December 2023

Tech

Upcoming Events

Spotlight on Tech

Spotlight on Tech introduces 120 students to career pathways in Saskatchewan’s booming technology sector. The attendees will:

  • Complete a hands-on coding activity with Sask Code
  • Visit local tech-based companies at Innovation Place
  • Gain exposure to post-secondary options at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, RAIS, and the University of Saskatchewan
 
Teachers of computer-based courses can apply for their classes to attend. Deadline: November 9.
 
Individual students can also request to attend this event. Deadline: November 27.
AGE RANGE

Grade 10-12

Date & Time

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2022

Time: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: Innovation Place & Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Spotlight on Tech Video Series

Experts from Siemens EDA share their experiences working in Saskatchewan’s technology sector. 

Featuring:

  • Moeez Ahmad- Applications Engineer
  • James Cooper- Principal Software Developer
  • Jennifer Doetzel- Software Developer
  • Jeff Salisbury- Customer Experience Coordinator
  • Mike Sheinin- Applications Engineering Manager
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Experts from 7Shifts share information about their roles in the tech industry.

Featuring:

  • Robin Chatlain: Manager of Workplace Experience
  • Autumn Dawe-Baillie: Senior Design Tech
  • Harris Ferguson: Software Developer (Intern)
  • Tyson Lemire: Staff Engineer
  •  

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
  •  

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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