Watch on Demand: WiSER Virtual Industry Mixer

Our biggest event of the year is back! Get Insight, get connected, and get inspired. If you missed the keynote presentation, you can watch the recording on Facebook Watch.

This year, the Industry Mixer is going virtual.

Come to network, mingle, win prizes, and enjoy the company of industry professionals and potential employers in STEM fields across Canada!

This means participants have more flexibility to meet companies and network with professionals who are in different locations. From machine learning to engineering, biotechnology, personalized medicines, food manufacturing, and more, you will be able to meet a variety of companies to broaden your horizon of career choices.

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM MT
Location: Online

Who Should Attend

  • Students (Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Professional Education)
  • Post-docs & early-career professionals
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & staff
  • Businesses
  • Unemployed individuals
  • Under-represented individuals in STEM fields

How does the virtual format work?

Each company will host their own virtual booth on a platform of their choice (e.g. Zoom, Webex, Google Meet, etc.), and each company will have a unique meeting link.

Once you register for the event, we will send you the access to the list of companies, company representatives who will be at the virtual booths, and the virtual booth links. Attendees are welcome to visit as many booths as they like throughout the event.

The opening remark, keynote , and door prizes announcement will be hosted on Zoom, the link of which will be sent to the registrants a few days before the event.

Get your resume reviewed.

The University of Alberta Career Centre will host 15-min rapid resume reviews for attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis in their virtual booth. Bring your resume and get feedback from your career peer educators!

Event agenda

5:30 pm MT – Opening remark from WiSER’s Co-chairs (through Zoom)
5:40 pm MT – Keynote: “Trail Hiking and other tips for success in the Tech Industry” from Bioware (through Zoom)
6:15 pm MT – Announcement of Door Prizes (through Zoom)
6:30 pm MT – Virtual Booths open

List of confirmed companies

The list is subjected to change until the day of the event.

The 2020 Virtual Industry Mixer is proudly sponsored by Bioware.