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

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Oh, hey there!

Are you looking for the “Windsor Location Attracts Silicon Valley Tech Company” story link from our newsletter? Yeah, that’s our bad. We included the wrong link. You can check out that story HERE!

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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Meta Makers Cooperative Public Open House

Every Tuesday from 7-9PM

Public open house to learn about becoming a member at Meta Makers Cooperative M2C, Windsor’s new non-profit community makerspace.

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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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Cyber Security & Protecting Your Data

January 20
We live in a digital world where a large amount of data is collected, transmitted, processed and stored on computers, phones and other devices. A large part of this data is considered sensitive information such as intellectual property, financial data, personal information, or other types of data. Unauthorized access or exposure for sensitive data can have a negative impact on both the individuals and the business. Cyber Security is the set of best practices and techniques that help protect the environment and devices from the risk of a cyber-attack.
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GDG Windsor Presents A Night of Lightning Talks and Your Projects

January 29

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.

Join us as we host a round of lightning talks (15 minutes in duration) with members from the local software development community showing and demonstrating their side projects. The goal is to learn, encourage and general geek out on technology 🙂

Have a side project you would love to share? Please fill out this super short form with the details (found here -> https://forms.gle/HwDgf1VNELSrgcDU8) and Don Ward will get back to you asap with next steps.

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Quantum Computing: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

February 7th

DSC UWindsor is proud to welcome renowned Cyber Security professional Paul Lucier on Friday February 7, 2020 at 11:00am to the University of Windsor’s EPICentre alongside WEtech Alliance for an informative discussion on emerging trends in Quantum Computing and what its impact on the state of Cyber Security. More information and registration coming soon.

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Driving Diversity: Women in STEM Networking Event

February 12th

Students, Professionals and Founders from all STEM fields are invited to the Driving Diversity: Women in STEM Networking Event.

This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable connections, resources and insight about experiences and pathways to STEM careers .

The event is co-hosted by the University of Windsor’s EPICentre, Developer Student Club University of Windsor powered Google Developers, and the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation.

Join us for a panel discussion and casual networking, which will bring female professionals, current students and campus student groups such as Women In Cybersecurity, Women in Science (WinS) and Women in Engineering together to inspire success and support women in STEM fields.

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UWindsor AvaLANche Esports Tournament

February 15-16th

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. Follow for updates: https://twitter.com/UWinEsports

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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.