Apr
26
6:30 pm18:30

BetaCityYEG Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for our evening BetaCityYEG meetup, working on projects and solutions that emerged out of our recent discussions. We are the city and region's citizen-led digital engagement group. Developers, civic employees, data enthusiasts, students, professionals and general engaged Edmontonians are all welcome! Anyone is free to stay past the one-hour meeting time and collaborate if they so wish.

Design Thinking Workshop
Apr
27
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking Workshop

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

3D Printing Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Are you interested in learning how to 3D print?  Are you a 3D printing guru and want to show off your latest creations? Are you looking for someone to do some 3D printing for you?  This 3D printing meetup is a welcoming no-judgement group for people at all skill levels who want to explore or share anything related to 3D printing.  Come out and bring your creations and ideas for show and tell!

May
2
6:45 pm18:45

DemoCamp 36

  • CCIS 1-140, University of Alberta

DemoCamp brings together developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and investors to share what they’ve been working on and to find others in the community interested in similar topics. For presenters, it’s a great way to get feedback on what you’re building from peers and the community, all in an informal setting. Started back in 2008, DemoCamp Edmonton has steadily grown into one of the largest in the country, with over 200 people attending each event.

Edmonton Data Science Meetup
May
3
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Data Science Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Data Science (EDS) meetups are a platform for data science enthusiasts and professionals to:

• learn about big data techniques and tools

• discuss best practices in big data and data science

• promote big data and data science among university students and the local tech community

• learn about practical applications of data science methods

• learn about companies that use data science as the foundation of their business processes

We are passionate about data science and big data. We hope to create a vibrant data science community that is engaged in sharing and learning different topics in the field.

May
6
9:00 am09:00

Monthly Hack Day

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for monthly Hack Days - time dedicated to building, learning and tinkering in a collaborative setting. Whether you are ready to build a new feature, want to improve your coding skills, or explore design thinking, Hack Days are a great way to get in the habit of building. Plus, it’s a chance to meet more members of the startup community, outside of head-down & focus work-time, and we provide loads of coffee & lunch. 

Requirements: Idea or project to work on (even a class assignment), software or hardware focused, all-skill levels welcome. 

Equipment Available: littleBits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Bluetooth beacon, RFID kit, and Leap Motion. (Ask Warren if you would like to access any of these resources.) 

Edmonton Python User Group
May
8
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Python User Group

  • Startup Edmonton

We hope to foster a strong, supportive, and proficient Python community in the Edmonton area. Everyone interested in any aspect of Python development is welcome to join.

We meet on the second Monday of each month. Each week we will listen to presentations and discuss Python news and events.

Visit http://edmontonpy.com for more information.

Preflight Beta
May
9
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
May
10
5:00 pm17:00

Edmonton SharePoint Users Group - Monthly Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Calling all SharePoint-Lovers!

EDSPUG exists to foster the use and education of the Microsoft SharePoint platform in Edmonton. Anyone is welcome to join, from experienced users, developers and administrators, to those just starting out.

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month to learn about SharePoint, network with other SharePoint professionals, and enjoy a good ol' fashioned SharePint! We look forward to seeing you!

Event Schedule: 
5pm - Food and networking
530pm - Presentation by featured speaker
630pm - Questions and Discussion
7pm - SharePint at Mercer Tavern!

May
11
6:30 pm18:30

Open Hardware Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

The Open Hardware Meetup is a place where all kinds of people can share an interest in the intersection of hardware, software, connectivity, and user experience. When combined, these elements create a new art which blends the lines of beauty and technology.

Even as computing devices have become more powerful, the underlying technology is now more and more available for everyone. With a few mouse clicks, overnight shipping, and a few hours work, you can build your own versions of ground-breaking products based on simple open platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Galileo, Edison, and more. Even better, you can create something that has not physically existed. It is the flexibility and power of computing, expressed in physical, tangible form.

May
13
10:00 am10:00

Ladies Learning Code: Data Insights with Python for Beginners

  • Startup Edmonton

Ladies Learning Code is a Canada-wide not-for-profit organization providing women (and men) the opportunity to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills through hands-on workshops in a social and collaborative way.

*Please note that signing up on Meetup.com does not guarantee you a ticket. Tickets must be purchased on EventBrite. 

Tickets Available: (tickets will be available soon)

May
15
5:45 pm17:45

WordPress Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

We’ll kick things off at 5:45 PM, just in time for most people to come straight from work.

We will have two speakers on two different topics — Each speaker will give a presentation on their topic for about 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. At the end of both presentations, there should be time for socializing.

We thank in advance our speakers, and look forward to hearing about their insights and experiences. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

May
16
12:00 pm12:00

Agile Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

Agile Edmonton is a User Group run by volunteers with the goal of helping Edmonton develop better software using Agile methods. Unsure what Agile methods are? You’ve come to the right place. Wikipedia defines Agile software development as “a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.” If that still confuses you, then bring your questions to our next meeting!

Lean Coffee

Agile Edmonton user group is returning with a new format!

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. There are currently dozens of Lean Coffees happening world-wide.

For more information see http://leancoffee.org/

Preflight 1 | Week 1
May
16
6:00 pm18:00

Preflight 1 | Week 1

  • Startup Edmonton

Applications are now open for Preflight. Your annual registration of $349/per person includes one workshop series (Preflight 1, 2 or 3), peer learning group assignments, mentor office hours, member rate for Startup Edmonton workshops*, and all the benefits of our Commons Membership. 

May
17
11:45 am11:45

Lunchalytics

  • Startup Edmonton

Analytics is the use of data and analysis to improve the performance of an organization.  In other words, it's the search for a free lunch.  Ergo, we combine compelling speakers with a free lunch. 

The format: Five speakers, five minutes each, 3 bullets max (If you can't kill it with three bullets, you can't kill it)

Edmonton Android Developers
May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

We meet the third Wednesday of every month.

May
18
6:30 pm18:30

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well.

The ROS Edmonton users group is here to promote robotics in Edmonton, to exchange knowledge and expertise through teaching and workshops and create connections between academics, industry and hobbyists. All levels of interest and experience are welcome.

Preflight 1 | Week 2
May
23
6:00 pm18:00

Preflight 1 | Week 2

  • Startup Edmonton

Applications are now open for Preflight. Your annual registration of $349/per person includes one workshop series (Preflight 1, 2 or 3), peer learning group assignments, mentor office hours, member rate for Startup Edmonton workshops*, and all the benefits of our Commons Membership. 

May
24
6:30 pm18:30

BetaCityYEG Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for our evening BetaCityYEG meetup, working on projects and solutions that emerged out of our recent discussions. We are the city and region's citizen-led digital engagement group. Developers, civic employees, data enthusiasts, students, professionals and general engaged Edmontonians are all welcome! Anyone is free to stay past the one-hour meeting time and collaborate if they so wish.

Design Thinking Workshop
May
25
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking Workshop

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
May
25
6:30 pm18:30

3D Printing Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Are you interested in learning how to 3D print?  Are you a 3D printing guru and want to show off your latest creations? Are you looking for someone to do some 3D printing for you?  This 3D printing meetup is a welcoming no-judgement group for people at all skill levels who want to explore or share anything related to 3D printing.  Come out and bring your creations and ideas for show and tell!

Preflight 1 | Week 3
May
30
6:00 pm18:00

Preflight 1 | Week 3

  • Startup Edmonton

Applications are now open for Preflight. Your annual registration of $349/per person includes one workshop series (Preflight 1, 2 or 3), peer learning group assignments, mentor office hours, member rate for Startup Edmonton workshops*, and all the benefits of our Commons Membership. 

Exchange.js Meetup
Jun
1
6:30 pm18:30

Exchange.js Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Exchange.js is an open community of local developers and designers, who meet monthly to discuss a wide range of topics within the JavaScript ecosystem.

The meetup is sponsored by our community champions Jobber and Clio, and produced each month by the Edmonton JavaScript community.

Jun
3
9:00 am09:00

Monthly Hack

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for monthly Hack Days - time dedicated to building, learning and tinkering in a collaborative setting. Whether you are ready to build a new feature, want to improve your coding skills, or explore design thinking, Hack Days are a great way to get in the habit of building. Plus, it’s a chance to meet more members of the startup community, outside of head-down & focus work-time, and we provide loads of coffee & lunch. 

Requirements: Idea or project to work on (even a class assignment), software or hardware focused, all skill levels welcome. 
 

Preflight 1 | Week 4
Jun
6
6:00 pm18:00

Preflight 1 | Week 4

  • Startup Edmonton

Applications are now open for Preflight. Your annual registration of $349/per person includes one workshop series (Preflight 1, 2 or 3), peer learning group assignments, mentor office hours, member rate for Startup Edmonton workshops*, and all the benefits of our Commons Membership. 

Edmonton Data Science Meetup
Jun
7
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Data Science Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Data Science (EDS) meetups are a platform for data science enthusiasts and professionals to:

• learn about big data techniques and tools

• discuss best practices in big data and data science

• promote big data and data science among university students and the local tech community

• learn about practical applications of data science methods

• learn about companies that use data science as the foundation of their business processes

Jun
8
6:30 pm18:30

Open Hardware Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

The Open Hardware Meetup is a place where all kinds of people can share an interest in the intersection of hardware, software, connectivity, and user experience. When combined, these elements create a new art which blends the lines of beauty and technology.

Even as computing devices have become more powerful, the underlying technology is now more and more available for everyone. With a few mouse clicks, overnight shipping, and a few hours work, you can build your own versions of ground-breaking products based on simple open platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Galileo, Edison, and more. Even better, you can create something that has not physically existed. It is the flexibility and power of computing, expressed in physical, tangible form.

Edmonton Python User Group
Jun
12
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Python User Group

  • Startup Edmonton

We hope to foster a strong, supportive, and proficient Python community in the Edmonton area. Everyone interested in any aspect of Python development is welcome to join.

We meet on the second Monday of each month. Each week we will listen to presentations and discuss Python news and events.

Preflight Beta
Jun
13
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
Preflight 1 | Week 5
Jun
13
6:00 pm18:00

Preflight 1 | Week 5

  • Startup Edmonton

Applications are now open for Preflight. Your annual registration of $349/per person includes one workshop series (Preflight 1, 2 or 3), peer learning group assignments, mentor office hours, member rate for Startup Edmonton workshops*, and all the benefits of our Commons Membership. 

Jun
15
6:30 pm18:30

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well.

Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Ladies Learning Code: An Introduction to Ruby for Beginners

  • Startup Edmonton

Ladies Learning Code is a Canada-wide not-for-profit organization providing women (and men) the opportunity to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills through hands-on workshops in a social and collaborative way. 

Why Ruby?

For this workshop, we say good bye to the web browser and hello to our computer, literally. Ruby is one of the many languages your computer understands and that you can use to speak to it, but is known for being more elegant and natural compared to other programming languages. Ruby doesn’t use semi-colons, preventing those annoying errors that seem to happen for no reason, and often requires fewer lines of code to accomplish the same things as other languages. TICKET REQUIRED! 

Why Ruby?

For this workshop, we say good bye to the web browser and hello to our computer, literally. Ruby is one of the many languages your computer understands and that you can use to speak to it, but is known for being more elegant and natural compared to other programming languages. Ruby doesn’t use semi-colons, preventing those annoying errors that seem to happen for no reason, and often requires fewer lines of code to accomplish the same things as other languages.

Jun
19
5:45 pm17:45

WordPress Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

We’ll kick things off at 5:45 PM, just in time for most people to come straight from work.

We will have two speakers on two different topics — Each speaker will give a presentation on their topic for about 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. At the end of both presentations, there should be time for socializing.

We thank in advance our speakers, and look forward to hearing about their insights and experiences. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Jun
20
12:00 pm12:00

Agile Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

Agile Edmonton is a User Group run by volunteers with the goal of helping Edmonton develop better software using Agile methods. Unsure what Agile methods are? You’ve come to the right place. Wikipedia defines Agile software development as “a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.” If that still confuses you, then bring your questions to our next meeting!

Edmonton Android Developers
Jun
21
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

Design Thinking Workshop
Jun
22
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking Workshop

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
Jun
22
6:30 pm18:30

3D Printing Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Are you interested in learning how to 3D print?  Are you a 3D printing guru and want to show off your latest creations? Are you looking for someone to do some 3D printing for you?  This 3D printing meetup is a welcoming no-judgement group for people at all skill levels who want to explore or share anything related to 3D printing.  Come out and bring your creations and ideas for show and tell!

Jun
28
6:30 pm18:30

BetaCityYEG Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for our evening BetaCityYEG meetup, working on projects and solutions that emerged out of our recent discussions. We are the city and region's citizen-led digital engagement group. Developers, civic employees, data enthusiasts, students, professionals and general engaged Edmontonians are all welcome! Anyone is free to stay past the one-hour meeting time and collaborate if they so wish.

Jul
1
9:00 am09:00

Monthly Hack Day

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for monthly Hack Days - time dedicated to building, learning and tinkering in a collaborative setting. Whether you are ready to build a new feature, want to improve your coding skills, or explore design thinking, Hack Days are a great way to get in the habit of building. Plus, it’s a chance to meet more members of the startup community, outside of head-down & focus work-time, and we provide loads of coffee & lunch. 

Edmonton Data Science Meetup
Jul
5
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Data Science Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Data Science (EDS) meetups are a platform for data science enthusiasts and professionals to:

• learn about big data techniques and tools

• discuss best practices in big data and data science

• promote big data and data science among university students and the local tech community

• learn about practical applications of data science methods

• learn about companies that use data science as the foundation of their business processes

Edmonton Python User Group
Jul
10
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Python User Group

  • Startup Edmonton

We hope to foster a strong, supportive, and proficient Python community in the Edmonton area. Everyone interested in any aspect of Python development is welcome to join.

We meet on the second Monday of each month. Each week we will listen to presentations and discuss Python news and events.

Visit http://edmontonpy.com for more information.

Preflight Beta
Jul
11
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
Jul
13
6:30 pm18:30

Open Hardware Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

The Open Hardware Meetup is a place where all kinds of people can share an interest in the intersection of hardware, software, connectivity, and user experience. When combined, these elements create a new art which blends the lines of beauty and technology.

Even as computing devices have become more powerful, the underlying technology is now more and more available for everyone. With a few mouse clicks, overnight shipping, and a few hours work, you can build your own versions of ground-breaking products based on simple open platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Galileo, Edison, and more. Even better, you can create something that has not physically existed. It is the flexibility and power of computing, expressed in physical, tangible form.

Jul
17
5:45 pm17:45

WordPress Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

We’ll kick things off at 5:45 PM, just in time for most people to come straight from work.

We will have two speakers on two different topics — Each speaker will give a presentation on their topic for about 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. At the end of both presentations, there should be time for socializing.

We thank in advance our speakers, and look forward to hearing about their insights and experiences. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Jul
18
12:00 pm12:00

Agile Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

Agile Edmonton is a User Group run by volunteers with the goal of helping Edmonton develop better software using Agile methods. Unsure what Agile methods are? You’ve come to the right place. Wikipedia defines Agile software development as “a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.” If that still confuses you, then bring your questions to our next meeting!

Edmonton Android Developers
Jul
19
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

Jul
20
6:30 pm18:30

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well.

Jul
26
6:30 pm18:30

BetaCityYEG Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for our evening BetaCityYEG meetup, working on projects and solutions that emerged out of our recent discussions. We are the city and region's citizen-led digital engagement group. Developers, civic employees, data enthusiasts, students, professionals and general engaged Edmontonians are all welcome! Anyone is free to stay past the one-hour meeting time and collaborate if they so wish.

Design Thinking W
Jul
27
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking W

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
Jul
27
6:30 pm18:30

3D Printing Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Are you interested in learning how to 3D print?  Are you a 3D printing guru and want to show off your latest creations? Are you looking for someone to do some 3D printing for you?  This 3D printing meetup is a welcoming no-judgement group for people at all skill levels who want to explore or share anything related to 3D printing.  Come out and bring your creations and ideas for show and tell!

Edmonton Data Science Meetup
Aug
2
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Data Science Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Data Science (EDS) meetups are a platform for data science enthusiasts and professionals to:

• learn about big data techniques and tools

• discuss best practices in big data and data science

• promote big data and data science among university students and the local tech community

• learn about practical applications of data science methods

• learn about companies that use data science as the foundation of their business processes

Preflight Beta
Aug
8
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
Aug
10
6:30 pm18:30

Open Hardware Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

The Open Hardware Meetup is a place where all kinds of people can share an interest in the intersection of hardware, software, connectivity, and user experience. When combined, these elements create a new art which blends the lines of beauty and technology.

Even as computing devices have become more powerful, the underlying technology is now more and more available for everyone. With a few mouse clicks, overnight shipping, and a few hours work, you can build your own versions of ground-breaking products based on simple open platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Galileo, Edison, and more. Even better, you can create something that has not physically existed. It is the flexibility and power of computing, expressed in physical, tangible form.

Aug
12
9:00 am09:00

Monthly Hack Day

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for monthly Hack Days - time dedicated to building, learning and tinkering in a collaborative setting. Whether you are ready to build a new feature, want to improve your coding skills, or explore design thinking, Hack Days are a great way to get in the habit of building. Plus, it’s a chance to meet more members of the startup community, outside of head-down & focus work-time, and we provide loads of coffee & lunch.

Edmonton Android Developers
Aug
16
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

Aug
17
6:30 pm18:30

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well! 

Aug
21
5:45 pm17:45

WordPress Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

We’ll kick things off at 5:45 PM, just in time for most people to come straight from work.

We will have two speakers on two different topics — Each speaker will give a presentation on their topic for about 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. At the end of both presentations, there should be time for socializing.

Design Thinking Workshop
Aug
31
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking Workshop

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
Preflight Beta
Sep
19
5:00 pm17:00

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
Design Thinking
Sep
28
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping

Apr
24
5:45 pm17:45

WordPress Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

We’ll kick things off at 5:45 PM, just in time for most people to come straight from work.

We will have two speakers on two different topics — Each speaker will give a presentation on their topic for about 10 minutes, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. At the end of both presentations, there should be time for socializing.

We thank in advance our speakers, and look forward to hearing about their insights and experiences. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Ladies Learning Code: Photoshop for Beginners: An Introduction to Web Design

  • Startup Edmonton

Ladies Learning Code is a Canada-wide not-for-profit organization providing women (and men) the opportunity to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills through hands-on workshops in a social and collaborative way.

*Please note that signing up on Meetup.com does not guarantee you a ticket. Tickets must be purchased on EventBrite. 

Apr
20
6:30 pm18:30

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well.

The ROS Edmonton users group is here to promote robotics in Edmonton, to exchange knowledge and expertise through teaching and workshops and create connections between academics, industry and hobbyists. All levels of interest and experience are welcome.

Edmonton Android Developers
Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

Apr
19
11:45 am11:45

Lunchalytics

  • Startup Edmonton

Analytics is the use of data and analysis to improve the performance of an organization.  In other words, it's the search for a free lunch.  Ergo, we combine compelling speakers with a free lunch. 

The format: Five speakers, five minutes each, 3 bullets max (If you can't kill it with three bullets, you can't kill it).

Speakers this month are TBA

Food starts at 1145, speakers start at high noon.

We hope to see you there.

AccelerateAB
Apr
19
8:00 am08:00

AccelerateAB

  • BMO CENTRE, STAMPEDE PARK

AccelerateAB creates collisions between Alberta entrepreneurs and supporters

Be a part of Alberta’s annual celebration of tech and entrepreneurship. AccelerateAB will be held at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta on April 19th, 2017. Join over 400 of Alberta’s most innovative entrepreneurs, investors, key leaders, and supporters for a full day of amazing speakers, pitches, networking, and celebrating.

Apr
18
12:00 pm12:00

Agile Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

Agile Edmonton is a User Group run by volunteers with the goal of helping Edmonton develop better software using Agile methods. Unsure what Agile methods are? You’ve come to the right place. Wikipedia defines Agile software development as “a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.” If that still confuses you, then bring your questions to our next meeting!

Lean Coffee

Agile Edmonton user group is returning with a new format!

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. There are currently dozens of Lean Coffees happening world-wide.

For more information see http://leancoffee.org/

Apr
13
6:30 pm18:30

Open Hardware Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

What is Open Hardware? 
The Open Hardware Meetup is a place where all kinds of people can share an interest in the intersection of hardware, software, connectivity, and user experience. When combined, these elements create a new art which blends the lines of beauty and technology.

Even as computing devices have become more powerful, the underlying technology is now more and more available for everyone. With a few mouse clicks, overnight shipping, and a few hours work, you can build your own versions of ground-breaking products based on simple open platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Galileo, Edison, and more. Even better, you can create something that has not physically existed. It is the flexibility and power of computing, expressed in physical, tangible form.

Preflight Beta
Apr
11
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings. 
Startup 101: Cold Outbound Sales and Automation
Apr
11
12:00 pm12:00

Startup 101: Cold Outbound Sales and Automation

  • Startup Edmonton

From our friend Jeff Park - Account Executive, Rise People:

So you've been working countless hours building out your product, identifying your product/market fit, refining your message, and finding your audience. Great job, you've got your MVP! But now what?

Or maybe you're already well into your sales push and you're finding that there's too many calls to make, too many emails to send out, and too much follow-up to do — in order to get meetings or demos booked.

I've been involved with sales for most of my career (on both the corporate side and running my own startup). And when I first started out, it was scary. Some people are natural-born salesmen, but the reality is that most people hate doing it and don't know how to scale up their efforts. The good news is, is that in recent years, there's been an influx of amazing technology that's been introduced to make the cold outbound sales process so much easier to execute.

During this workshop, I want to provide a bit of guidance on some of the things I've learned from my failures, successes and experiments in sales over the past 10 years. My hope is that it will provide you with some insight and help you on your journey with regards to building a healthy sales funnel.

The main points I'll cover are:

  • Outbound sales in 2017.
  • Crafting your first cold email.
  • Why rejection is awesome.
  • Resources you can use for sales knowledge.
  • Technology and tools that can help you automate your process.
Edmonton Python User Group
Apr
10
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Python User Group

  • Startup Edmonton

We hope to foster a strong, supportive, and proficient Python community in the Edmonton area. Everyone interested in any aspect of Python development is welcome to join.

We meet on the second Monday of each month. Each week we will listen to presentations and discuss Python news and events.

Visit http://edmontonpy.com for more information.

Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Ladies Learning Code: WordPress for Beginners: Create Your Own WordPress Theme

  • Startup Edmonton

hat is Ladies Learning Code?

We're a Canada-wide not-for-profit organization providing women, *men and youth the opportunity to learn beginner-friendly technical skills in a social and collaborative way. We're all about showing people that learning to code can be fun!

*Men are welcome to attend (and they do!), but we encourage you to bring an additional female learner where possible

Why WordPress?

Whether you want to start your own blog, or your company website is run on it, WordPress allows you to update and create content easily, while allowing for your own style and customization. In this workshop, we will show you how to install WordPress, what it all means, and of course, how to edit a theme to make it your own.

This workshop has been designed for beginners who are interested in customizing and coding a WordPress theme from scratch. If you are familiar with working with pre-built WordPress themes or templates but want an introduction on how to customize an existing theme or building a theme yourself, you’ve come to the right place! 

Edmonton Data Science Meetup
Apr
5
6:30 pm18:30

Edmonton Data Science Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Data Science (EDS) meetups are a platform for data science enthusiasts and professionals to:

• learn about big data techniques and tools

• discuss best practices in big data and data science

• promote big data and data science among university students and the local tech community

• learn about practical applications of data science methods

• learn about companies that use data science as the foundation of their business processes

We are passionate about data science and big data. We hope to create a vibrant data science community that is engaged in sharing and learning different topics in the field.

Apr
3
6:30 pm18:30

Gamepub Talks

  • Startup Edmonton

GamePub is a reoccurring monthly event that gathers various developers from in and around the Edmonton area with the goal of providing professional development opportunities through presentations and demos, news and information about our industry (local and abroad), and the ability to network and connect with peers. 

Apr
1
9:00 am09:00

Monthly Hack Day

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for monthly Hack Days - time dedicated to building, learning and tinkering in a collaborative setting. Whether you are ready to build a new feature, want to improve your coding skills, or explore design thinking, Hack Days are a great way to get in the habit of building. Plus, it’s a chance to meet more members of the startup community, outside of head-down & focus work-time, and we provide loads of coffee & lunch. 

Requirements: Idea or project to work on (even a class assignment), software or hardware focused, all skill levels welcome. 

Equipment Available: littleBits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Bluetooth beacon, RFID kit, and Leap Motion. (Ask Warren if you would like to access any of these resources.) 

Design Thinking Workshop
Mar
29
5:00 pm17:00

Design Thinking Workshop

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for a three-hour primer on design thinking. Pulling lessons from leaders like IDEO and Google Design Sprints, this workshop is a great place to start thinking and mapping out the way your customers will interact with your tech-enabled product. 

The workshop will cover: 

  • Introduction to design thinking
  • Keeping your customer at the centre of your product / solution 
  • Tools for ideation and prototyping
Student DevCon 2017
Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

Student DevCon 2017

  • Shaw Conference Centre

The Student Developer Conference is the best opportunity to level up your development skills and prepare for an awesome job in a scaling startup. Join us for a full-day of workshops, panels, and hands-on experience with CTOs and Dev Teams from our city's fastest growing companies. 

Mar
23
6:30 pm18:30

3D Printing Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Are you interested in learning how to 3D print?  Are you a 3D printing guru and want to show off your latest creations? Are you looking for someone to do some 3D printing for you?  This 3D printing meetup is a welcoming no-judgement group for people at all skill levels who want to explore or share anything related to 3D printing.  Come out and bring your creations and ideas for show and tell!

The topic for this meetup is undetermined at this point.  Take a look at this page about a week before the meetup for an update.

Mar
22
6:30 pm18:30

BetaCityYEG Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us for our evening BetaCityYEG meetup, working on projects and solutions that emerged out of our recent discussions. We are the city and region's citizen-led digital engagement group. Developers, civic employees, data enthusiasts, students, professionals and general engaged Edmontonians are all welcome! Anyone is free to stay past the one-hour meeting time and collaborate if they so wish.

Mar
21
12:00 pm12:00

Agile Edmonton

  • Startup Edmonton

Agile Edmonton is a User Group run by volunteers with the goal of helping Edmonton develop better software using Agile methods. Unsure what Agile methods are? You’ve come to the right place. Wikipedia defines Agile software development as “a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.” If that still confuses you, then bring your questions to our next meeting!

Lean Coffee

Agile Edmonton user group is returning with a new format!

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. There are currently dozens of Lean Coffees happening world-wide.

For more information see http://leancoffee.org/

Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Ladies Learning Code: WordPress for Beginners: Create Your Own WordPress Theme

  • Startup Edmonton

Ladies Learning Code is a Canada-wide not-for-profit organization providing women (and men) the opportunity to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills through hands-on workshops in a social and collaborative way.

*Please note that signing up on Meetup.com does not guarantee you a ticket. Tickets must be purchased on EventBrite. Email edmonton@ladieslearningcode.com for more information.

Mar
16
7:00 pm19:00

ROS Robotics Meetup

  • Startup Edmonton

ROS - The Robot Operating System is a framework of software tools and libraries for operating robots of all kinds, from mobile robots to arms, from custom built to commercial, it even runs in space! It has been gaining significant use in research and is now being adopted for industrial applications as well.

The ROS Edmonton users group is here to promote robotics in Edmonton, to exchange knowledge and expertise through teaching and workshops and create connections between academics, industry and hobbyists. All levels of interest and experience are welcome.

Mar
16
1:30 pm13:30

AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Patrick Lor from 500 Startups Canada

  • Startup Edmonton

Join us on Thursday, March 16th for an AMA with Patrick Lor from 500 Startups Canada. He'll give you the inside scoop on their $30M fund seed fund, including the best ways to get their attention when you're looking for funding. He'll also talk about their network of startup programs including the Seed Program for which they're currently scouting companies. The next batch starts at the end of April.

Edmonton Android Developers
Mar
15
6:00 pm18:00

Edmonton Android Developers

  • Startup Edmonton

Edmonton Android Developers is a community of programmers, designers, and hackers interested in the Android platform. We discuss a broad range of topics and technologies relevant to the Android ecosystem while sharing knowledge and experience. Our mission is to help foster the Android developer community in the Edmonton region!

Mar
15
11:45 am11:45

Lunchalytics

  • Startup Edmonton

Analytics is the use of data and analysis to improve the performance of an organization.  In other words, it's the search for a free lunch.  Ergo, we combine compelling speakers with a free lunch. 

The format: Five speakers, five minutes each, 3 bullets max (If you can't kill it with three bullets, you can't kill it).

Speakers this month are TBA

Food starts at 1145, speakers start at high noon.

We hope to see you there.

PREFLIGHT 1 - CUSTOMER VALIDATION - WEEK 5
Mar
14
5:30 pm17:30

PREFLIGHT 1 - CUSTOMER VALIDATION - WEEK 5

  • Startup Edmonton

PREFLIGHT 1 - CUSTOMER VALIDATION

February 7 - March 7, 2017

  • 5 weeks dedicated to identifying the problem your product solves and who your customers are. 
  • Deeper dive into the Lean Canvas Model.
  • Sessions include: customer segments, personas, customer discovery and metrics that matter. 
  • Mix of instructional lessons, presentations and individual assignments. 
  • Text: The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank.
  • Outcomes: Founders will have the information needed to make a commitment towards becoming a full-time startup.
Preflight Beta
Mar
14
5:30 pm17:30

Preflight Beta

  • Startup Edmonton

Preflight helps founders and product builders experiment and validate a scalable product idea. We take a hands-on approach to help you make the first real commitment to building a high growth tech-enabled startup. 

  • Three hours dedicated to the Lean Canvas Model. 
  • Describe, design, challenge, and pivot your product idea based on an evolving hypothesis. 
  • Outcome: Founders will have a framework to start the process of prioritizing where to start, explore product options and track ongoing learnings.