @ 11:30AM

Code to Win is a competition for students to showcase their coding skills. The top students will be accepted to the finals where they will have a chance to win $5k, network with sponsor companies, and explore the Waterloo Region tech community. If you’re a student who loves computer science, programming or engineering this is a challenge for you. The virtual challenge runs from September 9th – October 31st, 2019 and the University of Windsor will be hosting a LIVE challenge on Friday September 27th, 2019 at 11:30am.

Students from St. Clair College and the University of Windsor are welcome to participate regardless of program or skill level. Time & Location: University of Windsor, Alumni Auditorium 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 11:30am – 3:00pm Registration link HERE.

Note: be sure to register for the “University of Windsor” ticket type if you plan on attending the in-person challenge.

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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.