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Networking starts at 6 pm, talk begins at 6:30 pm. Speaker: Jake Stika, Executive Director, Next Gen Men Abstract: What does it mean to "be a man" in today's tech-centric workplace? How do the issues we're facing today from the massive transformation of work, to the creative/tech economy, the #MeToo movement, men's mental health and well-being, to the fact that fathers are three times more engaged than the generation prior, contribute to changing expectations of men and masculinity in the workplace? Software engineers of all gender identities are encourage to attend! Bio: As Next Gen Men's Executive Director, Jake is a passionate speaker and facilitator focused on gender-based issues related to the social and emotional development of young men, the health and well-being of men in communities, and gender equity in workplaces. Jake has been named one of Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40, as well as earning recognition from Ashoka, the British Council, and the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. He has spoken at the United Nations as part of the Canadian Delegation, participated in the UN Women Safe Cities Initiative Global Forum, and is honoured to serve as an advisor to the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association as well as the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport.
Come and enjoy food, drinks, door prizes, and meet the team! Join us for a look at what we're engineering at UrtheCast - software solutions that process imagery from space. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/urthecast-open-house-building-software-solutions-for-space-registration-74187279149 --------- About UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that serves the rapidly evolving geospatial and geoanalytics markets with a wide range of information-rich products and services. UrtheCast is growing and is shaping the future of earth observation. We provide the world with next-generation Earth Observation data using our growing system of space-based sensors. Our Crew members consider themselves agents of change as they work to provide Earth imagery and video data that enables heightened geospatial analysis. With that data, we build our products and services to help everyone — citizens, businesses, and governments alike — make advances in areas ranging from high-tech precision agriculture and forestry resource management, to the monitoring of humanitarian relief efforts. This type of large-scale change requires near-constant technological iteration and innovation, so UrtheCast continues to initiate unprecedented engineering programs like its planned UrtheDaily™ and OptiSAR™ constellations. Every day, we push the limits of what’s possible in space-based Earth Observation.