Ignite Events Calendar

    Intellectual Property Session with Cox & Palmer @ Ignite Labs
    May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Intellectual Property Session with Cox & Palmer @ Ignite Labs | Yarmouth | Nova Scotia | Canada


    In the high stakes environment of Intellectual Property and Technology, being informed on what needs to be done is important. This month we are please to be hosting Cox & Palmer for an event focused on navigating the sometimes complicated areas of Trademarks and Patenting.

    If you have a new idea, product, invention or are an innovative company, this session is for you. Learn the process of securing your intellectual property and ask the important questions that you need to know.

    This FREE session is on May 28 from 6-8pm at Ignite Labs in Yarmouth. Register today

    About Cox & Palmer

    At Cox & Palmer, your interests are our top priority. Our multidisciplinary team of business, litigation, and employment lawyers, and patent and trade-mark agents have a full understanding of technology and intellectual property issues. Our timely and practical advice is tailored to your business and industry, based on a full understanding of your unique goals and aspirations.

    About Patrick Fitzgerald

    Patrick is a partner in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. Born in Toronto and raised in Wedgeport, NS, Patrick was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1998, having completed his education at Saint Mary’s University (B. Comm. 1990), University of Windsor (M.B.A. 1991), and Dalhousie Law School (LL.B., 1997).

    Patrick serves on the board of directors for the Canadian IT Law Association. He is the past chair of the CBA – NS Securities Law and Intellectual Property Law subsections and former officer and director of Digital Nova Scotia (formerly, Information Technology Industry Alliance of Nova Scotia).

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    YASTA Conference @ Ignite Labs
    May 29 all-day

    Join Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association (YASTA) as they provide updates on Tourism related topics for our region featuring Guest Speakers from the Visitor Information Centre and TIANS. You won’t want to miss this informative and educational session on our growing region.

    Join us May 29th from 9am to 12pm at NSCC Burridge Campus (Ignite Labs) in Yarmouth
    Please RSVP to cabbott@yasta.ca by Monday, May 27th if you plan to attend.

    YASTA Customer Service Training Session @ Ignite Labs
    May 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association (YASTA)  in partnership with TIANS and Labour and Advanced Education will be providing a FREE Super host Training session. This training session is provided at no cost thanks to our partnership with TIANS.

    Please join us on May 30th at the NSCC Burridge Campus (Ignite Labs) in Yarmouth  from 9am to 4pm. Please RSVP to cabbott@yasta.ca by Friday, May 24th.

    Innovator Mindset @ Ignite Labs
    Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    This course will incorporate the Innovator Mindset tool for critical founder soft skill development. This fascinating resource        -unlike traditional personality assessment tools- investigates and promotes innovation skills of any business leader.  The focus of this course is to develop the personal attributes of highly successful innovators and entrepreneurs. Attendees will prepare themselves to explore and experiment, and how to arrive at the answers they need to build and/or sustain their businesses. Attendees will also enhance their capacity to create, adapt, invent solutions, develop powerful intuitions, test their ideas, learn from experience, and gain new insights – all essential innovation skills.

    Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2Eh6VQf







    Social Media 101 @ Ignite Labs
    Jun 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm



    is a digital strategist, instructional content designer, and owner of Trust Communications Inc. She has 15+ years of experience helping clients grow and thrive online. Her content appears on over 300 public and corporate websites and she provides digital strategy expertise to respected brands like Sport For Life Canada, Heart & Stroke Canada, PCL Construction, and more. To learn more about Kim, view her profile on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter, or visit the Trust Communications website.

    In this lively, interactive workshop, you will learn about:

    – How to set S.M.A.R.T. social media goals

    – The right platforms to connect with your ideal customer

    – Social media Dos and Don’ts

    – Simple tools to help manage social media

    For tickets to this FREE Lunch and Learn visit https://bit.ly/2HmSigo

    Innovative Leadership @ Ignite Labs
    Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    This course builds on the skills from the Developing an Innovator Mindset course. This content is ideal for any business leader but is especially useful in cultivating executives in technology or asset-based consumer product development small businesses such as CTOs, R&D, Engineering, Product Development or similar roles. Attendees will discover the powerful interpersonal and organizational patterns that define the difference between successful innovation and getting trapped in the status quo. Participants will learn how to develop their skills to become innovative leaders, and strengthen their ability to foster innovation in their organization and colleagues.

    Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2W4WFF7

    FITT Skills @ Ignite Labs
    Jun 27 @ 8:30 am – Jun 28 @ 4:30 pm

    The course Feasibility of International Trade examines the critical steps and decisions needed to determine the feasibility of potential international trade initiatives. Market research, analysis of organizational readiness, cost analysis, and risk analysis are all required in order to decide if a concept fits with a company’s strategic direction and improves the bottom line of an organization. Risk analysis then leads to the development of strategies to mitigate identified risks.
    The Feasibility of International Trade course is a key course in the Seventh Edition of the FITTskills Program, which has been designed for the independent self-directed learner who is an international trade practitioner with a minimum of two to five years of experience. The FITTskills Program has been developed so that you as a practitioner can ensure you have all the competencies required to take advantage of international trade opportunities.
    The cost of registration $50.00 plus HST ($57.50) for both days and this includes the costs of Ebook and writing an exam.

    Click here to Register

    Juniorpreneur Camp @ Ignite Labs
    Jul 22 @ 8:30 am – Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm

    CEED offers a five-day Juniorpreneur Camp designed for youth ages 8 through 14.

    Campers develop new skills and hone existing ones as they learn what it takes to be an Entrepreneur!

    Over the week campers engage in activities involving teamworkinnovationcritical-thinkingrisk-taking and leadership, as they work towards running their own business for half a day. They are provided with the opportunity to earn revenue, calculate costs and enjoy the rewards of their hard work by retaining their profits.

    Entrepreneurial guest speakers throughout the week, engage the youth with words of inspiration and motivation and a visit to a local business allows the campers to see first hand what is involved in being your own boss!

    The week ends with a pitching competition as they present to local Entrepreneurs followed by a presentation of certificates and awards.

    Parents, other family members and friends are invited to be patrons of the creative businesses created as well as attend the, not to be missed, closing event on Friday afternoon. See youth shine as they celebrate their accomplishments.

    Registration for our 2019 Summer Camps are now open! Click here to download our registration form, then email the completed form to info@ceed.ca.

    All Camps take place from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and cost is $180 with snacks and Friday’s lunch included.

    Digital Discovery Camp @ Ignite Labs
    Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm

    Explore. Discover. Create.
    Join us to explore the exciting world of ICT
    video game development, robotics, coding, and more!

    Digital Discovery Camp is a one-of-a-kind camp experience for youth ages 9-12 to learn more about digital
    technology and the unique career opportunities that exist in Nova Scotia’s fastest growing sector provided
    by Digital Nova Scotia and The Discovery Centre. Immersed in hands-on activities and digital exploration,
    campers will be encouraged to embrace a spirit of innovation, engaging in robotics, coding, 3D printing,
    video game development and more.
    Led by local industry members, campers will have an opportunity to connect with local leading companies,
    gaining an inside look at the amazing digital technologies industry in Nova Scotia.

    Register for $100 at bit.ly/2ZGyfR4