WatSPEED’s new executive program explores opportunities to leverage AI to drive business strategy. Read the full story.
The future of higher ed lies in working in concert with industry to train, upskill, reskill, and retain employees. But institutions can only accomplish that by closely collaborating with employers to understand their needs.
Both Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) and WatSPEED earned honours at the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education Conference Awards held in Abu Dhabi at Khalifa University. Read the full story.
WatSPEED will receive $3.1 million in funding to develop intensive training to prepare people to effectively compete in the advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity sectors. Read the full story.
Equipping business leaders with valuable insights on how companies, governments and society are adapting to the rapid pace of technological change was front and centre at the inaugural Tech Horizons Executive Forum on Wednesday. Read the full story.
On November 2, 2023, WatSPEED joined engineering experts and innovators for the 2023 Engineering Conference, hosted by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). Read the full story.
WatSPEED recently convened sessions aimed at educating professionals on the current and future horizons of generative AI at Big Data and AI Toronto. Read the full story.
Microsoft Canada has signed on as the title sponsor for WatSPEED’s upcoming Tech Horizons Executive Forum, a one-day event happening on November 8 in Toronto. Click to read the full story.
WatSPEED was invited to headline a keynote at the Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s (IPAC) 2023 Annual Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Click to read the full story.
WatSPEED and CHIMA, Canada’s health information management association, are excited to announce a new partnership aimed at increasing availability of professional development for those working with health data. Click to read the full story.
D2L, a global learning technology company, and WatSPEED are partnering to help working professionals maintain a competitive edge in their careers. Click to read the full story.
The Tech Horizons Executive Forum brought to you by WatSPEED is the premier platform for senior leaders seeking to thrive and stand out in the ever-evolving world of technology and business.
Waterloo AI experts lead a masterclass at Collision on how business leaders can unlock the transformative potential of LLMs. Click to read the full story.
WatSPEED hosted an executive dinner and roundtable discussion in partnership with Statistics Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC).
WatSPEED at the University of Waterloo has partnered with M2T Collective to provide professional education opportunities for future leaders.
In the face of rapid adoption of text-based generative AI, such as ChatGPT, “keep calm and carry on” is one key message coming from Dr. Jimmy Lin, co-director of the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute.
WatSPEED executive director, Sanjeev Gill, recently spoke at eCampus Ontario’s Microcredential Forum to discuss the critical need for a partnership between industry, government, and academia to address the skills gap. Click to read the full story.
Senior business leaders from across Canada gather to discuss building capabilities to navigate technology disruption
WatSPEED convened senior leaders from the Canadian business community to discuss how new technologies are transforming industries and economies at an increasingly rapid pace, and how to accelerate skills development. Click to read the full story.
As part of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers’ (OSPE) Engineering Conference in November, WatSPEED convened an executive dinner and roundtable discussion on the importance of ongoing technological training for Canadian businesses.
As part of the Institute for Public Administration of Canada’s (IPAC) 75th anniversary conference this past September, WatSPEED convened an executive dinner and roundtable discussion on the impact of technology, training, and upskilling on workforce development in Canada.
According to a panel of academic and industry experts, Canada faces a crisis in training and retaining enough cybersecurity and privacy professionals to face increasing threats to the country’s digital infrastructure and data.
As part of a panel discussion at this year’s Waterloo Innovation Summit, Gill joined Carol Leaman, CEO, Axonify, Norah McRae, associate provost of co-operative and experiential education, Stephen Harrington, partner, human capital at Deloitte, and Esteban Veintimilla, co-founder and CEO of 1Mentor.
WatSPEED convened Canadian business leaders to discuss how to accelerate skills development to capture the benefits of technological change within organizations.
WatSPEED, the Faculty of Engineering, and OSPE have collaborated to launch an innovative new professional development course designed to help engineering professionals compete in an increasingly digital landscape.
Sanjeev Gill, associate vice-president, innovation and executive director, WatSPEED, discusses the University of Waterloo’s initiatives to strengthen industry connections.
Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance partners with CPA Ontario and WatSPEED to deliver professional development courses
WatSPEED partners with Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance and CPA Ontario to deliver professional development courses for professional accountants.
The University of Waterloo is launching WatSPEED, a new unit that aims to transform lifelong learning and professional education to support the workforce of the future.