Upcoming Toronto Tech Events – February and Beyond

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Mark Byrne | Digital Marketing Specialist | Ward Technology Talent | Twitter | LinkedIn

Here’s a rundown of some upcoming Toronto tech events we recommend you add to your calendar.

 Javascript Hack Night

When – February 11

Hack nights are a time to slough off your workaday shackles and stretch the limits of what you can do in javascript. It’s a chance to experiment with new tools and techniques, learn new paradigms and practices, commiserate and collaborate with fellow devs and make interesting things.

For complete event details visit the event page.


Hackernest Tech Social

When – February 17

HackerNest is a nonprofit community movement focused on  building supportive Silicon Valley like tech communities in every city – strengthening local tech ecosystems globally through unpretentious social events and hackathons.

For complete event details visit the event page.


MaRS’s ‘Entrepreneurship 101’ Free Lecture Series

When – February 19

Interested in learning more about entrepreneurship? Looking to start a new venture? Look no further!

Entrepreneurship 101 is MaRS’s flagship free weekly lecture series featuring key topics related to starting a successful business, aimed at social innovators, technology and life sciences researchers and trainees.  Topics include funding your business, marketing, recruiting, intellectual property and more.

The course culminates in a business plan pitch competition called the Up-Start! Competition, in which selected participants compete for a $15,000 prize.

For complete event details visit the event page.


BrainStation’s Hour of Code

When – February 25

The BrainStation team host complimentary intro to coding workshops for complete beginners on the last Tuesday of every month. Learn the basics of HTML and CSS from amazing educators at BrainStation that are experienced industry professionals. Build your first website with BrainStation!

For complete event details visit the event page.


FITC Toronto 2014

When – April 27-29

FITC Toronto will feature 75 renowned digital creators from around the world covering design, creativity, and technology, including talks about biohacking, remote-controlled cockroaches, a 98-year-old digital artist, the leading edge in neuroscience tech, an artist who offers professional kidnapping – and that’s just a fraction of this year’s talent. The festival includes three full days, plus one optional day of pre-festival workshops, 1200 attendees from around the globe, endless networking opportunities, and evening parties and events including the FITC Awards party.

Early bird tickets are available until March 14. Save $100 on tickets with code MLL http://sqz.co/n2N5Xjy. 

For complete event details visit fitc.ca.

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