Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference Begins Today

Posted by Varun Mathur

The 10th Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC) begins in Toronto today at the Hilton. CUTC is the largest student-run conference in Canada, and over the next two days, it will bring together tech students and various industry leaders who will share their insights on upcoming technologies. Various interactive workshops, panel discussions and tech exhibitions will be held as well. Seminar topics include:

Canadian Council of Technicians & Technologists
Topic: The Top 5 Technology Sector in 2010 - National Technology Week

University of Waterloo
Topic: Nanotechnology - Amphiphilic Polymers that Self-Assemble into Different Types of Microstructure

Queen's University
Topic: Organic User Interface - Designing Computers in Any Way, Shape or Form

Raytheon
Topic: Air Traffic Control - From Past to Present

Corner Office Leads
Topic: Seven Lessons for Technology Entrepreneurs - Building Your Own Technology Business

Indigo Books and Music Inc.
Topic: Shortcovers.com - Find Your Next Great Read, Right in Your Pocket

Recruit My Friends
Topic: Entrepreneurship - Start Up & Sneek-peek at: My Dream Closet

The keynote speakers at the conference are Eugene Roman (CIO, Open Text), Dan Debow (Co-CEO, Rypple) and George Roter (Co-CEO, Engineers Without Borders). The conference is sponsored by RIM, IBM and the University of Waterloo, among others. Techvibes is a media sponsor of CUTC and will be covering the event.

Company:
BlackBerry
Website:
http://www.blackberry.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only did we introduce a... more

Company:
OpenText
Website:
http://www.opentext.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

OpenText, an enterprise software company and leader in enterprise content management, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting millions of users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand... more

Company:
Rypple
Website:
http://www.rypple.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Long before Rypple, we started a software company called Workbrain. Workbrain helped huge companies schedule and pay people. Within a few years, we grew to over 650 people. Like every big company, we set up a "Performance Management" program. We thought that formal reviews would help us manage people and the business. They did. Sort of. Our process helped the company but not our people. It calculated bonuses and... more


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Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur is the Techvibes Community Manager in Toronto, focused on covering local tech startups, news and events. He is also a Co-founder and Product Manager at Zytran, a Toronto-based web startup which developed and launched Alertle.com - a personal news aggregator (Alertle's version 1.0 got widespread global coverage, with reviews written about it in various tech blogs and in over a dozen... more



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