keynotes + workshops + chats

SNEAKY PEAK! Stay tuned as we add more sessions & speakers in the coming days!

2018 workshops

This year we have 12 workshops for you to choose from at two session times! Topics include: 

  • Data Visualization 
  • Product Toolkit 
  • Panel - How To Get Hired
  • Web Development 
  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Cyber Security 
  • How To Hackathon 
  • Launch Your Product!
  • Panel - An Inside Look

2018 keynotes

We'll also have three keynote sessions with inspiring leaders. Stay-tuned for the announcement of our third guest! 

KEYNOTE: BIOWARE & BEYOND

Aaryn Flynn is a veteran leader in the games industry. As Former General Manager of BioWare, Aaryn oversaw the development of Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Star Wars: The Old Republic and more. A University of Alberta graduate, Aaryn held many roles at BioWare before overseeing its three locations in September 2015. 

KEYNOTE: WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP (EVEN IF YOU DON'T HAVE TO) 

Mike Kirkup is the CTO, Encircle Inc. and Former Director of Velocity, University of Waterloo. 

Mike understands both the creative and commercial paths to building successful businesses. For over a decade, he has mentored hundreds of startups focused on developing mobile applications.

Keynote: AMA with anna koop 

Anna Koop is a data scientist for the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute at the University of Alberta. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta and a sessional instructor at Augustana Campus, University of Alberta. She completed her masters in computing science in 2007.

2018 company mixer

Companies pitch on the main-stage about what they build and why you should join their team! After the pitches, join in for a Company Mixer and meet the teams at growing companies, whether your looking for a job now or will be in the future.

Great Companies + Awesome Food & Drinks 

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