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· Stage
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speakers
Kick off to the conference featuring a talk by special keynote speakers!
Elise Cloutier Daniel Fiorillo Skyla Thadani Maria McKay Melanie Lock Son
2021-03-19T17:45:00Z 2021-03-19T19:00:00Z America/New_York Opening+Ceremony+and+Keynote+Speakers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Tech a Step | Google Cloud Essentials
Technical skills workshop with Qwiklabs assisted by Google Developer Experts.
Chethin Manage Stephanie Jazzar Elise Cloutier Skyla Thadani Immanuela Belaineh
2021-03-19T19:00:00Z 2021-03-19T20:10:00Z America/New_York Tech+a+Step+%7C+Google+Cloud+Essentials+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
KPMG | Enterprise Architecture for a Digital World
Business Skills workshop teaching participants how business strategy works with technology.
Srivatsan Vijayakumar Joan Ofulue Imeyen Akai
2021-03-19T19:00:00Z 2021-03-19T20:10:00Z America/New_York KPMG+%7C+Enterprise+Architecture+for+a+Digital+World https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
KPMG | Breakout Room
Srivatsan Vijayakumar Joan Ofulue Imeyen Akai
2021-03-19T19:10:00Z 2021-03-19T20:10:00Z America/New_York KPMG+%7C+Breakout+Room https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Panel 1 | Getting Started
Panel regrouping industry partners ranging from startups to larger companies.
Cherise Naidu Vidiskiu Fortino Kurniawan Anita Popescu Sean Murphy Goran Samuel Pesic
2021-03-19T20:00:00Z 2021-03-19T21:10:00Z America/New_York Panel+1+%7C+Getting+Started https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Technovation Montréal Booth
Janvi Patel Marthe-Sarah Knambou-Tchunkuo
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Technovation+Montr%C3%A9al+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
uOttawa DSC Booth
Greg Mitchell Jack Clarke
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York uOttawa+DSC+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Samuel Associates, Inc. Booth
Goran Samuel Pesic
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Samuel+Associates%2C+Inc.+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
iContribute Booth
HaoHao Du Emily M Nguyen Umai Balendra
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York iContribute+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Piece by Piece XR Development Booth
Sean Murphy
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Piece+by+Piece+XR+Development+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Syncopate Media Booth
Mark Vidalin
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Syncopate+Media+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Nokia Booth
Linda Krebs Toni Gill Jonathan Braun
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Nokia+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Bukit Vista Booth
Vidiskiu Fortino Kurniawan Ni Luh Putu Lilis Sinta Setiawati Jing Cho Yang Shintya Dewi Lupita Sari
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Bukit+Vista+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
ESS Booth
Rafi Biouss
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York ESS+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
IEEE Booth
Michal Ridner Ryan Fleck Nicholas Morin IEEE uOttawa Communications Vlad Jidkov Marla Jazzar
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York IEEE+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
IIBA Booth
Alec Lumsden Chinyere Ubani Christina Abbott Paul Arnold
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York IIBA+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
CoLab Booth
Mark-Olivier Poulin Julianne  O. Paradis
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York CoLab+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
BTA Booth
Melanie Lock Son
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York BTA+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
University of Ottawa | Career Corner Booth
Grace Embree Cynthia Allan Ahmed Osmane
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York University+of+Ottawa+%7C+Career+Corner+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Anita Popescu Booth
Anita Popescu
2021-03-19T21:00:00Z 2021-03-19T22:10:00Z America/New_York Anita+Popescu+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Parmida Barez Booth
2021-03-20T00:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Parmida+Barez+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speaker
Kick off the second day of the conference featuring a talk by a special keynote speaker!
Habon Maxamud Julianne  O. Paradis
2021-03-20T09:45:00Z 2021-03-20T10:35:00Z America/New_York Opening+Ceremony+and+Keynote+Speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Tech a Step | Machine Learning
Technical skills workshop with Qwiklabs assisted by Google Developer Experts.
Chethin Manage Stephanie Jazzar Skyla Thadani Immanuela Belaineh
2021-03-20T10:30:00Z 2021-03-20T11:10:00Z America/New_York Tech+a+Step+%7C+Machine+Learning https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Global Data Insights | Steps for Validating your Tech Idea
The fastest approach to product-market validation with Simon Brightman.
Simon Brightman
2021-03-20T10:30:00Z 2021-03-20T11:40:00Z America/New_York Global+Data+Insights+%7C+Steps+for+Validating+your+Tech+Idea https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Global Data Insights | Breakout Room
Simon Brightman
2021-03-20T10:40:00Z 2021-03-20T11:40:00Z America/New_York Global+Data+Insights+%7C+Breakout+Room https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Panel 2 | Breaking the Status Quo
Panel regrouping industry partners ranging from startups to larger companies.
Artur Leszczynski Nevin Ganesan Toni Gill Jean Desgagne Boris Bogatirev
2021-03-20T11:30:00Z 2021-03-20T12:40:00Z America/New_York Panel+2+%7C+Breaking+the+Status+Quo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
IBM Booth
Hailey Bain Aviel Dumov Galvin Niu Nikita Patel Sophia Sountsova
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York IBM+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
IIBA Booth
Anis Ben Omrane Nancy Beatson
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York IIBA+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Technovation Montréal
Janvi Patel Marthe-Sarah Knambou-Tchunkuo
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Technovation+Montr%C3%A9al https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
IEEE Booth
Michal Ridner Ryan Fleck Nicholas Morin IEEE uOttawa Communications Vlad Jidkov Marla Jazzar
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York IEEE+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
uOttawa DSC Booth
Kate Ford Maxim Karpov Skyla Thadani
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York uOttawa+DSC+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Business Technology Association Booth
Melanie Lock Son
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Business+Technology+Association+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
University of Ottawa Career Corner Booth
Grace Embree Cynthia Allan Ahmed Osmane
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York University+of+Ottawa+Career+Corner+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Simon Brightman Booth
Simon Brightman
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Simon+Brightman+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
KPMG Booth
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York KPMG+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Deloitte Omnia AI Booth
Dave Rama Mariam Mowazi Tessia Orlandi Roland Siem Akshat Sarvankar Boris Bogatirev
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Deloitte+Omnia+AI+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Deloitte Omnia AI Booth
Dave Rama Mariam Mowazi Tessia Orlandi Roland Siem Akshat Sarvankar Boris Bogatirev
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Deloitte+Omnia+AI+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Cybertalents Booth
Ahmed Nosir Youssef Awad
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Cybertalents+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Crypto4A Technologies Inc Booth
William Desbiens Ron Vandergeest Olivier Couillard
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Crypto4A+Technologies+Inc+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Parmida Barez Booth
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Parmida+Barez+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Accenture Booth
We use our understanding of technology and its impact to help create more-inclusive societies that offer more opportunities to more people.
Benjamin Linton Gabriel Chapman
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Accenture+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Welbi Booth
Easily Deliver Personalized Recreation Programs
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Welbi+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Piece by Piece XR Development Booth
We make VR games
Sean Murphy
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York Piece+by+Piece+XR+Development+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
iContribute Booth
Not For Profit Social Enterprise Fostering Community Involvement Amongst Youth
HaoHao Du Emily M Nguyen Umai Balendra
2021-03-20T12:30:00Z 2021-03-20T13:40:00Z America/New_York iContribute+Booth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Fireside Chat | Closing Ceremony
Intimate fireside chat with current and past co-op students sharing advice on how to advance your career.
Noah Dmytro De Abreu Tae Kim Sydney Gen Skyla Thadani Julianne  O. Paradis Ali Siddiqui
2021-03-20T12:55:00Z 2021-03-20T14:15:00Z America/New_York Fireside+Chat+%7C+Closing+Ceremony+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftech-a-step-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Rafi Biouss

@ ESS

Jean Desgagne

CEO @ Canada Stablecorp

Anita Popescu

Photos Engineer @ Apple

Tobi Oluwole

Co-Founder @ The 3Skills

Srivatsan Vijayakumar

@ KMPG

Imeyen Akai

@ KPMG

Habon Maxamud

International Junior Policy Analyst @ DFO

Steven Hayes

Consulting Development Analyst @ Accenture

Cherise Naidu

Management Consultant @ Accenture

Parmida Barez

Best-selling author, Award-winning speaker, Business coach

Maria McKay

Senior Manager, Advisory @ KPMG

Gabriel Chapman

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Benjamin Linton

Consulting Analyst @ Accenture

Stephanie Jazzar

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Elise Cloutier

Vice-Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Chethin Manage

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Kate Ford

Event Management Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Maxim Karpov

Social Media Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Jack Clarke

Solution Challenge Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Greg Mitchell

Member Engagement Lead @ uOttawa DSC

Alec Lumsden

@ IIBA

Noah Dmytro De Abreu

Incoming Intern @ Deloitte

Sydney Gen

Business Analyst @ Deloitte

Joan Ofulue

@ KPMG

Alice Liu

Consultant @ Deloitte

Mark Vidalin

@ Syncopate Media

Christina Abbott

President @ IIBA

Simon Brightman

Vice President @ Global Data Insights

Grace Embree

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Ni Luh Putu Lilis Sinta Setiawati

@ Bukit Vista

Vidiskiu Fortino Kurniawan

@ Bukit Vista

Ron Vandergeest

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

William Desbiens

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Olivier Couillard

@ Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Tae Kim

Solutions Architect @ AWS

Akshat Sarvankar

@ Deloitte

Roland Siem

@ Deloitte

Tessia Orlandi

@ Deloitte

Mariam Mowazi

@ Deloitte

Dave Rama

@ Deloitte

Anis Ben Omrane

@ IIBA

Paul Arnold

@ IIBA

Nancy Beatson

Certification @ IIBA

Chinyere Ubani

Marketing @ IIBA

Mark-Olivier Poulin

@ CoLab

Ahmed Nosir

@ Cybertalents

Syelynn Arifin

@ Bukit Vista

Youssef Awad

Computer Engineering Senior at the American University of Sharjah

Umai Balendra

Founder @ iContribute

Emily M Nguyen

Product Management Intern @ iContribute

HaoHao Du

Founder @ iContribute

Marthe-Sarah Knambou-Tchunkuo

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

Janvi Patel

Student Ambassador @ Technovation

Goran Samuel Pesic

President and CEO @ Samuel Group of Companies

Sean Murphy

Founder @ Piece by Piece XR Development

Skyla Thadani

Incoming Intern @ Microsoft, Google Developer Student Club Lead

Jonathan Braun

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Toni Gill

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Linda Krebs

Talent Acquisition @ Nokia

Sophia Sountsova

@ IBM

Nikita Patel

@ IBM

Galvin Niu

@ IBM

Aviel Dumov

@ IBM

Hailey Bain

@ IBM

Jing Cho Yang

CEO @ Bukit Vista

Nevin Ganesan

Software Engineer @ Apple

Daniel Fiorillo

Developer Student Club Community Manager - U.S. @ Google

Artur Leszczynski

Business and IT Consultant @ CGI

Marla Jazzar

Vice Chair WIE @ IEEE uOttawa

Boris Bogatirev

Consultant @ Deloitte

Ali Siddiqui

Business/Data Analyst @ PeopleInsight

Cynthia Allan

Career Advisor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Ahmed Osmane

Career Mentor @ uOttawa Career Corner

Melanie Lock Son

Co-President @ BTA

Julianne O. Paradis

DSC Core Team @ DSC uOttawa

Shintya Dewi Lupita Sari

@ Bukit Vista

Michal Ridner

Chair @ IEEE uOttawa

Ryan Fleck

VP Webmaster @ IEEE uOttawa

Nicholas Morin IEEE uOttawa Communications

VP Communications @ IEEE uOttawa

Vlad Jidkov

VP Academic @ IEEE uOttawa

The event is over

Tech A Step Conference focuses on empowering youth to "take a step" towards careers in business and tech fields. We aim to accomplish this by bringing you as students from diverse academic backgrounds to connect with professionals in both development and business spheres. This opens up conversations between the two fields and creates a long-lasting impact on students’ lives.

Booths

Technovation Montréal

International Tech and Entrepreneurship Education program

Piece by Piece XR Development

We make VR games

KPMG

Global Network of Professional Firms Providing Audit, Tax and Advisory Services

Deloitte Omnia AI

Leading Managed Services Organization Providing a Wide Range of Professional Services

IBM

IBMers in Both Business and Tech Field

CoLab

The Interdisciplinary Faculty

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Largest Technical Professional Organization in the World and at the University of Ottawa

Google DSC uOttawa

Developer Student Club University of Ottawa is the official uOttawa Chapter! We are a program run by Google Developers.

iContribute

Not For Profit Social Enterprise Fostering Community Involvement Amongst Youth

Business Technology Association

BTA

University of Ottawa - Career Corner

CO-OP, Career Development Centre, Centre for Community Engagement

Simon Brightman

Business Workshop Lead

Cybertalents

Cyber Security Talent Acquisition Agency

Crypto4A Technologies Inc.

Quantum ready cybersecurity foundations for a trusted digital world

Nevin Ganesan

Software Engineer @ Apple

IIBA® Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter

Community-based Professional Association Run By BAs For BAs

Welbi

Welbi is a software platform that gives senior living communities the necessary tools to automate and optimize their residents' experience.

Parmida Barez

Parmida Barez

Accenture

Multinational company that provides consulting and processing services.