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Disability Savings Plan Workshop 2:00 pm
Disability Savings Plan Workshop @ Niagara Falls Public Library
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Disability Community can face many challenges when it comes to funding, income and savings. By helping overcome these challenges, we can make a meaningful long-term difference that can empower people and enhance their quality of life. If you are affected by a disability, would you want to ensure you are accessing all of the disability benefit programs available? This information session is an opportunity for anyone to learn more about the disability benefits and savings programs offered by the Government of Canada.
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Niagara Networks 4:00 pm
Niagara Networks @ Fallsview Casino Resort
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Niagara Networks is Niagara’s largest and best business networking showcase and Bi-National Mixer. This event is a great opportunity to promote your products and services, meet new people and grow your business.
Marketing to Boomers and Beyond 5:30 pm
Marketing to Boomers and Beyond @ Niagara College - Welland Campus, Room AH255
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Business of Ageing Niagara Network presents Doug Norris, Senior Vice President and Chief Demographer, Environics Analytics on How to Market to Boomers and Older Adults. Come hear how to maximize marketing investments to this important, influential and affluent target. Don’t leave money on the table. This event is hosted by the Business of Ageing Niagara Network.
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What’s Growin’ On Research Farm Open House 6:00 pm
What’s Growin’ On Research Farm Open House @ Vineland Research and Innovation Centre - Victoria Avenue Research Farm
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre invites you to the Victoria Avenue Farm for the annual What’s Growin’ On Open House. Vineland’s annual open house has moved to the fall this year. The focus will be on the latest research of our apple breeding program. Please register by September 18. Due to space limitations, attendance is restricted to the first 140 registrants. This event is hosted by Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.
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Women in STEM 6:30 pm
Women in STEM @ 13th Street Winery
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Women in STEM is back! Join Innovate Niagara for an evening of networking, insights on gender and diversity in STEM organizations and of course, food and wine. Women have always worked and succeeded in STEM fields. But women have also faced barriers to their full participation in STEM stemming from both overt discrimination and implicit bias. Today, the successes and obstacles to women in STEM are at the forefront of public attention. Movies like Hidden Figures highlight the forgotten role of women of colour in space exploration. Studies about the lack of women in senior management at tech firms make headlines. Businesses, governments, universities, and civic organizations run a range of programs to promote more women in STEM, from camps to teach girls to code to better maternity leave policies. In this keynote talk, Dr. Kira Lussier will draw on the insights from the latest research on gender and diversity in STEM organizations, so that we can think together about the ways that organizations can help or hinder women in STEM fields. Research shows that gender-balanced firms are crucial to ensuring that social biases don’t get replicated in designing technology– to ensure, for example, that crash-test dummies aren’t designed with only men in mind. History shows us that women have been responsible for major scientific discoveries, like DNA, and for programming the first computers. The aim of this talk is to bring the insights from this research and history into your own experience as women in STEM organizations. This event...
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Buying Better: Improving Procurement for Nonprofits 12:00 pm
Buying Better: Improving Procurement for Nonprofits @ Online
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
For many nonprofits, sourcing suppliers is an administrative burden taking up too much time, resources, and funds. We also want to better make sure we reflect the values of the sector in our purchasing approaches activities. In this interactive webinar, Co-Founder and Principal of Round Table Procurement Services, David Rourke, will share the “what, why and how” of well-managed procurement so your organization can stay true to its mission, while improving operational performance. You will: Learn how to reduce costs, time, and risks associated with sourcing suppliers Learn how the topics of social procurement and well-managed internal procurement differ and how they can work together to advance your goals Discover how the different types of procurement processes, such as transparent competitive bidding processes and “group buying”, can address common challenges facing nonprofits Gain strategies to efficiently create and implement your own professional procurement policies and processes. This webinar is hosted by the Ontario Nonprofit Network.
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