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The Business of Good

Hear firsthand from some of the top brands who are leveraging corporate social responsibility to grow about the joys and struggles of partnering with charities. If you can learn how to be smarter about giving, you're on your way to the top, and our panel of experts are here to help you do just that. Plus, $10 from every ticket sold will go to charity on the day of the event, starting you on the first step.

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The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show/Bike Show 2019

JOIN US AT WESTERN CANADA'S LARGEST CYCLING SHOW! SEE THE BEST NEW BIKES

HIGH FLYING ACTION | TEST RIDE BIKES | AMAZING DEALS

The BC Bike Show promises to be an incredible day out for cyclists! Explore the latest bikes and special offers from some of the best cycling brands and retailers, ride our test track enjoy the high flying action from the Trials Stars, Learn about the hottest cycling destinations, meet pro riders, learn from the experts, plus much more!

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User Interface Design Principles

Looking to grow as a designer in the world of digital? Experience what learning User Interface Design at BrainStation is all about.

User Interface Design Principles will provide you with a basic understanding of the UI Design process, as well as an overview of the essential skills and programs utilized when designing digital interfaces. We’ll also discuss how UI Designers work independently and with technical teammates. Look forward to reviewing examples of effective UI, ineffective UI and design trends that designers are incorporating today. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

Please RSVP through our official event system: https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-ui-design-vancouver-nov27-2018

Topics of Discussion:
– User Interface Design as a discipline
– Current tools and practices used by User Interface Designers
– Industry trends and best practices relating to User Interface design
– User Interface Design's place within the Digital Product Lifecycle
– Characteristics of effective and ineffective User Interface Design

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Data Science Vancouver | Panel Discussion

Data Science Vancouver | Workplace Outputs of Machine Learning, Deep Learning & AI:

Looking to explore data science as a career? Interested in learning from individuals leading in the fastest growing and demanded job in technology? Data Scientist roles have increased by 650 percent since 2012, while 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created on a daily basis.

The field of data science involves complex disciplines such as machine learning, deep learning, statistics, mathematics and more to ultimately extract insights from data. Data science makes use of predictive causal analytics, prescriptive analytics and the aforementioned disciplines to make predictions–and more importantly, decisions. With data now being at the center of all business decisions, it has become increasingly important for every industry to understand their data to optimize their business.

Join us for a discussion with expert Data Scientists where we’ll discuss the real-world applications and futures of machine learning, deep learning and AI. Our panelists will share about their education, current roles, transition stories and frequently used tools.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/ds-toronto-panel-november-201881518182

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Social Media Marketing

Looking to boost your career potential by learning social media marketing? Experience what learning Digital Marketing at BrainStation is all about.

Social Media Marketing will provide you with a fundamental understanding of what digital marketing consists of, while focusing on the social media component of the practice. We'll take a look at what new realities social media has created and where its value lies within these digital platforms. Lastly, we'll take a look at assembling a social strategy for a brand and how that can be connected into the overall marketing strategy.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-social-media-marketing-vancouver-nov28-2018

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Search Engine Marketing Fundamentals

Looking to boost your career potential by learning SEO, Google AdWords & Analytics? Experience what learning SEO/SEM & Analytics at BrainStation is all about.

Search Engine Marketing Fundamentals will provide you with the basic understanding of search engines and analytics, as well as an overview of the essential skills of an SEO expert. Discuss the tools they use when building effective SEO strategies for brands and how to use Google AdWords to create paid search and display ads. You will also explore Google Analytics to learn about its key features and reporting tools. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-seo-sem-analytics-vancouver-nov22-2018

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LCPN Networking event – Blockchain Technology

You probably have already heard about Blockchain Technology, but you may have not paid much attention to it, considering it just another buzzword or a piece of IT jargon.
The fact is that Blockchain is a breakthrough technology that is expected to alter most industries in the coming years. Whether you work in the financial world, healthcare or any other sector, you will probably face the consequences yourself soon enough.

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BrainStation Vancouver Full-Time Info Session

Interested in building your digital skills? You've come to the right place. BrainStation offers full-time career transformation programs in Web Development, User Experience Design, and Data Science. Each program immerses you in 400+ hours of in-class instruction, project work and collaboration to prepare you for your new career.

If you're not sure what's best for your career goals, this info session provides an opportunity to explore the BrainStation learning environment, review payment options, and get a sense of the curriculum.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/info-session-full-time/vancouver

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Web Development for Beginners

Looking to level up your skills by learning to code? Experience what learning Web Development at BrainStation is all about.


Web Development for Beginners will provide you with the basic understanding of Web Development, focusing on how programming languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript come together to create websites. We’ll discuss the various components that make up a web page, including hands-on practice manipulating the code of current websites. We’ll also talk about why learning to code isn’t restricted to developers, and how it’s a useful and relevant skill across diverse industries.

We’ll end the session with an exercise allowing you to alter elements on existing websites using your newfound HTML and CSS knowledge. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-web-dev-vancouver-nov20-2018

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Intro to Data Science

Looking to tackle big data challenges? Experience what learning Data Science at BrainStation is all about.

This workshop will provide you with a fundamental understanding of what Data Science consists of. You'll familiarize yourself with various tools that Data Scientists use on a daily basis, as well as gain insight towards emerging practices in the field. We'll break down the significance of the field and explain how it differentiates itself from other Data practices.

The workshop will close with a hands-on exercise allowing you to apply and contextualize some of the practices and tools used to draw insights from data. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

Topics of Discussion:

– The significance of Data Science
– Data Science's large-scale applications
– Emerging tools and practices in the industry
– How to understand the big data problem
– Importance of data structures and data models

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-data-science-vancouver-nov21-2018

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The Business of Good – BCBusiness

Hear from some of the top brands who are leveraging corporate social responsibility (CSR) to grow their brand. The future of marketing is in content marketing and doing good – we're here to learn about how we can be smarter about giving and celebrate those who have done it well. Hear first hand about the joys and struggles that business owners have had in partnering with charities.

Beverages and canapes will be served.

Parking available: walking distance from Surrey Central Skytrain Station

$10 of every ticket sold will be given to a charity of choice on event day

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UX Principles Workshop

Looking to advance your career with User Experience Design skills? Learn more about UX Design and experience what learning at BrainStation is all about.

UX Principles will provide you with a basic understanding of the UX Design process and overview of the essential skills UX designers draw upon. We'll discuss strategies like Design Thinking and Human-Centred Design when designing digital products. We’ll also touch upon how UI Designers work independently and with technical teammates.

The workshop will close with a hands-on sketching exercise allowing you to apply your human-centred design knowledge.Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-ux-design-vancouver-nov7-2018

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BrainStation Info Session

Interested in building your digital skills? Our part-time professional development programs offer flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle. Our goal is to empower you through cutting-edge digital skills training, programs, workshops and events.

If you're not sure which course is right for you or your career goals, join us for this 60 minute informational session led by our Learning Advisors. This session will provide you with an opportunity to explore the BrainStation learning environment and custom portal, curriculum and enrolment options.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/info-session-part-time/vancouver

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Social Media Vancouver | Tools, Trends and More to Improve Your Social Strategy

Are you looking to get involved in social media marketing? Or are you already involved and looking for hacks to maximize your time and results? From disappearing content, paid advertisements and influencer marketing, the social media revolution isn’t coming to a halt anytime soon.

Learn how to measure your success and increase your value through social campaigns. This discussion will touch on key tools, recent trends, methods of creating engaging content and making data-informed strategies to gain and retain audiences. Whether you’re a small business owner, freelancer, digital creative, or working in the industry, you'll leave with new thoughts and insights from local social media experts.

Don’t forget to use #SocialMediaYVR @BrainStationyvr to join the conversation digitally!

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/socialmediapanel-november-2018827222912

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BrainStation Demo Day

Student Project Showcase:
Class of Fall 2018 in Vancouver

Demo Day gives our Full-time students, from our User Experience Design and Web Development programs, a chance to celebrate all they've accomplished over these past 10 weeks. Join us for an opportunity to connect with top design and development talent, see walk-throughs of live projects, and network with other industry professionals over drinks and refreshments.

1:00 – 3:30 PM Invite-only industry session

5:00 – 7:00 PM Student project showcase

7:00 – 8:00 PM Evening Social

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/demo-day/vancouver

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Product Management 101

Looking to level up in your career with Product Management skills? Experience what learning Product Management at BrainStation is all about.

Product Management 101 will provide you with a basic understanding of a Product Manager's roles, processes and essential skills. You will gain insight into how they use this skill-set to work independently and integrate with digital teams. We'll also review major components that guide the daily responsibilities a Product Manager–and how the role differs from that of a Project Manager.

The workshop will close with a hands-on exercise around Minimum Viable Product (MVP) identification and its role in Product Development. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP through our official event system:
https://brainstation.io/event/intro-to-product-management-vancouver-nov19-2018

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Event for Professionals | Speed Networking in Vancouver | Networking Event

Speed Networking works a lot like ‘Speed Dating' without the ‘Dating'. A structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself, face to face, one business professional at a time. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry – our events offer the perfect occasion to expand your business, social or enterprise contacts. All in a setting and speed – just your style.

Devoid of typical business networking event staples – we have done away with whistles, bells, and over-the-top event trimmings. We feel building business relationships should be a comfortable, sophisticated and relaxed venture. An opportunity to create opportunities.

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Networking: Building Authentic Relationships

We all know the benefits of networking for our careers, but building authentic connections is a true skill. This workshop emphasizes the importance of building powerful relationships and lays down the foundation of having a network that gives you an edge. Join us for relationship building activities that go beyond the surface where you can get to know people around you, and learn tools and strategies to network confidently and build meaningful relationships.

About our speaker, Manisha Narula:

Manisha is currently the Director of Community at League of Innovators, a national charity designed to mobilize the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. Prior to this, she was the Co-founder of a non-profit focused on soft skill building for students and is also a Global Shaper under the World Economic Forum. As a social innovator and community builder, you can often find Manisha working on initiatives that build a culture of youth entrepreneurship and make education more accessible and relevant.

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Free Webinar: Tips to accelerate Microsoft Teams adoption into your organization

Is your organization ready to promote Microsoft Teams but you are not sure how to go about it? Join Agustin Del Vento, Managing Director at Change Champions Consulting, in this session to learn practical tips to drive Microsoft Teams adoption in your organization and get user buy-in. This presentation will be filled with examples from leading global organizations already leveraging Teams successfully. Defined as “The Hub for Teamwork,” Microsoft Teams is Microsoft’s latest addition to its suite of office collaboration products and a tool positioned to radically change the way organizations—and their people—work.

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