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Tuesday, September 25

3:30pm PDT

Discover IOT - From Sensors to SunSet
Limited Capacity full
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Discover ways to implement IOT into your existing business or product to cut cost or find new stream of revenue.  

Strengthen your business with IOT. We will highlight key factors to consider when implementation a full IOT solution into your business. Starting from the very sensors to the cloud and everything in between. During the workshop we will go in-depth and hands-on with hardware applications and development kits to get you started with your quest to bring IOT into your business or product. There will be engineers onsite to help answer any questions on ways to improve/enhance your business with IOT. Lets get started.  

Tuesday September 25, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
SFU Wosk Conference Centre
Wednesday, September 26

6:00pm PDT

Internet of Things - Cellular x LPWA IoT Hands-on Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

If you are actively working, or have considered working on an IoT project, this is the perfect place for you to kick start your creativity and try out SORACOM cellular connectivity SIMs and IoT development platform.  

Learn how to connect Raspberry Pi / Arduino with 2G/3G/LTE cellular or LPWA network. Then connect sensors and send data to the cloud to visualize, and more! Step-by-step documentation is available for attendees to follow along and complete each scenario (Basic Linux Commands, SSH, basic programming preferred). Advanced scenarios for more complex challenges are available. IoT workshop kit (Raspberry Pi, Sensors and Global USB Dongle etc.) for each attendee will be provided during the workshop.

***To participate in the hands on workshop, attendees must bring their laptops with working WiFi & USB (Optional: bring your own keyboard / mouse) ***

Wednesday September 26, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Thursday, September 27

8:00am PDT

Collaborative Tools for Startups ~ Microsoft Tips & Tricks
Limited Capacity seats available

Please join us for a breakfast workshop and networking event designed to introduce entrepreneurs and small businesses to Microsoft’s services, resources and features for business.

This morning workshop will allow attendees to get hands-on with the newest technology at the Microsoft Store before store hours. Rotate through a series of business focused demonstrations, highlighting the best tools for collaborating, security, productivity and more.

Meet with the Microsoft Business Team, learn about discounts available to business customers and learn how you’re business can collaborate with Microsoft.

Thursday September 27, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am PDT
Microsoft Store (Pacific Centre)

1:00pm PDT

Cisco Webex - From Startup to Enterprise
Limited Capacity seats available

Communication and collaboration are integral parts of every organization from a startup to an enterprise, come learn how Webex can help you on your journey to success.

Did you know that WebEx has been voted top mobile app for Entrepreneurs? As well as the best app to help you do your job. Because in this world of information over load all you want to do is do your job, and do it well! Well, that’s where WebEx comes in. You can meet, chat, call & video all within one app.. & there are 71 MILLION of us who are doing just that EACH MONTH!  


Dean Boechler

Territory Business Manager, Cisco Systems
Motivated, results oriented, and customer focused professional with over 10+ years of proven successes and achievements in selling technology. Solid track record growing the business, growing customer loyalty and positively transforming customer businesses via technology. Proven ability... Read More →
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Matthew Van Halteren

Account Manager, Cisco Systems

Thursday September 27, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
  Technology, Workshop
Friday, September 28

12:30pm PDT

Intro Tech Workshop for Non-Tech Founders
Limited Capacity filling up

Introductory interactive workshop on the technology business basics you need to know and that's right for your idea and/or business.

Anyone is welcome, but this would be best suited for a non-tech founder of a startup, solopreneur, or a small/medium-sized business owner. We encourage female founders especially to join as our goal is to empower more women with the necessary tech knowledge so that they can get ahead faster.

Note that this is NOT a coding bootcamp, as there is a lot more to building a tech business than just simple coding. Also this intro workshop will be more focused on tech startups and small businesses that are in the software space.

a) How to figure out the best tech strategy that's right for your specific idea and/or business.
b) What kind of tech talent do you need to get started or to grow.
c) High-level steps and popular tools in building out your technology.

Lunch will be provided. Limited Capacity

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Aliya Amershi

CEO & Founder, AskaTechie.com
Aliya Amershi is currently the CEO and Founder of AskaTechie.com, a tech talent 2.0 marketplace that intelligently matches companies with vetted, top-tier technical talent best suited for their urgent business needs. AskaTechie will soon be rebranding to the Techie Concierge that... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100
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