Getting Windsor-Essex Ready for the Future of Work and Learning
A decade after Canada’s manufacturing sector took a huge hit resulting in many young workers being steered clear of skilled trades’ careers, the skills gap has shown few signs of narrowing. Today, technology is outpacing industry’s ability to bring new workers online with the skills and training required in a globally competitive marketplace, according to Justin Falconer, senior director of Workforce WindsorEssex.
Windsor Gives E-Scooters the Greenlight
A one-year pilot project allowing e-scooters as an alternative mode of transportation has been approved by City Council. DETAILS
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation Launches “Vehicle of the Future” 2020 Student Contest
WE EDC is seeking community input by launching a student contest to design the “vehicle of the future”.  The selected image will serve prominently in WE EDC’s marketing campaign featured at the 2020 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. DETAILS
The automotive sector is evolving and changing at an incredible pace. The “Automobility Membership Program” will help our region diversify from traditional auto manufacturing to next-generation mobility innovation by offering fully funded one-year Memberships with the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce. DETAILS

Chatham-Kent Business Represents Canada at International Shopify Event
Elizabeth Suni, owner of Wooly Doodle, was one of four businesses invited to attend Shopify headquarters in Ottawa last fall. DETAILS
EPICentre Kicksoff The Inaugural EPIC VentureWomen Program
This 6-week accelerator program teaches entrepreneurship and startup principles and has been designed to identify and break down systemic barriers for females in tech and entrepreneurship.   DETAILS
Workforce WindsorEssex Launches VR Workplace Tours
High school students preparing to take the next step into the real world got some help finding their desired career pathway Wednesday with a new tool that’ll bring the real world to them through their smartphones. DETAILS
Innovation Alchemy with the Adams Podcast

Episode 2 | Turning Your Hopes & Dreams into Cold, Hard Cash

In part 2 of our 3-part "Roadmap to Scale" series, the Adams focus on the systems of scale to help existing businesses grow.
Tech In The City Podcast with Yvonne Pilon

Episode 11 | There's AI in Whisky Now?

Most people would not associate tech with whisky. In this episode, Yvonne talks with The Mad Scientist of Whisky, Don Livermore, on the rise of technology and innovation in the whisky industry.
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Future of Work and Learning (Mar 12)
Please join WEtech and our partners  Workforce WindsorEssex  and  Communitech  for an informal conversation on what employers, employees, education and government can do to build a community of practice to help future-proof the workplace . DETAILS
FIRST Robotics Great Lakes Competition (Mar 27-28)
The robots are coming! Don’t miss the fleet of the most advanced intelligent robots from across Ontario. Over 30 teams of high school students showcase their design and engineering skills and compete in one of Canada’s largest high school robotics competition. DETAILS
WinHacks: Windsor's First Major Hackathon on Mobility (Mar 27-29)
The University of Windsor will host its inaugural hackathon during a 36 hour marathon; to come up with their greatest hack. WinHacks will inspire tech talent locally to get involved in the technology community . DETAILS
A healthcare innovation cluster of entrepreneurial service organizations, research institutions, and healthcare providers work together to elevate the regions healthcare industry. Keynote Speaker: David Musyj, President and CEO, Windsor Regional Hospital. DETAILS
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WEtech Releases Tech Connect Report: Highlights Challenges & Opportunities for Windsor-Essex Tech Sector
The over 30-page Tech Connect report explores the key challenges identified by the tech sector and offers recommendations based on the research. Many leaders identified the need to develop the regional talent pipeline to ensure we have skilled talent prepared at all career stages. 
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