The Next Generation of Tech Talent at the #BCTECH Summit
An exploding #BCTECH industry needs passionate and engaged up-and-coming tech talent, which is why we’ve developed a program specifically for youth at the #BCTECH Summit! Youth Innovation Day will give students the opportunity to hear from fascinating speakers about opportunities in tech, explore exhibits from local and global companies and meet with post-secondary institutions offering practical information about tech education.
Here’s a peek at what 1,500 students from across BC will experience on March 15th at the #BCTECH Summit:
Amazing keynote speakers
Hosting Youth Innovation Day will be Karina LeBlanc, two-time Olympian of the Canadian Women’s National Team and UNICEF Ambassador. Our first keynote speaker is a 13-year old Honourary IBM Cloud Advisor who started coding at five years old and had created an iPhone app by nine – Tanmay Bakshi
is an inspiration to young and old techies alike! Plus, students will hear from Lane Merrifield
co-founder of Club Penguin and FreshGrade, whose work has focused on merging creativity, technology and education.