December 2022

Tech

Upcoming Events

Spotlight on Tech

Spotlight on Technology will introduce 120 students to career pathways in Saskatchewan’s booming tech sector. The attendees will:

  • Complete a hands-on coding activity with Sask Code
  • Visit three local tech-based companies at Innovation Place
  • Gain exposure to post-secondary options at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan
 
Teachers of computer-based courses can apply for their classes to attend.
 
Individual students can also request to attend this event. Space is limited!
 
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 25.
AGE RANGE

Grade 10-12

Date & Time

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Time: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: Innovation Place & Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Spotlight on Tech Video Series

Hear from a local tech company, zu, about in-demand careers in the Tech Sector.

Featuring:

  • Brady Smith – Tech Lead
  • Meagan MacLean – Human Resources Administrator
  • Jessica Forster – Product Owner
  • Deidre Lane – People Strategies Director
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Hear from local tech professionals about how a career in ICT is a great choice.

Featuring:

  • Michelle Banman, Senior HR Analyst – ESTI
  • Brett Melnychuk, Analyst Intern – ESTI
  • Jason Bowey, Instructor – Game Art & Design – Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon
  • Nicole Grimley, Lead Designer – Trusted Marketing Services
  • Michael Ruffell, Lead Developer – Trusted Marketing Services
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post-secondary series

Each segment focuses on a post-secondary program and gives you information on the school, student life, and post-graduation job prospects.

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT 

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC
CAST PROGRAM 

RECORDING ARTS INSTITUTE OF SASKATOON
GAME ART & DESIGN PROGRAM

past event recordings

Virtual Spotlight on Tech Career Panel

Hear from the University of Saskatchewan Computer Science Department about exciting changes to their program offerings and industry professionals sharing their career journeys.

Featuring:

  • Dr. Aaron Genest – Siemens
  • Dr. Jennifer Town – Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
  • Cameron Johns – Vendasta
  • Stephanie Zawada – Cameco
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Technology Sector Career Pathways Panel

Hear from a panel of experts from Saskatchewan’s technology sector as they share their career journeys and provide information on this vital industry’s present and future demands in our province. 

Featuring:

  • Aaron Genest – Siemens
  • Brittany Melnyk – Andgo Systems
  • Johannes Lindenbaum – 7Shifts
  • Katherine Regnier – Coconut Software
  • Kevin Chung – Innovation Saskatchewan
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