Aug
29
Wed
Take 5: How to put Mindfulness-into-action for Resilience, Collaborative and a Psychologically Safe Workplace @ Online
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Learn about ‘mindfulness-in-action’ and how Take 5 can positively contribute to a psychologically healthy and safe work environment by helping busy professionals be focused, engaged, and less stressed in the middle of whatever they’re doing.

As part of this learning opportunity, MindWell-U is gifting all registrants a free trial of the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge. Take 5 is the core mindfulness-in-action skill developed on the Mindfulness Challenge, an evidence-based online training for workplaces. By signing up for the webinar, you will also receive an email from MindWell-U with a link to register for the training.

This webinar is hosted by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Sep
6
Thu
CharityVillage Webinar: Five Things You Need to Know About Harassment Investigations @ Online
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

What if your organization is faced with a workplace harassment complaint? Having a solid harassment investigation process is vital — or you and your organization run the risk of being sued. This free webinar, Five Things You Need to Know About Harassment Investigations, outlines everything you need to know to ensure your harassment investigation process meets current requirements.

Audience: This webinar will be of interest to HR managers, program managers, executives and nonprofit leaders.

In this one-hour webinar you will learn how to:

  • Identify the latest legislation with regard to harassment investigations
  • Understand your role as HR
  • Take a proper complaint
  • Ensure confidentiality
  • See it as a good thing

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

Sep
26
Wed
Sorry, Can’t Come in Today! The Hidden Reason Behind Absenteeism and What You Can Do @ Online
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Save the date for this fall webinar, presented by staff from Job Gym Employment Services and hosted by Niagara Connects.

Webinar details will be shared mid-August.

This webinar is hosted by Niagara Connects.

Sep
28
Fri
Niagara Networks 2018 @ Fallsview Casino Resort, Grand Hall A & B
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Niagara Networks is a business and entrepreneur networking extravaganza.

Held annually, Niagara Networks promotes business and collaboration among regional Chambers of Commerce in Niagara. Attendees get the opportunity to learn from expert speakers, speak with industry leaders, network with fellow entrepreneurs, enjoy fabulous food, win some great prizes, and much more.

This event is open to the public. You do not need to be a Chamber member to attend. Admission and Parking are free for event guests, and attendees are encouraged to have a meal in the Galleria Mall and try their luck on the gaming floor after the show!

Learning Forums:
LF A: ‘Best Practices for Recruiting Top Talent’ – 1pm – 2pm
LF B: ‘Setting up a Supply Chain in the Netherlands & Europe’ – 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Register today to ensure your space!

This event is hosted by Niagara Partner Chambers of Commerce.

Nov
7
Wed
Canadian Open Data Summit 2018 @ Fallsview Casino Resort
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day

Niagara Connects is pleased to invite you to save the date to attend the 5th annual Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS), which will be held in Niagara Falls! The Summit is THE annual event bringing together open data leaders from across Canada, to share best practices and local experiences, learn from top international experts, and grow the community strategically and collaboratively.

Annually, the Canadian Open Data Summit draws a diverse range of individuals from:

  • Government
  • Private Sector
  • Technology/Startup Community (including Civic Tech)
  • Academia
  • Non-Profit
  • Communities
  • Media

GREATER THAN THE SUM – A CELEBRATION OF COLLABORATION

2018 SUMMIT STREAMS INCLUDE:

  • Easing Collaboration: Standards, Precedents, Mutuality
  • Effective Collaboration: Impactful, Fruitful, Authentic
  • Excellent Collaboration: Innovating, Trend-Setting, Thought-Provoking

Registration and event information coming soon!

Nov
10
Sat
Datathon 2018 @ Brock University
Nov 10 all-day

Spend the day with industry experts and learn the basics of data analytics and data visualization at one of the workshops. Workshops will include introductions to Excel, R, and Tableau.

Anybody can attend the Datathon. You don’t need any prior experience with programming or data analytics.

You will have the opportunity to learn concepts from the ground up, and those with experience will be able to further develop their skills.

Datathon 2018 is scheduled to follow the Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS) 2018, which is being held in Niagara Falls on November 7 to 9.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Aug
29
Wed
Take 5: How to put Mindfulness-into-action for Resilience, Collaborative and a Psychologically Safe Workplace @ Online
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Learn about ‘mindfulness-in-action’ and how Take 5 can positively contribute to a psychologically healthy and safe work environment by helping busy professionals be focused, engaged, and less stressed in the middle of whatever they’re doing.

As part of this learning opportunity, MindWell-U is gifting all registrants a free trial of the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge. Take 5 is the core mindfulness-in-action skill developed on the Mindfulness Challenge, an evidence-based online training for workplaces. By signing up for the webinar, you will also receive an email from MindWell-U with a link to register for the training.

This webinar is hosted by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Sep
6
Thu
CharityVillage Webinar: Five Things You Need to Know About Harassment Investigations @ Online
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

What if your organization is faced with a workplace harassment complaint? Having a solid harassment investigation process is vital — or you and your organization run the risk of being sued. This free webinar, Five Things You Need to Know About Harassment Investigations, outlines everything you need to know to ensure your harassment investigation process meets current requirements.

Audience: This webinar will be of interest to HR managers, program managers, executives and nonprofit leaders.

In this one-hour webinar you will learn how to:

  • Identify the latest legislation with regard to harassment investigations
  • Understand your role as HR
  • Take a proper complaint
  • Ensure confidentiality
  • See it as a good thing

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

Sep
26
Wed
Sorry, Can’t Come in Today! The Hidden Reason Behind Absenteeism and What You Can Do @ Online
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Save the date for this fall webinar, presented by staff from Job Gym Employment Services and hosted by Niagara Connects.

Webinar details will be shared mid-August.

This webinar is hosted by Niagara Connects.

Sep
28
Fri
Niagara Networks 2018 @ Fallsview Casino Resort, Grand Hall A & B
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Niagara Networks is a business and entrepreneur networking extravaganza.

Held annually, Niagara Networks promotes business and collaboration among regional Chambers of Commerce in Niagara. Attendees get the opportunity to learn from expert speakers, speak with industry leaders, network with fellow entrepreneurs, enjoy fabulous food, win some great prizes, and much more.

This event is open to the public. You do not need to be a Chamber member to attend. Admission and Parking are free for event guests, and attendees are encouraged to have a meal in the Galleria Mall and try their luck on the gaming floor after the show!

Learning Forums:
LF A: ‘Best Practices for Recruiting Top Talent’ – 1pm – 2pm
LF B: ‘Setting up a Supply Chain in the Netherlands & Europe’ – 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Register today to ensure your space!

This event is hosted by Niagara Partner Chambers of Commerce.

Nov
7
Wed
Canadian Open Data Summit 2018 @ Fallsview Casino Resort
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day

Niagara Connects is pleased to invite you to save the date to attend the 5th annual Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS), which will be held in Niagara Falls! The Summit is THE annual event bringing together open data leaders from across Canada, to share best practices and local experiences, learn from top international experts, and grow the community strategically and collaboratively.

Annually, the Canadian Open Data Summit draws a diverse range of individuals from:

  • Government
  • Private Sector
  • Technology/Startup Community (including Civic Tech)
  • Academia
  • Non-Profit
  • Communities
  • Media

GREATER THAN THE SUM – A CELEBRATION OF COLLABORATION

2018 SUMMIT STREAMS INCLUDE:

  • Easing Collaboration: Standards, Precedents, Mutuality
  • Effective Collaboration: Impactful, Fruitful, Authentic
  • Excellent Collaboration: Innovating, Trend-Setting, Thought-Provoking

Registration and event information coming soon!

Nov
10
Sat
Datathon 2018 @ Brock University
Nov 10 all-day

Spend the day with industry experts and learn the basics of data analytics and data visualization at one of the workshops. Workshops will include introductions to Excel, R, and Tableau.

Anybody can attend the Datathon. You don’t need any prior experience with programming or data analytics.

You will have the opportunity to learn concepts from the ground up, and those with experience will be able to further develop their skills.

Datathon 2018 is scheduled to follow the Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS) 2018, which is being held in Niagara Falls on November 7 to 9.

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