Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Community Events Guide for the week of Nov 9th, 2009. Each and every Monday, we list upcoming events in the web, technology, marketing, social media, public relations and communications space in Toronto and bring them to you. Event details are provided by the simply awesome YouSayYeah Calendar and Eventbrite. Don’t see your event listed here? Get in touch with your event details.
So without any further ado, here’s what’s happening in Toronto this week:
“The Future of Media” – Toronto Girl Geek Dinners (#TGGD), Monday, November 9th, 2009 from 6:30pm – 10:00pm. Toronto Girl Geek Dinners is proud to present a “Future of Media” panel discussion on how media is changing including the challenges with the convergence of user-generated content and media. We are thrilled to have assembled some phenomenal professionals who we’re sure will bring their unique perspectives to our event: Candice Faktor (moderator), TorStar Digital; Lori Beckstead, Ryerson University; Angela Misri, CBC; and Doreen Iannuzzi, Multimedia Nova Corporation. $10
The Toronto Business Leaders Meetup Group: What does it take to Play the Social Enterpreneurship Game?, Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 7:00pm. What does it mean to be social? How does it relate to entrepreneurship? And, how can it be a game that you play and have it impact everything you are already up to in business and in life? As the Toronto Business Leaders in this session we will be setting up the foundation for 2010. Our intention is to build a team of 12 people that will commit to a Social Entrepreneurship initiative for 12 months. It is designed to make a difference and directly impact our businesses, our income and whatever else we are up to in life. Discover how you can get the results you are looking for by being part of a team that is up to something. $20
Toronto Net Tuesday: Effective Email Campaigns: Tools & Tips, Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 5:30pm. Even with Social Media, websites and online social networks, emails are still one of the primary tool for communication for a nonprofit organization. Join us this month for conversation about tips for writing great emails and tools you can use for newsletters and mailing lists. $5
Unity 3D Networking Event – TORONTO, Tuesday, November 10, 2009 from 5:30pm – 9:00pm. dimeRocker, in partnership with Unity Technologies and Telefilm’s New Media Fund, invites you to the first Toronto Unity Users Group Networking Event!
The Unity Users Group (UUG) is a not-for-profit community-building resource to inform and connect Unity 3D developers — and aspiring developers — worldwide. Located online at www.UnityUsersGroup.com, the UUG delivers on its promise through real-world networking events, keynote presentations, Q&A opportunities with Unity founders and practical skills workshops. $10
MDOT Monthly Meeting (Mobile Developers & Designers of Toronto) (#mdot), Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. This month we have two presentations: Wayne Lee – Using the Camera Overlay in iPhone OS 3.1; and Anni Mobile – Putting Flash Content on the iPhone (without CS5!). Learn about moving Flash games to the iPhone and incorporating Flash into 3D game engines. Meet the development team from the soon to be launched Anni Mobile company based in Toronto. See demos on the Tool Kit for iPhone including: running multiple animations, emulating keyboards, no learning curve for C/C++ dev folks and working with OS APIs. Look at the SDK and learn how the team is currently using the AnniMobi Tool kit in various wireless applications and enterprise solutions. Come meet Anni Mobi!
Toronto Android Users Group: Meetup & Social, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 7:00pm. To get things started, Simon will be making a short intro to Android development presentation. This is not a one-way presentation, all participants are invited to share and contribute to the overall learning experience. Social and dinner at the Irish Embassy Pub (@ Yonge & Wellington) afterward. Free event
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