Here’s a round-up of this week’s upcoming technology events in Vancouver. There’s something for everyone in Vancouver, whether you’re a developer, creative, or student.
How to find capital for your dream project by Crowdfunding, with Andrew Tait
Tuesday, November 27th, 6:00-9:00pm (Map)
Dr. Andrew Tait introduces you to the world of crowdfunding and visits its place in the evolving Canadian and global investment landscape. He will inform you on your options of the various crowdfunding platforms, how they compare and contrast, and what may be best based on your particular needs.
So Much Data, Too Little Analysis: BCIT School of Business and Vancouver Board of Trade
Thursday, November 29th, 7:15am-2:00pm (Map)
The event will feature a number of speakers with expertise in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing and supply chain management, e-commerce, and retail and consumer services and marketing. The breakfast keynote speaker will be Eric Morris, head of search and mobile advertising for Google Canada. The luncheon keynote speaker will be Adam Binnie, general manager and global vice president of business intelligence solutions for SAP.
Startup drinks is a casual gathering at the end of each month for anyone who’s interested in startups. We chat about all things #startups: projects, funding, challenges, etc. This is a great opportunity to connect with others in the community and a great way to connect on a regular basis.
Computer Security Day sees Sarah Millin hosting a 1 hour workshop on how to protect your small business from cyber mayhem.
Focus will be on computer security issues that affect businesses from 1 computer to 50 devices, how to handle Social Media threats and questions, employee behaviour, web site security, antivirus and patch management.
PeaceGeeks is organizing a Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon this fall. If you’re a developer or a nonprofit with a project idea you should go. Find more information about the event here.
Don’t forget to check out our Vancouver Tech Event Calendar to keep up with events happening around Vancouver.