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The Art of Photography with Andrea Hausmann

by Liesl Barrell on April 22nd, 2015

When it comes to photography, it’s easy to get pulled into a tech rabbit hole trying to choose the right camera, the best lenses and the coolest app…  These things can be important in the long run, but they’re not the elements that will make...

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Getting a Grip on Graphene with Andréanne Bolduc & Nishat Ambareen

by Leann Brown on March 12th, 2015

Imagine having a t-shirt that can monitor your heart-rate and self-clean in sunlight… Or how about low-cost solar cells painted onto your roof, or even long-lasting car batteries in electric vehicles that can recharge in minutes?! All of these things can be achieved by using...

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Social Media, Data & Creativity with Naomi Goldapple

by Liesl Barrell on February 11th, 2015

  Social data is a raw material that can be collected, stored, carved and sculpted into new and vital information. With the right tools and know-how, we  become savvy social data craftspeople, armed with key information to make business, marketing and artistic decisions. In this...

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January: How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter with Tanya Short

by Liesl Barrell on January 19th, 2015

  Want to crowdfund your next big idea? How do you launch a successful campaign and leverage your backers? What channels work best to promote and engage your audience? Can you actually DO THIS!? Come find out from Tanya, she’ll share her hands-on experience kickstarting...

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Curating Beautiful Experiences With Caterina Rizzi of Breather

by sandy on November 20th, 2014

  “Eventually, everything connects – people, ideas, objects.” – Charles Eames Aesthetics shape the way we perceive and experience everything we do. Funnily enough, how you communicate your ideas greatly impacts the perception of your ideas. The medium is the message, isn’t it? The art...

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Responsive Typography with Clarissa Peterson

by Liesl Barrell on October 31st, 2014

  Your content is the most important feature of your website, so it’s important to make sure that the text looks good and is easy to read no matter what device type or screen size it’s being viewed on. One size does not fit all...

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September: 10 Golden Usability Heuristics with Elida Arrizza

by sandy on September 23rd, 2014

  A great User Experience (UX) is key to user delight and a positive attitude toward a brand. We’ve all had that moment when we’ve experienced frustration at doing or getting something online, but may have trouble understanding or communicating why. A core element of...

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July: Female Founders Startup Showcase with Keynote by Monica Dodi

by Liesl Barrell on July 3rd, 2014

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed we didn’t have an event in June… Now we can finally share why: we’ve been planning something huge. Like, really huge. As many of you know, Montreal Girl Geeks usually breaks for July & August, but this year...

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May: Conversion Rate Optimization for Marketers with Georgiana Laudi

by Liesl Barrell on May 14th, 2014

  Conversion Rate Optimization is the most powerful way to get more value from your marketing, but there’s a lot of mythology about what’s needed to use it effectively. If you’re looking to finally introduce CRO into your marketing mix, this is a session you’ll...

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April: Non-Traditional Working Environments Panel

by Liesl Barrell on April 16th, 2014

  Do you or people on your teams telecommute, work remotely, from home or even from a beach in Costa Rica? Would you like to? Well then this is the event for you! Come hear from kick-ass Montrealer professionals who know their way around coworking...

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