LCBN

Timeline

March 18, 2020, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

LCBN KICK-START: RESILIENCE IN THE BUSINESS WORLD

Our first LCBN ADAPT event in 2020.  Live webinar and online networking event where keynote speakers from our network presented tools, reflections, and real-life experiences of business adaptation in challenging times.

March 18, 2020, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
April 2, 2020, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

RESPOSTA DO CANADÁ AO COVID-19 (EM PORTUGUÊS)

Location: Online

 

LCBN presented this virtual conference live and in Portuguese on the Canadian government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. This conference was presented by Peter Fonseca, a member of Parliament.

April 2, 2020, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
April 9, 2020, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

EDUCATION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Location: Online

 

Educational institutions at all levels are facing huge challenges that demand great creativity, communication, and teamwork. In this webinar, Dr. Pedro Cortina and Francisco Cano, members of our network in the field of education, shared the experiences,  reflections,  and  implementations that they went through during the COVID-19 shutdown.

April 9, 2020, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
April 23, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

MASTERING YOUR RETIREMENT IN ANY MARKET CONDITION

Location: Online

Partner: IG Wealth Management

 

Sarah Khoshnavazi and Sheldon Lal discussed how a holistic financial plan can help pre-retirees and retirees weather the current economic storm.

April 23, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24 and July 8, 2020, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

LCBN CAFÉ

Location: Online

Facilitators: Anna Zavalishyna, Mohamed Helaly, Nicolas Hernandez, and Alyssa Burtt

Sponsor: Vancity

 

In this series of online networking events, attendees made genuine connections while gaining knowledge about the needs in the business world. Facilitators from our network also presented tools, reflections, and real-life experiences of business adaptation in challenging times.

April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24 and July 8, 2020, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
April 30, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

SKILLS AND YOUR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS IN THE 2020 DECADE

Location: Online

 

In this webinar, Ricardo Alves de Castro explored what professional skills we need to acquire in order to transform our knowledge into effective and qualified action and, thus, nurture our professional development and consolidate our career in Canada.

April 30, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
May 7, 2020. 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

CAREER TALK ON ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Location: Online
Partner: ISSofBC

This webinar focused on discovering our strengths and exploring alternative careers in entrepreneurship during the COVID-19 era. Experts Craig Lu and Sadaf Rahmi were the speakers for this LCBN ADAPT event.

May 7, 2020. 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
May 14, 2020, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

LESS IS MORE! ENTREPRENEURIAL MOMS AND THEIR PRODUCTIVITY SECRETS

Location: Online

 

In this interactive webinar, our guests shared the lessons they learned from their successes and failures during their journey building businesses or careers while navigating the complex world of motherhood. Valeria Levchenkova, Claudia Muñoz and Halia Valladares were the speakers for this event.

May 14, 2020, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
May 21, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

TIPS FROM AN ENTREPRENEUR TO A FUTURE ENTREPRENEUR

Location: Online

 

Valentina Pinzon shared the 5 key aspects that every person should consider when starting a business in Canada, based on her own experience and knowledge as an entrepreneur.

May 21, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
May 28, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

PIVOTING YOUR BUSINESS

Location: Online Futurpreneur Regional Director for BC & the Yukon Andrea Welling presented success stories of businesses who changed or transformed their enterprise into something new. Challenging times are an opportunity to be creative and innovative, and this webinar encouraged people to take a chance to pivot into a new direction.
May 28, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
June 4, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

FINDING THE GIFT BEHIND THIS CRISIS

Location: Online Sonia Gonzalez is an executive coach at Columbia Business School. In this webinar, she guided attendees through a personal journey where they discovered how negative mindsets are getting in the way and how to turn them around to become happier and more effective.
June 4, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
June 11, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

ESTADO DA INDÚSTRIA DE GAMES DURANTE E PÓS COVID-19 (IN PORTUGUESE)

Location: Online

 

Luis Persechini is the CEO and co-founder of Sherwa and “Financeiro” channel. In this webinar, he talked about the state of the gaming industry in Vancouver and the world, the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as about the trends, emerging companies in the industry, and much more.

Our continued effort to raise awareness of our roots and origin is extremely important to all of us, the Latino residents in B.C. It is our job to highlight the best of Latin America. Ten amazing years of bringing people together, promoting culture, supporting communities, empowering people, and connecting businesses, all of which has brought even more happiness to a country that has received us with open arms. Ten years of showing the power of Latinos around the world, and dreaming of having a physical space to join up the Latin American community in Vancouver. Today, we call this dream The Latin Plaza Hub. In 2018, we launched the first coworking space connecting Canada and Latin America, where we offer a fun and vibrant space for entrepreneurs and freelancers to work. 

June 11, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
June 18, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

CONSEJOS PARA SER UNA EMPRENDEDORA EXITOSA FUERA DE TU PAÍS (IN SPANISH)

Location: Online

Female immigrant entrepreneurs face specific obstacles and barriers in developing businesses. In this webinar, our speakers Paola Murillo, and Eli and Mafer explored the journey of Latin American entrepreneurs in Canada and shared the stories and lessons learned from overcoming the challenges to their growth and success.

We co-created the SheLatina project with a group of amazing women, with whom we designed events and activities to contribute to female empowerment in Canada and Latin America. During Carnaval del Sol we gave priority to acts that had female members, and most of our team was composed of women.

June 18, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
June 25, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

SKILLS E O SEU SUCESSO PROFISSIONAL NA DÉCADA DE 2020 (IN PORTUGUESE)

Location: Online

In this presentation in Portuguese, we discussed the professional skills that will be necessary in the coming years, for the growth and career development of anyone in the job market. Henrique Alves de Castro is an economist and public manager and was the speaker for this LCBN ADAPT webinar.

June 25, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
July 2, 2020, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

LATIN AMERICAN CONSULATES IN BC: CELEBRATING CANADA!

Location: Online

Consulates: Brazil, Colombia, and Costa Rica

This was a conversation about how the Latin American consulates in Vancouver are connecting their countries to British Columbia, and how they are supporting their communities in the new reality.

July 2, 2020, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
July 9, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

RISE TO LEAD AND INSPIRE DURING THE CRISIS

Location: Online

 

In this webinar, we learned why and how we must and can rise to become powerful leaders right now. This approach can bring us in better alignment with our higher purpose, increase our confidence and grounding, and enable us to use crucial soft skills that will help us grow our careers and make a strong impression on management and companies at large. The speaker was Farnoosh Brock, business and leadership coach, and author of “The Serving Mindset”.

July 9, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
August 20, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

RETHINKING CARNAVAL DEL SOL - FESTIVAL RESILIENCE IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

Location: Online

The team behind Carnaval del Sol festival—Murillo, Zacarias, Acero, Pizzaia and Aiken—shared how they ideated, designed and transformed it into a series of experiences following the motto “We are not cancelling, we are expanding”.

August 20, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
September 30, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

LINKEDIN BEST PRACTICES: HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF & BUILD STRONG NETWORK

Location: Online

In this LCBN ADAPT webinar, the ales and marketing consultant Seth Killian discussed best practices to market yourself and build a strong network on LinkedIn.

September 30, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
October 15, 2020, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

NOTIONS OF SOLIDARITY - HOW TO REACH OUT AND KEEP IN TOUCH WITH FRIENDS

Location: Online

 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to sweeping changes and disruptions in nearly every aspect of daily life. And, one thing is certain, adjusting to change can be challenging. In this webinar, the speakers shared opinions about how we can keep in touch with our friends and practice solidarity with each other.

October 15, 2020, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
November 18, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

BOUNCE AND BEYOND: RESILIENCY TOOLS FOR LIFE AND BUSINESS

Location: Online

 

Pilar Portela was awarded the 2020 Women of the Year Award: Entrepreneurial Leader. In this webinar, she shared her resilience journey, and the challenges she had to overcome to become a successful entrepreneur.

November 18, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
November 25, 2020, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ONLINE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN CHALLENGING TIMES

Location: Online

 

The traditional approaches to education changed overnight due to the pandemic. Online learning is now the norm. But the switch from campus- to e-Learning has brought a new set of challenges for both students and teachers. Our speaker Marcel Sangsari presented a few topics around how to improve your online learning in challenging times.

November 25, 2020, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

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