The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technologies Industries, in partnership with other Newfoundland organizations, is holding a series of workshops, seminars and classes across the province for its Innovation Week, which starts Monday.
Innovation Week welcomes the province's business community, youth and public and private partners to take part in over 20 events happening across the province. The week aims to promote and celebrate the province’s technology sector.
“These events will celebrate and showcase innovative advances in information and ocean technology, oil and gas, the environment, health care, and social enterprises,” said Julie Rickward the Marketing and Communications Coordinator at NATI.
Seminars on innovation in rural Canada and workshops on robotics and coding are just some of the ares that will be explored next week.
On Wednesday, NATI is hosting a knowledge summit on corporate innovation. Keynote speakers include John Weigelt, the CTO of Microsoft Canada, and Jim Harris, a disruptive innovation speaker and best-selling author.
NATI is a non-profit organization that represents the province's advanced technology sector.
“Together we will inspire participants to create opportunities to accelerate innovation and make new connections,” said Rickward.
“An innovative and collaborative business culture is a key factor in the province’s future prosperity.”
You can read the full schedule, as well as register for the events here.