tech-talksTech Talks is a series of monthly talks where industry experts share a day in the life of their career, the position and skills required to do their work, and tips for students entering the tech field.

During the Spring 2024 semester, Tech Talks will be supporting the Langara Computer Science Club Coffee Chats series and working together on joint promotions and event hosting. The event is open to all students with the conversation targeting the following topics.

Looking to connect with more industry experts and alumni? Join us at Co-op and Career Week from March 7–13 for a week of workshops, panels, a career fair, a networking event, and more.

Spring 2024 Events

Tech Talks: Careers in Gaming
Wednesday, February 28 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | Library, L224 | Register

  • Bala Shanmugam, Software Engineer at EA (Electronic Arts)
  • Victor Ng, Software Engineer 3 FIFA Gameplay at EA (Electronic Arts)

Tech Talks: Careers in Cybersecurity *New date and location*
Monday, March 18 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | T Building Gallery | Register

  • Charles Boname, Associate Director, Cyber Security at Langara College
  • Marc Trepanier, Senior Principal Fraud Consultant at ACI Worldwide
  • Tony Hunt, General Manager at Loss Prevention at London Drugs Limited

Past Spring 2024 Events

Tech Talks: Careers in Data Analysis
Wednesday, January 24 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | Library, L224

  • Erin E. Gill, PhD, Lead Coordinator and Data Analytics at CAMEO (CoVaRR-Net’s Computational Analysis, Modelling and Evolutionary Outcomes)
  • Erich Silva, Data Engineer at TransLink (Alumni)
  • Vasu Chouhan, Customer Service/Ops Analyst at Nasdaq (Alumni)

See the list of past Tech Thursday events from previous semesters.

Panelists and event details are subject to change. Check this page for updates.
For any questions regarding Tech Thursday, contact career@langara.ca.