Upcoming Events

Board Essentials


Where: Borden Ladner Gervais
Waterfront Centre | Suite 1200 200 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC
When: November 6th, 12.30 PM

Are you interested in positioning yourself for your first Board role, or putting yourself forward for additional Board service? Do you know if your "executive presence" appears Board-ready? This informative session covers all the steps from understanding Board searches to interviewing, negotiating compensation, and what to do once you've been appointed to a Board, as well as tips and feedback on your personal profile and practice presenting a Board pitch. Speakers include experienced Board members as well as Board search and nominating committees, from startups to public companies.

Join theBoardlist and use code VBC_25 for a 25% discounthere.

AMA - Ask Me Anything


A free call-in webinar series about Silicon Valley, hosted by Joanne Fedeyko. No question is off the table so come and learn about how to access the people you want to meet; best practices before, during and after your trip, as well as good resources to help you as you grow your business. You may submit questions ahead of time or pose questions during the live session.

Upcoming Sessions are listed here.

practical advice for americans investing in canadian life science companies

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Where: JLABS @ South San Francisco & LIVESTREAM
When: Tuesday, Nov 19, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Who should attend: U.S. investors and anyone interested in learning more about making cross-border deals between the US and Canada.

Join us to gain insights on stress-free strategies for investing in Canadian companies.

Past Events

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Walden Gathering-Self-care: the silver bullet for productivity

September 2019

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Diversity & Inclusion: Challenges & Best Practices from Experienced Leaders

September 2019


Alberta Innovation Advisory Council Re-Launch

September 2019

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The Recruitment Strategy No one is talking about

May 2018

Connecting Alberta Startups in Silicon Valley

November 2018

Cocktail Reception with Alberta Startups

November 2018

Tech Talk - Negotiating Your Worth

October 2018

Webinar "Scale or Sale: Optimizing Your Exit Opportunities"

October 2018

Femtech Happy Hour

September 2018

Tech Talk - The Future of Work

August 2018

Canadian Landing Pad Launch

May 2018