Quantum conference comes to Calgary

Plus, Tech Thursday turns one

Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.

Before we get into this, check out the results from our weekly poll: On Sunday, we asked how many visitors Platform Calgary welcomed to its facility in 2023. Fifty-six percent of you got it right: over 44,000.

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Startup TNT Happy Hour | Every Thursday

  • Connect with local entrepreneurs and investors at Startup TNT’s weekly happy hour events in Edmonton and Calgary.

  • Join every Thursday to meet a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals and engage in conversations about latest trends and strategies.

  • Tech Thursdays is joining up with Calgary Economic Development to co-host a panel discussion on "Leaders in Cybersecurity in Calgary," spotlighting key figures in the city's cybersecurity landscape. Explore insights and strategies from industry leaders shaping cybersecurity initiatives in Calgary and beyond. [Sold out]


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  • Get ready to embark on your entrepreneurial journey with Startup 101, Platform Calgary's early-stage startup program. The startup scene can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you're nurturing a business idea, exploring a new career path, or seeking solutions to real-world problems, Startup 101 can help you get started.

  • Startup 101 is for you if...

    • You have an idea for a business and want tangible steps to get started

    • You’re curious about what support is available to you, and how to use it

    • You’re overwhelmed by startup lingo (MVP who?)

  • Tech Thursdays has gotten together a panel of entrepreneurs who have started companies while at the same time started, or expanded their families. Hear from them about what went into the thought process, how they manage their time, and what to consider while making this choice.

qConnect 2024 | October 2-3

  • qConnect 2024 is a unique two-day summit in Calgary that connects quantum creators with prospective users of their technology. Included within the programming, inspiring presenters and panels will explore potential applications of quantum technologies in health, energy and sustainable cities.

  • qConnect 2024 offers a dynamic platform for industry leaders, government representatives and stakeholders from around the world to converge and explore the transformative potential of quantum applications, while engaging with quantum creators whose technologies will disrupt — and improve — industries in the years ahead.

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