Upcoming Innovation Boulevard Events

Improve your Sales Conversion Rates with Better Processes

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 10 am – 12 noon | Innovation Boulevard
Featured Speaker: Rob Malec, BusinessWorks Consulting
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Rob is an author, trainer, active keynote speaker to the business community and business columnist. Based in Vancouver British Columbia he has been helping his clients increase the revenue their company’s generate while operating more effectively as an organization since 2001.

Rob has a wealth of teaching and facilitation experience, having travelled across North America teaching leadership, sales and coaching skills. He regularly addresses audiences such as TEC, EO and Women’s President Organization to name a few. Prior to starting his practice Rob worked his way through the sales ranks, winding up his corporate career as a Vice President Business Development.

Wow! Decisions at a glance! The Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics (VIVA) on Showing you how to Eat and Digest your Data

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Which Fork? The delicacies of business etiquette

November 2017
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Show me the money! The art of getting money without giving away your company

December 2017
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Dream Team! Hire only the best and retain them

January 2018
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Mine! Mine! Mine! Make sure you own your own invention

February 2018
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Navigating the Health Authorities

March 2018
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Upcoming Community Events

Medical Technology Innovation Forum

October 30 – 31, 2017 | Orange County, CA
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MTIF is the largest and most important medtech industry conference in Southern California. This exciting event attracts a nationwide array of entrepreneurs, investors, medical device industry corporate leaders and R&D executives, as well as university scientists and researchers. We expect over 800 attendees at this event.

The Future of Tech in British Columbia

November 2nd, 2017 | 319 Main St., Vancouver
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Presented by BC Tech Association
Join us on Thursday, November 2 to share the excitement for the future of tech in British Columbia. Kicking off the event will be a panel of industry influencers (to be announced) to present their thoughts on the future of tech in BC. Following the panel will be a fireside chat to welcome the new CEO of the BC Tech Association. Moderated by Bill Tam, they’ll discuss updates on the province’s tech agenda, progress on the supercluster initiative, and what inspired the new CEO to take on this exciting challenge.

SaaS North 2017

November 29th, 2017 | Shaw Centre, Ontario
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Now in its second year, the event — featuring 70 speakers and 400 companies — is an epic undertaking to connect and scale up the Canadian SaaS ecosystem. There’s no question SAAS NORTH is shaping up to be the place to be for Canada’s SaaS community. See the guide here:

CENGN Summit

December 7, 2017 | Brookstreet Hotel, Ontario
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The CENGN Summit is a full day, annual event, which allows organizations from the private, public and academic sector to showcase their leadership in Information and Communication Technologies and Next Generation Networking. This year’s CENGN Summit will take on the theme Open Infrastructure Powering the Digital Economy, emphasizing Canada’s need for a future forward and accessible infrastructure for all.

Past Innovation Boulevard Events

IBM Bluemix Workshop

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 9:00AM – 3:30PM | Innovation Boulevard
Innovation Boulevard, Suite 295, 13450 102 Ave, Surrey, BC, Canada
Join us for a full-day IBM Workshop!

Approved! Navigate the maze of regulations for medical devices and software

Friday, July 21, 2017 | 10:00 am – 12 noon | Innovation Boulevard
Featured Speaker: Daryl Wisdahl, Emergo
Daryl Wisdahl is the Managing Director for Emergo. With over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry and expertise in Medical Device Licensing, Daryl will be speaking upon his knowledge on how to navigate through the regulation maze and share his expertise on how to get approved.

STRIKE! How to Throw a Fast Pitch through Storytelling

Friday, September 08, 2017 | 10am – 12pm | Innovation Boulevard
Featured Speaker: Dr. Peter Payne
Dr. Peter Payne has established and run a variety of companies since 1978 — from the early days of publishing to successfully marketed medical devices. He has been involved with government organizations, private and public companies and not-for-profit groups. He has been an invited speaker at international conferences and will present on his experiences on how to successfully throw a fast pitch.

Checkmate! How to be Strategic in Partnerships & Raise Investment

Friday, October 13, 2017 | 10 am – 1 pm | Innovation Boulevard
Featured Speaker: Ali Ardakani, Novateur
Ali Ardakani is the Managing Director of Novateur Ventures. His passions are his family, using technology to advance life science, travel, and helping entrepreneurs be successful. For the past 18 years, Ali Ardakani has been pivotal in start-up and development of several biotech companies, drugs and medical devices, for which he has raised millions of dollars in private and grant financing.