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Geeky Summit 2018


 

 

 

 

 

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Geeky Summit 2018


 

 

 

 

 

The biggest celebration of women in technology in Alberta

Geeky Summit celebrates women advancing technology! Join us for two days packed with inspiring speakers, hands-on workshops, and valuable networking opportunities, you'll walk away with practical tools for your personal and professional goals.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018
NEW CENTRAL LIBRARY
800 3rd ST SE
Calgary, AB

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018
BOW VALLEY COLLEGE
345 6 Ave SE
CALGARY, AB

 

 

Meet Our Speakers

 
 Twitter  @PamSlim  Favourite Book: So you want to write: A book about art, independence and spirit by Brenda Ueland

Twitter @PamSlim
Favourite Book: So you want to write: A book about art, independence and spirit by Brenda Ueland

Pamela Slim

Author, Speaker, Passionate Connector
K'é Main Street Learning Lab

Nora Young Host of CBCs Spark Radio and Author of The Virtual Self speaker at Geeky Summit

Nora Young

Host and Author
CBC Radio’s Spark & The Virtual Self

 
 
 Twitter  @ramyjzhang  Favourite Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Twitter @ramyjzhang
Favourite Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Ramy Zhang

Blockchain Developer
Cryptonian Trading Systems

 Twitter  @katie_womers  Favourite Book: Middlemarch by George Elliot

Twitter @katie_womers
Favourite Book: Middlemarch by George Elliot

Katie Womersley

Director of Engineering
Buffer

 

Jodie Wallis Accenture speaker at Geeky Summit

JODIE WALLIS

Managing Director, Financial Services + Canadian AI Lead
Accenture

 Favourite Book: The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Favourite Book: The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Katie Underwood

Software Engineer
Cisco

 Twitter  @gavinmiller  Favourite Book: Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

Twitter @gavinmiller
Favourite Book: Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

Gavin Miller

Software Engineer
Cisco

 Twitter  @riyakarumanchi  Favourite Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Twitter @riyakarumanchi
Favourite Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

RIYA KARUMANCHI

Founder & CEO
SmartCane

 Twitter  @steph_pollock  Favourite Book: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

Twitter @steph_pollock
Favourite Book: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

STEPHANIE POLLOCK

Business Activator & Leadership Coach
Stephanie Pollock Media Inc.

 Twitter @Alicia_Close @WiTWorld_ Favourite Book: Mindset by Carol Dweck

Twitter @Alicia_Close @WiTWorld_
Favourite Book: Mindset by Carol Dweck

ALI CLOSE

Founder & CEO
Women in Tech World

Alex Nuth ATB Speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Alex Nuth

Managing Director of Strategic Projects
ATB Financial

Lisa Stirling Software Engineering Team Leader at Garmin speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Lisa Stirling

Software Engineering Team Lead
Garmin

Elena Dumitrascu co-founder of Terrahub speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Elena Dumitrascu

Co-founder
TerraHub

Nazlie Shahmir Quality Assurance Lead at WestJet speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Nazlie Shahmir

Quality Assurance Lead
WestJet

Kristina Williams CEO of Alberta Enterprise Corporation speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Kristina Williams

CEO
Alberta Enterprise Corporation

Andrea Drager Vice President Azure Capital speaker at Geeky Summit by Chic Geek

Andrea Drager

Vice President
Azure Capital Partners

 Twitter @dunnebells Favourite Book: Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job by Jon Acuff

Twitter @dunnebells
Favourite Book: Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job by Jon Acuff

LUCY DUNNE

Founder
Dunnebells

 
Renee Amber Emcee at Geeky Summit

Renée amber

Emcee