It's time to get social

Plus, it's jobs galore for engineers

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


🗓️ Tuesday, April 9 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • Join an informative discussion on how these companies have adopted AI to improve efficiencies and overall business practices while discussing the results and some of the pain points to be mindful of when exploring and adopting AI.

  • Speakers include:

🗓️ Thursday, April 25 | 🎟️ Free registration

  • This event will bring together a collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for networking, deal-making, and just plain old catching up.

  • And as usual, your first drink is free, compliments of The High Technology Facilities Group!

🗓️ Tuesday, April 30 | 🎟️ Free registration

  • You’re invited to join us every Tuesday between 8:00 a.m. - 10:00am to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.


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In the Canadian climatetech industry, 2024 will mark a pivotal moment. Fasken has successfully completed over C$400M in venture financings for climatetech companies in the last 12 months. Leveraging our extensive legal expertise in this sector, we are able to navigate the current challenging fundraising environment to structure and close deals. Learn more here: Climate Tech | Fasken.

🗓️ Tuesday, April 9 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • Bringing something a little different to the Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum this session. Join co-founder and advisor speed dating, a networking and pitch event for those looking to grow their teams.

  • ​What can you expect? A fun night of quick pitches and speedy conversations as you navigate the room looking for a potential business partner or industry leader to help provide guidance for your venture.

🗓️ Tuesday, April 9 | 🎟️ Free registration


Fund Your Future!

Are you looking to take the next step in your career, but need a flexible and financially viable learning option to fit your busy life as a working professional?

University Canada West’s Industry Professionals Grant offers eligible applicants up to $8,500 off the tuition cost of the Master of Business Administration program. Learn how to take challenging situations in a stride, apply pragmatic solutions to problems and ultimately drive the success of your organization through intelligent decision-making.

This grant is open to domestic applicants who are current members of a recognized Canadian professional association. Learn more.

🗓️ April 16-17 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • Experience INNOVATEwest, where thousands of tech and business leaders converge to connect, learn, discover, and grow. Engage in matchmaking, networking, lead generation, and business development alongside industry thought leaders and innovators.

🗓️ Thursday, April 18 | 🎟️ Free registration

  • ​Following the InnovateWest Conference, we extend a warm invitation to all retail traders who are in Vancouver to join us for a happy hour and conversation around the markets!


COAST Talks: Exploring Aquaculture Innovation

Discover the latest COAST Talks Webinar highlighting innovation in Aquaculture, an essential element of global food provision. This webinar delves into discussions about cutting-edge technologies and strategies shaping the course of aquaculture. Watch the entire webinar.

🗓️ Monday, April 22 | 🎟️ Free registration

  • This will be a meaningful 3-hour session with a focus on sharing practical tools and resources, highlighting what leaders can do to utilize EDIB related practices to better support Black professionals.

🗓️ Wednesday, April 24 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • ​Are you a founder who is working on an exciting startup idea? Do you want to connect with other founders and get feedback, advice, and support? If yes, then join us for the Founders Huddle.


Thursday, April 11 | Learn More

At Design and Innovation Day, engage with tomorrow’s engineers and discover how the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s diverse Capstone projects can benefit your organization.

🗓️ Thursday, June 6 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • The annual Tech Talent North (TTN) Conference is built by tech sector culture leaders and innovators and will be back in Vancouver and Toronto in 2024!

  • Co-Founded by TAP Network and Cube Business Media Inc., Tech Talent North helps leading tech firms navigate the most pressing people and culture issues. As a people-leader, culture scaler or HR aficionado, you’re invited to join and learn tactical strategies from Canada’s most innovative CEOs and HR thought-leaders.


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