Jason Taylor

Department Head, Selkirk Technology Access Centre

After graduating from the BCIT with a diploma in Structural/Architectural Detailing and a diploma in Computer Animation from Vancouver Film School, Jason worked in Vancouver at a 3d modeler for TV, film and commercial advertising.

Jason started with Selkirk College in August of 1998 to support the development of and instruct in the Multimedia Production and Design program which is now called Digital Arts. In 2002, the program moved to Nelson as part of the School of the Arts where Jason assumed the role of Chair.

In 2014, Jason developed the Advanced Manufacturing division of Selkirk College’s Applied Research and Innovation department – Selkirk Innovates. In 2019, the Advanced Manufacturing applied research division was awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Build IE research grant for Advanced Manufacturing. Then in 2020, the division was awarded a Technology Access Centre grant from NSERC where Jason is currently working as Department Head. The Selkirk Technology Access Centre (STAC) a 13,000-sq-ft research lab housing over $3 million worth of advanced manufacturing equipment.


April 28, 2024 | 11:45 - 12:45 | Macleod A

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About our Connection Conference

Growing Talent

April 29 – May 1, 2024

Growing talent for a resilient future
CICan’s annual Connection Conference is the only event of its kind. Hosted in collaboration with Bow Valley College and SAIT, this year’s theme will offer postsecondary leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and around the world the opportunity to discuss, share, and be inspired by how we are growing talent for success in a rapidly changing world.

Code of Conduct & Duty of Care

As we begin holding events in person, the health and safety of all attendees remains our priority. Learn more about the extra steps in place to protect everyone attending our events in-person.