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May 2014

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June 18: SCWIST Annual General Meeting

SCWIST is pleased to invite you to their 2014 Annual General Meeting. Join them on June 18 to learn what they have been up to over the past 12 months and see how you can get involved in their activities. Wednesday, June 18 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm Brock House Restaurant 3875 Point Grey Road Cost: […]

May 28-29: Business Innovation Summit 2014

The Conference Board of Canada’s Business Innovation Summit 2014: Accelerating Corporate Innovation and Commercialization is taking place May 28-29, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Register today and use your priority code CATA-1 to reserve your spot! The Summit explores the real-life challenges and opportunities for innovation within firms, and the tangible solutions that […]

Article: How to increase the number of female speakers at conferences

Scientific conferences all too often feature all-male panels, resulting in underrepresentation of women in these fields. Researchers at Yale University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that there is a simple way to increase the number of female speakers at conferences – ensure that at least one woman is […]

May 21: 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

For nearly three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada’s business calendar. The award winners will be recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada’s advanced technology community. The awards gala […]

UBC student named Dillon Consulting Limited Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship recipient

Congratulations to Andrea Palmer-Boroski, a fourth year mechanical engineering student at the University of British Columbia, and winner of the 2014 Dillon Consulting Limited Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship! The full press release is available here.

May 16: RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Nominations

Do you know an extraordinary woman? The search for qualified nominees for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards is underway! These prestigious awards provide national recognition to Canadian women whose successful business achievements contribute extensively to the local, national and global economy. For full details click here. Nominations deadline is May 16, 2014

May 23: Registration for career development and diversity awareness workshops

The BC Mining HR Task Force is partnering with the Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology (WinSETT Centre) to deliver two complimentary pilot workshops: Career Development: Becoming Leaders Workshop Monday, June 9 from 8:00am to 4:30pm SFU Harbour Centre, Joseph & Rosalie Segal Centre and Diversity Awareness for Managers & Senior […]

May 15: Teleforum for CITIG and DFATD Trade Mission

CATAAlliance and the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) are organizing a Public Safety & Security ICT Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand from 30th September to 7th October 2014. Led by senior officials from Canada’s first responder community, this mission […]

TechNOW show with Simon Sinek

Simon O. Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle” and to “Start With Why”, described by TED as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”‘ He joined the RAND Corporation in 2010 as an adjunct staff member, […]

May 22: Women in Mining Foosball Tourney

Women in Mining will be hosting a foosball tournament on Thursday, May 22 from 5:30pm-8:30pm. The event will take place at: Subeez Cafe Restaurant Bar 891 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 5S3 Canada Included in each ticket is entry into the tournament, appetizers, an alcoholic beverage as well as entry into door prizes (a $900 […]

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