Discover more from Vancouver Tech Journal
🏙️ Midweek Memo: Your post-layoff finances
Plus, tech travels to Japan and India this October.
Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.
There are only three days left of Vancouver Startup Week, but you’ve still got plenty of opportunities to catch up with the community, make connections, and learn something new.
Still not a member? You’ve been missing out on 50% off our #vtjtalks events, along with a whole lot of other benefits.
P.S. If you’re not already subscribed to VTJ, you can do so right here, right now.
🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
💥 JOIN ONLINE: Vancouver Startup Week | June 2-9
Did you know you can join Vancouver Startup Week events online?
Today, June 7: AI and the End of Work as We Know It
Friday, June 8: Fireside chat with Mayor Ken Sim and the Frontier Collective
Join us to answer the question, “Who's building what and for who in Vancouver's robust fintech ecosystem?”
Presented by the BC Securities Commission
📅 #vtjtalks: The Year in Vancouver Tech – So Far | July 12
From investments and acquisitions to layoffs and leadership changes, we’ve had no shortage of big tech news this year.
Sign up for our July #vtjtalks to find out how the Vancouver tech ecosystem is doing halfway through 2023.
More must-attend events from our partners
Emerging Technologies Webinar Series | June 8
2023 Clean Energy Summit | June 15
Motivate Vancouver | June 27-28
DigiBC Online Video Game Development Camp for Girls | Summer 2023
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
Shoring up our marine environment
COAST’s new podcast episode features Coastal Zone Canada’s event chair Phil Osborne, who shares the challenges and opportunities inherent in coastal management ahead of their conference in Victoria next week.
Learn how humans impact our shorelines and what’s being done to mitigate damage and promote a healthy, biodiverse marine environment.
🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk
This week: BrainStation
BrainStation is the global leader in workforce transformation and digital skills training, offering corporate training, bootcamps, certificate courses, workshops, and events both online and at state-of-the-art campuses.
Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a $500 discount on all certificate courses and a $2,500 discount on all bootcamps.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Teach computing part-time
Want to teach what you do all day? BCIT Computing is looking for part-time instructors in subjects from games design to cloud computing. Learn more.
💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs
Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered with a wide selection of local tech roles.
Montra Interactive Inc. is hiring a Backend Developer
The BC Public Service is hiring for multiple roles
UrbanLogiq is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Product Implementation
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
SALUS is hiring a Corporate Controller
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
Growing your team? Post a job with us »
Eight more opportunities for you:
Compete for $25,000, if you’re a woman under 30 with a big idea
Join a Canadian trade mission to Japan and India this October
Pitch Canada’s Digital Supercluster for funding for your innovative projects
Volunteer for Activism Through Art and Technology. There are two open positions.
Apply for TKS World, which helps young innovators make an impact
Apply for Innovate BC’s Ignite program — there’s only one month left
Compete for a $300,000 cash prize and the second annual Digital Commerce Calgary Fintech Award
Register for TiE Women (closes on June 15)