Wearable Wednesday Toronto

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:30pm to Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 2:00am

Wearable Health Panel & Thalmic Labs

Come join Wearable Wednesday Toronto’s inaugural meetup at the MaRS Centre, the new home of WWTO! We are pulling out all the stops for March with tons of wearable startups at the event including OmSignal, Thalmic Labs, Bionym, PUSH Strength, Kiwi Wearables and OCADU's Social Body Lab.

This month, MaRS is partnering with WWTO to release a MaRS Market Insights whitepaper on wearables with an emphasis on health. We will kick off the night with a panel discussion on wearables and health:

• Panelists: Daniel Debow, Entrepreneur and one of Canada’s most active Angel Investors; Isabel Pederson, Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media and Culture; and Jesse Slade Shantz, Chief Medical Officer of OMSignal

• Moderator: Hadi Salah, Senior Industry Analyst, MaRS Market Intelligence

After the panel, Kitchener-based startup Thalmic Labs will be presenting and demoing it’s gesture-controlled armband Myo which is set to change the way we interact with any smart device around us.

After the sessions, be sure to check out the Wearables Innovation Showcase. Startups will be demoing their tech and answering your questions in the demo table area. Expect to see Kiwi Wearables, PUSH Strength, OMSignal, Thalmic Labs, OCADU Social Body Lab, and many more!

AGENDA
6:30 – 7:00pm: Doors Open & Registration

7:00 – 7:45pm: Panel Discussion - Wearables & Health

7:45-8:00: Thalmic Labs presents Myo

8:00-10:00PM: Wearables Innovation Showcase and Social (Refreshments will be served)

IMPORTANT
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A big thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible.

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BNOTIONS is a Strategic Innovation Firm focused on mobile, data, and analytics. We are the partner of choice for organizations with a desire to disrupt. For more information, visit www.bnotions.com.

MaRS Discovery District is a mission-driven innovation centre located in Toronto. MaRS works with partners to catalyze, accelerate and amplify innovation. MaRS supports entrepreneurs building Canada’s next generation of growth companies. For more information, visit www.marsdd.com.

Uproar is an innovative consumer technology public relations and social media agency. Along with their other technology practices, the firm has successfully built brand recognition for its wearable tech clients. Within the Toronto and Waterloo communities, Uproar works with Thalmic Labs, Bionym Kiwi Wearables and PUSH. With Uproar's media relations experience, those companies have been featured in media outlets including The Today Show, Business Insider, New York Times and CNBC, just to name a few. The firm specializes in developing campaigns that drive awareness and sales, creating industry buzz. For more information, please visit www.uproarpr.com.

Venue & Address: 
MaRS Discovery District 101 College St. Toronto, Ontario  
Website: 
http://www.meetup.com/Wearable-Wednesday-Toronto/events/169808492/
Cost: 
Please RSVP

Wealthy Wednesdays: Money Skills for Success

Wealthy Wednesdays, with a a 20, 10 and 5 dollar bill in the background.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

WEALTHY WEDNESDAYS: MONEY SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

Free hands-on financial planning for students and grads. Pracitce a different financial skill every Wednesday through engaging activities, videos and scenarios.

January 22, 2014: Track Your Money and Make a Budget
Do you know how much you really spend on coffee or groceries? In this workshop, you’ll learn to track and categorize your spending so you know where it goes. Then you’ll create a plan for the future to help you achieve your goals!

Venue & Address: 
Rm187 (Lambert Lounge) 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/Page2646.aspx
Cost: 
Free

Wealthy Wednesdays: Money Skills for Success

Wealthy Wednesday Event Poster with an image of money in the background
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

WEALTHY WEDNESDAYS: MONEY SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

Free hands-on financial planning for students and grads. Pracitce a different financial skill every Wednesday through engaging activities, videos and scenarios.

January 15, 2014: Set Financial Goals and Know Your Net Worth

This session is all about knowing where you stand. You’ll determine what you owe and what you own. You’ll learn about what makes a successful goal, identify three of your own and celebrate your progress as you achieve them!

Venue & Address: 
Rm187 (Lambert Lounge) 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/CM/WebUI/PageTypes/GeneralContent/GeneralContent.aspx?PageID=2646&PageMode=Preview
Cost: 
Free