Our industry events, workshops, and seminars are an awesome place to tap into our network of industry professionals, get a feel for our programs, or hear about all the latest coming and goings in the world of tech.
Sex, Drugs, Rock n Roll & Tech
Join RED Academy and a panel of experts as they speak about their roles in some of the most provocative industries and the vast effect that tech has on those industries. Featuring:
-Anthony Macri, former Director of Digital Strategy at Ashley Madison
-Ala Roshideh, former Coordinator of Professional Outreach at medical cannabis producer Aphria
-Liz Kucharska, Electronic DJ and Producer
October 27, 2016, 6:00pm-7:30pmdetails
Growth Marketing Live
How can you quickly grow a community online, forming a substantial pre-launch strategy, and ensure your emails and social activity gets seen? How can you create easy and effective workflows, content marketing strategies and continuously gain new users?
Uncover the tips and tricks that the big and small companies use alike Uncover how to gain exposure and some simple tactics to quickly boost your SEO. Gain an overview of the most up-to-date tactics and software to enable efficient email marketing, sales, and data driven productivity.
October 25, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
People and Culture Masterclass
In this immersive masterclass you will explore the key elements for creating a dynamic brand story, community engagement strategy and tailored activation plan. By examining what makes your organizational culture special you will see how it can be translated to, and resonate with, the outside world. You will understand the key elements in designing for your own audience.
This is a great opportunity to learn in a stimulating environment and apply tried and tested practices immediately within your teams - helping your organization to accelerate growth.
October 28, 2016, 10amdetails
TEDx Gastown Women
TEDxGastownWomen was the first TEDxWomen event to take place in Vancouver. The theme for 2016 is Power. We are celebrating the power of women to be creators and change-makers. The presentation will also feature a selection of simulcast segments of the TEDWomen events taking place the same day. The goal of this event is to help people connect in an environment that inspires the expression of unique points of view, and dialogue that can open minds and change opinions about the true meaning of Power.
October 29, 2016, 9:00amdetails
Discover how to set up your innovation team for sustained success in this immersive two-day workshop. Our Innovation Project Design Masterclass provides a hands-on and immersive setting where business leaders, intrapreneurs, and innovation teams learn how turn innovation aspirations into real innovation projects.
In collaboration with peers, you will learn by doing, applying new knowledge and skills along with a dynamic set of tools to solve wicked business challenges. We will use an innovation game to anchor your learning experience, making this both serious business and seriously fun.
November 02, 2016, 10am-6pmdetails
Growth Hacking Live- Masterclass
An immersive masterclass taking you through the digital marketing tools, hacks, tricks and proven techniques to help you seriously engage your audience and grow your business.
Our Growth Hacking Live Masterclass provides a hands-on and immersive setting where founders, leaders and managers learn the proven tactics for growing customers. At the end of the day you will have a clear understanding of the framework to continually get, keep and grow users -- which in turn helps your business thrive
Learn how to effectively grow a community online, forming a substantial pre-launch strategy, how to ensure your emails and tweets get seen and answered, creating easy workflows, content marketing and user acquisition.
November 29, 2016, 10:00amdetails
Intro to Digital Marketing
Being a new field digital marketing is changing rapidly. It is more than a simple tweet, Facebook or LinkedIn post, digital marketers can harness the power of analytics tools to see where the money is going, measure where customers are buying, and offer effective insight to businesses that positively affect the bottom line.
If you are feeling the need for a career change, getting started in the industry, or are curious about what digital marketing can do for your business be sure to join us for this free workshop
November 01, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Intro to UX Design
User experience designers are in high-demand right now, but many people still don’t realize what UX Design is all about. Join us for this free workshop to learn what a day in the life of a UX designer is like.
In this workshop you will learn what role UX designers play in relation to other web disciplines, how conducting user research and developing personas help us get to know our users, why “design” is about much more than how a website looks, and how wireframes and prototypes help make the design process more iterative. You will also learn how to craft user-centered design experiences that align with business objectives.
November 01, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Intro to Web Development
In this workshop you will learn what a mark-up language is and how HTML works on the web. You will learn how to write semantic HTML, including elements, attributes, and nesting. You will use basic HTML tags including headings, paragraphs, links, and lists, and what CSS is in relation to HTML.
Learn what it takes to become a Front End Developer and what our courses can offer you to help you get there!
November 02, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Working with Global Brands: an Agency Perspective
Have you ever wondered what it's like to create digital products for some of the world's greatest brands?
Nike, Starbucks, Microsoft, and Apple are just a few of the brands that this panel of experts has had the experience of working with. With well over a decade of agency experience, these panelists are industry leaders who have acquired a deep knowledge in how to stay competitive on the world stage.
Join us on November 3rd for an evening of panel discussion on design & branding, followed by drinks, snacks and networking.
November 03, 2016, 6pm - 8pmdetails
Friday Open House Social
Come join us the first Friday of every month for our Open House Social!
Meet the whole RED Academy gang, staff and students, as we celebrate the end of the week!
If you're interested in getting into the tech industry, seeing the school, or just enjoy snacks, drinks, and board games swing by.
November 04, 2016, 4:30pmdetails
Career Coaching Session
Our RED Career Coaching Session will allow you to meet industry professionals to find out what it means to work in tech - what jobs are available, and answer your questions about career outcomes in the tech industry.
There will also be 1 on 1 Coaching sessions available.
November 09, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Intro to Application Development
Join this free workshop to learn about our App Developer Professional Program and see what it takes to become a mobile and web app developer. In this workshop you will learn what app developers do, where they work, tools of the trade and learning resources, as well as what is covered in our newest course.
November 29, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Intro to User Interface Design
A great digital User Interface Designer has the skills and knowledge to create delightful visual designs that are true to the brand while balancing seamless interactivity and ease of navigation for apps and websites. With today’s growing consumer expectations of flawless, high quality experiences, the caliber of the UI Design can be what makes or breaks the success of a business.
In this course you will learn about human-centric design thinking and the foundational principles of graphic and interaction design.
November 29, 2016, 6:00pmdetails
Growth Marketing Masterclass
An immersive masterclass taking you through the digital marketing tools, tricks & techniques to help you seriously grow your business.
Our Growth Marketing Masterclass provides a hands-on and immersive setting where founders, leaders and managers learn the proven tactics for growing customers. At the end of the day you will have a clear understanding of the framework to continually get, keep and grow users -- which in turn helps your business thrive