Inaugural JABC TechWorks Victoria Introduces Students to Career Possibilities in the Tech Sector

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Inaugural JABC TechWorks Victoria Introduces Students to Career Possibilities in the Tech Sector

December 5, 2018 –  JA British Columbia (JABC) hosted its inaugural JABC TechWorks Victoria, a full day program that presented local grade 9 and 10 students with a variety of career options in the flourishing technology sector. JABC TechWorks has been held twice in Vancouver.

300 students from high schools around Victoria attended this full-day event at the Victoria Conference Centre. The morning program involved stimulating speakers, demos and several interactive periods where students had to vote or answer questions using their smartphones. The afternoon program consisted of breakout sessions that students had pre-selected according to their interests.

Check out the photo gallery HERE.

Speakers:

  • Andrew MacLean- Co-Founder, HighTechU
  • Rob Fleming- Minister of Education
  • Neil Henderson- GM, Software & Extensions, Redbrick
  • Nicole Smith, CEO and Founder, Flytographer
  • Laura Grondahl- Software Developer, LlamaZOO
  • David Curtis- CEO, Viking Air
  • Rick Glumac- Parliamentary Secretary for Technology, Province of BC
  • Sheila Biggers- President and CEO, JABC

Breakout Sessions:

  • Fly into the Future- Presented by Viking Air
  • Women in Technology- Presented YYJ Tech Ladies
  • Empower your Voice- Presented by TC Helicon
  • Battlesnake- Presented by Sendwithus
  • Powering BC- Presented by BC Hydro
  • Visual Effects & Animation- Presented by Sony Pictures Imageworks

Thank you to our wonderful Sponsors!

PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSOR

BRONZE SPONSORS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

BC Hydro, BC Tech Association, Flytographer, HighTechU, LlamaZoo, RBC Foundation, Sendwithus, Sony Imageworks, TC Helicon, Workday, YYJ Tech Ladies

2018-12-14T18:11:46+00:00

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