The competition encourages McGill students, working in teams, to propose new technologically-based ideas/solutions to solve real world problems. This year's pitch competition is taking place during the John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar on October 27th, 2022 and it will have a Cleantech theme. Submissions must be an idea/solution to pressing global environmental issues.
This workshop will provide an overview of the customer discovery process and then delve deeper into how to conduct customer interviews and how to iterate on your business model or lean canvas.
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: FDA 3, Seminar Room
TFIC Activity – Trivia
On September 27, the Teacher 5 étoiles team will be reaching out to students in the Education Faculties to conduct an exciting 20-minute quiz on French Immersion careers and distribute refreshments. This fun and informative activity is designed for students who have not yet considered French immersion careers. There will be a contest to win a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying French immersion teaching program.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
Professor Rachel Langevin and Professor Tina Montreuil are proud to announce that Sarah Cabecinha-Alati, a doctoral candidate in Counselling Psychology, will be defending their dissertation on September 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM via Zoom (by invitation only).
The topic of the dissertation is:
“Parenting After Child Maltreatment: An Examination of Risk and Protective Factors for Unsupportive Emotion Socialization and its Impact on Young Adult Offspring”
Come and meet our TechAccel teams! Student startup teams funded and supported by The McGill Engine will be present to demo their projects and businesses! Grantees from various cohorts will be set up at tables and guests are welcome to network with them. There will also be pitches from 6 teams who participated in the Fall 2021, Winter 2022 and Summer 2022 cohorts. Register here!
Education is the Key to Reconciliation
Skàtne Entewathahìta / We Will Walk Together:
The 4th annual Faculty of Education event for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day
Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to noon
Place: Education Building (3700 McTavish) McTavish Entrance & Learning Commons
- Application deadline – October 2, 2022 @ 11:59pm (ET)
- Decisions made by Engine team and applicants advised by October 7, 2022.
- Program duration: October 20, 2022 to March 23, 2023. In-person classes will be held at FDA 3 every other Thursday, 4 -6 pm (ET). No classes during the December and Spring breaks.
Application deadline – October 2, 2022 @ 11:59pm (ET) - Apply here!
The Invention to Impact (I-to-I) Training Program uses experiential learning to help McGill graduate students and their faculty supervisors gain insight into:
This workshop will provide an overview of the different types of market research, how to analyze the competition, and the resources available at McGill to perform market research. Our market research librarian Amanda Wheatley will walk us through some of those resources using a market research canvas tool.
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Note that Fall Reading Break is October 11 and 12; the two days following the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Some exceptions apply. Student-teachers placed in schools should verify with Internships and Student Affairs if this Reading Break applies: placements.education [at] mcgill.ca
McGill Educational and Counselling Psychology Distinguished Speaker Series
Legal Questioning of Adolescent Victims of Violence and Exploitation: Lessons Learned from Developmental Science on Forensic Interviewing of Child Victims
This workshop will demystify and explain the various form of intellectual property (IP), namely, patents, industrial designs, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets. We will then do some actual patent searching with our librarian April Colosimo using the DERWENT worldwide patent database.
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Join us for Homecoming Celebration Weekend 2022!
After two years of virtual celebrations, we are thrilled to welcome alumni back to campus this fall for McGill Homecoming!
Alumni and friends are once again invited to join in Homecoming celebrations and activities – with special guest speakers, topical lectures from McGill experts, Faculty events and reunions, and much more.
For Homecoming news, events, and registration, visit the McGill Alumni website.
This workshop run by Compass Startup Legal Clinic will discuss common legal questions faced by startups and explain concrete steps that founders should consider to ensure a strong legal foundation for their venture. Topics will include: