Events

Big Ideas for Better Business

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Events, Guest speaking

Big Ideas for Better Business

Later this week Carleton University will be launching AUCC’s national the Open Doors, Open Knowledge 2014 events. I am excited to be one of the panelists and hope to share my entrepreneurial journey with the audience. It will be co-hosted by Paul Davidson, President of AUCC, Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Roseann O’Reilly Runte, President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University. An opening breakfast will be followed by a panel of Carleton’s top student and faculty entrepreneurs who will showcase the impact of partnerships with small- and...

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Events

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Have you noticed an influx of email recently asking you to confirm that you want to receive e-mail notifications. This is because Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation comes into force July 1st 2014. It will effect most emails including e-newsletters. This important law will require compliance at every level of your organization big or small. The Canadian Government has a site that provides further details on this however if you still need help there are a few sessions next week where you will get the Legal Perspective on this. BVO2 will have a session on June 25th downtown, registration...

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Volunteer Actors and Models Wanted!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Events

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome have challenges fitting in socially, having significant long term impact in their lives. Research shows these children can be taught social skills through repeated exposure to real-life scenarios. As a parent, I have spent many hours helping my child with special needs  — from putting them in social skills groups and camps, to getting them involved in social stories – to overcome these long term impacts. I have found, as most parents of children with special needs, these methods do help a little, but are not effective...

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First ever Creator Camp Ottawa 2010 (#CCyow2010)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2010 in Events

Date: December 8th, 2010 (Wednesday) Time: 7pm – 10pm (ET) — we’ll likely start with logistics at 6:45pm so please arrive early Location : Patty Boland’s, 2nd floor (101 Clarence Street – MAP) Capacity: 100 people max Cost: All registrants are encouraged to bring $10 for the Ottawa Food Bank Registration: Register through the Wiki Hashtag: #CCyow2010 Don’t forget to...

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Shape the future of the Canadian Government

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Events

It’s great that the unconference theme is coming to the Govt. of Canada via Govt Camp. This event is for: IT People –Technology is one way that governments are transforming how they deliver services externally and internally. Technology people are needed to explore the art of the possible for these new services. Mash-ups, Open Data, social media are but a few of the possible areas for discussion. Policy People – We need you in the conversation so that you can share your expertise on the realm of the possible from a policy perspective. Privacy, Security, Access to Information,...

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Fair Chance Ottawa and Social Media

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in Events, Guest speaking

I am very excited to be part of something new and exciting, Fair Chance Ottawa. The goal of this group is to attractt and encourage high-quality candidates for this fall´s municipal election in Ottawa. Here’s what I am talking about. “who says you need conventional media to get your message out? Look at the Obama campaign. Online and social media and how you can make them work for you” I hope to inspire the future councillors of Ottawa to take advantage of Social Media and the open source tools to communicate effectively and make a...

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