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FutureMakers Mega Meetup

September 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Please join us for an evening of networking, refreshments, and thought-provoking discussions with meetups from around Toronto.

The goal of this event is to discover and meet with members from the thriving Toronto Tech Community and discuss emerging tech topics in AI, cyber security, DevOps, and web development.

The evening will feature talks and workshops from Toronto meetups including: TorontoJS, AIGeeks, DevOps Toronto, Cyber Tech & Risk, and VoiceTechTO. Each meetup will host their own room bringing together technologists and practitioners from their respective technologies.

4:30 – 5:15 pm – Registration and Networking/Refreshment Begins
5:15 – 5:45 pm – Intro & Keynote by Jeremy Shaki, Co-Founder and CEO of Lighthouse Labs
6:00 – 7:30 pm – Talks & Workshop
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Networking


jeremy shaki

Jeremy Shaki, Co-Founder and CEO of Lighthouse Labs

As Co-Founder and CEO of Lighthouse Labs, Jeremy Shaki has spent a majority of his time helping tech communities think of improved ways in which to build their technology talent both for the immediate and long term futures. With a background in Experiential Marketing and Operations, Jeremy has endeavoured to build an education organization that relies on and feeds local developer and technology communities with the expectation that the only way that tech education can truly maintain it’s relevance is to be completely interconnected with those of whom are spending their days pushing boundaries and innovating.

Breakout Rooms

>> AI for Social Good hosted by Artificial Intelligence Geeks
Come learn about how AI is creating a better world for social good. Speaker details are here.

>> Cyber Security hosted by Cyber Tech & Risk
Come learn about what it takes to be a cybersecurity professional and what happens when you hack a car. Speaker details are here.

>> DevOps hosted by DevOps Toronto

>> JavaScript hosted by TorontoJS
Come learn about the latest in the world of JavaScript applications. Speaker details are here.

>> Workshop – Building a Voice App for Banking hosted by Voice Tech TO:

If you’re an engineer interested in building a “voice app”, join Voice Tech TO for this workshop on How to Build a Voice-first App for Banking. This workshop will give you hands on experience with the toolkit to build Actions on Google by implementing a real-world ‘voice-first app’ for Mobile or Google Assistant enabled devices. This technical workshop will involve the setup of a webhook and the actual implementation and coding of a small web service.

Setup you will need:

– A laptop
– A Google mail (gmail) account (https://mail.google.com)
– A Google Developer account (https://console.developers.google.com)
– (optional) Mobile Device (although a simulator will be available for you to test your action) with Google Assistant.


September 26, 2018
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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