Upcoming Events

YXC Tech Meetup - May 28 2019

YXC Tech Meetup is a monthly gathering of awesome folks who love tech, work in tech, and want to be a part of a community around tech and innovation! 

There's always a short presentation, networking, and beverages!


4:05 pm Intros
Tell us about yourself and what your business needs most to be a game changer in the tech movement (2 min. each)

4:30 pm 
Tech Social
Got a work challenge that needs some collective energy. Let's work together to get you sorted. "Bring your A Brain"

*Happy Bytes
Share your recent successes or exciting news!
+Q&A (10 min)

5 pm Guest Speaker
Bruce Hardy
Industrial Technology Advisor National Research Council - Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
(20 min)
Q&A (10 min)

*Network connection
Meet someone you don't know yet or dive into deeper conversations coming from the tech meetup  (i.e.the social part)

Event Date: Tue, May 28, 2019

Event Location: Ground Floor Coworking Space Cranbrook

Bruce is a National Research Council Industrial Technology Advisor delivering the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) to industry.  NRC-IRAP provides innovation assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at all stages of the innovation process, to help them build their innovation capacity. 

Bruce has been assisting businesses with innovation for almost 25 year helping hundreds of companies from a wide range of industry sectors undertake R&D projects and prepare for financing and business growth.

He has a B.Sc. in Geology from UBC and worked in mining and exploration for 12 years in BC, the western US, Panama and in the Yukon.  He is a member of NRC-IRAP’s Mining Sector Team with a focus on helping Canadian SMEs improve their performance by linking them into global value chains and providing access to business and technical intelligence.

Bruce moved to Nelson in 1998 to deliver IRAP in the East and West Kootenay-Boundary and he and his family have been enjoying the wonderful Kootenay lifestyle ever since.

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