2019 Sessions

 

Keynote Panelists

$1,000,000 Experiments: How to Think Big About Impact and Scale

Tim Teh   Founder & CEO of    Kano

Tim Teh
Founder & CEO of Kano

Nicole Smith   Founder & CEO of    Flytographer

Nicole Smith
Founder & CEO of Flytographer

Dr. Hannes Blum    Angel Investor Venture Partner at   Acton Capital   Former President & CEO of AbeBooks

Dr. Hannes Blum
Angel Investor
Venture Partner at
Acton Capital
Former President & CEO of AbeBooks


FoundationS

Introduction to basic technical tools, programming best practices, and sessions for those new to tech.

Audience: Computer Science and Engineering students, beginner programmers

 

Nathaniel Woodthorpe   Program Manager,    GitHub Classroom

Nathaniel Woodthorpe
Program Manager, GitHub Classroom

Rebeca Espirito Santo & Corrie Tanner   Senior Recruiter & Business Development Manager,    Brainhunter

Rebeca Espirito Santo & Corrie Tanner
Senior Recruiter & Business Development Manager, Brainhunter

Spencer McEwan   Software Development Engineer,    Workday

Spencer McEwan
Software Development Engineer, Workday


Advanced and professional Tech

Advanced technologies such as Architecture Design, Databases, Scaling Systems, and API implementation.

Audience: Professional developers, advanced Computer Science and Engineering students

 

Nathan Calvank   Intermediate Fullstack Developer,    F reshWorks Studio

Nathan Calvank
Intermediate Fullstack Developer, FreshWorks Studio

Aurora Walker   Software Development Manager,    Bambora

Aurora Walker
Software Development Manager, Bambora

Chris Foster   CTO,    Two Story Robot

Chris Foster
CTO, Two Story Robot


Entrepreneurship

Introduction to building companies, apps, and products. How to assess customer feedback, market traction, MVP, and general business sense.

Audience: Computer Science, Engineering, and Business/Commerce students, developers and emerging entrepreneurs

Iain Duncan   Senior Consultant,    Crosslake Tech

Iain Duncan
Senior Consultant, Crosslake Tech

Tessa McLoughlin  Founder and Director ||  KWENCH

Tessa McLoughlin
Founder and Director || KWENCH

Mon Gill   Director of Sales & Marketing,    Stocksy

Mon Gill
Director of Sales & Marketing, Stocksy


product and Design

Best practices and strategies around design concepts, tools, and implementation. 

Audience: Computer Science, Engineering, Business/Commerce, and Design students, developers and emerging entrepreneurs

 

Ryan Stinson   Product Manager,    Dyspatch

Ryan Stinson
Product Manager, Dyspatch

Mike Apted   Startup Solutions Architect,    AWS Canada

Mike Apted
Startup Solutions Architect, AWS Canada

Liv MacIntosh   Digital Product Designer

Liv MacIntosh
Digital Product Designer