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UK - North America Week
June 21-25, 2021
DIT NORTH AMERICA PRESENTS: UK - NORTH AMERICA WEEK
Our UK-North America Week will take place between the 21st and 25th of June 2021. Please join us for a series of informative and interactive sessions with the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) teams from across North America and the UK, as well as featured sessions offered by our valued partners.
The most innovative and profitable businesses are those with an international footprint, join us to hear about the opportunities across the USA and Canada. Learn from the successes and challenges of businesses who have worked with DIT to grow their businesses in the North American market or from those who have invested in the UK.
We will kick off the week with a keynote from Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner and Consul General in New York, Antony Phillipson. Other sessions will include updates on the US and Canadian markets, practical advice from legal, banking and tax experts, focussed UK capability presentations for potential investors, and sector and region specific opportunities for UK exporters. Drop-in session capability means you can tailor the week’s programme to meet your company’s needs.
• Northern Ireland – Cybersecurity Investment Opportunities in Northern Ireland – Wednesday 23 June at 12pm EST / 9am PST
• Wales - 1 Trillion Connected Devices - Compound Semiconductors – Tuesday 22 June at 12pm EST / 9am PST
• Scotland - Scotland's Sustainable Mobility Ecosystem – Thursday 24 June at 1pm EST / 10am PST
• London - FinTech: The Opportunity in London – Wednesday 23 June at 1pm EST / 10am PST
• South of England - Nuclear Investment Opportunities in the South of England – Thursday 24 June at 11am EST / 8am PST
• Midlands Engine - The Road to Net Zero – Hydrogen and Battery Tech in the Midlands – Friday 25 June at 11am EST / 8am PST
• Northern Powerhouse – Life Sciences Investment Opportunities – Friday 25 June at 11am EST / 8am PST
Sessions presented by SelectUSA, BritishAmerican Business, and Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce
Export presentations by DIT North America Sector and Regional leads
Investment presentations by Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the Northern Powerhouse, Midlands Engine and Southern England
Project Brilliant: Certified Scrum Product Owner
June 21-22, 2021 | 5:00PM
Use code MAY21 for $300 off!
Our Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) workshop is a dynamic and engaging two-day immersion into Scrum and Product Ownership. We will learn Scrum by doing Scrum through experiential hands-on exercises, peer discussion, and self-learning. Your trainer will share practical experiences and proven techniques for successfully implementing Scrum in your workplace.
As a Product Owner, you will learn to bring a product to life from idea all the way to an ordered Product Backlog from which a Scrum Development Team could start building the product.
Work Measurement: Focusing On Labor Standards Development
Tue, June 22, 2021 @ 09:00 AM — Thu, June 24, 2021 @ 05:00 PM (EDT): https://www.eventsquid.com/event/13046
Tue, August 24, 2021 @ 09:00 AM — Thu, August 26, 2021 @ 05:00 PM (EDT): https://www.eventsquid.com/event/13075
Tue, October 26, 2021 @ 09:00 AM — Thu, October 28, 2021 @ 05:00 PM (EDT): https://www.eventsquid.com/event/13076
Project Brilliant: Certified ScrumMaster
June 23-24, 2021 | 5:00PM
Use code MAY21 for $300 off!
Our Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) workshop is a dynamic and engaging two-day immersion into Scrum. We will learn Scrum by doing Scrum through experiential hands-on exercises, peer discussion, and self-learning. Your trainer will share practical experiences and proven techniques for successfully implementing Scrum in your workplace.
You will become eligible to take the test upon completion of the course at the end of Day 2, and you will be fully prepared to pass with flying colors. Students to attend our workshops have a better than 98% pass rate!
How to Aquire the Right Neurodiverse Talent for your Organization
June 24, 2021 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST
Acquiring the right neurodiverse talent for your organization requires more than traditional recruiting and interview processes. Creating a customized interview and hiring process removes the barriers for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and helps you align the best talent for your business needs.
You may have an approved business case and are ready to start building your team, but you’re not sure where to go from here. Tune in to this webinar for more insight. Our panelists will reveal their methods for finding and hiring talented individuals who can help drive a cultural change within your organization.
IQ, Inc: Gauntlet of Code Challenge!
June 24, 2021 | 5:30PM
Get ready for some friendly competition to be the quickest to unlock each level of our coding challenge and win the grand prize! If you know how to code, this is one event you surely won't want to miss!
IQ Inc. will host our 2nd Gauntlet of Code challenge. Join us for this virtual coding competition on Thursday, June 24 at 5:30pm EDT. Compete either individually or gather a team of up to four to compete against other software developers, working to solve a series of timed coding puzzles in a race to the finish! If you would like to participate on a team, but don't want to create one on your own, just let us know when you join the virtual event and we will fix you up with a team. Each team or individual competitor must have a computer and ability to join the Zoom meeting in order to participate. Participants should plan on developing their solutions on their own computer and to have their preferred tools installed and ready to go. Join us at 5:30 pm for some friendly banter and team organization. The Challenge will take place from 6:00 - 7:00 pm with the winner announced immediately at the conclusion of the challenge. Grab some grub, a drink, and join us from the comfort of the place of your choosing for this fun competition!
BikePGH’s 8th Annual Women & Non-Binary Bike Summit
June 26, 2021
The 8th Annual Women & Non-Binary Bike Summit presented by Dollar Bank is going virtual with a collection of live-streamed talks, workshops, and afternoon activities to boost bicyclists’ confidence. Join us on Saturday, June 26th for an interactive event that will *almost* feel like we’re all in the room together.
All Summit participants will receive a free copy of the Bike Girl Magic ebook and be entered to win prizes from Machines for Freedom, Superfit Hero, Po Campo, and Terry Bicycles. Those who attend packet pickup will receive a swag bag featuring: bike lights, tire levers, a patch kit, a WMNBikePGH water bottle, the 8th Edition Pittsburgh Bike Map, Biking 101 Guide, ride-friendly snacks, and more.
Assemble PGH Summer Camps
First Camp is June 28, 2021
Assemble summer camps are a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) digital hangout for kids and tweens, ages 6-15 to learn through making, testing out wild ideas, and building a better future. Each week students explore with hands-on activities included in their material kit and get special visits from local artists, makers, and technologists who share their passion and talents with the group! FREE for Garfield Residents!
Learn More, See More Dates and Register Here
Data Science Automation LabVIEW Fundamentals 1 & 2
August 16-20, 2021 | 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Course Description: Learn LabVIEW and dataflow programming concepts, data types & arrays, loops & common structures for cases and events.
Location: Data Science Automation Certified Training Center, 375 Valley Brook Road, McMurray PA 15317