The Next Big Thing Connects with Designers

The SIM Centre has partnered with The Next Big Thing Foundation, an initiative connected with Hootsuite that supports a group of 10 young entrepreneurs forming companies in the area of disruptive technology and/or social innovation. These entrepreneurs are looking to connect with designers.

Event Thursday October 2nd from 4 -6pm (RSVP required)

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Future of Creativity: Astra Taylor in Conversation

The SIM Center invites you to attend a talk and panel discussion with Astra Taylor, presented by Books on the Radio and Artists’ Legal Outreach. Taylor will discuss the impact of the digital economy on creativity in Vancouver and read from her fascinating new book The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age. 

October 16, 2014
6:30 – 9:30
Robson Square Theatre
Details here

Startup Weekend Vancouver

Join the Startup Weekend for a sneak peek inside startup creation and startup life.
Local Launch Academy, Hootsuite, Procurify , myBestHelp are among the mentors and judges.
Designers get a discount on tickets !

Details here

November 14-16
At the Profile, in Gastown

Are you one of the next 36 ?

Come learn more about The Next 36, a national programme supported by over 300 Canadian business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors.

Wednesday October 1st, 2014
11:30 am – 1:00pm
South Building Lecture Hall, Rm.301

Details here

ISEA2015 to be held in Vancouver

Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology (FCAT)  and the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) have won the bid to host the prestigious 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) in Vancouver, Canada, August 10-15, 2015.

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