Sep
24
Mon
World Angel Investment Summit Tickets
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm
World Angel Investment Summit @ Toronto | Ontario | Canada

The Summit will attract over 700 investors, partners and industry leaders from around the world and is the flagship event for the Canadian Angel Investor community.

We will be building on the international focus introduced at the 2017 Summit in Montreal, making this the largest and most international gathering of Angel investors in Canadian history. This will also be the first time that NACO partners with a larger event to ensure our community adds direct and immediate value to the local startup ecosystem.

NACO will be partnering with the Elevate Tech Fest, offering both premium content for our attendees, as well as collaborating with Elevate to run their Financing track and cohost keynote speakers. Consequently, the 2018 World Angel Investment Summit is the culmination of years worth of NACO’s efforts to build Angel communities across the country, and will catalyze a more dynamic early stage capital ecosystem.

Sep
26
Wed
Women in Business Enterprise Conference – Toronto @ The Metro Toronto Convention Centre Tickets
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm
Women in Business Enterprise Conference - Toronto @ The Metro Toronto Convention Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Opportunities NB is pleased to encourage New Brunswick women-owned businesses to attend Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Conference which will be held in Toronto on September 26 and 27 2018. This conference is catered towards women-owned businesses seeking to demonstrate their diversity commitment and expand reach in new global markets.

The conference will connect participants with 200+ certified diverse suppliers, corporations and government procurement professionals and those championing supplier diversity.  It is also an opportunity to network, learn and share knowledge with other women-owned businesses and government agencies, and to learn more about supplier diversity programs. To register for this conference kindly visit the Women in Business Enterprise (WBE) Conference site and contact ONB:  natu.maliondo@onbcanada.ca.

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Opportunités NB a le plaisir d’encourager les femmes propriétaires d’entreprises néo-brunswickoises à assister à la Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Conference, à Toronto, les 26 et 27 septembre 2018. Cette conférence est destinée aux femmes propriétaires d’entreprises désireuses de manifester leur engagement envers la diversité et d’élargir leur rayonnement sur les nouveaux marchés mondiaux.

La conférence permettra aux participantes de prendre contact avec plus de 200 fournisseurs certifiés, entreprises et professionnels de l’approvisionnement du milieu gouvernemental ainsi qu’avec ceux qui militent en faveur de la diversification des fournisseurs. Il s’agit également d’une occasion en or pour faire réseautage, apprendre de nouvelles choses et échanger des connaissances avec d’autres femmes propriétaires d’entreprises et organismes gouvernementaux, ainsi que pour en savoir davantage sur les programmes visant la diversité des fournisseurs. Si vous désirez vous inscrire à cette conférence, veuillez cliquer sur Women in Business Enterprise(WBE) Conference et prendre contact avec ONB : natu.maliondo@onbcanada.ca.

Sep
27
Thu
Innovation at the Market 2018 @ Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market Tickets
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Innovation at the Market 2018 @ Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market | Fredericton | New Brunswick | Canada

Members of the bioscience community are invited to submit their choice for the recipient of the New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award. Nominees can be from industry, academia, research and any supporting role that has a stake in the bioscience community. The award recognizes one individual who, above all others, has made outstanding contributions to the growth and promotion of the sector.

Please share with us how their work increased the research, development and commercialization capacity in New Brunswick and elevated the status of New Brunswick in the global bioscience community.

All nominations will be considered by the review committee and the winner will be announced at Innovation at the Market on September 27th, 2018.

Click here to submit your nomination. (ENG/FR)

Nomination deadline: September 16, 11:59 p.m.

Sep
28
Fri
5 Workplace Policy Areas to Manage Marijuana Risks @ Venn Centre Tickets
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
5 Workplace Policy Areas to Manage Marijuana Risks @ Venn Centre | Moncton | New Brunswick | Canada

The legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada is imminent. Employers are feeling the heat to prepare – even as they continue efforts to manage the impact of increasing medically-authorized marijuana use.  Join Venn and McInnes Cooper Labour & Employment Lawyer Dominique Fontaine,  as, based on recent legal developments, she smokes out the five key policy areas for employers to review and revise, or to create, to manage the workplace risks of marijuana.

Dominique  Fontaine is a bilingual Labour & Employment lawyer. She advises employers daily in offering strategic advice on various legal questions, including the duty to accommodate, human rights, occupational health and safety, terminations and the development or the application of internal policies. She is also experienced in litigation, including wrongful dismissal cases, and has appeared before the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Small Claims Court of New Brunswick.   Dominique is a member of the Human Resources Association of New Brunswick, the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of New Brunswick, and the AJEFNB (Association des juristes d’expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick).

 

*This session will be presented in English. 

 

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Gérer les risques de la consommation de marijuana au travail

La légalisation de la marijuana au Canada s’approche. Les employeurs se sentent la pression – même s’ils continuent de gérer les conséquences de la consommation de marijuana prescrite à des fins médicales. Joignez-vous à nous le 28 septembre où Dominique Fontaine, avocate spécialisée en droit du travail et de l’emploi à McInnes Cooper, discutera les cinq domaines politiques à regarder et réviser, ou à établir, pour que les employeurs puissent gérer les risques de la consommation de marijuana au travail.

Dominique Fontaine est avocate bilingue en droit du travail et de l’emploi. Elle conseille des employeurs quotidiennement en les offrant des conseils stratégiques en matière de l’obligation d’adaptation, des droites de l’homme, de la santé et de la sécurité au travail, des cessations d’emploi et de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre des politiques internes, entre autres. Elle a aussi de l’expérience des litiges (y compris les cas de renvoi injustifié) et a comparu devant la Cour d’appel du Nouveau-Brunswick, la Cour du Banc de la Reine et la Cour des petites créances du Nouveau-Brunswick. Dominique est membre de l’Association des Ressources Humaines du Nouveau-Brunswick, l’Association du Barreau canadien et l’AJEFNB (Association des juristes d’expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick).

 

*Ce dîner-conférence sera présenté en anglais.

 

 

Oct
1
Mon
Energy Innovations Forum 2018 @ Fredericton Convention Centre Tickets
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm
Energy Innovations Forum 2018 @ Fredericton Convention Centre | Fredericton | New Brunswick | Canada

The global transformation of the electricity industry and the development of smart energy cities represent a once-in-a-generation growth opportunity.

Hear from the innovators already creating this new energy future and network with international, national and regional leaders to spark ideas and partnership opportunities you can create here and take across the globe.

Day 1 – Evolving Energy Technologies
Sessions will explore state-of-the-art innovations in energy technologies, new energy transaction models, and digitization of the industry.

Topics include: Microgrids, community energy trading and blockchain technology, energy storage, and smart energy cities in a low carbon future

Day 2 – Energy Innovation in Practice
Sessions will examine the developments, challenges and evolving business opportunities in the smart energy sector.

Topics include: Intelligent and resilient grids, lessons in innovation from emerging economies, the new energy consumer, and energy in transition through the regulatory and policy lens.

Oct
2
Tue
Formation de la vente professionnelle / Professional Sales Training @ Four Points by Sheraton Tickets
Oct 2 @ 8:30 am – Oct 4 @ 4:30 pm
Formation de la vente professionnelle / Professional Sales Training @ Four Points by Sheraton  | Edmundston | Nouveau-Brunswick | Canada

Devenez le partenaire de vos clients et optimisez la pénétration et la rentabilité de vos comptes clés.

Dans un marché très compétitif et en constante évolution, les acheteurs attendent plus de vous – information, expertise et professionnalisme, Ils exigent de la valeur non seulement pour vos produits et services, mais aussi pour vos relations avec eux.

Tous les rôles de vente ont des éléments communs. Vous devez faire face à des gens qui disent non; planifier comment atteindre vos objectifs; équilibrer vos propres intérêts avec ceux de vos clients; influencer les gens pour réussir; Communiquer efficacement pour que les clients reconnaissent la valeur de vos produits.

La vente professionnelle de l’Association canadienne des professionnels de la vente (ACPV) vous prépare à réussir dans tous ces domaines et dans d’autres.

En savoir plus: http://www.venninnovation.com/fr/formation-de-la-vente-professionnelle/

*Veuillez noter que cette formation sera présentée en français.

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Become your customers’ business partner and optimize the penetration and profitability of your key accounts.

In today’s highly competitive and ever-changing marketplace, buyers expect more from you – information, expertise and professionalism.  They demand value not only in your product and services, but in your relationship with them as well.

All selling roles have common elements.  You are required to: face people who say no; plan how to reach your goals; balance your own interests with those of your customers; influence people to be successful; and communicate effectively to make customers recognize the value of your products.

The Canadian Professional Sales Association’s (CPSA) Professional Selling workshop prepares you to succeed in all of these areas and others.

Learn more: (English link) http://www.venninnovation.com/en/sales-training/

*Please note that this sales training will be presented in FRENCH only.

Trade Show Intelligence (NB) @ Venn Centre Tickets
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Tired of low trade show ROI? In this one-day, hands-on training, learn how to make your next show successful by being better than the rest.

Outcome: Companies will tear down an upcoming trade show in their industry, learn the methods to ensure they pick the right shows, and understand how to develop a system for success for every trade show.

*Please note that the cost of this training is $50 thanks to ONB’s support.

 

 

This training is supported by ACOA and ONB.

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Oct
3
Wed
The Hub City Makes It Official: Guinness World Record Attempt @ Moncton Coliseum Complex Tickets
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Hub City Makes It Official: Guinness World Record Attempt @ Moncton Coliseum Complex | Moncton | New Brunswick | Canada

We know that we are the most connected city in the world. Now, it’s time to prove it.

On October 3rd, 2018 the people of the Hub City are coming together to propel an unbelievable action and set the record for the world’s largest business speed-networking event.

Organized by the Hub City Young Professionals Network, the group is aiming for 3000 participants at the Greater Moncton event. The current Guinness World Record is held by JCI Limburg in Belgium and was achieved in 2014 when 1068 people came together to speed network.

The event will take place at the Moncton Coliseum from 8:00am to 12:00pm on October 3rd, 2018 and the group is inviting all community members to take part. Students, job seekers, business people, community leaders, etc. All are welcome to come together and propel this unbelievable action.

About the Hub City Young Professionals: The Hub City Young Professionals Network aims to create business and social networking opportunities for all Greater Moncton’s Young Professionals, Young Business Owners & Young Entrepreneurs.

For more information: www.facebook.com/HubCityYoungProfessionals

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Notre région est la plus connectée au monde – on le sait. Maintenant, on l’affirme.

Le 3 octobre 2018, les personnes du Hub City se réunissent pour propulser une action incroyable : Établir le record mondial pour le plus grand événement de réseautage éclair.

Le réseau de jeunes professionnels du Hub City a comme but d’attirer 3000 participants à cet événement, ici, dans la région du Grand Moncton. Présentement, c’est JCI Limburg en Belgique qui détient le record – leur événement a rassemblé 1068 personnes en 2014.

L’événement aura lieu le 3 octobre 2018, au Colisée de Moncton de 8h00 à 12h00. Tous sont invités : étudiant(e)s, chercheurs d’emploi, gens d’affaires, leaders communautaires, etc. Venez tous témoigner cette action incroyable.

À propos des Jeunes professionnels du Hub City : Ce groupe tâche d’offrir aux jeunes professionnels, aux jeunes entrepreneurs et aux jeunes propriétaires la chance que s’unir dans un environnement de réseautage.

Pour plus d’information, visitez www.facebook.com/HubCityYoungProfessionals

Oct
4
Thu
Make Strategic Decisions With Confidence – Competitive Intelligence Training (NL) Tickets
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

As a business leader, you’re bombarded by an array of issues and questions, all of which could be critical to your success.

And the ever-growing amount of data available to help you make decisions doesn’t necessarily make things easier.

How do you see through the issues and information so you can focus strategically on what will really make a difference to your organization?

 

Our month-long Competitive Intelligence training, led by world expert Dr. Jonathan Calof , will teach you the best practices that will enable you to make strategic decisions with confidence. Find out more here.

 

This training is supported by ACOA.

Oct
10
Wed
Artificial Intelligence & DataScience Meetup @ Missing Link Technologies Tickets
Oct 10 @ 12:36 pm – 1:36 pm
Artificial Intelligence & DataScience Meetup @ Missing Link Technologies | Moncton | New Brunswick | Canada

Are you interested in learning more about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning or want to share your experience in processing and mining data? Then this event is definitely what you might want to attend.

Please join us at Missing Link Technologies office space (80 on Driscoll Cresent, Moncton) on October 10th for some data science/AI talks delivered by our speakers.

Meetup Agenda:

– Trust in AI: Wilco van Ginkel, CEO and Founder of A3I.ai will talk about implementation of AI systems in organizations as well as AI design aspects such as safety, security and explainability

– Exploring deep learning frameworks: Josh Weston of J.D. Irving Ltd. will be discussing Tensorflow.js, performing speed comparisons to Tensorflow/Keras, and offering integration solutions for your Tensorflow models

– Building recommendation systems: Ildar Abdrashitov from Missing Link Technologies Ltd. will share experience in building recommendation systems based on publicly available data.

*NOTE: Due to space limitation please make sure to RSVP. Also, please cancel your RSVP in case if you will decide not to come

See you at the meetup!