Discover Tectoria 2017

24 Feb 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm PST
Event Details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Tectoria is a one-day exposition of more than 70 Greater Victoria technology firms and research agencies including a:

  • Tradeshow
    (local companies demonstrating products, hiring staff, or co-ops)
  • Video Game Lounge
    (local companies allow you to test drive their inventions)
  • Startup Alley
    (get a sneak peek at the future of Tectoria)
  • Research District
    (see some amazing projects post-secondary students have put together)
  • Innovation Theatre
    (a line-up of great talks and panel discussions)
  • Combustion Chamber
    (Science demos for the kids!) 

It's an event for everyone* and it's FREE to attend! No need to register.

*Everyone = Students (of all ages!), parents, job seekers, media, investors (The Capital Mission is in town at the same time), government officials and more!

[Download the Full Program & Map]
 

Thank you to our incredible Sponsors! 
 


STARTUP ALLEY 
SPONSOR:


WorkBC logo


COMBUSTION CHAMBER 
SPONSOR:

Benevity logo

 

RESEARCH DISTRICT 
SPONSOR:

UVic

 

INNOVATION THEATRE 
SPONSOR:

Royal Roads University logo

 

INNOVATION THEATRE SPONSOR:

BMO logo

 

PARTNER ROW 
SPONSOR:

 

EXHIBITOR LOUNGE
SPONSOR:

RBC

 


 

 

 

     
   

 

  

TIME INNOVATION THEATRE
Sponsored by BMO & Royal Roads University
COMBUSTION CHAMBER
Sponsored by Benevity
11:25AM-11:55AM WHO'S HIRING? Hear directly from the exhibitors on which positions they’re looking to fill! Each exhibitor has up to 2 minutes of stage time.  
12PM-12:55PM

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAND THAT GIG. Get the inside scoop from HR experts on what companies are looking for in future employees and how you can come out on top. Oh, and what NOT to put on your resume.

Moderator: Kim Krenzler (RevenueWire)
Panelists: Chris Holling (BC Ministry of Jobs), Hayley Fong (Latitude Geographics Group) and Jess Hickman (StarFish Medical)

 
1PM-1:25PM   SCIENCE VENTURE LIVE! Interactive Science fun full of implosions, explosions and everything in between!
1:30PM-1:55PM VIDEO GAMES IRL - DISCOVER VICTORIA'S VIDEO GAME SECTOR. Get educated and inspired by Victoria’s video game sector and learn where to go next.
Moderator: James Hursthouse (DigiBC)
Panelists: Eric Jordan (Codename Entertainment), Magda Rajkowski (Kano), Dan Bourdage (Blastworks) and Josh Nilson (East Side Games).
 
2:10PM-2:55PM

 

 

 

KEYNOTE: Jesse Brown, CANADALAND
What does the future hold for Canada? Are our institutions and economy at odds with rapid technological and cultural change? Are we keeping up? From business to government to media, disruption is here. Technology and media expert Jesse Brown explains the challenging shifts ahead, and how to stay on top of them.

 
3PM-3:25PM   SCIENCE VENTURE LIVE! Interactive Science fun full of implosions, explosions and everything in between!
3:30PM-3:55PM

SO YOU WANT TO BE A DEVELOPER?

Hear how local developers cracked the code to get where they are, and what they think the future holds for today’s youth.
Moderator: Erin Athene (Ladies Learning Code)
Panelists: Adam Parkin (Silkstart), Lance Hesketh (Caorda) & TBA

 
4PM-4:25PM   SCIENCE VENTURE LIVE! Interactive Science fun full of implosions, explosions and everything in between!
4:30PM-4:55PM RAPID PROTOTYPING AND MAKER CULTURE.
Moderator: Justin Love (Limbic Media)
Panelists: Scott Amos (Monkey C Interactive), Toni Hall (PGNB), Studio Robazzo 
 
5PM-5:30PM BREWSKIE SCIENCE. The Science and technology behind that frosty pint of beer.
Moderator: Joe Wiebe (Victoria Beer Week)
Panelists: Euan Thomsen & Ben Schottle (Phillips Brewery), and Michael Kuzyk (Category 12)
 
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[Download the Full Program & Map]

EXHIBITORS BY BOOTH #
[Download the Full Program & Map]

LEVEL 1

  1. The Zone@91.3fm
  2. BattleSnake
  3. StarFish Medical
  4. Benevity
  5. RevenueWire
  6. FTS
  7. SparkLit Networks
  8. Checkfront
  9.  FIRST Robotics Arena
  10. FIRST Robotics Arena
  11. Robot Repair Station
  12. AOT Technologies
  13. Victoria Makerspace
  14. Royal Roads University
  15. Flytographer
  16. Holografyx
  17. Limbic Media
  18. Ring Partner
  19. Latitude Geographics
  20. Udutu
  21. How Creative
  22. VIATEC
  23. Redbrick
  24. Work BC
  25. Avocette
  26. Genologics, An Illumina Company
  27. University of Victoria
  28. Priologic
  29. Reliable Controls
  30. HP Advanced Solutions

PARTNER ROW Sponsored by BCTECH Fund

  1. BCTECH Fund
  2. NRC-IRAP
  3. Ladies Learning Code
  4. ACETECH
  5. Western Economic Diversification Canada
  6. NSERC
  7. Lighthouse Labs

ITEMS OF NOTE

A). UVic Drone Truck (outside)
B). Wildplay Element Parks - entry barrel
C). FTS Camera System

LEVEL 2

WORK BC STARTUP ALLEY

38.  Stream of Conciousness
39. Nobilified
40. Timberstone Tools
41. Therapeutic Meals
42. FreshWorks Studio
43. Accio Delivery
44. JumpStart Web
45. Momentum Dashboard
46. Adaplex
47. SunCubes Energy
48. OneFeather Mobile Technologies
49. Engineering for Kids
50.  SLR Booth
51. VitaminLab
52. SportsBid

VIDEO GAME LOUNGE

53. Codename Entertainment
54. Kano
55. Blastworks
56. East Side Games
57. Camosun College Graphic Novel Program & SD 61
58. IGDA & UVic Game Development Club 59.  VRX Ventures (Simulator)

UVIC RESEARCH DISTRICT

60. UVic Computer Science
61. Victoria Hand Project
62. Vic Rocketry
63. UVic Satellite Design Team
64. UVic Civil Engineering
65. UVic Biomedical Engineering
66. UVic CCSIC

 

 

ATTENDEES

Discover Tectoria is FREE to attend! Come by the Crystal Garden on February 24th any time between 11am and 6pm to access the main floor tradeshow, upper floor Video Game Lounge, Startup Alley or Research District. There will also be scheduled talks in the Innovation Theatre and Science demos in the Combustion Chamber. 

#DiscoverTectoria

Discover Tectoria 2016 was a HUGE success! This was the first time VIATEC held the event in February during a tri-city Pro-D Day and it was so well received, VIATEC is repeating the date... every year instead of every two!

Discover Tectoria 2016 Recap Video by Riptide Studios:
(Click below to be redirected to Vimeo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Tectoria 2016 Image Gallery by Dean Kalyan:
(Click below to be redirected to Flickr)

SPONSORSHIP

Discover Tectoria attracts students (of all ages!), parents, job seekers, media, investors, government officials and more. Discover Tectoria 2016 saw over 3500 attendees fill the Crystal Garden! 

Seeing as there are so many demographics in one room, it makes it a prime sponsorship opportunity. Click here to view the info pack and floorplan.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR MY COMPANY?

  • Access to a huge audience for 7 hours at the Island's largest tech expo
    (Opportunity to make new connections and sales leads)

  • Showing your support for Victoria's Technology Sector

  • One 8' x 10' booth package

  • Your area being named after your company

  • Logo placement in all conference materials including a recap video

  • Support acknowledged in advertising and press releases

  • Link to your web site from the event page.

Contact Tessa at tbousfield@viatec.ca if you are interested in one of the following sponsorships and would like more info:

Are you a VIATEC Member? You get a discount off the sponsorship prices below! Company Member: 20% off, Sustaining Patron: 30% off, Community Builder: 50% off

Video Game Lounge Sponsor: $6000+gst - AVAILABLE!

Innovation Theatre Sponsor: $5000+gst - SOLD!

Combustion Chamber Sponsor: $5000+gst - SOLD!

Startup Alley Sponsor**: $4000+gst - SOLD!

Research District Sponsor**: $4000+gst - SOLD!

Exhibitor Lounge Sponsor**: $2000+gst (Does not include a booth) - SOLD!


Sponsorship Contact:

Tessa Bousfield, Marketing & Events Director
tbousfield@viatec.ca

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Non-Member Single Booth (Tech Co's only)
08 Feb 2017
$1000.00
Sale Ended
Non-Member Double Booth (Tech Co's only)
01 Feb 2017
$1500.00
Sale Ended
Non-Member Startup Table (Tech Co's only)
24 Feb 2017
$200.00
Sale Ended

24 Feb 2017
11:00am - 6:00pm PST

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