Hacknight #118 with Afraj Gill

Hacknight #118 with Afraj Gill

Presenter: Afraj Gill is a technology entrepreneur and community advocate based in Toronto. He is currently the Vice-President of Business Development & Government Affairs at Dropbike, a venture-backed smart bike-sharing company. Under Afraj’s leadership, Dropbike has entered multiple markets in under 6 months and also became the first smart bike sharing company in North America to[…]

Hacknight #117 with Dr. Ryan Doherty

Hacknight #117 with Dr. Ryan Doherty

Presenter: Dr. Ryan Doherty, President & Founder of http://iamsick.ca (http://twitter.com/iamsick_ca). Presenting: Ryan is a strong proponent of open data, co-design and partnerships to accelerate innovation and improve our healthcare system. iamsick.ca is a healthcare engagement platform consisting of a fully integrated website and mobile app with a powerful backend. Designed with a system-wide & patient-centered lens, iamsick.ca[…]

Hacknight #116 with Jill Crumb and Sylvie Spraakman

Hacknight #116 with Jill Crumb and Sylvie Spraakman

Presenters: Jill Crumb and Sylvie Spraakman from Cyanosleuth Presenting: Blue Drinks Toronto and Civic Tech Toronto (http://civictech.ca/) are teaming up to share ideas as part of Ontario Water Innovation Week (https://www.waterinnovationweek.com/). Lake Erie currently experiences regular cyanobacteria blooms, and citizens don’t know whether or not these blooms are toxic. Jill Crumb and Sylvie Spraakman discussed Cyanosleuth, a[…]

Hacknight #115 with Lindsay Clarke, Andrew Hladkyj, Chris Leveille, and Zaid Khan

Hacknight #115 with Lindsay Clarke, Andrew Hladkyj, Chris Leveille, and Zaid Khan

Presenters: Lindsay Clarke, Andrew Hladkyj, Chris Leveille, and Zaid Khan Presenting a “Digital Governance” systems map Lindsay Clarke, Andrew Hladkyj, Zaid Khan, and Chris Leveille are graduate students from OCAD’s Strategic Foresight and Innovation Program. They presented a synthesis map that explores the complex systems that the Government of Canada has to manage in an[…]

Hacknight #114 with Brookfield & MAESD

Hacknight #114 with Brookfield & MAESD

Presenters: Brookfield + Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Presenting the Brookfield + MAESD Design Challenge MAESD is launched the Student Pathways Challenge! This is a 6-week competition that encourages participants to form teams or work independently to develop digital solutions that answer the question: How might we help high school students gain[…]

Hacknight #113: Open Work Time

Hacknight #113: Open Work Time

Presenter: None There is no speaker. Bonus time to work on projects! Announcements Spacing Book & Magazine Launch Party TONIGHT until 23:00 (Raphael) Arts & Letters Club of Toronto 14 Elm Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G7 https://www.facebook.com/events/666148896921572/  <Hacking> The Future of Work – October 13/14/15 (Pat) www.futureofwork.ca Ottawa-based hackathon tackling issues facing the Future of[…]