June Tech for Good Events

It’s June! It’s sunny! But if you want to avoid sunburn here’s some great indoor nonprofit tech events.


All NetSquared Vancouver events are free or by donation.

A Digital Currencies 101 for the Social Sector

When: Tuesday, June 10
RSVP: http://goo.gl/H3395M

Decentralized digital currencies such as bitcoin and litecoin are a disruptive technology that are re-shaping the international financial sector. This session will introduce this technology and explore how the non-profit and social sector should approach incorporating it into their day to day activities.

The Canadian Anti-Spam Act: What you need to know before July 1

When: Tuesday, June 17.
RSVP: http://goo.gl/VFfzid

An encore presentation of a two hour workshop on what you need to know before the new Canadian Anti-Spam Act goes into effect July 1 2014. Learn how mass emails could, should or are supposed to work under the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation.

Social Media Surgery for Nonprofits with HootSuite

Owly Social Media Surgeon

When: Monday, July 21
RSVP: http://goo.gl/hT3Isr

Join NetSquared and HootSuite for free personalized and hands-on assistance with your organization’s social media strategy. It’s one-on-one office hours for all your social media questions!


The Crisis Conscious Community Manager

When: Wednesday, June 11
RSVP: http://goo.gl/AxLbsc

Every community or communications manager’s worst nightmare: The constant ping of notifications swiftly followed by phone calls at an otherwise quiet time. The next moments are critical and chaotic. Do you have your crisis survival kit ready to launch? In this afternoon workshop, we’ll simulate real scenarios, putting your social marketing and communications teams to the ultimate test: staying poised and in controlled in the face of a critical situation.

Volunteers for Salesforce

When: Wednesday, June 18
RSVP: http://goo.gl/TZcGlb

Join the Vancouver Nonprofit Salesforce User Group for a discussion of the free app Volunteers for Salesforce.

SAP Vancouver Lumira CodeJam

When: Tuesday, June 24
RSVP: http://goo.gl/x8O54u

Want to get your hands on the latest in SAP Lumira while having fun with other developers close to where you are? Then come and check out one of the coolest and fastest growing events from SAP: SAP CodeJam!

Community Manager CampAway

When: Thursday, June 26
RSVP: http://goo.gl/JCDcbD

CampAway is a 1-day conference for mid-to-senior level marketing, social media, community managers, and builders working at non-profits, agencies, lifestyle brands, tech startups, SMBs, enterprises and institutions. The event combines Industry-leading speakers with hands-on collaborative workshop sessions, where attendees can learn from each other and broaden their professional network and skills.

That’s it for now. See you soon!

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Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He’s been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he’ll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love. Currently he’s the NetSquared Community Manager supporting a global volunteer network of 50 monthly meetups for the nonprofit technology sector. Together they hold over 450 events per year.