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TeCK Week YQG | Tech Homecoming

March 24, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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

Tech Homecoming Day powered by WEtech Alliance will bring together Windsor and Chatham-area expats, former residents, alumni, newcomers and regional leaders to reconnect and reinvest with the place they once called (or will soon call) home and join a discussion centered around turning the region into a Hub of Innovation.

Who should attend: Founders, tech professionals, ex-pats, innovation and regional leaders, and community members.

Event Hashtag: #TeCKHomecomingYQG #TeCKWeekYQG

Event Partners: Invest WindsorEssex and Chatham-Kent Economic Development

Homecoming Panelists:

  1. Joel Paglione, Founder at Oak Bottle & Picks (Alumni of University of Windsor now living in Miami)
  2. Jasen Sams, Vice President, Rocket Innovation Studio (New startup to Windsor)
  3. Jenny do Forno, Talent Director, OMERS Ventures (Former Chatham-Kent resident now living in Toronto, ON)

Theme of opening remarks & panel discussion :

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

Tentative Agenda:

  • 11:30am – Open Networking on Remo
  • 11:45am -Opening remarks from WEtech Alliance
  • 11:55am – Introduction of Panelists
  • 12:00pm – Panel Discussion with 3-4 tech leaders
  • 12:45pm – Q&A
  • 1:00pm – Closing Remarks and Open Networking on Remo