JABC TechWorks 2.0

Date: March 2, 2021 & May 12, 2021
Time: Morning Session – 9:30 am – 10:45 am PST | Afternoon Session – 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm PST
Location: Virtual

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Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Location: Okanagan College

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

Accelerate Okanagan, banditVR, Central Okanagan Foundation, Dyspatch, HighTechU, SunRype, Yeti Farm Creative

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Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Location: The Nest @ University of British Columbia

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SPEAKERS

  • Andrew MacLean – Co-founder, HighTechU
  • Rob Fleming – Minister of Education
  • Andrew Marchant – Managing Director, Accenture
  • Ashleah Wilson – VP Marketing, Jane App
  • Devon Thompson – Financial Planner, RBC
  • Sheila Biggers – President & CEO, JABC
  • Bowinn Ma – Parliamentary Secretary, Province of BC

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Women in Technology – Presented by Deloitte
  • LED Tech Infused Into Everyday Items – Presented by ITA
  • Augmented Exploration – Presented by UBC Geering Up
  • It’s Not Rocket Science (Actually, it is!) – Presented by Maxar Technologies
  • Future Reimagined – Presented by Accenture
  • Robotics – Presented by Best Buy
  • Visual Effects & Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • The Developers’ Workshop – Presented by SAP
  • Powering BC – Presented by BC Hydro

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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PRESENTING

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

DreamCraft Attractions, HighTechU, Jane App, Thinkific

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Time: 9:30 am to 3:15 pm
Location: The University of Victoria

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SPEAKERS

  • Andrew MacLean – Co-founder, HighTechU
  • Diane Sam – Songhees Community Member
  • Rob Fleming – Minister of Education
  • Neil Henderson – General Manager, Redbase, Redbrick
  • Dayle McMillan – Financial Planner, RBC
  • Veronica Best – Director of Product, Dyspatch
  • Manny Padda – JABC Ambassador & Founder of New Avenue Capital
  • David Curtis – CEO, Viking Air

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Medical Device Ideation – Presented by StarFish Medical
  • Fly into the Future – Presented by Viking Air
  • Women in Technology – Presented by YYJ Tech Ladies
  • How Software Gets Built –  Presented by Dyspatch
  • Empower Your Voice – Presented by TC Helicon
  • Visual Effects & Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Breaking Boundaries in VR – Presented by LlamaZOO

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

PROVINCIAL PARTNERS

TITANIUM

PLATINUM

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

DreamCraft Attractions, HighTechU, LlamaZOO, Redbrick, StarFish Medical, TC Helicon, YYJ Tech Ladies

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View the JABC TechWorks Vancouver Highlight Reel.

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SPEAKERS

  • Stacey Wallin – Director, Venture Programs, BC Tech Association
  • Rob Fleming – Minister of Education, Province of BC
  • Harpinder Bhandal – Senior Product Manager, TELUS
  • Rocky Ozaki – Co-Founder, NoW-Academy and NoW Innovations
  • Rushabh Jhaveri – Vice President, Commercial Financial Services, RBC Royal Bank
  • Sarah Greig – Product Manager , Clio
  • Greg Malpass – CEO and Founder, Traction on Demand

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Women in Technology – Presented by Deloitte
  • TELUS Future Technologies – Presented by Telus
  • The SAP Developers’ Shop – Presented by SAP
  • Robotics – Presented by Best Buy
  • Emerging Technologies – Presented by Accenture
  • It’s not Rocket Science (Actually, it is!) – Presented by Maxar Technologies (formerly MDA)
  • Visual Effects & Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Powering BC – Presented by BC Hydro

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

PRESENTING

TITANIUM

PLATINUM

GOLD

SILVER

INDUSTRY SPONSOR

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BC Tech Association, NoW-Academy, RBC Foundation, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Traction on Demand

QUOTES

“The most memorable part of my day was engaging with other youth and discovering the opportunities within technology.”
– Sophie G., Student at École Victor-Brodeur

“I was blown away…it was a great event and there was something for every student to get excited and motivated by!”
– Colleen M., Teacher at Parkland Secondary

“The most memorable part of my day was meeting people that truly love their work.”
– Gema L., Student at Claremont Secondary

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SPEAKERS

  • Andrew MacLean– Co-Founder, HighTechU
  • Rob Fleming– Minister of Education
  • Neil Henderson– GM, Software & Extensions, Redbrick
  • Nicole Smith –  CEO and Founder, Flytographer
  • Laura Grondahl – Software Developer, LlamaZOO
  • David Curtis – CEO, Viking Air
  • Rick Glumac – Parliamentary Secretary for Technology, Province of BC
  • Sheila Biggers – President and CEO, JABC

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Fly into the Future – Presented by Viking Air
  • Women in Technology – Presented YYJ Tech Ladies
  • Empower your Voice – Presented by TC Helicon
  • Battlesnake – Presented by Sendwithus
  • Powering BC – Presented by BC Hydro
  • Visual Effects & Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

PLATINUM

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BC Hydro, BC Tech Association, Flytographer, HighTechU, LlamaZoo, RBC Foundation, Sendwithus, Sony Imageworks, TC Helicon, Workday, YYJ Tech Ladies

QUOTES

“I was blown away…it was a great event and there was something for every student to get excited and motivated by!”
– Colleen M., Teacher at Parkland Secondary

“The most memorable part of my day was meeting people that truly love their work.”
– Gema L., Student at Claremont Secondary

“I liked learning about the process of animating a scene in the movies.”
– Chynna A., Student at St. Andrews Regional High School

“The most memorable part of my day was engaging with other youth and discovering the opportunities within technology.”
– Sophie G., Student at École Victor-Brodeur

Check out the photo gallery HERE.

View the JABC TechWorks Vancouver Highlight Reel.

View the Post Event Program Report

Speakers:

  • Vic Kambli – Emcee
  • Eileen Kenkel – Director, Program Management Office, Customer Experience, TELUS
  • Rocky Ozaki – VP of Community, BC Tech Association
  • Devon Thompson – VP of Commercial Finances, RBC
  • Rebecca Liggins – Product Designer, Clio
  • Scott Miller – Chief Executive Officer, Vision Critical
  • Laura Grondahl – Software Developer, LlamaZOO

Breakout Sessions:

  • Virtual Reality – Presented by TELUS
  • Fun with IoT & SAP – Presented by SAP
  • Powering BC – Presented by BC Hydro
  • Visual Effects and Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • It’s Not Rocket Science (Actually, it is!) – Presented by MDA Corporation
  • Acclerate into the Future with Technology – Presented by Accenture
  • Women in Technology – Presented by Deloitte & Supporting Sponsor Mobify
  • The Science Behind a Gallery – Presented by TELUS World of Science

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

FOUNDING AND PRESENTING

TITANIUM

PLATINUM

GOLD

SILVER

INDUSTRY SPONSOR

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BC Tech Association, Science World at Telus world of science, Southcott Strategy, RBC Foundation, GLOO Studios.

QUOTES

I am inspired and more open to a totally new field.
– Helena L., Grade 10 student

I now have a better understanding of how to support students in their career choices and have a greater awareness of the impact technology has on all jobs.
– Sally Wong, Educator

I enjoyed learning about the many new jobs for the future.
– Chloe P., Grade 10 student

I learned so many things about technology and what possible work I can get if I continue in the tech industry.
– Alyanna R., Grade 11 student

View the JABC TechWorks Vancouver Highlight Reel.

View the Post Event Program Report

Speakers:

  • Shaun Wysiecki – Emcee
  • Arleen King –  TELUS
  • Rocky Ozaki – BC Tech Association
  • Mark Cunningham – Stytch
  • Irina Belova –  Clio
  • Jeff Smith – Mobify
  • Gordon Li – Ministry of Education
  • Dr Sarah Lubik –  SFU

Breakout Sessions:

  • Virtual Reality – Presented by TELUS
  • Fun with IoT & SAP – Presented by SAP
  • Powering BC – Presented by BC Hydro
  • Visual Effects and Animation – Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • It’s Not Rocket Science (Actually, it is!) – Presented by MDA Corporation
  • Super Hero Plasmids – Presented by Genome BC
  • Women in Technology – Presented by Deloitte & Supporting Sponsor Mobify

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

FOUNDING AND PRESENTING

CONTENT SPONSOR

PARTNER SPONSOR

DEMO SPONSORS

LUNCH SPONSORS

REGISTRATION SPONSOR

COMMUNITY SPONSOR

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BC Tech Association, Gloo Studios