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Tech Events Roundup – May 26th

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Looking to learn more about tech in BC and connect with like-minded individuals? From panel discussions to workshops, lunch and learns to networking events, there’s always something happening with #BCtech. Check out our picks for upcoming events here!

Interested in staying up to date with #BCtech events? Join the Tech Talent Meetup group or check out the BC Tech Association Events Calendar.

 

Career Experts Networking Panel

Networking can be hard: What’s the best way to introduce yourself? How do you “work a room”? Have you presented yourself as best you can? Talent Day is coming up and we want to help you build the confidence you need to approach the amazing companies that will be there!

With so many talented professionals in the tech industry, this panel event will help you learn how to stand out from the crowd.

We’re bringing in two of our BC Tech Jobs Career Experts, who are experienced in hiring technical professionals and know the keys to success. These Career Experts will offer tips and tricks that will help you make the best first impression with companies and other tech professionals when you come to Talent Day.

Featuring BC Tech Jobs Career Experts:

    • Yvonne Wu, Talent Recruiting Manager at Hyperwallet
    • Erin Rogers, Senior Technical Recruiter at Hootsuite

When: June 5th – 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Where: BC Tech Innovation Hub – 887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver

Talent Day – June 2017

BC’s top tech companies are looking for developers, QAs, data analysts, UX/UI designers, IT and DevOps engineers, and project managers! If you are a tech professional in one of these roles looking for your next dream job, or just looking to connect with awesome local tech employers, join us at the next Talent Day at the BC Tech Innovation Hub!

Hosted by BC Tech Jobs in partnership with the BC Tech Association, Talent Day is an opportunity for you to network and connect with top notch tech companies in a casual setting.

Don’t miss out on this chance to meet recruiters and technical reps from Vancouver’s best companies face-to-face, learn about new opportunities, and build a strong connection to continue the conversation later!

When: June 7th – 5:00PM – 7:30PM
Where: BC Tech Innovation Hub – 887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver

 

2017 Traction Conference

Traction Conf brings founders and growth experts from some of the fastest growing companies to share strategies and tactics for acquiring explosive growth and revenue. Listen to over 30 of the most influential names from the fastest growing companies of the last decade, including Uber, Linkedin, WeWork, AppDynamics, Eventbrite, Twilio, SurveyMonkey, Trello, Credit Karma and more.

When: May 31st – June 1st

Where: Sheraton Wall Center – 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver

 

Make the Change: Women in STEM Talk

What makes a good STEM employee and employer?

Istuary Innovation Group will host its 2nd Talk featuring key panelists with backgrounds in Diversity and Leadership. Christin Wiedemann, President of SCWIST, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, will provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities for women who are actively pursuing a career in a STEM field and what employers can do to ensure hiring and recruiting policies meet STEM and diversity practices. With a Ph.D. in Physics, Christin is the Chief Scientist of PQA Testing.

When: June 8th – 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Where: Istuary Innovation Group – 1125 Howe St, Vancouver

 

How To Find Your Ideal Cofounder

Have an amazing idea for a new business? Think you need a partner to help get it off the ground because you don’t have all the technical chops or industry know-how to do so? Spring is here to share our knowledge and experience on cofounder hunting and help you find your best fit.

Come out and discover the answer to your dilemma as we go through our tips on starting up smart, cofounder etiquette, and pitching your idea.

When: June 13th – 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: CodeCore Bootcamp – 142 W Hastings St, Vancouver

 

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Have an event you’d like to share with us? Let us know at [email protected]!

 

 

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