VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden has been invited to speak on a virtual round table during BloombergNEF’s Summit on April 13 and 14. The round table session titled, “Startups and Corporations Hosted by BloombergNEF and Plug and Play” will take place on April 14 from 3:00 – 4:00pm ET. Participants will talk about the challenges and opportunities in deploying their technologies with large corporate partners. To register for the event, visit: https://about.bnef.com/summit/newyork/.
VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden has been invited to speak during the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) event: Wind Digital Solutions Summit. Colin will speak on April 20 at 1:00pm ET during the session titled, “Data Sharing and Access: Enabling Research & Innovation.” For more information and to register for the event, visit: https://event.asme.org/Wind-Digital
VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden has been selected to speak on the Energy Data Panel during the AFWERX Reimagining Energy Virtual Showcase. Colin’s panel will take place on February 9th at 2:28pm ET. To register for the event and attend his panel, visit: https://reimaginingenergy.afwerx.com/
VIA is proud to have been selected to pitch to a group of government evaluators for the Reimagining Energy Challenge presented by AFWERX. Our solution aims to “help the DoD better leverage data, analytics, and reporting to improve energy strategies.” In addition to our pitch, we will be participating in the virtual showcase on February 9, 2021. To learn more and register for the event, please visit their website: https://reimaginingenergy.afwerx.com/
VIA’s CEO Colin Gounden will be giving the keynote speech at the IF Forum virtual event in Taiwan. The topic of the event is, “The development, boundaries and imagination of privacy technology: Taking the energy transition.” The event will focus on the transition to clean energy. Colin’s presentation will take place on January 22, 2021 at 6:40am ET. Check back for more information on the upcoming event!
VIA is proud to share that for the second consecutive year, we will be sponsoring and participating in the McGill Physics Hackathon. This year’s event is entirely virtual and will take place on November 7-8. We will have various live and recorded workshops, two mini-coding challenges (with some fantastic prizes), a virtual booth to answer questions, mentors to support participants, and a judge of the final project presentations. Follow our social media accounts @solvewithvia for more details on days/times of VIA’s participation.
With the success of its first session, VIA is thrilled to host the second installment of its GDAC™ Virtual Mini-Series on September 30, 2020 at 8:30pm ET. This session will feature presentations from VIA on new GDAC™ portal functionality and a founding member panel discussion on topics like GDAC™’s daily value and solving tomorrow’s challenges with GDAC™.
VIA’s Colin Gounden has been invited to speak on a virtual panel on August 19th hosted by Woodside Capital Partners. The webinar titled, “Smart Sensors and their role in the Digitalization of Energy and Industry” is the first of a three-part series. The panelists will share “their perspectives and insights on the role that Smart Sensors have on the Digitalization of Energy and Industry”.
VIA’s Trusted Analytics Chain™ (TAC™) will be utilized for its privacy-protection capabilities by a competing team during Energy Data Hackdays 2020. The event will take place on August 28-29 in Brugg, Switzerland. The event is focused on Swiss energy data analysis and is considered one of the most important energy events in the Swiss energy industry in 2020. For more on the event and planned challenges, visit the following website: https://opendata.ch/projects/energy-data-hackdays-2020/.
The Westly Group, a key investor in VIA, has invited CEO Colin Gounden to present during their virtual demo day on July 30th. Colin will present an overview of VIA and progress to date to a group of 100 investors and senior energy executives.
VIA is proud to host the first session of its GDAC™ Virtual Mini-Series on June 24th at 5:oopm ET. Participants in the mini-series include GDAC™ founding members and features a presentation from Andrew Bright, former ABB executive and VIA advisor.
VIA’s Colin Gounden has been invited to speak at EDP’s Innovation Immersion Program virtual event on May 14th. The program was developed internally at EDP “to promote innovation within the group and establish EDP as a leading player in the global energy market.” Colin will give a presentation on how VIA’s software platform, Trusted Analytics Chain™ (TAC™) can help companies like EDP unlock the value of their data.
VIA’s Joe Babiec will be co-presenting alongside Ben Bowler and Antonios Papaemmanouil of the Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU). VIA and HSLU met during the SUEID event in 2019 and have since been working on a collaboration. The virtual event will take place on June 4th beginning at 10:30am ET, with VIA and HSLU’s joint presentation at 11:15am ET.
VIA’s COO, Kate Ravanis and Team Leader, Product Development, Ashley DaSilva have been invited to speak at Brandeis University for the session, “Analyzing data in the energy industry.” Kate will provide students with an overview of VIA and Ashley will discuss the ways we solve problems for our customers. Check out their website for the full agenda: https://www.brandeis.edu/global/events/2020/climate-change/index.html.
The best part of working at VIA? Its people. Twice a year, our Montreal and Somerville offices get together for what we call the “All Hands”. All Hands are essential to our company culture: they offer an uninterrupted time of sharing team wins, solving project challenges, and planning for the next big thing. In a few short weeks, we will be recharging our batteries and getting ready to tackle 2020!