Education is at its best when teachers and students are engaged and learning together – and technology is a fantastic enabler. Student achievement is at the heart of everything you do - and Compugen wants to give you the tools you need to create an inclusive classroom where all your students have a chance to succeed! We’re excited to offer K-12 teachers a workshop delivered by a Microsoft professional. We’ll bring all the materials required to provide you with concepts, learnings, and ideas for your classroom to inspire fantastic learning outcomes. Join us for a full day session to learn how to incorporate Microsoft tools into your classroom that include Teams, OneNote and Class Notebook. Tech Manitoba has partnered with Microsoft and Compugen to offer educator training through the DigitALL program
TechWPG’s highly curated program features keynote speakers, panel discussions and demonstrations from Winnipeg’s leading technology companies. Mingling & Drinks: Enjoy a beverage and break the ice with someone in the room. Make a meaningful connection that could be your next team member or co-founder. Keynote Presentations: Exciting 25-30 minute TED Talk style keynote presentations followed by a product showcase from an exciting new Winnipeg start-up. Panelists: Margaux Miller, Program Director, Tech Manitoba Sheila Harris, Head of Business Transformation, Farmers Edge Paul Leszcynski, Head of Business System, Farmers Edge Iain Connor, Infrastructure and Product, Priceline Partner Network
In celebration of International Open Data Day, DecisionWorks Consulting, together with Launch Coworking, and with support from The City of Winnipeg Open Data Initiative, are hosting the 2020 Winnipeg Open Data Hackathon on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The theme of the 2020 hackathon is: Enhancing Life in Winnipeg with Open Data Analytics and Geo-Spatial Mapping This fun, educational and challenging event is free and open to all data-minded people, including aspiring or practicing Data Scientists, Data Analysts, data hobbyists, students and Citizen Data Journalists. The 2020 event will focus on the creative use of Open Data, geo-spatial analytics and mapping to enhance living in Winnipeg. Each prototype or demo must make use of at least one dataset obtained from the City of Winnipeg Open Data Portal (https://data.winnipeg.ca). The Hackathon will kick off on the morning of Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Launch Coworking (Southside) with registration, hot pancake breakfast/brunch and presentations to learn about the City of Winnipeg Open Data initiative, and how to access the publicly available datasets from The City of Winnipeg Open Data Portal. After the presentations, participants will jointly brainstorm use-cases, discuss and shortlist selected use-cases for designing prototype solutions or creating proof-of-concept demonstrations. The participants then form into separate teams to collaboratively design and build prototype solutions over the course of the afternoon. After dinner, the teams will be invited to present their solutions to all in attendance before the event wrap-up and post-event networking. _____________________________________________________ * Important to know • Hackathon participants must bring your own laptop computer or portable computer system to the event. • Brunch, snacks & drinks, and dinner will be provided to all event participants.
Can’t find enough qualified workers locally? Employers are having to cast their nets wider to meet their workforce needs. Foreign workers and newcomers represent a talent pool employers can successfully tap into. Join us for an information session on the full range of federal temporary and permanent programs designed to meet labour market needs and help grow Canada’s economy. An outreach officer with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), will talk about: - Finding skilled foreign workers and newcomers already in Canada - Accessing resources for recruitment abroad - Using various programs to hire foreign workers from temporarily and permanently - Using supports available specifically for employers After the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about Canada's immigration system.
The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices impacts all aspects of human behavior and Digital business development. Data generated by IoT end-points has lead to complex Security, Storage and Analytical requirements. Fibre optics, 5G, Dark Fibre, and Data Sovereignty are at the core of business Digital Transformation.
Have a say in how our government can support growth of Manitoba tech-based organizations Tech Manitoba is developing a public policy strategy that will focus on driving an agenda for the tech sector at the civic, provincial and federal levels of government. The goal is to shape and influence policies and legislation that will contribute to creating the conditions for this province’s technology industry to grow and thrive. In this effort, we are looking first to you, our valued members, to provide us with your perspectives on the issues and priorities that matter most to you. We’d like to invite you to contribute to this process at our upcoming Policy Lab. The Tech Manitoba Policy Lab is a professionally facilitated 2.5 hour session designed for you to be heard and have a voice at the table. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Founders of tech companies, decision-makers working in tech, tech entrepreneurs, those whose business is affected by tech-related government policies This session is FREE and it includes coffee and pastries. By using this collaborative approach, we will be able to leverage the strength of the association’s collective members to inform and educate policymakers on a technology-based, pro-growth, business-focused agenda. Join us and bring your ideas for ways to improve out tech community through legislative initiatives. The session will follow Chatham House Rules – comments and opinions voiced will not be attributed to any one individual both during and following the event. Tech Manitoba will extrapolate the information gathered to inform and shape the priorities for 2020-2021 included in the public policy strategy and guide. Please contact us if you have any questions. We need to hear your thoughts on March 24, 2020. Thank you.
A generational change is occurring in how we communicate with each other. For many years, collaboration meant picking up a phone, walking into the office next door or sending an email. Our new way of working has no boundaries so how do we collaborate when we are not located in the same geography? In this session,
Uniting the Prairies, or UP, is an unmissable 1-day conference where the top VCs & angels + prairie expats & tech leaders come together! Featuring expert-led panels, private sessions, and networking – UP will showcase the best of Western Canada’s prairie tech ecosystems in the iconic Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. Check out the website here for all details + their speaker list! If you are interested in being a part of a Manitoba delegation for this event, including a bus to and from Saskatoon, please email Margaux at email@example.com.
Based on more than 15 years of security assessment and penetration testing experience, Digital boundary Group?s Hardening Windows Networks Training Program goes beyond theory and best practices to deliver proven, field-tested solutions for mitigating, monitoring, and protecting Microsoft Windows based networks. Students will learn effective countermeasures to defend against common attacks and exploit techniques in a hands-on virtual environment that resembles a real-world network. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to apply operating system and active directory hardening techniques, mitigate legacy software risks, and design tolerant networks that are resistant to present and future threats.
F#ckup Night brings together individuals from the Manitoba tech industry, the start-up community, and anyone who ever pushed themselves outside their comfort zone and failed. Tech Manitoba and North Forge are curating stories of business failure from 3 – 4 brave souls willing to share their authentic stories on stage. This event is about learning from other’s mistakes, celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit and making new connections with like-minded individuals who are not afraid to think big. Support Local Ingenuity and Help Foster Success F#ckup Nights is a global movement, started in 2012, that encourages those of us working in business and in tech to acknowledge the importance of failure on the pathway to success. As a sponsor you will officially be part of the F#ckup community, joining people in 300+ cities in over 90 countries who have F#ckup Nights of their own. Failure is an option! Event Presented by: