2016 Semaine de l’entrepreneuriat | Entrepreneurship Week @ uOttawa


Lundi | Monday 14 Nov

Legal Innovation Session 14 Nov at uOttawa

17:30 — 21:00 (RSVP) Legal Innovation Session

Room 232 Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis-Pasteur Private

This panel is for all young and aspiring lawyers who want to modernize our legal and justice systems. What will the new legal landscape look like? And what are the prospects for aspiring lawyers? Are our law schools adequately training young lawyers? Our legal systems will undergo vast change in the years ahead. Let’s talk about how we can skate where the puck is going, not where it’s been.


Mardi | Tuesday 15 Nov

La Foire d’emploi — jeunes entreprises est un événement organisé par le Centre des carrières de l’École de gestion Telfer. Elle est ouverte aux étudiants et aux diplômés de toutes les facultés et tous les programmes de l’Université d’Ottawa.

16:00–17:30 RSVP: Foire D’emploi | Start-Up Career Fair

Pavilion Desmarais 4e étage | 4th floor

The Telfer Startup Career Fair is an event hosted by the Telfer School of Management Career Centre, open to students and recent graduates from all faculties and programs of the University of Ottawa.

National Bank Elevator Pitch Competition is hosted by The Entrepreneurs’ Club of the Telfer School of Management

17:30–20:00 National Bank Elevator Pitch Competition

Room 4101 Desmarais

The National Bank Elevator Pitch Competition showcases some of the University of Ottawa’s top talent. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, this competition allows young entrepreneurs to present their business ideas that are still in the early stages of development to a panel of judges and Rise to the Top.


Mercredi | Wednesday 16 Nov

uOttawa Difference Maker Program on Facebook — The new Difference Maker program offers University of Ottawa students the opportunity to identify and act upon their vision for creating positive change.

14:30–16:00 RSVP: Difference Makers Workshop on Customer Discovery

Morisset Library, Room 144

This workshop is about customer discovery technique and customer validation. Join us to learn more about your customers and how to validate your business model.


17:00–18:00 (RSVP) Entrevue avec Anne Marcotte

Pavilion Desmarais, Salle 12102

Anne Marcotte est l’investigatrice de la toute première émission de télévision mettant en valeur les entrepreneurs de la relève, VoirGRAND.tv. Aujourd’hui une femme d’affaires accomplie, son parcours semé d’embuches la pousse à partager son expérience et ses connaissances. Cette conférence se veut un témoignage à caractère entrepreneurial, qui démontre que le succès est garant de l’audace et de la créativité, mais surtout, du travail acharné!

18:00–18:30 Pause résautage | Networking break

18:30–19:30 (RSVP) Interview with Nicolas Duvernois

Pavilion Desmarais, Salle 12102

An entrepreneur at heart, Nicolas Duvernois is the creator of PUR Vodka, one of the most honoured vodkas in the world. Author of the bestseller Entrepreneur à l’état PUR, a popular speaker and co-founder of the Adopt Inc. contest, Nicolas Duvernois is proof that even in the face of adversity, success is possible.


Jeudi | Thursday 17 Nov

Calin Rovinescu, Chancelier, Président et chef de la direction d’Air Canada | Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer Air Canada

14:00–15:30 Chancellor’s Debate

Salle | Hall Huguette Labelle, Pavilion Tabaret

Cultivating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs: What does it take? (details to come)


Vendredi | Friday 18 Nov

Arts | innovation aims to connect arts and entrepreneurship at the uOttawa Faculty of Arts.

10:00–16:30 RSVP Arts | Innovation

Salle | Room 12102, Pavilion Desmarais (DMS)

Venez entendre des conférenciers et des panélistes ayant étudié aux Arts — diplômés, professionnels, partenaires — qui sont devenus des entrepreneurs ou qui ont décroché leur emploi par une voie non linéaire. Également au programme, un concours d’idées d’entreprises de type « Dans l’œil du dragon ».

Join us for this event featuring keynote speakers and panelists with arts degrees — alumni, professionals, partners — who have gone on to become entrepreneurs or who have arrived at their current jobs via non-linear routes. Also on the bill: a Dragons’ Den-style pitch competition!


TECDE in conjunction with the Global Entrepreneurship Week is very happy to introduce and host the Startup Tools Workshop Series

13:00–16:00 (RSVP) Startup Tools Workshop hosted by The Entrepreneurs Club. Topic: Tools of productivity

Salle | Room 153 Pavilion Morisset


18–20 Nov — (RSVP) uOttawa Startup Weekend Faculty of Engineering Edition

Salle | Room 150, Pavilion Morriset

We’re excited to bring you Startup Weekend Ottawa hosted by uOttawa! All are welcomed to join this 54-hour event to start up your ideas.Our goal is to connect students across all faculties to encourage and promote entrepreneurship regardless of discipline of study while connecting these students to Ottawa’s startup community. This time around, we have four categories in which participants can choose to compete in:

1) General 
2) Social Impact
3) Mobile Health
4) Makers

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