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Student DevCon is suitable for:

  • Postsecondary students studying computing science and computer engineering.
  • Students with proficiency in computer programming or IT.
  • High school students with an interest in computing science are also encouraged to attend - Comp Sci 20 or 30 required.

*Please note: Valid Student I.D. will be requested at the registration desk. If you are not currently a student and interested in attending the program, please email hello@startupedmonton.com.


9:00 AM: Registration & Refreshments

9:30 AM: Kick Off & Keynote

  • Aaryn Flynn - Former General Manager of BioWare,

10:40 AM: Workshops - Six Sessions to Choose From! Topics include:

  • Data Visualization 
  • Product Toolkit 
  • How To Get Hired 
  • Web Development 
  • APIs 
  • Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Project 

12:00 PM: Lunch

12:45 PM: Keynote

2:15 PM: Workshops - Workshops - Six Sessions to Choose From! Topics include:

  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • How To Get Hired 
  • Cyber Security 
  • UX 
  • Gaming 
  • How To Hackathon 

3:35 PM: Coffee Break

3:45 PM: Keynote

  • Mike Kirkup - CTO, Encircle Inc. and Former Director of Velocity, University of Waterloo. 

5:15 PM: Company Mixer & Reception 

  • Introduction from companies followed by time to connect about opportunities! 

7:00 PM: Thanks & See You Next Year! 


In the past we've had speakers from companies like Apple, AirBnB and Jobber! This year, more keynoters will inspire you with their personal stories, advice for students and recent graduates, and lively Q & A sessions.


We know that you already have a boatload of assignments to tackle for school. In our hands-on workshops you'll gain the skills required to impress and connect with a company as well as tangible ways to hit-the-ground running when you hired. 

Past Workshop Highlights

  • Version Control 
  • Lean Canvas Model
  • Game and Story Development
  • Web Development 
  • Design for Developers
  • Introduction to Machine Learning


One of the best parts about Student DevCon is your chance to connect directly with the CTOs and Dev Teams from  from some of Canada's fastest growing tech companies.

Getting hired & being a successful new team member takes a lot of work and preparation:

  • Get experience building and showing your work
  • Meet the people who work at the companies and learn as much as you can
  • Participate in the community: hackathons, hack days, meetups and more

Student DevCon is a great chance to kick-start your interaction with startup teams!


Join your new friends as socials throughout the day. Your registration includes: 

  • Light Breakfast 
  • Snack & Coffee Breaks
  • Job Mixer