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Tech Homecoming : YQG Edition

March 25, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am


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Windsor-area expats, alumni, newcomers &regional leaders to reconnect and reinvest with the place they once called (or will soon call) home.

Overview: Tech Homecoming Day powered by WEtech Alliance – – will bring together Windsor-area expats, alumni, newcomers and regional leaders to reconnect and reinvest with the place they once called (or will soon call) home for discussions centered around turning Windsor-Essex into a Hub of Innovation.

Who should attend: Founders, tech professionals, expats, innovation and regional leaders, and community members.

Event Hashtag: #TechHomecomingYQG & #TechWeekYQG

Event Partners: St. Clair College Alumni Association & University of Windsor Alumni Association

The first 100 attendees will receive a limited edition “Tech Homecoming” digital art print that can be download, printed at home or printed locally.

Homecoming Panelists:

  1. Kristina Verner , Vice President, Innovation, Sustainability & Prosperity, Waterfront Toronto (Alumni of University of Windsor now living in Toronto)
  2. Nicolas Seguin, Manager, Mobility Analytics at FORD Global Data Insights & Analytics (Alumni of St. Clair College now living in Michigan)
  3. Jason Reynar, Incoming CAO at the City of Windsor and Former CAO at the Town Innisfil and new resident to Windsor, ON)

Theme of opening remarks & panel discussion :

  • Windsor-Essex As I Knew It;
  • Windsor-Essex COVID-19 – Current State;
  • Windsor-Essex Works For Me. It Can Work For You.;
  • Near shoring changing Role in Windsor-Essex’s Revitalization;
  • Educations’ Role in Moving Windsor-Essex Forward;
  • Economic Development Strategic Initiatives;
  • Entrepreneurship and Tech in Windsor-Essex; and
  • Windsor-Essex Top 5 Project Wish List.

Tentative Agenda:

  • 8:30am – Open networking on REMO Platform
  • 9:00am – Opening remarks from WEtech Alliance and WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation discussing where we are going as a region
  • 9:30am – 10:30am – Panel Discussion with 3 tech leaders (who still love the region but live away) representing Tech, Talent and Community) moderated by The Windsor Star or local media outlet.
  • 10:30am – Q&A
  • 10:45am – Closing Remarks



March 25, 2021
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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