Virtual Workplace Facilitation Tool Testing and Entrepreneurship Education (CTE7522)Export this event to calendar

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Facilitators: Wayne Chang (Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business) and Esteban Veintimilla (Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business) 


A virtual reality workplace platform is being tested with co-op students at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business in the BETS and Enterprise Co-op (Eco-op) programs.  The workplace has common virtual areas for casual and structured collaborations for individuals and groups using private classrooms and multiple meeting rooms.  This tool, VirBELA allows for regularly 1-1 sessions with the BETS and Eco-op Coordinators, and presentations and reports displayed  on shared screens.  Virtual workshop sessions are feasible, community engagement and collaboration opportunities are supported.


Registration is required. CTE has a new registration system called GoSignMeUp. Before you can register for a workshop, you need to create an account (one time only). Once you've created an account, you can register for this workshop.


Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email ( or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

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Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1