TECK WEEK YQG is a collaborative series of events spearheaded by WEtech Alliance that brings together tech leaders, founders, talent, expats, researchers, investors, and the broader tech and innovation community. The mission of TECK WEEK YQG is to engage, connect, accelerate, and celebrate the regional tech community while providing unique perspectives from world-class speakers on what the future of tech holds. To better navigate TECK WEEK YQG, happening virtually March 21st-27th, we’ve created a list to quickly help you review the different types of events happening throughout the week.
Tech Predictions Day powered by Deloitte will kick off the week with an in-depth look at the top Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) trends set to impact the marketplace in 2022 and beyond. The event welcomesDuncan Stewart, co-author of the annual Deloitte Global TMT Predictions 2022 report. The event will take place Monday, March 21st at 8:30am. RESERVE YOUR SPOT
Tech Women Day powered by U.S. Consuls General will bring women entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals together for an evening of virtual networking designed to empower and connect. The event will feature remarks by Consul General Susan R. Crystal, a fireside chat with Spellbound Founder and CEO, Christina York, and a facilitated networking session with networking expert, Kelly Hoey. The event will take place Tuesday, March 22nd at 6:30pm RESERVE YOUR SPOT
Tech Founder Day powered by Spoken Artists will focus on helping Founders advance and grow their technology businesses. The event will feature Ethereum Co-founder & Decentral Founder & CEO, Anthony Di Iorio. From cryptocurrency, blockchain, finance and business, this wide-ranging conversation will cover Anthony’s career as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer and thought leader, as well as his insights on the “Perfect Formula” for entrepreneurs and leaders looking to grow. The event will take place Wednesday, March 23rd at 12pm. RESERVE YOUR SPOT
Tech Homecoming Day powered by WEtech Alliance will bring together Windsor and Chatham-area expats, former residents, alumni, newcomers and regional leaders to reconnect and reinvest with the place they once called home and join in on a discussion centered around turning the region into a hub of innovation. The event’s confirmed panelists include Jasen Sams, Vice President at Rocket Innovation Studio, Joel Paglione, Founder of Picks and OakBottle, and Jenny do Forno, Head of Talent at OMERS Ventures. The event will take place Thursday, March 24th at 11:30am. RESERVE YOUR SPOT
Tech Mobility Day powered by Invest WindsorEssex will focus on cross-border connections within the mobility space. The event will feature Michigan Central, a mobility innovation district in Detroit, anchored by the iconic Michigan Central Station, that brings innovators together in a dynamic urban ecosystem of community, culture, and cutting-edge technology, to create mobility solutions that help make the world better for everyone. The event will take place Friday, March 25th at 9am. RESERVE YOUR SPOT
The 2022 Tech Awards powered by TekSavvy Solutions Inc. will honour the region’s technology innovators, in all stages and sectors, for their achievements and success in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. Each of this year’s winners will receive a one-of-a-kind award created by Andrew Tompsett, owner of Hill Valley Maker. The winners will be revealed throughout TeCK Week YQG through a series of Tech Awards podcasts, hosted by Sarah Haefling, owner of Elevate Podcast Co. and host of the Made it Happen podcast; and shared online through WEtech Alliance’s social media channels. CLICK FOR DETAILS Additional Events During TeCK Week YQG Diversify Your Supply Chain Wednesday, March 23, 2022 | 1-3PM Join the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre (SBEC) and Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) Ontario Region as they speak with government, research and industry leaders to discuss their supplier diversity programs, and share their insights specific for diverse underrepresented entrepreneurs seeking procurement opportunities. DETAILS Innovation Information Forum Thursday, March 24, 2022 | 1-3PM Join the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre through the RISE Windsor-Essex initiative and Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) Ontario Region in learning about emerging opportunities from the Government of Canada’s innovation strategy for small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators. DETAILS