United Nations Association of Canada
Global Citizens Gala
The evening pays tribute to Nadir Mohamed not only for his accomplishments as leader of one of Canada’s most innovative and successful companies, but for his personal dedication to developing the next generation of Canadian talent.
The Thiel Foundation
The Thiel Fellowship is a fellowship created by Peter Thiel through the Thiel Foundation. The fellowship is intended for students under the age of 20 and offers them resources to drop out of school and pursue other work, which could involve scientific research, creating a startup, or working on a social movement.
Vancouver Board of Trade
Opportunity Agenda for B.C.
Discussions around looming labour market shortages and the urgent need to increase innovation and productivity; University contributions in securing B.C.'s economic future through transformative education and cutting-edge research; and to position the province as a knowledge powerhouse in the global economy.
Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.
TechVancouver helps the city’s technologists expand their knowledge and network in the community. Every month a set of highly curated leaders & innovators come together to share their expertise & experiences through panels and presentations.
Simon Fraser University
President's Annual Gala
Hosted by Simon Fraser University’s President and Vice-Chancellor Andrew Petter, the event celebrates SFU’s 17-year presence in Surrey, including its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research and far-reaching community engagement in Surrey.
Spark Lab is a youth leadership program for Grade Twelve students from at-risk Toronto communities. The program takes 30 students and provides them 15 bi-weekly sessions throughout the academic school year to teach them about social enterprise and entrepreneurship, while giving them a chance to build a small social venture themselves.
Schulich School of Business
The APEX (Achieving Professional Excellence) Conference is an annual, non-profit undergraduate business conference hosted by York University’s Schulich School of Business. Founded in 1998, the conference places a unique emphasis on the importance of soft skills in the corporate world.
Beedie School of Business
Entrepreneurially-minded students will have the chance to present their venture ideas to industry experts during Opportunity Fest. Hosted by the Beedie School of Business, students will participate in the marketplace-style exhibition in one of three venture categories: commercial, sustainable and social ventures.
Grounded by the ideas of self-awareness and continuous growth, QSELF 2014 will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge through inspirational speakers, interactive workshops, and interaction with sponsorship representatives on how to define their own success.