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TEDxUBC 2018 speaker selection

Held March 3, 2018, TEDxUBC is an independently organized, student-led TED conference, with eight student speakers coming together to give the talk of their lives. Do you have a story to share? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to speak to over 300 of your peers and potentially a global audience on TED.com

Speaker applications are due January 1, 2018.

Learn more and apply to speak

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UBC Remembers

You're invited to attend UBC's annual Remembrance Day Ceremony to recognize the achievements of our Veterans and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Ceremony will include short readings, remarks from special guests and musical performances by the UBC Opera Ensemble.

Date: Saturday, November 11
Time: 10:45am
Location: UBC War Memorial Gym
Doors open at 10:00am

Learn more

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Pancake breakfast

On Wednesday, November 8, stop by the CPA Hall to grab a delicious, free pancake breakfast and learn more about some of the programming and services available at the BCC, CLC, and UGO.

Date: Wednesday, November 8
Time: 9:00 to 11:30am
Location: CPA Hall
Cost: FREE!

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Spark Chats: Academic Success

Do you have the "midterm blues"? Are you feeling academic pressure?

We know it all too well. That’s why we're hosting the second edition of Spark Chats! Hear from senior students who have been in your shoes. Learn about their experiences, their secrets to succeeding in classes at Sauder, and the steps they took to work through their academic challenges. You'll also have a chance to interact with them and other student leaders! Oh, and did we mention that there would be FREE DINNER?

Date: Monday, November 6
Time: 5:30 to 7:15pm

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ShakeOut BC

To help the campus community prepare for an earthquake, UBC participates in the annual province-wide ShakeOut BC earthquake preparedness exercise.

On October 19 at 10:19am, practice DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON, the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes.

  • DROP to the ground (before the earthquake drops you!),
  • Take COVER by getting under a sturdy desk or table, and
  • HOLD ON to it until the shaking stops.

Emergency Preparedness at UBC

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Building Bridges: Connecting Entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Cansbridge Fellowship would like to invite you to an event on entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver. At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young Canadians who are interested in entrepreneurship with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. You'll hear insights from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.

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UBC BizTech LunchTime Series

UBC BizTech and the UBC Sauder Dhillon Centre are co-hosting a panel on ethical issues facing the tech industry today. Experts will be covering diverse topics related to technology such as the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence, environmental issues, job security in a market being dominated by automation, and IT security.

Speakers include Geordie Cree, Director of Enterprise Compliance & Security and Chief Privacy Officer at Vancity, Tanya Ney, VP of Consulting Services at T4Bi, and Matt Toner, CEO of Biba Ventures Inc.

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