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Educational events meant to inform attendees about business & technological subjects. Plus networking events to connect students with todays' leaders.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Biztek2021

6:00 - 9:00 PM
Hosted Virtually

BizTek 2021 is MISA’s biggest networking event of the year! We’re bringing many companies looking to network with students in MIS as well as students that have a general interest in technology!

This event will showcase networking opportunities with business professionals, speaker presentations from companies, and a keynote speaker!

Sponsors
Gold Investors Group
Silver Bison Transport, IIBA
Bronze Integrationworx, Birchwood

Sign up now!


Friday, September 18, 2020

Revitalize MIS

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Virtual - Microsoft Teams

Join our first virtual Introduction to MIS Event. We have invited MIS professionals to talk about taking Management Informations Systems (MIS) as a major, MIS careers, and how data analytics is relevant to your career.

Guest speakers:
Dr. Fang Chen (MIS Professor)
Dave Fulawka (Bison Transport)

Chance to win Skip the Dishes and Tim Hortons gift cards!

Event sign-up link


Thursday, April 30, 2020

MISA Transition

11:59 PM

MISA 2019-20 Term Positions end and the MISA 2020-21 Term Positions start on May 1, 2020.


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Introduction to MIS Major

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Room 103 Drake Centre

To showcase the journey of taking MIS from University of Manitoba to your future career. This is shown through education about MIS, the academic paths, and how it's applied in the real world.

Guest speakers:
Dr. Fang Chen (MIS Professor)
Sayid Kenani (Operations at GoOil)
Michael Shields (Supply Chain Advisor at Ray-Mont Logistics)
Nicolas Connor (Software Engineer)

Free food & drinks served by DEGREES Catering.


Friday, September 20, 2019

Technology Clubs Mixer

4:00pm - 10:00pm
EITC E2-609

To mix with other Technology / Computer Science groups on campus.

Guest speaker:
SkipTheDishes

Free food served by SkipTheDishes.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

What is a Hackathon?

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Room 103 Drake Centre

Hackathon is a competition where students with different expertise and backgrounds come together to develop a solution for real-world issues. The organizers of the event will be discussing more in-depth detail of what Hackathon is and the benefits of joining this competition. This event will also consist of a Q&A session so that you will have a full understanding of the Hackathon Competition.

Guest speakers:
Hackathon Organizers (devClub)


Thursday, October 24, 2019

AI & Machine Learning: Redesigning Business

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Room 103 Drake Centre

An overview of the impacts Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are having on business, consumers, and jobs - and what it is likely to mean to you as you enter the workforce.

Guest speaker:
Brian Foster (Manager of Tech Consulting at MNP)

Free food & drinks served by DEGREES Catering.


Thursday, November 21, 2019

Working in Cyber Security

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Room 343 Drake Centre

A one-of-a-kind event at the University of Manitoba! Working in Cyber Security is one of our major educational events where seven cyber security professionals (4 male & 3 female) with international experience are invited to talk about working in the cyber security world. Learn about the exciting opportunities and interesting challenges of said world.

Guest speakers:
Shawn Lukaschuk, Chelsea C. Odell, Jer Hiebert, Paul Gregoire, Julia Fleming, Nicole Lamoureux, Rick Holod
(Senior Security Consultants with multiple specialties from Online Business Systems)


Saturday, December 7, 2019

MIS-Comp Sci Projects Competition

9:00am - 9:00pm
E3-270 EITC Building

In other faculties, this event is generally known as Hackathon. For us at Asper, MIS-Comp Sci Projects Competition is more appropriate in describing the event and its value to MISA members.

MISA members will get the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to come up with solutions to real-world problems through critical thinking in a group setting. Express your creativity and innovation while widening your knowledge and further enhancing your skills.

This event is open to all students at the University of Manitoba! No qualifications or experience is required! If interested, please refer to the Local Hack Day Website.


Monday, January 6, 2020

MISA 2020-21 President Search

We're recruiting for MISA's 22nd President! More details here: https://forms.gle/ahBcZ63WMiZheaLv9


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Data Mining & Analysis

5:30pm - 7:00 pm
Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC) E2-110

For our first event in January, we're bringing you a fresh new experience by collaborating with business AND computer science professionals. Learn about the data analytics process that has revolutionized the fields of business and computer science.

Featuring Dr. Carson Leung (Computer Science Professor @ University of Manitoba) and Dave Fulawka (Senior Director, Network Analytics @ Bison Transport)


Monday, January 20, 2020

CDC Explore Careers in MIS

6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Fishbowl, Main Floor Drake Centre

This is a great opportunity for students, faculty and the business community to come together to discuss and identify career paths and opportunities in this multi-faceted area of specialization. Afterwards, there will be a networking reception.

Students can RSVP through the CDC Career Portal or visit us at 254 Drake Centre.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

BizTek 2020 - Theme: Business Technology

5:30pm - 9:30pm
Fort Garry Canad Inns
1824 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB

BizTek 2020 is MISA’s biggest networking event of the year! We’re bringing many companies looking to network with students in MIS as well as students that have a general interest in technology! (For example: Computer Science, Actuarial, etc.) This event will showcase networking opportunities with business professionals, speaker presentations from companies, and a keynote speaker!

Sponsors:
Premier Sponsor:
- IG Wealth Management (Prefers Commerce Majors, Marketing Majors, Computer Science Majors)

Executive Sponsor:
- IIBA (Prefers MIS & Computer Science Majors)

Associate Sponsors:
- Bison Transport (Prefers MIS & Supply Chain Majors)
- KPMG (Prefers MIS, Accounting, & Finance Majors)
- Integrationworx (Prefers MIS & Computer Science Majors)
- Wawanesa Insurance (TBA on Majors)

Food & drinks served by Canad Inns Catering.


Thursday, February 27, 2020

ASCA - STAG Showcase

6PM – 9PM
Marshall McLuhan Hall, University Centre, University of Manitoba

An event tailored towards STAGs networking with students wanting to learn more about the extracurricular leadership roles that Asper has to offer.


Saturday, February 29, 2020

MISA 1st Case Competition - Theme: Business Analytics

TBA
The Fishbowl, Main Floor Drake Centre

Every job in the business world nowadays requires you to have great presentation skills, problem solving skills and ability to work in a team.Want to show case your skills and impress professionals from well known companies or simply just want to improve your skills ?

Join our very 1st Case Competition by MiSA!

You don’t have to be an MiS student to join because no prior experience required!

$15 per team which covers your breakfast, lunch and coffee!