5 Student Conferences You Can Attend in April

This month is filled with amazing conferences aimed to bring together like minded people to discuss important topics. From entrepreneurship and innovation to mental health and productivity, there are a wide array of topics for you to explore and learn about. Check out these conferences below to find what matters to you and meet a diverse group of individuals!

  1. Let’s Chat: Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference5aa40d_f498da30eeee4c22b136565f44ba6ba1-mv2Three doctors will speak at this inspiring semi-annual conference about topics including poverty, climate change, food sustainability and more. Get ready for a day of thoughtful conversations, learning, and idea sharing about factors that will impact our health.

    Who should attend: undergraduate and graduate students as well as community members who want to discuss student health

    When: Thursday, April 6, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

    Where: University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty ROad, Harry Hickman Building

    Price: $20 early bird, $35 late

    Event Organisers: Social Dimensions of Health Conference

  2. Startup Hacks 

    Want to learn more about business but not sure where to start? This event provides you with indispensable insight on the industry and the success stories of working professionals from different areas. By going to Startup Hacks, you can network with CEOs and make lasting connection with them.Who should attend: Aspiring entrepreneurs, post-secondary students, business owners

    When: Saturday, April 22, 12:00PM-5:00PM

    Where: SFU Leslie & Gordon Diamond Auditorium 8888 University Dr, Burnaby

    Price: $15 conference day pass, $20 2-for-1 pass

    Event Organisers: Startup Academy

  3. Innovate, Improve, Motivate
     1969204_611239442264240_2116563723_nThis year’s Quality and Business Excellence conference will focus on relating continuous improvement and business innovation. Learn how to improve your business with quality tools and emerging trends through guest speakers and networking.Who should attend: students interested in business, entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals

    When: Wednesday, April 26, 8:00AM-6:00PM

    Where: Executive Suites Hotel and Conference Centre, 405 North Rd, Coquitlam

    Price: $60 student, $175 early bird

    Event Organisers: ASQ Vancouver

  4. Backpack to Briefcase 

    https-%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F29408884%2F202116268023%2F1%2Foriginal.pngThis one day conference about career development is perfect for any SFU student or recent alumni. Hear from experts about techniques to advance your career and how to transition into the work field.Who should attend: SFU students and alumni

    When: Saturday, April 29, 9:00AM-4:00PM

    Where: SFU Segal Building, 500 Granville St, Vancouver

    Price: $30 early bird-$40 regular

    Event Organisers: SFU Career Services

  5. ProtoHack

Did you know that not all hackathons require you to know how to code?  ProtoHack is a code-free hackathon designed to  give you access to various tools to create your own prototype of an idea.

Who should attend: students and professionals, individuals interested in entrepreneurship and/or technology, aspiring entrepreneurs

When: Saturday, April 29, 9:30AM-10:00PM

Where: BrainStation Vancouver, 1110 Hamilton Street #410

Price: $40 early bird, $50 general (Promo code: GO20)

Event Organisers: ProtoHack


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