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Tuesday, January 28 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Charting a Course to the End of the World - Evolving & Strengthening Your Technical Knowledge — Sponsored by Clio — Room #2300 FULL

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As technical professionals, our world moves fast, and there is always so much to learn - from new programming languages to machine learning and AI, from virtual reality and augmented reality to new stacks, new server and cloud technologies. What is the tech landscape going to look like in just a few years? What skills and roles will be needed? What tools and approaches can we use to stay up-to-date, advance our careers, and satisfy our own curiosities and ambitions? Learn from our panelists' diverse experiences how you can develop your skills and steer your career into the future - whatever it brings!

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Melissa Douglas

Director of Feature Development, NuData, Mastercard
I love building healthy, happy teams that build great products together! Talk to me about management, communication, leadership, the payments industry, and fraud. I'm currently updating my own skills by studying technical communication at SFU and dabbling in data science.

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Karen New

Director of Information Systems, Modo Co-operative
I've worked at Modo for almost 18 years, building the software & analytical tools that have grown it from 50 cars to 700. In the last decade, "building" has become more metaphorical, as I've moved into a leadership role and grown my department to eight people (and counting) who do... Read More →
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Manil Chowdhury

Developer Advocate, InVision
Working and playing in JavaScript! Also:✈️ Enjoys traveling: Loves airports (but LAX is hopeless). Uncanny ability to find good places to sleep.⛰ Weekend hiker: Baden Powell halfsies anyone? If raining, let's go bouldering instead.📖 Reader: Of mostly fictional literature... Read More →
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Jess Dieuique

Software Engineer, Bench Accounting
As a tinkerer and problem solver, my journey has led me down the software development path. Through each transition, from teacher to crisis worker to communications manager, I’ve always been drawn to building new skills. Now as a software engineer, I am excited to have stepped into... Read More →
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Dena Hashemi

Software Developer

Tuesday January 28, 2020 3:30pm - 5:30pm PST
SFU Beedie School of Business - Segal Graduate School Building