Tech 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.

The Tech Talks series has concluded for the Spring 2024 semester. Thank you to the panelists, students, faculty and staff who participated in the events. This series will return in the Fall 2024 semester.

Past Spring 2024 Events

During the Spring 2024 semester, Tech Talks supported the Langara Computer Science Club Coffee Chats series, working together on joint promotions and event hosting.

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)

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

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

Tech Talks: Careers in Cybersecurity
Monday, March 18 | 5:00 pm–6:30 pm | T Building Gallery

  • 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

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

Panelists and event details are subject to change. Check this page for updates.
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