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Industry Week

TAKING CONTROL: WOMEN IN TECH & GAMING

Runtime 60 mins
Event Details
Sep 23
3:30 PM Eau Claire 2

An in-depth conversation with talented professionals. Join us in discussing their exciting careers and experiences as women in the tech and gaming industry. Learn and take control of your own story, and how you can get your start!

Speakers to be announced. Stay tuned!

In-person Industry Week events are available to Industry Pass holders only. The deadline to apply for an Industry Pass is August 31, 2022.

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Participants

Christine T.

Christine Truong

Sprung Studios

Christine is an Associate Producer for Sprung Studios

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Tori Romano

Calgary Economic Development
Tori Romano is the Business Development Manager at Calgary Economic Development, overseeing the Digital Media & Entertainment portfolio. Her sector areas of focus include gaming, esports, animation, and visual effects (VFX). Tori’s passion for digital media dates back to her master's education at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver, where she focused on project management and screenwriting. After working on 7 animated feature films in Montreal and gaining a unique perspective of the industry, Tori has brought her enthusiasm to Alberta and Calgary with aims to grow the Digital Media & Entertainment sector in a meaningful and collaborative way. Currently, Tori is co-lead on both an animation & VFX andan esports provincial-wide strategy with a variety of partners across Alberta and is working towards releasing them later this Fall. Tori is actively involved in the community, recently joining the Prospect Human Services Society Board and Calgary Meals on Wheels Board. 
Paisley Churchill

Paisley Churchill

Digital Alberta

Paisley is passionate about growing Alberta's digital industries and supporting the growth of tech companies. In her previous role as Manager of Client Experience at Vog App Developers, one of Calgary largest custom software shops, she worked with entrepreneurs and established companies to build and implement new products. Paisley also previously worked at Calgary Economic Development as part of the core team that founded the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund, and evaluated over 200 funding applications before moving to the Talent Attraction team to support the strategy for growing and attracting tech talent to Calgary. Paisley holds a BBA from Mount Royal University as well as a diploma in international business from the Forum for International Trade Training.