Professional Development

Call for Presentations and Volunteer Posting: #BCTECH Summit 2018

November 23, 2017
Print

The 3rd annual #BCTECH Summit, is back on May 14 – 16, 2018, and SFU will once again be an Innovation Industry Partner for this event.

Hosted by the Government of British Columbia and BC Innovation Council (BCIC) at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the #BCTECH Summit will bring together the entire innovation ecosystem, from major corporations and startups, to leading researchers and investors. Join thousands of fellow attendees in exploring how new technologies are driving cross-industry growth and innovation, and discover what organizations must do now to become global leaders.

To apply to showcase your research at the Summit, please fill out the form attached below and send it by email to vprcomms@sfu.ca. Please also include any photos of the research project that you will be displaying — this will help immensely in the application review process with the Government of British Columbia. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2017.

There are a number of limited passes for SFU Volunteers at #BCTECH that provide folks with a full conference pass in exchange for a few hours of SFU Booth duty. The deadline to apply  as a volunteer is January 31, 2018.

For more information, and to fill out the application form for volunteering, please visit the SFU #BCTECH Summit webpage.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Job Posting: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship January 16, 2018
    The Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship program pairs Canadian faculty members and PhD graduates with government organizations for 12-month policy projects. Apply by March 4, 2018.

  • Indigenous Film and Resurgence January 15, 2018
    The SFU Gallery and Dr. June Scudeler are putting on "Indigenous Film and Resurgence", a project that explores representation of Indigenous people in film. Films by Indigenous artists will be screened at the SFU Gallery (Burnaby campus) on Tuesdays from January 16 to April 10, 2018.

  • External Award: Chinese Government Scholarships January 15, 2018
    China's Ministry of Education and the government of BC are partnering to offer full and partial scholarships for Canadian students and scholars to study abroad in China. Apply by February 28, 2018.

View Posts by Category