October Nonprofit Tech Events in Vancouver

Hey friends, there’s lots of great events for the nonprofit tech community. Check ’em out! Or for the latest updates join our group on Facebook and follow us on twitter at #Net2van.


Most NetSquared events are free, so don’t be shy – come join us!

How to Use Domain Names to Build and Protect your Brand Online

When: Monday, October 24
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/230551601/

Get the inside scoop on how to choose the right domain name and brand your nonprofit online. We’ll tackle the tough questions about choosing a domain name, getting your website up running, hosting email on your domain, and more.

Better Data Visualization Using Excel: Hands-On Workshop

When: Tuesday, December 6
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/230100347/

Better data visualization (using some of the more advanced features in Excel to create graphs and charts that are easy to interpret. We get hands-on, so bring your laptop. We’ll be working together with a shared phony data set.


How to Develop and Own your Brand Online

When: Tuesday, October 25
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Net2Vic/events/230564077/

Get the inside scoop on how to choose the right domain name and brand yourself online. We’ll tackle the tough questions about choosing a domain name, getting your website up running, hosting email on your domain, and more.


If you are a non-profit working in tech in B.C. employing less than 99 employees and hiring for a tech role, you can receive a BC Tech Co-op Grant of $2700 and employers will pay the remainder."



Ladies Learning Code: Vancouver Chapter Lead (Full-Time)


As the Vancouver Manager, you will help shape and significantly grow the Ladies Learning Code and Girls Learning Code programs in Vancouver. You will be expected to work hard to reach the goals and objectives set out below. This will require you to be self-directed, creative, innovative and flexible. Because this is a new role, you will help determine what strategies and efforts are required to get the job done.

If you have a job to share reach out on Twitter using the hashtag #net2van.


The New Societies Act: What You Need To Know

When: Wednesday, October 5
RSVP: http://www.allianceforarts.com/alliance-workshops/?mc_cid=dfbffc446f&mc_eid=43d6fcb76a

All organizations that are incorporated under the current Society Act must plan to complete their “transition application,” with revised constitution and bylaws, by the time of their 2017 AGM. This workshop will provide the information on the bylaw and policy changes necessary for your organization to effectively make the transition when the new Act is proclaimed.

Ladies Learning Code: Digital Skills for Beginners Part-Time Program

When: October 11th to November 24th (Tuesday & Thursday Evenings for 7 Weeks)
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouver-digital-skills-for-beginners-part-time-program-october-11th-to-november-24th-tuesday-tickets-26552966638

With the hands-on, social and collaborative learning approach we’re known and loved for, this part-time 7 week program will give you the opportunity to learn directly from industry leading designers and developers and upgrade your skills, explore your desire to make a career switch or start your own business or just learn something new! Scroll down to see the full curriculum!

AFP Breakfast Event: How to Find Your Next BIG Donor

When: October 13
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Information and tips for finding new individual, corporate and foundation donors with low-cost and no-cost options for smaller shops.

UP Conference for Solopreneurs

When: October 13, 2016
RSVP: http://bit.ly/UPConf2016

Sometimes running a solo business can be lonely. UP Conference is changing that. On October 13, join freelancers and solopreneurs in Vancouver for a day of peer learning to help take your business to the next level. And we are pleased to gift you $80 towards your ticket. Just use promo code: net2van when registering at upconference.ca.

Imagine Canada Sector Social Discussion

When: October 18
RSVP: http://www.imaginecanada.ca/ic-events/sector-social-vancouver

Join Vancouver’s leaders and changemakers from nonprofits, foundations, and corporations of every size for an evening of drinks, dessert and discussion as we explore the Future of Philanthropy.

The event will feature a panel discussion, “The Future of Philanthropy”. Come ready to engage with our panelists as they give you their take on what’s next for the charitable sector in Canada and we open the floor for a thought provoking Q&A.

Emotion & Motivation for Digital Behavior Change – Vancouver (1-day workshop)

When: November 14
RSVP: http://www.alterspark.com/register/175n1van-vancouver-neurochemistry-for-interactive-design-and-marketing

In this workshop, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of human-centered design, by learning the neurochemical factors that shape your users’ emotions, motivation, cognition, and behavior. After studying your users’ neurochemical reward and punishment systems, you’ll learn how to use interactive design and content strategies to avoid accidentally triggering negative user emotions such as anxiety, low self-esteem, and resentment; and instead learn how to evoke positive emotions like trust, loyalty, and pride.

SociaLIGHT conference: The Ultimate Entrepreneur & Leadership Event

When: November 19 – 20
RSVP: http://www.socialightconference.com/vancouver/

Use the code "NET2VANVIP" and save $100

A day designed to empower and inspire YOU – the dreamer and actioneer. This high energy, fun-filled, edutaining event like no other. Acclaimed speakers, meaningful connections, booths and a tribe committed to positive global impact.Thanks to incredible community partners and sponsors, this is a very affordable investment for anyone with a mind and heart to lead, innovate or build our economy and use their dreams and business as a force of good. This is no ordinary conference and called the "Mecca for Emerging Entrepreneurs" by You Inc.

Community Knowledge Exchange

When: Tuesday, November 22
RSVP: http://communityfoundations.ca/events/ckx-city-series-vancouver/

Taking the best elements from our CKX Summit – engaging speakers, inspiring spaces, catalytic networking and CultureShock moments – we’re hitting the road this fall with the CKX City Series – bringing together leaders and changemakers from the public, private and philanthropic sectors for a unique and inspired evening experience in three cities across Canada.

2016 Vancouver National Philanthropy Day

When: Wednesday, November 23
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2016-vancouver-national-philanthropy-day-tickets-19851364967

Join us as we celebrate the 19th Annual National Philanthropy Day in Vancouver, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. This year’s National Philanthropy Day also includes a full-day professional development opportunity for Fundraisers, the National Philanthropy Day Summit. We will also be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Giving Hearts Awards!

Executive Director Pro-D Day Conference

When: Thursday, November 24
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/executive-director-pro-d-day-conference-tickets-5714189294

This exciting day-long event will consist of eight workshops led by fellow Executive Directors, a dynamic keynote address by Vu Le (ED of Rainier Valley Corps and author of Non-Profits with Balls blog), lunch, networking opportunities, and a post-conference publication encapsulating a Top 5 list for each workshop topic.

AFP Giving Tuesday Networking Mingler

When: November 29
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.

Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages. Bring your business cards and we’ll see you there!


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