Member Events

Broadview Networks: Upcoming Training

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Moving to Microsoft Office 2016 with Outlook
DATE:  8/21
TIME:  9:00 am – 4:30 pm
WHERE:  Unit #1 – 1530 Taylor Avenue, Winnipeg, MB  R3N 1Y1
PRESENTER:  Broadview Networks, MCT, MOS
This one-day course is intended for individuals who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Office 2007 or Office 2010 and who are interested in transitioning to Office 2016.
In this course, you’ll explore a variety of enhancements, from Word’s ability to edit PDF files to the new Flash Fill functionality in Excel that dramatically increases the speed at which you can add data to a spreadsheet.  You’ll discover how the cloud has been deeply integrated into your Office experience and how collaborating with colleagues has never been easier.

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CIIRDF Information Session - August 24th, 2017

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Manitoba Trade and Investment will be hosting an information session with the Canada Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (CIIRDF) on Thursday, August 24, 2017 to inform Manitoba companies of the opportunity to work with Israeli partners and access money available through the Foundation to fund research and development projects.
 
The information session will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the offices of Manitoba Trade and Investment, 1100 – 259 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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ISACA 'Board Responsibilities for Cyber Security' - September 19th, 2017

High profile cyber-attacks, like Ransomware, occur with alarming frequency and affect almost every enterprise. Rapidly evolving technologies like the Internet of Things, cloud, artificial intelligence, and even quantum computing have profound implications on cyber security.

The enterprise’s Board of Directors has responsibility for ensuring appropriate governance of information and technology. So, what should board directors be concerned about relative to cyber security? What are typical practices relative to managing cyber risk that boards have adopted? What types of reports and information should the board request from management? What questions might the board ask management to help ensure proper oversight and governance?

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Project World/Business Analyst World - Sept. 18-21, 2017

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ProjectWorld*BusinessAnalystWorld is the largest series of conferences for project managers and business analysts in North America.  These industry leading events feature expert speakers representing every sector, from all reaches of the globe.  

From the opening Keynote to the close, ProjectWorld*BAWorld events offers tangible education and non-stop opportunities to learn. You will leave feeling invigorated and motivated, armed with new skills, tools and techniques that can be immediately applied in your workplace - not to mention an arsenal of new contacts.  PW*BAW places great importance in connecting you with others in your community.

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Startup Canada Awards - September 21st, 2017

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Enjoy a toast as we celebrate those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in the Prairies' entrepeneurship and innovation community at the regional Startup Canada Awards, a red carpet event. Be the first to know - regional winners announced at the event!

Connect with the movers and shakers of the Prairies' entrepreneurship community during the reception - network over drinks and mingle with key players, including this year's Prairies winners. Then join us for the ceremony.

Agenda
5.30 - 6.30 pm | Reception and Networking
6.30 - 8.30 pm | Ceremony
*After party details TBA

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2017 ASE Career Fair - October 3rd, 2017

2017 ASE Fair

The University of Manitoba will be hosting its annual ASE Career Fair on October 3rd, 2017 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The career fair focuses on connecting students from the Faculties of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Science, and Engineering with potential employers. (This year, the ASE Career Fair has expanded in order to include employers from science and computer science)

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SaaS Conference, Ottawa - November 29 - 30th, 2017

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Co-founded by L-SPARK Corporation and Cube Business Media Inc., SAAS NORTH brings the entire Canadian SaaS ecosystem under one roof.   Whether a start-up or a global brand, an investor or a service provider specializing in SaaS, SAAS NORTH is your opportunity to cross-pollinate with SaaS professionals from coast-to-coast.

For anyone who would like to register, use RBC’s discount code of SN-RBC and receive 35% off the regular price

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Gender Summit - November 6-8, 2017, Montreal

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EMBRACING PLURALISM AND THRIVING THROUGH DIVERSITY – SHAPING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
November 6-8, 2017 - Montreal, Canada

The Gender Summit is a platform for dialogue where scientists, policymakers, gender scholars and stakeholders in science systems examine new research evidence showing when, why, and how biological differences (sex) and socio-cultural differences (gender) between females and males impact on outcomes. The aim is to reach consensus where improvements to science knowledge and science practice are needed and who should take action.

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