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

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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2020 Detroit Startup Week Community Design Thinking Challenge

December 4 @ 6pm

Detroit Startup Week and Venture Catalysts invite you as a local leader in the community to join us in an event meant to catalyze and inform the future of Detroit Startup Week. This is ecosystem building at its best!

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Intro to FreeCAD

December 7 @ 2pm

Join Meta Makers Cooperative for this free and beginner friendly introduction to an open source CAD program called FreeCAD. CAD software is used to design 3D models. If you have an interest in 3D printing or CNC, then this is a great workshop for you.

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FIRST LEGO® League Tournament Set for December 7-8 at St. Clair College

December 7-8 @ 10-4:30PM

Thirty teams representing 300 grade school students from across Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent will land with their LEGO® robots at St. Clair College’s Student Success Centre this weekend December 7-8th for the annual Windsor Essex FIRST Lego League Tournament. The public is encouraged to attend Saturday – 10am to 4:30pm – and Sunday- 10:00am to 4:30pm – at St. Clair College where admission is FREE.

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GDG Windsor Holiday Party

December 11 @ 6pm

The Windsor GDG is excited to host our very first Holiday Party! Join us to celebrate a successful year, the local tech scene in Windsor and the holiday’s at JP Wisner’s Brand Centre. The event will start at 6pm with drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Parking is available at the Visitor’s Parking Lot across from JP Wisner’s Brand Centre on the corner of Montreuil Street and Riverside Drive.

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Printed Circuit Board Workshop

December 15 @ 2pm

Come to Meta Makers for this free and beginner friendly workshop on how to create custom circuit boards using free and open source software called KiCAD. Learn about DIY techniques to create a functional circuit board from your custom design.

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TeCK Tuesday Chatham-Kent: Flywheel Sales

December 17, Chatham-Kent

The humble sales funnel has been in existence for as long as time has been recorded. Tales are told of early man managing wheel sales by drawing a lead funnel on a cave wall and grunting loudly at every deal closed.

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Starting & Growing A Freelance Business

December 18 
Have a great idea or leaving your corporate job to go out on your own? Starting a freelance business will transform your dream into reality. Whether you’re starting a side hustle that’ll help you make extra money or plan to build a full-time freelance business, learn what you need to know to help you start your business and grow your clients.
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EPIC Connections: Jingle Mingle with Yvonne Pilon

December 19

Jingle all the way down to the EPICentre for our third installment in our EPIC Connections series. This event will feature special guest Yvonne Pilon, President and CEO of WEtech Alliance. Join us for our EPIC Jingle Mashup; build your community, build your network and make a difference

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MedHealth Mixer

January 9th

Join MedHealth for an informative afternoon mixer to learn more about improving population health outcomes through innovation! Enjoy light refreshments as our guest, Dr. Phillip D. Levy, assistant vice president for translational science and clinical research innovation at Wayne State University, explores PHOENIX (the Population Health OutcomEs aNd Information EXchange) and its application as a community tool for chronic-disease hot spot identification and development of initiatives to address social determinants of health.

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Google Developers Group Windsor: A Night of Lightning Talks and Your Projects

January 29th

Join the Windsor GDG for a evening of lightning talks and demos of projects from our members! Every software developer we know has a side project that they are passionate about. It could be learning a real cool new coding language to building the next big thing.

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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.