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  • 07 Oct 2021 by DigiBC

    DigiBC's Executive Director Loc Dao joined Business in Vancouver's Tyler Orton for the latest episode of the BIV Today podcast to discuss B.C.'s Creative Technology sector.


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    Covering everything from animation to visual effects and video games to virtual reality, B.C.’s creative technologies are some of the most dynamic components of the provincial economy. A new report from the Information and Communications Technology Council and industry association DigiBC sets about benchmarking where the sector stands at the moment and the challenges ahead. DigiBC's Executive Director Loc Dao joins BIV’s Tyler Orton to discuss.



  • 06 Oct 2021 by DigiBC

    Women Leading Change in STEM – special event hosted by the University of Victoria and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

    An evening of inspiration and empowerment celebrating women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Industry leaders will come together for a panel discussion to share their experiences and talk about increasing equality, diversity and inclusion in STEM. The list of panelists includes:

    • Julie Angus, CEO, Open Oceans Robotics (UVic alum)
    • Mina Hoorfar, Dean of Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Victoria
    • Sue Paish, CEO, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster
    • Denise Williams, CEO, First Nations Technology Council
    • Moderated by: The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

    Date: October 13, 2021
    Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Farqhuar Auditorium (UVic) & livestreamed online




  • 01 Oct 2021 by DigiBC

    The VIFF Immersed Tech Crawl presented by DigiBC brings together members of BC's XR community. Attendees can get to know some of the province's top XR creators in this virtual trade show. We will be using Genius XR’s immersive platform Congrego.Tech for the event which will run from October 1-11.

    Participating Companies: Splash Mango, IM4 Media Lab, Inscape Studios, Strawberry Fields Interactive, Hammer & Tong, re:Naissance Opera