Tech Thursday is a series of monthly panels where industry experts will talk about a day in the life of their career, the position and skills required to do their work, and tips for students entering their company. A variety of job types, career paths, and future outlooks will be presented each month.
Upcoming Tech Thursday events.
Tech Thursday: Careers in DevOps
DevOps is a set of practices that combines software development and IT operations.
January 28, 2021 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
- Dawson Verboven, Systems Engineer at Electronic Arts (EA)
- Annie Faulkner, DevOps Developer at Teradici
- Willy Sin, DevOps Analyst Programmer, Teck Resources Limited
- Jordan Rieger, Software Development Manager at Webnames.ca
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Tech Thursday: TBA
February 25, 2021 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
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Tech Thursday: Careers in Data Analytics
Hear from data analyst and data scientists about their career paths
March 25, 2021 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
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Past Tech Thursday events.
Tech Thursday: AI and Machine Learning
November 26, 2020 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
- Denver McNeney, Machine Learning Scientist at Amazon
- Hessam Teimouri, Data Scientist at Teck Resources Limited
- Costa Lambrinoudis, Machine Learning Team Lead at Terramera
- Sam Rahbar, Artificial Intelligence Engineer at XGen
Tech Thursday: Careers in Data Science/Data Analytics
October 29, 2020 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
- Zaid Haddad, Data Scientist at Aurora Cannabis Inc.
- Leroux Marais, Data Science Manager at BCAA
- Daisy Ya, Master of Information and Data Science, Marketing Intelligence Manager at TELUS
- Thomas Levi, PhD., Director of Data Science at Unbounce
Tech Thursday: Jobs in Tech (hear from Tech Recruiters)
September 24, 2020 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
- Hans Dhillon, Manager Recruitment at Fortinet
- Su Ganguly, Senior Technical Recruiter at Unbounce
- May Poon, Senior Recruiter at Unity Technologies
Tech Thursday: Careers in 3D Technologies, in collaboration with the Langara Makerspace
February 27, 2020 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | Makerspace, Room A268
- Eugene Suyu, CEO and Founder at Tinkerine Studios Ltd.
- Christian Johannsen, C-Ped, Owner at Foot Solutions
- Trista Townsend – A Study of Robot Brain Architecture Using Methods of Animation Principles
Tech Thursday: Careers in Web and Mobile App Design and Development
January 30, 2020 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | T Building Gallery
- Fabio Callegari, Front End Developer at CBRE
- Harmanpreet Kaur, Junior Web Developer at Fortinet
- Eduardo Landa, Software Developer at Skateman Inc.
- Anthony Wong, Project Manager/Software Product Management at Essential Designs
- Thomas Minshull, Software Development Engineer (Mobile) at Rivian