Events Round Up: November 2018

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*Events curated by Jean Parlina and Khristine Carino.
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Nov 17 – Google Dev Fest, Burnaby (12-6 pm) 

Google Developers Group, Burnaby, in collaboration with IEEE Vancouver CS Chapter, IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE) and Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) brings to you it’s biggest event- GDG DevFest’18.

“This year we aim to bring together people who shape the future of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Web and Security technologies at 6 hours of sessions, workshops and networking. Described by many as ‘Google I/O of Google Community Events’, the team creates DevFest to be the best place for inspiration and experience sharing.”

Nov 18- Spirit of SCWIST Annual Fundraiser, Steamworks Pub (4-8 pm)

The Spirit of SCWIST Endowment Fund was established to support the long-term financial stability of our organization. Come and join us at Steamworks Pub for an evening full of fun, inspiration, and prizes! Remember to invite your friends, family, and colleagues of all genders!


Nov 22, Women and Men Lean In: Gender-Diverse Leadership (6-8:30 pm)

An interactive conversation on the promotion of gender-diverse leadership and how we could move closer towards equal access to opportunity for everyone. This annual event of Lean In Vancouver Chapter is expected to be sold out, so get your ticket early!

Nov 25, Jr Detective Scientist (1:30-4:30 pm; K-7 students)

A fun afternoon for kids exploring the wonders of graphite! From electronic circuits to forensic fingerprint analysis, kids will get to use critical thinking skills to solving real life problems.


Nov 14 (6-8 pm @ Science World, FREE): 2018 Canada Gairdner Public Lecture Series: ‘Precision Medicine – How science is changing the future of healthcare’

Nov 15 (6 – 8:30 pm, FREE): Life-Changing Wearables – part of The Discovery Foundation Tech4Impact Speaker Series

Nov 19 (5:30-7:30 pm, FREE): Career Experts Panel: All About Culture, hosted by, BC Tech, and Discovery Foundation

Nov 29 (5:45-8:45 pm)
How To Be An Ally: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Product Organizations

Nov 30 (7:30-9 pm, FREE): Telling a New Story: Digital Storytelling as a Method for Refugee Dialogue


Science World Building STEAM: Professional Development for K–12 Educators

Nov 13 – Introduction to Computational Thinking

Nov 28 – Coding Without Computers


Nov 17- Let’s Talk Tech (Girls grades 4-10)

Nov 17- Gamemaking and Circuitry with Scratch & Makey Makey (Kids 9-12 year old and Parent)

Nov 17- Photoshop for Beginners: An Introduction to Web Design (13-17 yr olds)

Nov 24- Technovation App Inventor Workshop

Nov 24- Webmaking with HTML and CSS (Kids 9-12 years old and Parent)

Dec 2- Girls CanCode: Family Coding Event

Dec 9- Code a Talking Ohbot (with Microsoft Vancouver)

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