Month: August 2019

Business event: Technology and Economic Development Panel

For our business community: Partner organizations the Triangle British-American Business Council (Triangle BABC-NC) and the Organization of Women in International Trade – Greater Triangle (OWIT-GT) will be hosting a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the importance of Technology for Economic Development in our Region.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Big Data: Big Challenge or Big Opportunity?
  • Internet of Things
  • Technology, Innovation and Education: Tech Talent Scorecard
  • Blockchain Technology Applications
  • Economic Development Benefits of the Triangle as a Tech Hub

The event will take place Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM in Cary.
See event page for details. When registering, use Partner Rates Code: TP0910

Discount to Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest at Marbles IMAX

If you missed out on the free showing of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest 3D back in June, save on tickets with a special discount code. Now’s your chance to see the stunning documentary and save $1 per ticket and no ticket fees. Just use the promocode “Canadawhen purchasing your tickets online. It will be playing through September and periodically throughout the school year at Marbles IMAX in Downtown Raleigh.

In Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest you’ll journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear — the rarest bear on earthFound on Canada’s remote Pacific coast, it is the last intact temperate rainforest in the world, a place protected by the region’s indigenous people for millennia. Narrated by Ryan Reynolds. 40 minutes.

August Events in Charlotte

The Canadians Living in Charlotte NC meetup group have a couple of events in August:

Canadian Movie Night
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Join the group to watch the movie One Week, a Canadian drama film directed by Michael McGowan and starring Joshua Jackson, Liane Balaban, and Campbell Scott. The film debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008.
See the event page for details

Afternoon Coffee and Socializing
Saturday, August 24, 2019
The group invites everyone to get together and share a coffee, a fresh pastry and some socializing.
See the event page for details