EWeek Calendar 2018

 

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GEW_CANADA

 

SEVEN TIMES AROUND!

November [12 – 15] 2018

Dawson College’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education is proud to announce Eweek 2018. Set to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, this 4-day intensive entrepreneurial boot camp will bring together budding entrepreneurs and the business community for a series of unforgettable events.

All events are FREE, but you must register by following the registration links.

 

 EWeek Launches November 12
with
Comedian Derek Seguin

Let’s Put Our Hands Together!

 

Monday November 12, 2018

Monday
10:30 - 11:00 PM
EWeek 2018 Launch Event with GROOVE

EWeek 2018 Launch Event with GROOVE

Come get Groovy!

What is GROOVE?

GROOVE is a fun way to connect authentically with your community, get fit, have fun & most importantly, to ignite your creativity! (No dance experience required).

See you on the GROOVE dance floor !!!

Monday
11:00 AM
Laughing Your Way to Success with Derek Seguin

Laughing Your Way to Success with Derek Seguin

Join us for an EWeek special event with Derek Seguin. Even comedians are entrepreneurs!

Montreal-based Derek Seguin is one of the most sought after stand up comedians on the international circuit. He has performed at the prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs festival an impressive 10 times as well as appearing numerous times at every other major festival in the country, making several television appearances along the way.

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Monday
12:00 - 1:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: Design Your Dream Lifestyle: It's Easier Than You Think

EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: Design Your Dream Lifestyle: It's Easier Than You Think

Stephanie Coco Palermo is an English language coach and consultant. She offers private coaching online and at her office in Old Montreal. She helps her clients on a variety of mandates – including presentation coaching for board meetings, preparation for high-level job interviews, CV editing, to Ivy League admissions essay consulting and more. Stephanie will talk about how she created the life she wanted by following her dreams!! Don’t miss this dynamic and energetic speaker!!
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Monday
1:30 - 2:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: Finding Your Perfect Fit

EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: Finding Your Perfect Fit

Jean-Sebastien’s always struggled to find a perfect fit when it came to a career. Having to balance tradition and family expectations with his passion for entrepreneurship was something he constantly had to deal with. That is no longer the case – SUITABLEE has been the engine that has allowed for Jean-Sebastien to pursue his passions for fashion, business, and technology. But it took years to get there.
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Monday
2:30 - 4:00 PM
EWeek Discussion Series: Redesigning Dawson

EWeek Discussion Series: Redesigning Dawson

Have you ever wondered how you can redesign your wallet to meet your needs? Or why a store is designed in a certain way? Join Jade Vaillancourt as she takes you through the process of solving everyday problems to meet the needs of the end users. You will be presented with a challenge that you will have until Thursday to complete. Thursday evening come show us how you might help re-design Dawson.
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Monday
4:30 - 5:15 PM
EWeek Workshop Lecture Series:  Business Ethics and the Case Study of Les Sacs Éthic

EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: Business Ethics and the Case Study of Les Sacs Éthic

Dawson College’s Carl Saucier-Bouffard will discuss Business Ethics and the Case Study of Les Sacs Éthic.
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Monday
6:00 PM
EWeek Event: FUCKUP Nights - Stories About Failure

EWeek Event: FUCKUP Nights - Stories About Failure

Fuckup Nights is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. Join F.U.N Montréal co-hosts Natalie Riviere & Josh Miller with special guest Jamie Benizri & David Spinner of Dawson Eweek behind the scenes dream team for a panel discussion on entrepreneurial failure as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018. FUN!
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Monday
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Today's Entrepreneur - CJAD Live Broadcast

Today's Entrepreneur - CJAD Live Broadcast

A weekly radio show, Today’s Entrepreneur, highlights local entrepreneurs and some of the trending industries. Come listen in as host Josh Miller will broadcast live from Conrod’s.
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Monday
Followed by:
Dawson's Den 2018 - Monday's Initial Pitches

Dawson's Den 2018 - Monday's Initial Pitches

On Monday night following FUCKUP Nights, students take center stage to pitch an idea for a commercial business or social enterprise. The audience gets to vote the 10 teams who go on to the finals on Thursday, so bring all your friends to encourage the students and vote for your favorite team. The grand prize is truly unbelievable!!! Please follow the registration link to save your spot in the Den.
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Tuesday November 13, 2018

Tuesday
12:00 - 1:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: Don't Wait, Go Get It Now

EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: Don't Wait, Go Get It Now

Kick off the second day of e-week the right way, by joining our three speakers in discussing how they took a chance to become successful entrepreneurs.
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Tuesday
1:30 - 2:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: How to Use Podcasting to Grow Your Business

EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: How to Use Podcasting to Grow Your Business

Alain Guillot is a podcaster/blogger who promotes personal finance and entrepreneurship. Through the magic of podcasting he gets to speak to many business leaders and entrepreneurs. In this workshop, he will show you how to connect with clients, potential clients, suppliers and competitors to build a strong brand around your business.
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Tuesday
2:30 - 4:00 PM
EWeek Discussion Series: From Corporate to Entrepreneur: Liberate Your Mind

EWeek Discussion Series: From Corporate to Entrepreneur: Liberate Your Mind

We’ve put together a panel of impressive female entrepreneurs to coincide with GEW’s theme of recognizing and celebrating women in entrepreneurship. Stop by to listen to these successful women answer questions about leaving their corporate jobs to work for themselves.
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Tuesday
4:30 - 5:30 PM
EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: In the Business of Doing Good

EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: In the Business of Doing Good

YES, it is possible to be in the business of doing good! Elizabeth will cover the basics of this business concept that’s changing communities and shaking up industries around the globe. She’ll also showcase how social entrepreneurs use innovation to tackle longstanding social problems and drive change.
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Tuesday
6:00 PM
EWeek Keynote Speaker: Power Washing Towards Peace

EWeek Keynote Speaker: Power Washing Towards Peace

Corey Fleischer is on a mission: to erase hate! Armed with his power washer, Corey eliminates hateful graffiti from the city of Montreal. Now, his #erasehate movement has expanded globally and is beginning to move into other cities.
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Tuesday
Followed by:
EWeek Meets Montreal NewTech

EWeek Meets Montreal NewTech

Following our keynote speaker, we have a Meetup event with Montreal NewTech, a non-profit organization dedicated to the success of Montreal startup entrepreneurs. Five startups will present in front of an audience of programmers, engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, students and other interested parties. The event is an incredible opportunity to meet potential co-founders for your next startup, or find valuable talent.
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Wednesday November 14, 2018

 

Wednesday
12:00 -1:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: What's Brewing Next?

EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Speaker Series: What's Brewing Next?

Passion: it’s learnt, it’s discovered. In the classroom, we are all students of entrepreneurship however, it’s getting out into the real world and seeing practical application that will allow individuals to discover what it is they love. More importantly, identifying the tasks, jobs or even ideas that we don’t love allows us to narrow our focus. Don’t be close minded to anything. Without being a “Yes Man”, embrace opportunity to try new things so that one day you can become the teacher to other students. Now, let’s start a brewery…
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Wednesday
1:30 - 2:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: Life of the Party - Eventrepreneur

EWeek Lunchtime Art & Design Series: Life of the Party - Eventrepreneur

Be the best thing to happen to your client – what’s an event entrepreneur?
Louis-Martin’s extensive work in the pharmaceutical industry has taken him to cosmetics and now into the world of photography.
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Wednesday
2:30 - 4:00 PM
EWeek Discussion Series: Entrepreneurship Across Cultures

EWeek Discussion Series: Entrepreneurship Across Cultures

Eweek goes global!
Going with the theme of Diversity and Inclusion, we will expolore how the concept of entrepreneurship differs in different parts of the world.
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Wednesday
4:30 - 5:30 PM
EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: Elevating Your Business Idea with CEDEC

EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: Elevating Your Business Idea with CEDEC

Rhonda Morrison has 17 years’ experience in economic development and entrepreneurship. She has supported over 400 youth in their pre start-up phase of business development. Our CEDEC Youth Start-Up team, which offers advisory services and workshops for young entrepreneurs, aged 18 to 39, operates province-wide.
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Wednesday
6:00 PM
EWeek Keynote Speaker: E-commerce: How to Design a Smart Digital Strategy

EWeek Keynote Speaker: E-commerce: How to Design a Smart Digital Strategy

Vincent Gagnon and his team founded M2GO, a Canadian company dedicated to helping consumers discover the potential of affordable home interiors. Gone are the days of shifty salesmen in brown neckties… M2GO’s goal is to offer an easy, personalized shopping experience while keeping low prices. Vincent believes that digital success lies in integrating technology into what is essentially a human world.

(source: https://devenirentrepreneur.com/en/vincent-gagnon/)

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Wednesday
Followed by:
EWeek 2018 Event: Speed Date an Entrepreneur

EWeek 2018 Event: Speed Date an Entrepreneur

How often do you get to meet an entrepreneur to pick their brain in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere? Sometimes all a future entrepreneur needs is a mentor and a nudge in the right direction. This event brings together future entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders in the community. You will have 15 minutes to ask each entrepreneur your burning startup questions. Come and meet them right after our keynote speaker.
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Thursday November 15, 2018

Thursday
10:00 AM
EWeek 2017 Special Event: Q&A with Marvel Illustrator, Djibril Morisette-Phan

EWeek 2017 Special Event: Q&A with Marvel Illustrator, Djibril Morisette-Phan

One of our most popular events as Dawson’s very own brings in Marvel Comics Illustrator Djbril Morrisette-Phan. Don’t miss your chance to hear about how he makes some of your favourite characters come to life!
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Thursday
12:00 - 1:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Series: Navigating the Controversy of Cannabis

EWeek Lunchtime Keynote Series: Navigating the Controversy of Cannabis

Guillaume Côté and Francois Dionne are two 36 year old entrepreneurs that will spend lunch speaking with you about their entrepreneur adventure that started 14 years ago.
They are going to explain how they see and capture the Cannabis opportunity, how they developed a sustainable packaging and they way to approach getting into business with any partner.
Transitioning to better business is done by innovating… and working together.
Come and see how these guys roll.
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Thursday
1:30 - 2:30 PM
EWeek Lunchtime Art and Design Series: Culture Building for Female Leaders

EWeek Lunchtime Art and Design Series: Culture Building for Female Leaders

Join Erin as she brings you on a journey through branding to culture building as a female leader and entrepreneur. Erin intends to change the way we do business, by leading with emotional-intelligence, creative courage and collaboration. Using her proprietary brand and culture building methodology, she has spent the last 8 years shaping strategies for attraction, engagement and retention.
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Thursday
2:30 - 4:00 PM
EWeek Discussion Series: The Beauty of Perseverance

EWeek Discussion Series: The Beauty of Perseverance

This year’s final Discussion Series features two women who hope to inspire you by answering questions on how they persevered to become successful entrepreneurs in the competitive beauty & jewelry industries.
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Thursday
4:30 - 5:30 PM
EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: Answering the Challenge: A Design Thinking Event

EWeek Workshop Lecture Series: Answering the Challenge: A Design Thinking Event

Shows us what you got!!! You worked all week on this design thinking challenge, now is the time to show the crowd what you came up with.
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Thursday
6:00 PM
EWeek Keynote Speaker: Lights, Camera, Action

EWeek Keynote Speaker: Lights, Camera, Action

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Thursday
Followed by:
Dawson's Den 2018 - Final Pitches and Judging

Dawson's Den 2018 - Final Pitches and Judging

We have a treat for you this year! The grand finale of Dawson’s Den takes place right after our evening keynote speaker Vincenzo Guzzo, who will also be one of our judges . Come and meet our finalists and witness the creativity, talent and courage of these Dawson College students and alumni. Our judges will be selecting the three finalists.
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Last Modified: November 16, 2018