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Join us Jan 29-Feb 2- 2018 for the inaugural Women in Tech Regatta Week.

The Regatta is a curated collection of events, workshops and conversations designed to connect women in tech to mentors, peers, resources and to the power of community. We will dwell in the realm of what’s possible, rather than simply what is.

Sessions are grouped thematically and each session will be hosted at one of five ports. Attend all or create a personalized itinerary aligned to your specific interests, by checking off the sessions below.

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Friday, February 2 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Closing Celebration

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Enjoy the last day of our WiT Regatta Week at the fabulous new Leisure Center. Our pop in events will include DJ lounge music, Connection Cafe, Pop in Meditation, Head Shot lounge, Innovation Playground and a Speakers Lounge.
Lounge Music by DJs Terence Mazon and Marisa Maclver
Terence Mazon
Terence has traveled  the world DJing in countries as far as Oman. He has won many prestigious awards and is currently spearheading a startup name Sonic Dream Factory that provides sound design services that bring the audio of video games to life!
Marisa MacIver
Besides being a pillar in the tech community as a business analyst, Marisa also loves to entertain crowds with her eclectic taste in music for lounges. Juggling between being an entrepreneur and an awesome mom, she currently studies as a DJ under Terence and will soon be the sound of Canada's art scene.

Connection Cafe (6:30 - 8:30pm)
Meet new friends in our connection cafe - Speed networking style

Pop in Meditation w/ Selena Sandhu
6:30pm-6:50pm Happy Body Scan
7:30pm-7:50pm Calm "the mini vacation"
8:20pm-8:40pm Focus Luminous Light
Take a moment  with Selena Sandhu, teacher trainee from Moment Meditation on a journey to more calm, focus, and happiness. From working in fashion sales, and business development to learning the practice of mindfulness, Selena’s mission is for global citizens, passionate leaders and changemakers to make meditation and time for self a priority in their lives.

Head Shots by Sombilon Studios (from 6 - 9 pm)
Stop by our Photo lounge and get a new head shot with Ron Somblilon

Head Shot Makeup artist w/ Tianna Tran  (from 6 - 9 pm)
Tianna Tran is a professional makeup artist based in Vancouver, BC. She is accredited to numerous publications, brands and shows in Vancouver, Toronto, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. She is also the owner and founder of Rollin’ Beauty, BC first Mobile Beauty Studio.

Innovation Playground - Showcasing the future  (from 6 - 9 pm)
SAP
At the WIT closing party, SAP d-shop - a maker space that showcases technology trends, the latest gadgets, and promotes innovation & creativity -  will showcase 3-d printing in action, an IoT project, will play music from a piece of paper, and show how to go beyond programming and build on a robot, attach sensors, electronics and other cool things.

VIRTRO
Virtro Entertainment develops and publishes VR and AR games and experiences. At the WiT closing party Virtro will playtest some games, just like their first VR title,  Run Dorothy Run - an immersive Endless Runner and Rhythm Virtual Reality console game, with a cheeky take on the literary classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  The Zombie Donuts, their first mobile VR game uses a Marshmallow blaster to knock down the zombie donuts and in the candy wonderland. Virtro is a creative company building the foundation to take a dominate position in VR & AR games.
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Speakers Lounge:
1) David Gomes - Mindfulness in action (6:30 - 6:45 pm)
Mindfulness in action
What is mindfulness and how can it benefit us in our daily lives, not as an obscure concept, but as something that improves our personal and professional lives and creates a contented mind. 
Mindfulness practice is about becoming lighter, it’s about not letting anything stick to you and become a concept. Come to talk about how mindfulness practice is about facts, not fiction.

2) Scott Orth - Find Your Zen, Connect with Others (7:30 - 7:45 pm)
Find Your Zen - Connect with Others
Everyday we experience a myriad of conversations and opportunities to connect. These range from difficult conversations we stress over, to the mundane interactions we are hardly present for. Too often we are stressed, frazzled or distracted and miss the opportunity each conversation presents. What if there were three simple steps that could help you bring down your stress and create more calm, presence and openness, allowing you to meaningfully connect with whoever you are talking to? 

3) Deidre Sirianni- Make Your Own Damn Rules  (8:30 - 8:45 pm)
Make Your Own Damn Rules
The only thing holding you back from living a life that you love and finding success in your business is YOU. Here's a question, what rules are you living by that may be preventing you from having exactly what it is that you want? In this talk we’ll dive into what RULES are, where they come from and how you always have the choice to create a new standard in your life. 








Friday February 2, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Leisure Center 950 Homer Street