2018-2019 Schedule

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AND MENTORS FOR 2018-2019

In preparation for the 2018-2019 school year we are seeking speakers and mentors for the ECM Program.

CLICK HERE to apply to be a speaker or mentor for the 2018-2019 school year.

Parent Participation Hours: Current VC parents who act as speakers and mentors are eligible to apply the time they spend in the ECM program as Parent Participation hours.


2018-2019 ECM Events

April 23-26 - ECM Week

Tuesday April 23, 2019: Dragon Den's Face Off  - Parents & Alumni Welcome! 

See VC's Business Club teams in action competing for the Grand Prize of Best Business Idea!  We have eight impressive Dragons lined up who are keen and set to select one exceptional business. Don’t miss out!

DETAILS: 3:30pm in the Theatre

Wednesday, April 24 Top Tips to Sell  Yourself & Your Business 

Learn some great tips on how to set yourself apart when presenting on your business!

DETAILS:   12:45pm-1:45pm in Room B242 (bring your lunch!)

PANELIST:   Bob Grewal  -  Territory Manger, Sales/Marketing , HR  Professional 

Thursday April 25, 2019: Future of Work: Where are the Jobs of Tomorrow?  & Entrepreneur Award  Presentation   - Parents & Alumni Welcome! 

Hear the outlook on the "Future of Work" from leading industry CEO's, and see which VC student will be  handed the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Chip Wilson! 

DETAILS: 12:45pm-1:45pm in the Theatre (bring your lunch!)

PANELISTS:

  • Drew Green - CEO, Indochino
  • Chip Wilson -  Founder, Lululemon & Hold It All Inc

Friday April 26, 2019: Spotlight on Vancouver's Media Scene

Find out about Vancouver’s media scene – radio, broadcast, Facebook and social media. If you are thinking of a career in broadcasting, media or journalism, bring your questions!

DETAILS:   12:45pm-1:45pm in Room B242 (bring your lunch!)

PANELISTS: 

  • Arran Henn - Broadcaster, iHeartRadio
  • Harold Munro -   Editor-in-chief of the Vancouver Sun & The Province 

March 12 2019 - Jobs You Might Not Have Thought Of

TIME: 12:45pm

LOCATION: B242

PANELISTS:

February 7 2019 - Law Panel

TIME: 12:45pm

LOCATION: Room B242

PANELISTS:

  • Gustavo Marin
  • Paul Fang
  • David McGivern
  • Franco Trasolini

January 14 2019 - All About The Numbers

Details to follow

TIME: 12:45pm

December 3 2018 - All About Buildings

TIME: 12:45pm

PANELISTS

  • Peter Farhmann - Site Superintendent, Polygon Homes
  • Dale Brown - Co-Founder, Electra Motor Corporation, Mechanical Engineer
  • Michael Hicks - Owner, Hicks Fine Homes & Interiors
  • Ulrich Geissler - Senior Project Architect, HDR
  • James Cooper - City of Richmond, Building Services


November 21 2018 - Dragon's Den #1

Event details:

November 21, from 12:50-1:40pm in Kucher Theatre

Dragons:



Steven Jaggar



Joseph Meehan



Patricia Ng



Chip Wilson


November 6 2018 - Healthcare Panel

SPEAKERS:

  • Estello Hill - VC 2011 Alumni, Current UBC Med Student
  • Dr Graham Wong
  • Dr Richard Chan
  • Dr Mojgan Namazi

LOCATION:

12:45pm in Room B242

October 2 2018 - Tech Talk Panel

During lunch hour on October 2, 2018, Shari Wallace, Scott Baldwin, Sagar Malhi and Gustavo Marin will be holding a "tech talk" panel in room B242.

September 20 2018 - Kickoff

This year's kick off for the Entrepreneurship and Mentoring Club will be held on Thursday, September 20th at 6:30pm in the Theatre. ECM partners with ParentTALKS for the first event of the year, which offers parents the opportunity to learn about both programs.