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Dec
6
Fri
Le Wagon Montréal Demo Day – Batch 329 @ Le Wagon Montréal
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

La session d’automne est bien entamée au Wagon Montréal et on se prépare déjà pour une soirée Demo Day mémorable 🔥 Le vendredi 6 décembre, venez découvrir les produits tech développés par nos étudiants pendant les 10 derniers jours du programme FullStack.

  • Vous cherchez à recruter un développeur web junior, un product manager ou un growth hacker?
  • Vous êtes à la recherche d’un co-fondateur technique?
  • Vous voulez réseauter avec des acteurs de l’écosystème tech et entrepreneurial montréalais?
  • Vous êtes curieux d’assister à une session de pitchs impressionnants?
  • Vous souhaitez rencontrer notre équipe pour en savoir plus sur le programme ?

Il y a toujours une bonne raison de venir à notre Demo Day! Invitez collègues et amis et venez partager un moment convivial avec la communauté.

>>>> Un avant-goût ? Regardez les produits qui ont été développés par des alumni du Wagon Montréal et ailleurs dans le Monde <<<<

AU PROGRAMME

18h00: Accueil. Prenez place et préparez-vous!

18h15: Introduction

18h30: Session de pitch: 5 minutes par pitch pour vous convaincre.

19h30: Réseautage / Verres et bouchées offerts.

Votre billet donne droit à 2 boissons.

Un grand merci à La Gare d’accueillir notre événement <3

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English

Our Fall session is well advanced at Le Wagon Montreal and we are getting ready for another amazing Demo Day 🔥 On Friday December 6, discover the tech products built by our Fall batch students the last 10 days of the 9-week FullStack program.

  • Do you want to hire skillful junior developers, product managers or growth hackers?
  • Are you looking for a technical partner?
  • Do you want to network with important players in the local startup scene?
  • Are you eager to attend an inspiring pitch session?
  • Do you want to meet our team, have a good time, and share a drink with us?

There is always a good reason to come to our Demo Day! Invite your colleagues and friends and come share a drink with our community, good time guaranteed.

>>>> Want a taste? Take a look at the products built by our alumni <<<<

SCHEDULE

6:00 p.m.: Welcome participants: Join us, take a seat and get ready for the show!

6:15 p.m.: Welcome speech.

6:30 p.m.: Pitch time: groups will present their tech products, a 5-minute pitch to convince you.

7:30 p.m.: Chill with us at the bar! Drinks & food on us 😉

Biohealth Innovation Week: Packaged Pricing @ District 3 - Classroom
Dec 6 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

About this Event

Use this page to buy tickets to the full week, to all evening events, or all afternoon events.

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Biohealth Innovation week is a dynamic bootcamp that will bring together the key players in Montreal’s Biohealth sector to provide informative workshops and panel discussions. You will have the opportunity to discover the latest trends in Biohealth, network with Life-Science Startups, Venture Capitalists and the leading community players in Montreal’s bio-innovation ecosystem. Sponsored by the city of Montreal and District 3.

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December 2nd

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm Workshop – Design Thinking in Life Sciences
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Panel- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Montreal Bio-Innovation Ecosystem

Buy tickets for December 2nd here: http://bit.ly/2ptnDYv

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December 3rd

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm Workshop – Product Development and Quality Management for Biomed and Biotech
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Panel – Emerging Technologies Shaping the Future of Life Sciences

Buy tickets for December 3rd here: http://bit.ly/37r3eoi

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December 4th

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm Workshop – Biohealth Data
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Panel -AI in Life Sciences: How AI is Supporting Advancement of Biohealth Research

Buy tickets for December 4th here: http://bit.ly/2QuGIVj

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December 5th

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm Workshop – How do you Evaluate the Financial Health of your Business? Finance for Life Science Companies Workshop
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Panel – Demystifying Investment in Life Science Startups

Buy tickets for December 5th here: http://bit.ly/2r9eRPN

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December 6th

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm Workshop -Effective Job Search Strategies in Biohealth
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Panel and Recruitment Event – Making the Right Choice: Bringing Together Talent and Employers

Buy tickets for December 6th here: http://bit.ly/2qfPUCw

Dec
8
Sun
An Intro to HTML & CSS @ Concordia University
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
During this workshop, you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS. HTML is the skeleton of every website on the internet and nearly all websites use CSS for styling. Learning HTML and CSS is the first step toward building a personal website, becoming more technically fluent, or beginning a career in web development or design!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
– Structure and syntax of HTML and CSS

– Common HTML elements

– Important CSS properties

REQUIREMENTS / PREREQUISITES
Participants will be required to have a computer that can connect to the Internet and run the following software:

System Requirements: MacOS, Linux, or Windows 8 or higher

This workshop is designed for absolute beginners! There are no prerequisites.

NOTE

Space is limited. You must register on Eventbrite to be admitted.

WORKSHOP PROVIDER

This workshop is brought to you by Concordia Bootcamps.

DISCLAIMER

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event.
By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but are not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications.

WiML Pre-Workshop Reception 2019 @ Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

About this Event

General registration is now open. If no spots are available, it is because the event is sold out. Please join the waitlist. Waitlist will only open when more slots are available. If you are an invited guest, workshop presenter or contributor, don’t forget to check your email for reserved spots and use the coupon code provided in the email to register for the reserved spots.

Please join us for a reception organized by the Women in Machine Learning (WiML) organization. The reception is happening before WiML Workshop 2019 in Vancouver, Canada and takes place at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel (5 minutes walk from workshop venue).

The goal of this event is to bring together workshop attendees from different research areas and across all stages of their careers to meet, find mentorship, and learn from each other. We will have special guests giving remarks about their experience, career path, and unique perspective on the machine learning community.

All genders are welcome. Light appetizers will be served.

Important notes:

– Registration for this reception is separate from registration for the workshop. To attend the reception, register here. To attend the workshop, register at https://wiml2019workshop.eventbrite.com.

– Due to extremely limited capacity, we ask that you only register if you are committed to attending.

– Even if you are registered for the workshop, you must register here for the reception, in order to attend the reception.

Registration is free. Do register early, as we may reach capacity soon. All participants are required to abide by the WiML Code of Conduct.

ORGANIZERS

Meha Kaushik (Microsoft)

Srishti Yadav (Simon Fraser University)

FAQs

I am registered for the workshop. Does this mean I’m also registered for the reception?

Unfortunately, no. Reception registration is separate from workshop registration. You would still need to register separately for the reception here.

I am a man. Can I attend?

Yes. All genders are welcome to attend!

Can I bring a plus one (not including children)?

Unfortunately no as spots are limited. However, your intended plus one can register on her/his/their own.

Can I bring my kids?

Yes. You are welcome to bring your child. The mother’s room (named: Shaughnessy Salon) is close to the reception room(Pinnacle Ballroom).

The Shaughnessy Salon is located on the 3rd floor Ballroom Level, adjacent to the Pinnacle Ballroom. Please following the directional signage to the Mothers Room.

I have dietary restrictions. Will there be something I can eat?

While we will try our best to accommodate dietary restrictions, we cannot guarantee that every restriction can be accommodated.

I can’t make it anymore. What do I do?

We greatly appreciate you canceling your registration, so that someone else can take your spot. You can cancel by logging onto your EventBrite account on a computer (not mobile).

Is my registration transferable?

We’re not able to manually transfer registrations. Please cancel your registration if you can’t make it anymore.

Is it ok if the name on my registration doesn’t match the person who actually attends?

To help us keep track of who attends our events and provide accurate info to our sponsors, please only register for yourself.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, just show up, and we will check you in.

How can I find out more about WiML?

See our website.

TechIdea Submission Deadline for Pitch Competition @ McGill Engine
Dec 8 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 9 @ 12:59 am

The top 5 idea submissions will pitch in front of a panel of judges during the McGill Engine’s annual John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar taking place during EUS TechWeek on Tuesday January 21, 2020.

*The top 3 pitches will win cash prizes of $500, $250 and $100.*

Submission deadline is December 8th, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

The TechIdea Pitch Competition is open to any McGill University student team comprised of 2 to 4 members where at least one member is a currently enrolled student, undergraduate or graduate, in McGill’s Faculty of Engineering. If you have already developed your solution and are beyond the idea stage (e.g. already have sales or customer transactions), then you are not eligible.

Submit your idea today! https://mcgill.ca/engine/events/techidea-pitch-competition

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out! You can email engine@mcgill.ca or visit the McGill Engine Centre (FDA5) and speak with our Community Manager!

Dec
9
Mon
Registering Your Business @ YES Montreal
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

FREE

What are the benefits of registering your business? What is required to register in Quebec?

Find out all the specifics of what it takes to register a business in Quebec in this free workshop. A Legal Information Officer will show you step-bystep how to register your business with the Quebec government, providing a legal framework to help you through the process. You’ll also learn about the different legal structures so you can decide which one is right for your business.

Speaker: Jon Kristinarson, Legal Information Officer

Pre-registration is required. Handout package: $2

Available in-centre and online. If you choose to attend the in-centre workshop, please visit our centre at 666 Sherbrooke Street West on the 7th floor.

For more information or to register by phone, call 514-878-9788

Dec
10
Tue
DU RISQUE À LA CONTINUITÉ DES ACTIVITÉS – Meilleures pratiques d’affaires
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

À propos de cet événement

Un incendie ou un autre incident majeur touche votre entreprise. Le temps s’arrête et les questions surgissent dans votre tête. Est-ce que votre entreprise est prête à réagir?

Une démarche de gestion de la continuité des activités pourrait vous aider à diminuer les effets d’un incident majeur sur votre environnement, vos actifs, vos activités, vos revenus, votre réputation et votre milieu!

Du risque à la continuité des activités : quel est votre plan B?

OBJECTIFS

Ce que cette séance vous apportera :

À travers cette séance de formation, les participants verront les différentes étapes à suivre pour jeter les bases de leur plan de continuité des activités.

Les participants seront notamment en mesure :

  • de déterminer les risques pouvant affecter l’entreprise et les conséquences qui en découlent;
  • de comprendre les étapes de la planification de la continuité des activités afin d’être en mesure d’amorcer une démarche;
  • de connaître les sources d’information au sujet de la continuité des activités.

Thèmes abordés :

  • Le risque et ses conséquences;
  • Les mesures pouvant être mises en place pour éliminer ou atténuer les risques et conséquences;
  • La gestion de la continuité des activités;
  • Les différences entre les mesures d’urgence et la continuité des activités;
  • Les grandes étapes et les bénéfices de la continuité des activités.

APPROCHE PÉDAGOGIQUE

Dans le but d’amener l’entreprise à amorcer sa démarche un pas à la fois, la formation combine des exposés et des exercices simples, efficaces et orientés vers l’action, notamment par le biais :

  • de cas fictifs;
  • de réflexions individuelles et en groupe;
  • d’auto-évaluation.

Elle propose également deux vidéos d’expériences vécues par les entreprises, pour contribuer de façon concrète à l’apprentissage des participants.

Cette formation est complémentaire au Guide de gestion de la continuité des activités des petites et moyennes entreprises québécoises du Ministère.

Documentation :

  • Présentation PowerPoint;
  • Cahier d’activités;
  • Liens Web vers divers outils;
  • Aide-mémoire des différentes étapes de la démarche de continuité des activités.
MASTER CLASS : LA MARQUE AU CŒUR DE VOTRE PROJET | Zú
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Présenté par Vibrant Marketing
La marque n’est pas un simple logo, c’est la connexion que vous formez avec tout votre écosystème, incluant les employés que vous désirez attirer. Participer à cet atelier pour développer votre plan d’action pour votre stratégie de marque.

⇲ BIllets: 15$

Presented by Vibrant Marketing
Brand is not a logo and a website. It is the connection you form with all your ecosystem, including the employees you want to attract. Join this workshop to understand how to develop anaction plan for your brand strategy.

⇲ Tickets: $15

Cocktail de fin d’année et Finale d’Innovinc. RBC – Esquissez
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

À propos de cet événement

Toute l’équipe du Centre d’entrepreneuriat Poly-UdeM a le plaisir de vous inviter à son cocktail de Noël.

Cette soirée sera aussi l’occasion de récompenser les gagnants du volet Esquissez du concours Innovinc. RBC. Notre cohorte a travaillé fort pour élaborer des modèles d’affaires innovants. Venez découvrir les projets finalistes!

Au programme :

  • 17 h 30 : Accueil des invités
  • 17 h 45 : Mot de bienvenue et témoignage
  • 18 h : Pitchs des 11 startups et remise de prix
  • 18 h 30 : Cocktail festif et surprises

Joignez-vous à nous pour cette soirée festive où la magie de Noël sera au rendez-vous! Inscription obligatoire. Réservez maintenant, les places sont limitées.

js-montreal monthly meetup
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Want to learn more about JavaScript? Meet other people who are passionate about writing software? Show off your latest project?

We meet on every second Tuesday of the month. The details are always available on http://js-montreal.org

Front-end, backend with Node and other tools, other interesting uses for JavaScript: We got you covered.

If you wish to sponsor one of our events, get in touch. We often do beer + pizza before the meetup and give you a chance to talk about your company and what you’re looking for in terms of developers.

Our goal is to bring the MTL JS development community together and promote the use and understanding of the language, inside and outside the browser. We’ve been doing this since 2010.
For full details, including the address, and to RSVP see:
http://www.meetup.com/js-montreal/
js-montreal – montreal’s javascript user group