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Monday, September 26
 

13:30 PDT

LexTech West
Entrance to LexTech West is free for Vancouver Startup Week passholders who register using code "lextechwestvswpass". Please be sure to show your VSW pass at the door.


McCarthy Tétrault
 and the MaRS LegalX cluster have partnered to create #LexTechWest, a half-day conference that will convene entrepreneurs, lawyers and investors to explore and better understand the changing legal industry in Vancouver and across Canada.


The emergence of new technology is continuing to revolutionize how lawyers practice and how people access legal services. As entrepreneurship in the legal space continues to proliferate, a series of new challenges are beginning to emerge. From dynamic market needs to the rise of alternative providers, this event will explore how entrepreneurs and lawyers are navigating these new realities. 



Monday September 26, 2016 13:30 - 16:30 PDT
McCarthy Tetrault Offices
 
Wednesday, September 28
 

17:00 PDT

Small Talks: How Space Can Help Foster a Great Company Culture
Company culture happens, whether you have two employees or a thousand. Engaged companies make intentional, strategic commitments to create a great company culture.

Join us for a lively discussion with leaders from successful Vancouver companies on how the design of space can potentially help foster great company culture.

5:00-6:00 - Networking
6:00-7:00 - Panel Discussion

CAPACITY: 100

WHY ATTEND: Learn what makes company culture great? Check out the video here

Moderators
avatar for Julie Campbell

Julie Campbell

Principal, SSDG Interiors
Creating space that promotes culture - Office design.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Enros

Kathy Enros

Vice President, Talent, ACL
Kathy Enros, Vice President, Talent, brings more than 20 years of human resources experience in the software, consulting, alcohol beverage, and retail industries. Most recently, Kathy was the senior vice president at Vision Critical for more than eight years. In this role, she was... Read More →
avatar for Alysia MacInnes

Alysia MacInnes

People Team Lead, A Thinking Ape
Alysia is the People Team Lead at A Thinking Ape, a Vancouver startup that builds strong social games for both Android and iOS. They have four live titles and one currently in development. At its core A Thinking Ape is about creating communities and it's own internal community has... Read More →
avatar for Ben West

Ben West

Co-founder, EventBase & Intergalactic Agency
Ben West is the co-founder of the companies Eventbase and Intergalactic Agency which maintain offices in Vancouver, Canada, and London, UK. Eventbase creates mobile apps for some of the world’s biggest events and brands including the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, London 2012 Olympics... Read More →

Event Partners

Wednesday September 28, 2016 17:00 - 19:00 PDT
ACL
 
Thursday, September 29
 

11:00 PDT

What can EDUcation do for you? Accessing Start-up Resources in University/Colleges

How can educational institutions and universities create innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities? What are some of the methods, programs, and best practices that allow universities to interface with the fast-paced world of startups? 

This panel will spark a conversation on how entrepreneurs, researchers, educators can all work together to build and catalyze ideas in the startup ecosystem.


Speakers
avatar for Kate Armstrong

Kate Armstrong

Director, Living Labs, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Kate Armstrong is the Director of Living Labs at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, a research lab that builds projects and partnership models that use art and design as a mechanism for innovation and community building. In 2013 she founded Design for Startups, which works with... Read More →
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Jerome Etwaroo

Associate Director, Coast Capital Savings Innovation Centre, UVic
avatar for Ian Hand

Ian Hand

Executive Director, SFU VentureLabs
Executive Director, VentureLabs®, SFU
avatar for James McCartney

James McCartney

Makerspace Manager, BCIT
Applied Research Liaison Office, BCIT
avatar for Janice OBriain

Janice OBriain

Director, SFU's Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection
Associate Director, Venture Connection, SFU
avatar for Blair Simonite

Blair Simonite

entrepreneurship@UBC
Director, entrepreneurship@UBC


Thursday September 29, 2016 11:00 - 13:00 PDT
VentureLabs®