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
Spotlight on Tech Video Series
Hear from a local tech company, zu, about in-demand careers in the Tech Sector.
- Brady Smith – Tech Lead
- Meagan MacLean – Human Resources Administrator
- Jessica Forster – Product Owner
- Deidre Lane – People Strategies Director
Hear from local tech professionals about how a career in ICT is a great choice.
- 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
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
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.
- Dr. Aaron Genest – Siemens
- Dr. Jennifer Town – Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
- Cameron Johns – Vendasta
- Stephanie Zawada – Cameco
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.
- Aaron Genest – Siemens
- Brittany Melnyk – Andgo Systems
- Johannes Lindenbaum – 7Shifts
- Katherine Regnier – Coconut Software
- Kevin Chung – Innovation Saskatchewan