National Technology Week

National Technology Week (NTW) is an annual event that is celebrated by The Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) with the support of many educational, human resources and technology promotion organizations. NTW is Canada’s opportunity to showcase the many exciting career choices that are available today in applied science and engineering technology.

ASTTBC plays an important role in BC to enhance the awareness of careers in technology, technologists, technicians and technical specialists. Working in partnership with government, education, business and industry, professional/industry associations and the media, ASTTBC supports National Technology Week initiatives and activities.

BC Government Promotes NTW!

The BC Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services recently posted an article encouraging everyone to help celebrate National Technology Week.

Click HERE to view the article.

Follow ASTTBC on Twitter!

@asttbc and #BCTECH

We’re always tweeting out great news and pics about ASTTBC activities, follow us!

Technology and Networking Events Listing:

September 19 Maker Education Salon – Fraser Valley
September 25 Mechanical Engineering Student Showcase @ Camosun
Sep 26- Oct 25 Vancouver Science Festival @ Science World
October 13 STEM Talks: Celebrating Women in STEM @ Science World
October 18 Big Little Science Center Fundraiser Event
October 26 ASTTBC-APEGBC-ACECBC-APGST Labour Market Study Release
October 27 BCIT Alumni Awards Gala
November 1-7 It’s National Technology Week!
November 14 ASTTBC Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration
November 18 BCIT Big Info Night

Other STEM related events and activities around town can be found here:

Discover Exciting Career Profiles in Engineering Technology

CLICK HERE to visit our TechWORKS! website to discover exciting and rewarding careers in technology in over 23 different applied science and engineering fields.

ASTTBC executive produced a Kerplunks song and video to promote science and learning to youth.

“Everyday Science” is ASTTBC’s newest song and video. Uploaded to YouTube, it’s ASTTBC’s next production which builds on the on the success of “Technology”, also performed by the Kerplunks. This song is aimed at youth from Grades 4-7. “We are really excited about this great new song and hope it inspires our young people to get excited to explore science.” says Jason Jung, AScT, Manager, Member & Program Development. We hope you enjoy our latest production.

CLICK below to view our music videos on YouTube:



ASTTBC Promotes Technology Careers on Radio NL in Kamloops

For the third consecutive year, ASTTBC continues to promote the important role of technologists, technicians and technical specialists on Radio NL in Kamloops and in other communities. This year’s message is “Technology Sizzles – Get Cooking with ASTTBC!”.

The ads are running throughout the month of March so make sure you listen to RADIO NL610 or click on the following links to hear them right away!

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