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January 2018

Intellectual Property Basics for Startups

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
PCK Perry + Currier Inc., 500-1300 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X3 Canada
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Unsure about some of the legal aspects pertaining to running a business? Not to worry! Learn the basics about trademarks, copyright, industrial design, trade secrets and patents from professionals at a leading IP firm. This session is essential for startups and anyone who may have intellectual property to protect. Register here.

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Lunch & Learn Presentation – Programs That Support Entrepreneurs

January 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
341 King St East, Rm 625, 341 King St East, Rm 625
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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IT’S A START 2018 Pitch Competition

January 26 @ 5:00 pm

2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition Have an idea for a creative business? Win $5K for your startup! IT’S A START is an exciting and interactive pitch competition taking place at Digifest 2018. We are looking for ideas from creative professionals, budding entrepreneurs, startups, students or recent graduates who have digital projects that they want to take to the next level. Whether your business is a Mobile App, Game, VR/AR Media, Content Property, Product, Digital Design, AI, or Robotics, we…

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$25 - $50

OpenEd Hacks: Innovating for Education

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - January 27 @ 9:00 pm
Brainstation, 460 King St W
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1L7 Canada
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Have an idea that’s going to revolutionize the future of work and learning? OpenEd Hacks is an innovation challenge dedicated to innovating solutions to reinvent tomorrow’s learning experience through prototyping and design thinking. This represents an opportunity for every educator to improve the education system and every student to challenge the status quo. Participants are encouraged to tackle challenges at the intersection of education and technology, including but not limited to: Access to anywhere-anytime learning that builds creative, computational and…

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$25

GrowthWheel Entrepreneur Boot Camp

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street
North York, Ontario M2N 5V7 Canada
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Are you challenged to keep up with the daily routines in your business, knowing you need to do more to focus on growth, but uncertain what to do? GrowthWheel is a hands-on, action-oriented program designed to help entrepreneurs at all stages overcome their barriers to growth. All businesses, from pre-venture start-ups to established enterprises, must address four key challenges. They need an attractive business concept, lasting customer relationships, profitable operations, and a strong organization. Attendees will participate in this hands-on…

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$15

#GBConnect – Your Digital Brand

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2nd Floor Events 461 King Street West, 2nd Floor Events 461 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4 Canada
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#GBConnect: Your Digital Brand Digital branding is more important now than ever. We live in a digital age where with a click of a button, we receive content at an overwhelming rate. Users are bombarded with options and amongst all of this you want to ensure that your brand is visible. Join us at #GBConnect: Your Digital Brand where George Brown graduates, Eileen Zhang, President of Titika Active Couture, who has taken her fashion brand global, and Nikole Goncalves, Founder and Content Creator behind one…

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April 2018

Digifest 2018

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 7:00 pm
Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive
Toronto, ON M5A 0B5 Canada
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Keep your calendars open because Digifest is on its way! Digifest is Toronto’s international festival celebrating digital creativity presented by the Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College. Digifest 2018 will explore the theme Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities to feature emerging technology and highlight stories from around the globe. Special features include the Interactive Zone, Digital Pioneer Award, IT’S A START Pitch Competition, Meet the Media Guru talk, and Best of the Best Student Showcase.  Purchase your tickets online today –…

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OCE Discovery Conference

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Bulding), 222 Bremner Boulevard
Toronto, ON M5V 2T6 Canada
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Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, occurring this year between April 30 and May 1, 2018. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. Garnering over 3,600 attendees and more than 540 exhibitors in 2017, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech, including energy, environment and water. Renowned…

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May 2018
Free

Applied Research Day 2018

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join us for a celebration and showcase of applied research at George Brown. Featuring panelists, student awards, industry innovation and the Galaxy of Research. Tweet #gbcgalaxy and join the conversation. Applied Research Day 2018 will be held at George Brown’s beautiful Waterfront Campus. FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There are parking lots near the campus and also a few municipal parking lots just north of Queen’s Quay East at 2 Church St. and…

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$50

Ontario College Research Ethics Day

May 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive
Toronto, ON Canada
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HAR SRE 2018 PD Day - Save the Date

The Annual Ontario College Research Ethics Professional Development Day will take place on May 11 at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive, Toronto.   We look forward to seeing you there! Click here to register for the Ontario College Research Ethics Day. Agenda 8:30 Breakfast 9:00 Welcome and Introductions HAR Research Ethics Subcommittee: Overview (Krista Holmes) Update from HAR (Andrew Fraser) 9:30 Secretariat Update (Wendy Burgess) 9:45 CAREB Update (Lori Walker) 10:00 Expert Panel – Overview and Update (Kirsten Madsen &…

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