30th October 2011

ConnectED Canada Call For Submissions

ConnectED Canada is a brand new conference focused on involving teachers, students and parents in the drive to move Canada’s educational system forward into the future. The inaugural event will be held on May 25th through 27th 2012 at the Calgary Science School.

The organizers want to focus on establishing a dialogue between those most effected by the evolution of our schools and curriculum, and want to find those who are interested in sparking inspirational and productive conversations. If you have a topic that fits within this model, please fill in the submission form so that organizers can consider your proposal. Deadline for proposals is December 8th, with speaker notifications going out on December 22nd, which is also the date when registration is scheduled to open.

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29th October 2011

Pure Speculation In Edmonton This Month

Pure Speculation FestivalThe Pure Speculation Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival will be celebrating its 8th anniversary this November 18th through 20th at the Grant MacEwan Robbins Health Centre in Edmonton. Online registration for the festival, which features a weekend packed with authors, panels, merchants, costumes, games, and demonstrations is now open. Ticket prices are $35.00 for a weekend pass, $25.00 for Saturday only, or $20.00 for Sunday only. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th October 2011

Halloween Mad Science at Rideau Hall

Governor General of CanadaLast year, the Governor General and his wife, Sharon, successfully chased away all the pirates from Rideau Hall. This year, mad scientists will be taking over the grounds! On Halloween night, the general public is invited to trick-or-treat at Rideau Hall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and see what is being concocted.

Trick-or-treaters will be invited to explore the “scary science experiments path” and visit the laboratories of Halloween Biology 101, Daunting Mathematics, Slimy Chemistry and Frankenstein Physics. Animators from the Club des Débrouillards du Conseil du loisir scientifique de l’Outaouais and educators from the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation will be joining in the scary scientific fun!

In addition to these chilling experiments and a few other surprises, the Rideau Hall staff will be on hand to distribute goodies to visitors of all ages. Street parking is available in the neighbourhood.

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27th October 2011

Canadian Special Events and Meetings Expo West Venue Change Due to Labour Dispute

Canadianspecialevents.com, producers of the Canadian Special Events and Meetings Expo West (CSEME WEST), an annual showcase event for BC and Western Canadian event and meeting professionals and the hospitality industry, announced today that they will move their showcase event from Rocky Mountaineer Station to CBC Vancouver Studios due to the strike action of Teamsters Union – Local 31 at the Station. Moving venues within seven days of the event is a huge endeavor for the production company, suppliers, exhibitors, and participants who are coming from as far away as San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th October 2011

EpCon Coming Back To Waterloo in January

epconStudent technology conference EpCon is coming back to Waterloo on January 27-28th 2012. EpCon gathers leaders from the tech industry and students interested in tech from schools across Canada to deliberate application and future of various technologies. Events will be held at Bingemans Conference Centre, registration for EpCon2 opens on October 31, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th October 2011

Quebec Technology Association Announces 12th Edition of Vision PDG

Quebec Technology AssociationThe Quebec Technology Association has announced its program for the 12th edition of Vision PDG, the exclusive forum for CEOs of Quebec information and communication technologies companies, which will take place February 22-25, 2012 at Fairmont Tremblant under the theme: “Innovation: Make it your business!”

“Innovation is a strategic imperative for company growth. The ability to innovate today means understanding the economy, continually directing creativity and integrating collaborative work methods. This is why we will be offering workshop conferences, the length of which has been extended to enable in-depth discussion of subjects that involve ICT CEOs, a veritable winter university,” according to Nicole Martel, AQT President & CEO. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October 2011

Wapos Bay Movie To Premiere At imagineNATIVE Film And Media Arts Festival

Wapos BayWapos Bay: Long Goodbyes, based on the Gemini award-winning TV series, will have its world premiere at the prestigious imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto at its Closing Night Gala presented by Global Toronto. Produced by Wapos Bay Productions Inc. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada, the movie was selected for the closing night of the Festival’s 12th edition and will screen on Sunday, October 23rd at 7 p.m. ET. The screening will take place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, which is located at 350 King Street West. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st October 2011

Dx3 Canada Launches the Moneris Small Business Zone

Dx3 CanadaDx3 Canada has announced a partnership with Moneris Solutions which will see the introduction of the Moneris Small Business Zone at Dx3 Canada, January 25-26, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Zone will feature a selection of solution providers for SME’s as well as a series of free to attend seminars delivered by Moneris, Rogers Communications, Yelp and bizlaunch.ca, with topics ranging from “building a successful website for small business” to “making ‘cents’ of social media”. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th October 2011

Montreal Science Centre presents Dinosaurs Unearthed

montreal science centreThe Montréal Science Centre invites you to travel back more than 65 million years and discover dinosaurs like you’ve never seen them before! Come and see the world’s largest and most life-like animatronic (robotic) creatures, including feathered dinosaurs, full-size skeletons and numerous fossils. Dinosaurs Unearthed, which also features significant recent scientific discoveries, is sure to fascinate young and old alike.

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19th October 2011

i-Canada Conference and Community Assessment Tool Updates

i-canadavia CATAAlliance – Every day, a new Mayor or partner joins i-CANADA, to help power-up the Intelligent Nation. At the i-CANADA’s conference, “The New National Dream”, opinion-leaders will consolidate plans for their transformation into Intelligent Communities — places where jobs grow, the environment is sustainable, and life is stimulated by the arts, media and a vibrant society. Read the rest of this entry »

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