Events

Jul
18
Fri
K-Days Tech Feature Pavillion @ Edmonton EXPO Centre Hall C
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 1:00 am

This event is an exciting component of K-Days — a full hall dedicated to showcasing technological and innovative products of Alberta.

Link: http://k-days.com/

Jul
21
Mon
Women’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp @ Registration on line
Jul 21 @ 7:00 am – Jul 25 @ 11:00 am

Are you a women with a tech based idea for a business This boot camp will let you form your idea and then build a business. 2 sessions in August and September of 2 days each. Prizes for the best business idea. You must apply by July 25th to be considered. Go for it and get underway!

Link: www.voltaeffect.com

Jul
24
Thu
Extreme Coffee: “Mobile App Lessons-Learned” with Simon Woodside
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Simon, founder of Monolith, will be sharing lessons-learned from 5 years of making apps: “Everything you know about making mobile apps is wrong.” Extreme Coffee is about supercharging your Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with a themed talk, entrepreneurial minds, and lots of free coffee. Come to Extreme Startups for a dose of inspiration and return to your work refreshed and ready for some more hustle.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/ExtremeStartups/events/195622032/

GSF Accelerator (India) DemoPLUS Day Comes to Toronto!
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

After Delhi, Bangalore and San Francisco, GSF Global Accelerator is coming to Canada!

After an action packed week in Waterloo and Toronto of workshops, mentor sessions and field trips — please join us for the GSF DemoPLUS Day, in partnership with Fasken Martineau, to see startups from India pitch their global ideas and products.

The afternoon’s agenda will consist of a mini-conference on cross-border investing & innovation, the pitch session, followed by drinks and a mixer.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Price: Free

Link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gsf-global-demoplus-day-toronto-tickets-12178108049

Vancouver Visionaries Luncheon
Jul 24 @ 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Vancouver Visionaries Luncheon series honours the city’s most successful entrepreneurs over a lunch keynote. Our speakers will share their road to success, talk about some of the challenges they faced along the way and offer advice on how to avoid costly pitfalls. You’ll walk away with tips on building a successful start-up in Vancouver and network with some of the city’s elite entrepreneurs. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about leading edge products and services that can help your business.

Price: $85

Link: http://vancouvervisionaries2.eventbrite.com

The CKNW Young Entrepreneurs Interview Series: Kyle Vucko – CEO and Co-founder, Indochino Apparel Inc.
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 24 @ 9:30 pm

The Young Entrepreneurs series features a one on one interview with some of BCBusiness’s 2014 30 Under 30 winners, highlighting their experiences and stories as they navigate the earlier stages of their businesses. These young business leaders will represent multiple industries, and like most game changers – their stories will include aspects of innovation, disruption, failure, and success. 

Price: $35

Link: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-cknw-young-entrepreneurs-interview-series-with-mike-eckford-tickets-11886265139

The Edmonton PHP User Group @ Startup Edmonton
Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

In the first installment of the Edmonton PHP User Group, I will be presenting The Past We Never Knew, a session outlining PHP 5 and what has come along with it. Most of you doubtless know of PHP 4, but how many of you understand PHP 5 and all of its intricacies? Have you ever used an Iterator, a PDO object, or a Closure object in PHP? Attend this meeting to learn about those and other features of PHP 5.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/startupedmonton/events/194554732/

VancouverMobile.net – Why Github is amazing
Jul 24 @ 9:15 pm – 12:00 am

We’re going to take a closer look at Git, why Git is important to software developers and the benefits of using Git & Github.  We’ll start with a high level introduction and history, why Git is relevant today, how to get started using Git for free right away, and a few pro tips and tricks.

Link: http://www.meetup.com/VancouverMobile-net/events/190268292/

Is Scala the Next Scripting Language? @ TBD
Jul 24 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

To start off the “unconference”, we’ll have one set topic to get things rolling. Eric Kolotyluk will be presenting Scala Scripting: An Onramp to Greater Things. Then at the 45 minute mark we’ll take a short break and open up the Meetup to vote on next topics, which will be broken down into 4 sessions at 15 minutes each.

Link: http://www.meetup.com/vancouver-scala/events/191662142/

Jul
25
Fri
Agile project development
Jul 25 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

The latest techniches in Agile and Lean Project Management will be presented and discussed. A must for anyone managing projects.

Link: http://www.digitalnovascotia.com/

Consulting Circle @ CEED Halifax- Halifax Shopping Centre- Tower 1 suite 103
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

A sort of Speed Dating for start ups.Business and industry experts will be attending to answer your questions and discuss your problems. A great opportunity to get support and build your network.

Link: http://ceed.ca/

Startup Weekend Montreal EDU
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm

Join the first Startup Weekend Education Montreal EDU to build amazing tools for education in 54 hours.

Price: $100

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-montreal-edu-07252014-tickets-10620960579

Software Hackathon @ Volta- Spring Garden Road
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm

Volta hackathons are famous for unleashing new ideas that benefit all involved. Develop an idea into a project, form a team and demo the results at the end of the weekend. Snacks and beverages provided. A great opportunity to work as a group and network with others interested in startups.

Link: http://www.voltaeffect.com/

eHUB SPARK – Networking for Campus Alberta students and graduates @ 9007 HUB MALL
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm

eHUB SPARK is a regular program to identify entrepreneurial students across the University of Alberta and helps them transform their ideas into exciting new ventures. To participate in eHUB SPARK, undergraduates, graduates and post-docs, from all faculties, are requested to submit a short description of their startup idea. The eHUB Spark event has two critical dates:July 18th – Idea SubmissionJuly 25th – Pizza and Pitch: If you are considering joining a team, or if you’re just interested in learning more about entrepreneurship on campus, join us for pitches, pizza and fun from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the eHUB / 9007 HUB MALL.

Price: Free

Link: http://entrepreneurship.ualberta.ca/ehub/ehub-spark

Jul
26
Sat
WordCamp 2014: Developer Edition
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm

This year’s WordCamp is focusing on developers and designers. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, we have sessions that should educate and enlighten you.

Price: $25

Link: http://2014.vancouver.wordcamp.org/tickets/

CODECAMP 2014: DAY 1
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Discover your passion for coding and showcase your creations by the end of CodeCamp. Dive into the local tech industry at the headquarters of one of the world’s most exciting organizations. Collaborate with like-minded peers and explore a new and exciting world of opportunities. Learn from capable developers and find out what it’s like to be one. Investigate whether a career in coding, programming or web development is right for you and get introduced to a new way of thinking. 

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/codecamp-2014-day-1-tickets-12020753397

Jul
27
Sun
Nodebots Day !
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NodeBots Day is back for 2014. We’ll join together across the world to create and learn.NodeBots Day is not a hackathon. There will be no prizes other than the satisfaction of making something awesome! There will be very little in the way of talks. We’re going to get together, collaborate and hack. The focus of NodeBots Day is on sharing and enjoying each other’s company. And JavaScript. Lots of JavaScript.

Price: $0

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nodebots-day-ottawa-tickets-12071479119?ref=estw

CODECAMP 2014: DAY 2
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Discover your passion for coding and showcase your creations by the end of CodeCamp. Dive into the local tech industry at the headquarters of one of the world’s most exciting organizations. Collaborate with like-minded peers and explore a new and exciting world of opportunities. Learn from capable developers and find out what it’s like to be one. Investigate whether a career in coding, programming or web development is right for you and get introduced to a new way of thinking. 

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/codecamp-2014-day-2-tickets-12020761421

Jul
28
Mon
#DevTO – Teaching for Tech & Tech for Learning
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm

Join #DevTO for their monthly meetup!

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/DevTOEvents/events/193370172/

Hackernest Tech Social @ TBD
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Drinks on us. HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech brethren. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch, yo), and brimming with UltraSmart people.

Price: $10 donation optional

Link: http://www.meetup.com/HackerNest/events/182946822/

Edmonton Go Meetup @ Startup Edmonton
Jul 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. 

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/startupedmonton/events/qfwsfhyskblc/

Jul
29
Tue
Blast Off Into Business
Jul 29 @ 7:45 am – Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm

3 Full Days on preparing a business plan, acquiring government assistance, government regulations and financial planning and projections. Enhance your success by starting your business with a sound basic understanding.

Link: http://ceed.ca/

Extreme Coffee: “Payments 101, Part 1″ with Jim Brown & Jeremy Murray
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Jim and Jeremy from SALT will discuss the elements of merchant discount rates, transaction fees, cross-border fees, assessments and other costs associated with payment processing. Extreme Coffee is about supercharging your Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with a themed talk, entrepreneurial minds, and lots of free coffee. Come to Extreme Startups for a dose of inspiration and return to your work refreshed and ready for some more hustle.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/ExtremeStartups/events/195564862/