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MAY 2019 

Your source for all things TechPlace. 

BEDC Releases 2018 Annual Report 

Burlington is celebrating another year of economic prosperity. BEDC's 2018 Annual Report highlights access to talent, land readiness, business growth, and entrepreneurship. 
Read the Report

BrantTel Networks Cloud Computing Event Series

Improve your speed to market and leverage the power of the Cloud - join BrantTel Networks in partnership with Haltech and TechPlace on this triple event series! Join us for Part Two on June 27th at TechPlace to 'Get Started with AWS – How to build out your first Cloud instance or leverage a migration
2019 Young Women In Leadership Program 

TechPlace, Haltech, and BEDC teamed up for MP Pam Damoff's Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) Program. This program offers job-shadowing with local businesses in Halton for young women and gender non-conforming youth currently in high school, pursuing post-secondary education or just starting out in their careers.
Learn more


NUVO Talks: Food & Innovation 

NUVO Talks invites you to get a taste of what our region’s serving up in terms of Food & Innovation: join our symposium on Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 PM. Exciting things are happening in how we grow food, source it, distribute it, cook it, and serve it. Come check out what local food innovators from across Burlington, Halton and Hamilton are up to. Meet and chat, visit their interactive displays, and taste their offerings.  Learn more & RSVP

Centre for Mobile Innovation Showcase 2019 

Please join Sheridan's Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI), Research Sheridan and the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology's School of Applied Computing for a special evening at the Centre for Mobile Innovation on June 19th at Sheridan College - Trafalgar Campus. Learn more & RSVP. 

Leveraging Data & AI: A Practical Guide for Small & Medium Manufacturers 

On June 24th, the Golden Horseshoe Manufacturing Network will be hosting an event in partnership with TechPlace; the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade; McMaster University Computing Infrastructure Research Centre; NRC-IRAP; and Ontario Centres of Excellence to give small and medium-sized manufacturers the basics for implementing data analytics and AI in their businesses. Learn more & RSVP.

BEDC's Annual Open House: Celebrating Economic Prosperity

On May 29th BEDC hosted their Annual Open House: Celebrating Economic Prosperity. The event welcomed over 100 guests and celebrated BEDC partners with engaging booths from Mohawk College, McMaster Executive Education, Sheridan College, Burlington Public Library, and NUVO Network. The evening finished off with two Burlington business success stories from Rootree and ZippyJamz. See more from the event here.
Finance & Funding Meetup: Tax Benefits for Entrepreneurs (SR&ED)

June 13th, 9am - 10am

About: The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program is Canada’s premier federal government R&D expense recovery program. It approves approx. $3B  of R&D funding from thousands of companies of various sizes and stages of development in different industries.  
More Info & Register

Mohawk College Enterprise (MCE) Executive Digital Literacy Series - Internet of Things & Robotics

June 11th, 8:30am - 12pm

About:  In this session, you will learn and discuss Innovative Technologies that organizations are deploying in IOT and Robotics to drive efficiencies, automation, and information. The event will be presented by Asif Sharif, Senior Data Scientist in IoT / Machine Learning Practice at IBM.
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About TechPlace 

TechPlace is a one stop destination for new and growing technology companies. With the support of partners from across the public and private spheres, it is dedicated to connecting, developing, and advancing entrepreneurs at all stages. This means providing access to space, programming, mentorship, networking and resources that are fundamental to growing a business in today’s technology-driven marketplace.  ​

Led by the Burlington Economic Development Corporation, TechPlace exists to help technology, talent and ideas come together under one roof to create and promote opportunities for economic growth.

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