September 2019 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A newsletter from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


We are back for another September edition. This month we have more business, entertainment and holiday dates for you to circle on your calendar and a new blog post from our board member, Hugh Morgan!
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Enjoy all the event details below (and always available on our website).

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Ask a Canadian: What’s Up With American Flour?

There are many subtle differences between home and the states, even in the simplest ingredients. Hugh Morgan breaks down baking and the differences in flour south of the 49th parallel.

Ask A Canadian: What’s Up With American Flour?


SAVE THE DATE: Canadian Family Thanksgiving 2019

Saturday, October 12 will be our annual DML Thanksgiving Dinner at UC Berkeley. Tickets will be announced soon!

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We Need Your Help
DML is looking for people who can offer a few hours in the days leading up to the event and during the event. As a thank-you, we will offer a deeply discounted ticket to the event, depending on your role. For those interested, please e-mailprograms@digitalmooselounge.com
Cast Your Vote
Non-resident Canadians will be able to vote in October’s federal election. In order to do so, you will have to register with the International Register of Electors. The process is quick, easy and can be done entirely online!
Tell Us a DML Story to Celebrate 20 Years!
In September 1999, a small group of Canadians in the Bay Area formed what is the Digital Moose Lounge today. This year, we are celebrating our 20th birthday! We are looking for original members and Board of Directors to help tell the story of DML in celebration. If you were part of the DML from 1999 to 2015 – like Helen, Mike and the Moose in the photo –  please send us an email at programs@digitalmooselounge.com

Other upcoming events in the community…

CELS Forum- Building a Cross Border Business

September 10th – Are you running a promising Canadian life science start-up and seeking funding? Do you have access to incentives in Canada but need to consider additional options? The market and resources outside of Canada—specifically in the USA–are a natural target. While you proudly aspire to “Made in Canada” solutions, there are funding realities that might need to be addressed on the path to global commercialization of exceptional Canadian technologies. On September 10th, Canadian Entrepreneurs in Life Science will be hosting a seminar in Toronto that is also available via webinar. For more information and registration visit their site.

Margaret Atwood Live Theater Broadcast
September 10th – The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions presents an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic, and inventor. Get more information and tickets here about the screening in Larkspur.
Diversity & Inclusion: Challenges & Best Practices from Experienced Leaders
September 18th – Join Connection Silicon Valley and Women Initiative Foundation for this event which is part of the Canadian Landing Pad Tech Talk Series. In a lively discussion, the panelists will discuss what they have learned about creating more diverse workplaces, as advocates, consultants, and within their own companies. Find more information on their Eventbrite.
Sundays with the St. Lawrence
September 29th – A cultural cornerstone of Stanford, the world-acclaimed St. Lawrence String Quartet continues its fabled partnership with the University, directing the music department’s Chamber Music Program, concertizing at Stanford Live, hosting a popular summer seminar, and running the Emerging String Quartet Program. Get more information and tickets on Stanford’s website.

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Multiple Dates: The Canadian film makes its American debut! At the intersection of art and science, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch witnesses in an experiential and non-didactic sense a critical moment in geological history — bringing a provocative and unforgettable experience of our species’ breadth and impact. The film is available on iTunes and there will also be screenings across the Bay Area starting September 25th. To find the right time and location for you, find more information here.

Canadian Music in the Bay
Grab your tickets now for some other upcoming Canadian artists that will be performing in the Bay Area in the next couple of months.

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