Events & Training

Explore events and training opportunities available with North Forge.

  • From idea to viable business in 55 hours! Ramp Up Weekends pull together teams of developers, designers, makers, entrepreneurs and mentors to test their mettle in a heated competition that rewards the top ideas with cash and prizes and everyone else with amazing amount of fun. The goal is to connect marketable ideas with the talent needed to launch them and to access resources to help fuel growth.

    Ramp Up Weekends

  • Every third Thursday, join the innovation community over lunch for lectures and discussions on what’s going on the startup and tech scenes.

    Lunch & Learn

  • North Forge Meetups are about sharing ideas – show off your latest demo, gather feedback, attract the talent you need from around the room, or just take it all in. This is a collaborative and informal venue for innovators.

    North Forge Meetups

  • Our series that mixes topics in tech with time to mix with others in the community – shaken, stirred and social.

    Tech Cocktail

  • Every Tuesday evening the Fabrication Lab runs an open house to show how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses through rapid protyping.

    Tours & Demos

  • Member orientation runs every Tuesday to get you trained and certified on equipment with experienced members.

    Training

Events & Training Schedule

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  • Fabrication Lab
  • Lunch & Learn
  • Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge
  • North Forge Meetups
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Lunch & Learn: Packaging Compliance 11:30 am
Lunch & Learn: Packaging Compliance @ SmartPark Event Centre
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join us on January 17th, 11:30am-1:30pm at the SmartPark Event Centre to receive an entrepreneurs complete guide to Packaging Compliance! Whether you’re starting out, looking to expand, any product that comes to market must follow specific guidelines to comply with all regulatory bodies around the world. Marcel Fisette, Creative Director at Source Nutraceutical Inc. will share how to navigate product regulations, labelling requirements and how to make smart packaging decisions. Source Nutraceutical Inc. has been in business for 14 years, and boast an experienced team of regulatory specialists that specialize in natural health products, food, medical services and drugs. With an award winning graphic design team, they can build new brands, create a brand refresh or implement the necessary requirements for regulatory bodies around the world. Topics Covered: Consultation Formulation Translation Graphics Layout Final Packaging Distribution and Brokering   Light lunch will be served. Please RSVP to events@northforge.ca
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246919122/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246918691/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246918515/
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Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours 11:30 am
Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours @ North Forge
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
North Forge Meetups Thursday, January 25 at 11:30 AM North Forge is here to help you formalize your idea for the Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge. Meetings are free of charge, and will assist in removi… https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/246838795/
3D Printer Training: Form 2 6:00 pm
3D Printer Training: Form 2
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and… Price: 35.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246518657/
Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246982072/
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Advanced laser: Big Red 1:00 pm
Advanced laser: Big Red
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, January 27 at 1:00 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If … Price: 21.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247033552/
Epilog Rotary Accessory 3:30 pm
Epilog Rotary Accessory
Jan 27 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, January 27 at 3:30 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If … Price: 21.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247035956/
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Epilog Laser Training 1:30 pm
Epilog Laser Training
Jan 28 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, January 28 at 1:30 PM Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST…. Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247064988/
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxcbnc/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmyxcbnc/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlyxcbnc/
FabLab CLEAN UP AND ORGANIZE 2.1 7:00 pm
FabLab CLEAN UP AND ORGANIZE 2.1
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 PM Had to postpone the last one due to low turn out. Let’s try again! We are planning another group clean & organize effort. *Non-members welcome! For yo… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246933528/
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    New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati...

    New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

    Location details are available to members only.

    2 Makers Attending

    Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a membership application for the North Forge Fabrication Lab.This orientation session will help new members become better acquainted with shop and equipment ...

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    When: January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246918691/

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    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba's only public ...

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    2 Makers Attending

    Tour Check In FormLocated in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg.North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba's only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other ...

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    When: January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246918515/

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    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don't know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co...

    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    2 Makers Attending

    Hi everyone,are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don't know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help?Come down for one on one mentorship and hands on assistance.Im available from 6-10 Tuesday's and ThursdaysMore information coming, just wanted to get this up.thanks-matt

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    When: January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246919122/

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    3D Printer Training: Form 2

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and... Price: 35.00 CAD

    3D Printer Training: Form 2

    Thursday, Jan 25, 2018, 6:00 PM

    Location details are available to members only.

    1 Makers Attending

    We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and software operation. Duration should be approximately 60 minutes. Concepts: What is SLA? Safety Resin Types Printer Components Prepare/Connecting PreForm (Slicing Software) Overview Printing Finishing...

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    When: January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and… Price: 35.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246518657/

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    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don't know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co... https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246982072/
    When: January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246982072/

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    Advanced laser: Big Red

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, January 27 at 1:00 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If ... Price: 21.00 CAD

    Advanced laser: Big Red

    Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 1:00 PM

    No location yet.

    1 Makers Attending

    PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAININGUsers should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training.If you sign up but are unable to attend, you are responsible for alerting the trainer at least 24 hours in advance of the training. If you do not alert the trainer 24 hours in advance of the training, no...

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    When: January 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, January 27 at 1:00 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If … Price: 21.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247033552/

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