Celebrate International Women's Day in Calgary

Plus, how to have hard conversations with colleagues and hire your first employee

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  • This panel brings together leaders in Calgary to talk about career paths in technology, whether into leadership or progressing further as an individual contributor.

  • Speakers include:

  • Celebrate International Women's Day Calgary, with Toast, in partnership with Cassels, KPMG, BlueMarvel AI, Garmin, and connectFirst.

  • This event is open to everyone passionate about gender equity in the tech industry. Whether you're a professional in the field, an ally, or someone interested in learning more about how you can contribute to this important cause, your presence and participation are invaluable.

YYC Datacon | March 8-9

  • Real content. Real people. Real experiences.

  • Whether you're tuning state of the art deep learning models or just wondering how AI will transform your industry, YYC Datacon has the answers you're looking for.

  • Join YYC Datacon for two days of talks and networking in Calgary’s thriving data science scene.

  • Congratulations, you are ready to hire your first employee! Human Resources can be a misunderstood function within a business and it is often one of the areas that exposes business owners to the most risk.

  • Explore all you need to know about bringing on your first employee(s), the key functional areas of HR, work through real life situations, and understand the legal and legislation risks that exist in some of the most routine actions a leader will take, including when you are hiring your friends or family.

  • Meet and celebrate Alberta’s up-and-coming tech startups from Southern Alberta at the next Alberta Catalyzer Velocity Showcase.

  • The Velocity showcase is the culmination of an eight-week program where entrepreneurs work with industry experts and coaches to take their business to the next level in establishing a strong go-to-market strategy, polishing their pitches, and working towards qualifying for scale-up accelerators.

  • The Southern Alberta Showcase will kick off with pitches from the founders, followed by networking and food. Come meet the founders, see innovation in action, and learn how Alberta Catalyzer is helping supercharge startups across the province.

  • Session 6 of the Thriving Minds series explores how to navigate tough conversations with the folks we work with.

  • Collectively Tangled and Peer Guidance, in partnership with Platform Calgary, Innovate Calgary, and Rainforest Alberta, bring you the sixth and final session in this six-session series where we explore common challenges experienced by entrepreneurs and individuals working in the startup and innovation space.

  • With the mission of enhancing healthcare accessibility to underserved communities, PurposeMed now serves thousands of patients each month across their multiple verticals.

  • Their latest offering is a virtual clinic designed to provide gender-affirming healthcare to trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse patients.

  • The company has captured the attention of industry experts, ranking #2 in the Companies-to-Watch category of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50™ program and being listed as one of the top 15 startups in Canada by LinkedIn.

  • Join this chat with Amaan Banwait, PurposeMed’s co-founder and COO, to find out what the day-to-day is like in a purpose-driven company and what plans they have for reinventing the future of healthcare.

  • Join peers in person or online for two days jam-packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy, and networking.

  • Plus, check out the next generation of technology and innovation: internet, mobile, adtech, martech, and SaaS technology.

Inventures 2024 | May 29-31

  • Take part in three days with the brightest minds, angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders from across the globe that are solving the most critical issues of our time.

  • Inventure's 2024 content tracks are:

    • Growing up: Food tech, farm to fork

    • Earth tech: Building everything better

    • Tech triathlon: Quantum + AI + IoT

    • Entrepreneurship: Accelerating scale-up

    • Blurring boundaries: Tech at work

    • Live long, live well: Unveiling health data

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