2024-05-21 2024 CapCHI Student Showcase

Hosted by CapCHI and Hala Hawa.


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Our last and favourite event of the 2023/2024 season! Join us as we welcome emerging UX talent from Algonquin College, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. Each team will have 10 minutes to present, followed by an open discussion from the audience.

DATE TIME: Tuesday May 21, 2024, 6:00-9:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 2nd Floor (Mozaik Street Food Eatery).

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/CapCHI/events/300759508 

2024-04-16 Applying Neurovine™ EEG Technology to Improve Health Outcomes After Head Trauma

Hosted by CapCHI and Hala Hawa.

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Dr. Ashleigh Kennedy (Co-Founder and CEO) from Neurovine join Diana McGlinchey, MSc from the Victimology Research Centre at Algonquin College to discuss how Neurovine’s proprietary EEG headband and app are being used to improve outcomes for people who have experienced head trauma.

The team at Neurovine has worked with leading experts in the MedTech space, conducted trials in the Digital Health program at the Bruyère Research Institute, and worked with individuals diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome and other injuries to refine the technology.

Learn more about Neurovine: https://www.neurovine.ai

DATE TIME: Tuesday April 16, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 2nd Floor.

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/capchi/photos/34474544/

2024-03-19 A Career in Strategic Pioneering: Navigating Entry to Executive levels while leveraging the power of UX

Hosted by CapCHI and Hala Hawa.

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Fire Side Chat with Sonia Bot.

Moderated by CapCHI Co-chair Hala Hawa MDes, PMP 

Join us for an inspirational fireside chat with Sonia Bot on the role of CHI/UX in her career, executive/boardroom perspectives of CHI/UX, and insights on futures for CHI/UX in the context of systems thinking, disruptive innovation, Generative AI mainstreaming, and navigating complex transitions and transformations.

DATE TIME: Tuesday March 19, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 2nd Floor.

  • COVID-19 safety measures: Event will be indoors!

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/capchi/events/299364701/

2024-03-07 CapCHI UX Student Chapter Mentoring Event

Mark your calendars because the CapCHI Ottawa Student Chapter – Mentoring Event is coming your way – March 7, 2024!

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Get ready to connect with mentors from academia, government, industry, and start-ups!

  • Date: Thursday, March 7
  • Time: 6 – 8 PM
  • Location: Human-Centred Design Lab (C 128), DARE District, Algonquin College

 

Agenda Highlights:

  • Mentor Introductions: Learn from the best in academia, government, and industry!
  • Panel Q&A: Get answers to your burning questions and gain invaluable insights into UX.
  • Networking: Connect with potential mentors and future collaborators!
  • RSVP NOW: https://lnkd.in/duZp8iHk

 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals passionate about HCI, aspiring designers, tech enthusiasts, and anyone curious about the future of user experience!

RSVP NOW: https://lnkd.in/duZp8iHk 

 

What is the CapCHI Student Network?

The CapCHI Student Network is a group of HCI/CHI, UX, UI, and design
students from the main post-secondary institutions in the Nation’s capital:
Algonquin College, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa.

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2024-02-20 CapCHI Join the Conversation: Neuroinclusivity in Housing

Hosted by CapCHI and Anna T.

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Meet Taylor and Roxana for a meaningful conversation on Neuroinclusivity in Housing. The team’s focus involves curating tools and resources that foster neuroinclusivity in a website; documenting meaningful case studies; and fostering two-way knowledge exchange with stakeholders within the housing ecosystem. Join us on this journey that goes beyond research and design! Your presence will be a step towards stimulating a paradigm shift in housing for Autistic and Neurodivergent adults.

DATE TIME: Tuesday February 20, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 2nd Floor.

  • COVID-19 safety measures: Event will be indoors!

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/CapCHI/events/298886773

2024-01-19 CapCHI UX Student Chapter Networking Event

Join us for the very first CapCHI Student Network meetup on January 19, 2024!

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Our Winter Term 2024 Schedule

January 19, 2024: Join us for the very first CapCHI Student Network meetup!

  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Location: 100 Louis-Pasteur Private (University of Ottawa)
  • Building: Learning Crossroads (CRX)
  • Room: C020

March 2024: TBD

May 2024: TBD

 

What is the CapCHI Student Network?

The CapCHI Student Network is a group of HCI/CHI, UX, UI, and design
students from the main post-secondary institutions in the Nation’s capital:
Algonquin College, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa.

For whom?

The CapCHI Student Network welcomes all current and recent graduates who
are looking to connect, exchange knowledge and experiences with their
peers and mentors.

When?

We meet 3 x per term. Check out our scheduled events and attend our next
meet up!

Where?

We aim to alternate our meeting locations between Algonquin College,
Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. See our next event
announcement for the exact location.

Contact

2023-12-19 Building accessibility into the engagement and the recruitment process (ONLINE EVENT)

Hosted by CapCHICapCHI December 2023 event image

Join us for a remote lunch and learn!

In the UX and Research community, when we think of product or service design, we often consider accessibility best practices from the standpoint of the deliverable. This is important, but is it enough? Do we need to step back and examine the process of engaging with people to understand their experiences and needs?

The upcoming panel discussion will support us in considering accessibility from the perspective of engagement. How do we engage people so that the engagement process is accessible, particularly when working with people who have been historically excluded or who face systemic barriers, including but not limited to people who are differently-abled?

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2023-11-21 From Discovery to Delivery: A Journey of Bringing a Product to Market

Hosted by CapCHI, and Melis B.CapCHI November 2023 event image

Join us and embark upon a journey that takes us from the conception of an idea, through the rigor of research and design, to the birth of a product that changes the way people make decisions. Seasoned designer and founder of Design Centered Co.Urooj Qureshi, draws you into the story of how his firm’s latest innovation, Impactor App, was created by putting humans at the center of every decision and how it leads to the transformation of service to product.

DATE TIME: Tuesday November 21, 2023, 6:00-8:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 2nd Floor (this month only!).

  • COVID-19 safety measures: Event will be indoors!

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/capchi/events/297228465/

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2023-10-17 Women in STEM – Panel Discussion: UX Current Challenges and Future Trends

Hosted by CapCHI, Hala H., and Ken K.CapCHI October 2023 event image

Tonight’s topic is a panel discussion with 3 Women in STEMlocal leaders in their domain in who will share their UX Current Experience (academia, consulting and inhouse), Challenges and Future Trends

DATE TIME: Tuesday October 17, 2023, 6:00-9:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 3rd Floor.

  • COVID-19 safety measures: Event will be indoors!

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/capchi/events/296592420/

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2023-09-19 Designing and Implementing Indigenous-led Clean Energy Projects

Hosted by CapCHI and AnnaT.CapCHI September 2023 event image

CapCHI is back! Join us to kick off the 2023-2024 season and learn more about the design and implementation of transformative indigenous-led clean energy initiatives from Chris Henderson.

Topics include:

  • Creating foundations for reconciliation-centered relationships
  • Building an army of indigenous clean energy champions
  • Digital platforms for land based clean energy projects

DATE TIME: Tuesday September 19, 2023, 6:00-9:00 pm.

LOCATION: In-Person Event at Mulligans Golf Bar at 201 Queen St, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9, 3rd Floor.

  • COVID-19 safety measures: Event will be indoors!

REGISTRATION: (Free!) https://www.meetup.com/CapCHI/events/295872003/

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