Blueprint

10 Workshops, 5 Industries, After Party

November 18th 2017 // UBC Nest

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build your Blueprint.

Uniting all scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, tech-lovers, and more.

Technology is woven into the fabric of society, enhancing performance and tackling problems on a daily basis. Technology also plays an important role in shaping society, in economic, political, and cultural dynamics.

This year’s Blueprint conference will explore the relevance of technology in 360 degrees, with emphasis on technology integration. Through Blueprint, we strive to inspire and educate students on how technology is relevant in every industry - business, health science, ethics, education and more.

Join us this November 18th and dive into the ever-changing world of technology.

This conference is open to any UBC student, regardless of year or faculty.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kevin Sandhu, CEO of Grow

A lifelong entrepreneur, Kevin started his first business at the age of eleven, taught himself to code at fourteen and he’s been a startup junkie ever since. He has completed degrees in finance and math, but remains a passionate self-taught programmer. After a decade-long career on Bay Street, working in investment banking and private equity, Kevin was once again bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. He founded Grow in 2014, driven by the vision to reinvent banking using data analytics and technology.

Tech Showcase

Immerse yourself in the newest cutting-edge technology. 10 companies from multiple industries will be showcasing how technology is impacting our community.

Panel

Leaders across various industries will be sharing their unique experiences and indsutry best practices. Engage and debate with industry leaders on how technology is disrupting their respective industry trends. This is your opportunity to build connections with CEOs and Founders.

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Tickets & Pricing

Tickets for Blueprint are on sale. You can purchase tickets online or through cash. Stay tuned for boothing ticket sales.

MEMBER PRICING
Regular $20*
NON-MEMBER PRICING
Regular $30**
*Paying online is subject to a small processing fee
**Price includes Membership

WORKSHOPS

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY In this workshop, you'll learn how educational technology is changing the way people learn, and how Vancouver company Thinkific is helping others to grow their businesses and attain personal freedom. You'll hear a handful of success stories and gain hands-on experience with their course creation and marketing software, as well as discover opportunities to work in this dynamic industry.

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

In this workshop, you'll learn how educational technology is changing the way people learn, and how Vancouver company Thinkific is helping others to grow their businesses and attain personal freedom. You'll hear a handful of success stories and gain hands-on experience with their course creation and marketing software, as well as discover opportunities to work in this dynamic industry.

HOW BLOCKCHAIN IS DISRUPTING FINANCE This is a workshop aimed at providing students with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the diverse, disruptive and exciting space of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency technologies. We will explore how Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the field of Finance, Trade Finance and Supply chain Finance. You will then learn how Broadridge is innovating in the FinTech and Blockchain space.

HOW BLOCKCHAIN IS DISRUPTING FINANCE

This is a workshop aimed at providing students with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the diverse, disruptive and exciting space of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency technologies. We will explore how Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the field of Finance, Trade Finance and Supply chain Finance. You will then learn how Broadridge is innovating in the FinTech and Blockchain space.

IT AUDIT AND RISK CONSULTING During this session, we will discuss how a student from any discipline or background can apply their skills to the fast-paced profession of Risk Consulting. They explain what IT audit is, including how it is related to traditional auditing, and will include case studies related to IT security. They will finish off with the future of Risk and IT security and discuss where a career in IT compliance can take you and the skills needed.

IT AUDIT AND RISK CONSULTING

During this session, we will discuss how a student from any discipline or background can apply their skills to the fast-paced profession of Risk Consulting. They explain what IT audit is, including how it is related to traditional auditing, and will include case studies related to IT security. They will finish off with the future of Risk and IT security and discuss where a career in IT compliance can take you and the skills needed.

INTERNET OF THINGS Exploring the world of interconnected devices in domains you never would have imagined possible. See how the Internet of Things can completely change industries like the electrical grid that have remained unchanged for decades and how this impacts your everyday life! 

INTERNET OF THINGS

Exploring the world of interconnected devices in domains you never would have imagined possible. See how the Internet of Things can completely change industries like the electrical grid that have remained unchanged for decades and how this impacts your everyday life! 

VIRTUAL REALITY AND CONSUMER APPLICATION This workshop will explore both the consumer & business applications of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, and what these technologies mean for the future of human/  computer interaction. We will then take a deeper dive into the ways Cognitive3D helps enterprises accelerate their prototyping and user testing processes, and how these new technologies are helping us understand real life human behaviour.

VIRTUAL REALITY AND CONSUMER APPLICATION

This workshop will explore both the consumer & business applications of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, and what these technologies mean for the future of human/  computer interaction. We will then take a deeper dive into the ways Cognitive3D helps enterprises accelerate their prototyping and user testing processes, and how these new technologies are helping us understand real life human behaviour.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND DATA ANALYTICS You should attend this workshop if you are interested in learning how large companies use Visier to help them perform analytics on their recruitment data to answer important business questions that allow them to identify and recruit the best talent in the industry. 

HUMAN RESOURCES AND DATA ANALYTICS

You should attend this workshop if you are interested in learning how large companies use Visier to help them perform analytics on their recruitment data to answer important business questions that allow them to identify and recruit the best talent in the industry. 

VISUAL ANALYTICS Tableau is a leader in Visual Analytics.  We help people see and understand data. This presentation will show you what is possible with Tableau by showing you some examples from our Tableau Public site. You will learn how to build a moderately complex data visualization dashboard using Tableau Desktop and how you can get a copy for yourself, for free.

VISUAL ANALYTICS

Tableau is a leader in Visual Analytics.  We help people see and understand data. This presentation will show you what is possible with Tableau by showing you some examples from our Tableau Public site. You will learn how to build a moderately complex data visualization dashboard using Tableau Desktop and how you can get a copy for yourself, for free.

SALES AUTOMATION New grads looking for their first marketing job often opt-in for an intro level sales job. Little do they know that marketing and sales are more aligned than you'd think. Learn how marketing and sales teams are winning together using this unique methodology. Also get an insider look at what sales automation looks like and how machine learning techniques can impact every organization.

SALES AUTOMATION

New grads looking for their first marketing job often opt-in for an intro level sales job. Little do they know that marketing and sales are more aligned than you'd think. Learn how marketing and sales teams are winning together using this unique methodology. Also get an insider look at what sales automation looks like and how machine learning techniques can impact every organization.

 

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