Along with our annual hackathon, TOHacks hosts other events during the year from resume roasts to networking sessions. Check out some of the events we've done in the past!
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FDM: Linkedin and Personal Branding
In this virtual event held over Zoom in partnership with FDM, participants learnt how to effectively establish their own personal branding and create a quality Linkedin profile. Over the workshop, attendees learnt the in's and out's of Linkedin and how to effectively use it to their own benefit.
IE University x TOHacks: Harnessing Big Data [Internal Event]
Over the last decade, we have accumulated unprecedented amounts of data from all corners of the world. In an exclusive internal event hosted by IE University and Christina Stathopoulos, the TOHacks team learnt about how individuals and companies can leverage the new wave of "Big Data," and the gaps that need to be filled in the industry.
In this hands-on workshop, over 35 participants learned how to build and deploy cloud applications from scratch, and dove into tools like Visual Studio Code, GitHub, and CI/CD. The workshop was presented by Aaron Wislang, a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft with over a decade of experience.
TOHacks x FDM: Break Through to Excellence
Breakthrough to Excellence provided a positive and enriching platform for students and industry professionals to network and communicate. Co-hosted with FDM at FDM Canada, representatives provided their personal insight into various topics - including technical interviews. Participants had the opportunity to network with Account Executives, the Recruitment team, current IT and Business Consultants
TOHacks x RBC: Resume Roast
In this workshop, students got the chance to have their resume critiqued by Student Recruiters from RBC Technology. They got the chance to learn what recruiters really look for in a resume and how to stand out from the crowd. Students were also given tips on the Do’s and Don’ts of resume writing and got an opportunity to network with the RBC Recruiters!
ECOding Hacks 2019
Environment AND Tech!? TOHacks' ECOding Hacks was a day-long hackathon with a focus on tackling the pressing environmental issues we face today. This 10-hour hackathon had over 100 students immersed in an atmosphere that facilitated the incorporation of creative and critical thinking to devise solutions for real-world problems. ECOding Hacks was hosted at York University, in partnership with YENYR, Microsoft, and Chainsafe.
Emerging Technologies Conference 2019
In partnership with Junior Economic Club and Blockchain Ryerson at Ryerson University, the Emerging Technologies Conference was an all-day event that had over 80 attendees. With a focus on emerging trends in STEM, participants learned from experts in AI, Data Privacy/Ethics, Fintech, Data Science, Personal Branding, and Blockchain.
Student Opportunities in Blockchain
Co-hosted with MLG Blockchain Consulting and Blockchain Ryerson at the DMZ Sandbox, Student Opportunities in Blockchain was a 3-hour event in June 2018. Over 80 participants, speakers, and industry professionals discussed and identified areas of growth in this developing industry.