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Free Public Talk: The Cybernetic Orchestra-- Live Coding for Music and More

  • Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Location: MUMC (McMaster hospital) Ewart Angus Centre, Rm. 1A1
  • Address: 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: secretary, Hamilton Association
  • Email: secretary@haalsa.org
  • Phone: 905-527-0080

Dr. David Ogborn, McMaster professor in Communication Studies & Multimedia demonstrates 'live' computer coding that creates music in real-time and talks about the future possibilities. He is director of McMaster's Cybernetic Orchestra, which has been performing since 2010. Q & A to follow. HSR accessible. See HAALSA website for parking options.

http://www.haalsa.org

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StartupDrinks - Management

  • Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
  • Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Location: The Pheasant Plucker
  • Address: 20 Augusta Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Kevin Browne
  • Email: kevin@kevinbrowne.ca

StartupDrinks Hamilton is a monthly networking event for Hamilton's tech and startup community. The event involves talks by subject matter experts on topics relevant to startups - UX, funding, management, sales & more will be covered, with a focus on one topic each month.

Rough Agenda: 6:30pm - 7:00pm - Arrival & mingle 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Talks by Kimberley McKay & Paul Lupinacci 8:00pm - 9:00pm - Talks by Anand Sinha & Andrew Holden 8:00pm - whenever - stay, drink, relax

Talks

Kimberley McKay IT Director @ Mabel's Labels

Bio: Exceptional technology senior leader that creates efficiencies while fostering business innovation, bridge building, and inter-departmental relationships. A deep understanding of how technology, the stakeholders, and the process drivers interact and accelerate business growth. Manager of multiple platforms from web applications, e-commerce, CRMs and ERPs. Mentor to developers, analysts, help-desk, and service staff and an advocate for professional and personal growth.

Paul Lupinacci

Vice President of Development and Operations @ VIZIYA

Bio: Paul is responsible for VIZIYA's product development, service and support teams. Paul's engineering and enterprise software experience guides the delivery team and makes sure our products exceed expectations. Prior to joining VIZIYA, Paul started his career in manufacturing engineering and industrial automation. In 1992 Paul helped start Changepoint Corporation and was part of the management team that grew Changepoint into an enterprise software company with staff of 185 and annual revenues of over $30 million. Changepoint was acquired by Compuware Corporation in 2004. In 2006 Paul became COO of MedShare transforming the company from a services firm to a software product company in the home health care market. Most recently Paul was a partner at investment firm Hewick Research Inc., where he advised companies in a wide range of markets including human capital management, identity management, and clean-tech. Paul is a professional engineer, has an MBA and is on the board of the Golden Horseshoe Venture Forum.

Anand Sinha President @ Sinha Consulting Group

Bio: As an experienced SW professional, Anand Sinha has worked in all areas of SW development, from embedded systems, to customized desktop software, to shrink-wrap Enterprise software. Anand has previously held director and manager roles at BlackBerry/RIM and Mabel's Labels. Anand was a member of the team that originally conceptualized and delivered the end-to-end BlackBerry solution. Anand wrote software for the BlackBerry Enterprise server, the radio code and various applications for the BlackBerry handheld device, and core code for the connectivity between the Server and Handheld. Anand has a keen desire to close the loop between the customer and development to ensure that development is focusing on areas of frustration for the customer. Anand has solid skills in leadership, driving solutions, driving change, and building leadership skills amongst my teams, and across teams.

Andrew Holden Chief Experience Officer @ Weever Apps

Bio: Andrew is the co-founder and CXO of Weever Apps, a Hamilton startup that began with two "tech guys" in 2011 and is now a global businesses with customers in over 60 countries and 16 languages. He is familiar with the mistakes a startup can make and emphasizes the importance of early customer validation and experience design. Andrew is an award-winning technical designer and project engineering lead. He holds a patent on Weever Apps' mobile app generation technology and believes that anything is possible in Hamilton, Ontario.

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/startupdrinks-management-tickets-14698263903

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Hamilton RV Expo

  • Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
  • Time: 12
  • Location: The Careport Centre
  • Address: 270 Longwood Road S (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Shannon O'Callaghan
  • Email: socallaghan@continuumevents.ca
  • Phone: 1-905-527-7469x. 314

Hamilton RV Expo The Largest RV Show in Southwestern Ontario!

Located at the best venue in Hamilton! 3 Days to shop for your RV!

January 23 – 25, 2015 Careport Centre

Visit: www.ontariorvshows.com for discount admission tickets! Only $12!

https://twitter.com/HamiltonRVexpo

Free Parking!

Show Hours:

Friday 12-7 Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5

The Hamilton RV Expo is the premier recreation vehicle show in Southwestern Ontario, setting the standards to which others strive to achieve. From all types of RVs to destination ideas and camping equipment, the Hamilton RV Expo has it all. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and most importantly be ready to shop!

http://www.ontariorvshows.com

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Hamilton RV Expo

When: January 23-25,2015

Where: Careport Centre, 270 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, Ontario

Show Times:

Friday 12-7 Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5

The Hamilton RV Expo will feature recreation vehicles of all types with more motor homes for 2015! Join us and shop for your new RV, find camping destinations, attend our RV seminars and have all of your RV questions answered from A to Z! Admission only $12 on-line! Visit our website for more details! www.ontariorvshows.com

http://www.ontariorvshows.com

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2015 Hamilton Winterfest

  • Date: Saturday, February 07, 2015
  • Time: 12pm to 8pm
  • Location: Pier 8 (kick off event)
  • Address: 47 Discovery Drive (Google Maps)
  • Contact: City of Hamilton
  • Email: specialevents@hamilton.ca
  • Phone: 905-546-2666

Date: February 7-16, 2015;
Kick Off Event: Saturday February 7, noon-8pm

Hamiltonians of all ages are invited to celebrate the launch of Hamilton Winterfest at a Kick-Off event at Pier 8 (47 Discovery Drive) on Sat. Feb. 7 from 12:00pm to 8:00 p.m. Visitors will enjoy live music and DJs while they skate, as well as great performances, outdoor art installations, warming food and drinks, and interactive activities. All activities are free (except skate rental fees), and refreshments are for sale.

The City of Hamilton’s Tourism and Culture Division presents the Kick-Off each year to shine a light on the exceptional selection of Winterfest events taking place in neighbourhoods across the city from February 7-16, 2015. Events are presented by neighbourhood groups, recreation centres, arts and cultural organizations, and small businesses across the city. Now in its 37th year, the Winterfest program continues to draw people out of their homes during a time of hibernation and celebrates the beauty of the winter season.

For details on the program and Kick Off event, visit www.hamiltonwinterfest.ca.

http://www.hamiltonwinterfest.ca

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New Eyes on the Cold Universe: the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)

  • Date: Saturday, February 07, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Location: MUMC (McMaster hospital), Ewart Angus Centre, Rm. 1A1
  • Address: 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: secretary, Hamilton Association
  • Email: secretary@haalsa.org
  • Phone: 905-527-0080

Dr. Christine Wilson, Professor in the McMaster Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, brings back stunning star images from her 6 months spent working with ALMA, the new, powerful radio telescope in northern Chile that is expanding our knowledge of the galaxy.
Q & A to follow. HSR and wheelchair accessible. Please check website for parking advice.

http://www.haalsa.org

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The Visibility of Absence: Up Close & Personal with Vermeet

  • Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Location: MUMC (McMaster hospital), Ewart Angus Centre, Rm. 1A1
  • Address: 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: secretary, Hamilton Association
  • Email: secretary@haalsa.org
  • Phone: 905-527-0080

Bryan Wylie, well-known local arts lecturer, discusses Vermeer's meticulously detailed, apparently 'true-to-life' paintings, what is and isn't apparent in them and possibly "why?" A richly illustrated presentation.

Q & A to follow. HSR and wheelchair accessible. Please check website for parking advice.

http://www.haalsa.org

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Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact: Basic Research Impacts on Healthcare

  • Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Location: MUMC (McMaster hospital), Ewart Angus Centre, Rm. 1A1
  • Address: 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: secretary, Hamilton Association
  • Email: secretary@haalsa.org
  • Phone: 905-527-0080

Neuroscience research has transformed many topics from science fiction to science fact, according to Dr.John Connolly, a cognitive neuroscientist and McMaster professor. He describes new ways of using the brain's electromagnetic "communication system" to bypass significant impairments and aid interaction, assessment and rehabilitation.

Q & A to follow. HSR and wheelchair accessible. Please check website for parking advice.

http://www.haalsa.org

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