Events

Events

 

 

Aug. 1, 2014 – Feb. 1, 2015

  • TEC Venture Angels Bootcamp

    Aug. 16 – 17, 2014 All Day

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    TEC Venture Angels will be hosting an Investment Bootcamp
    August 16-17, 2014.

    Randy Thompson, Angel Investor and Director of TEC Venture
    Angels, will provide startup founders with valuable insight
    and exercises to help them ‘become the investor’ and
    understand the process. Founders will get the exclusive
    opportunity to:

    Talk directly with investors about what they look for
    (including local Angel & VC guest speakers) Form connections
    with influencers… Read more…

  • Startup Weekend – Solutions For Your City

    Aug. 22 – 24, 2014 All Day

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    Join us for the next edition of Startup Weekend where you
    will be creating innovative solutions using open data
    provided by The City of Calgary. Your goal is to identify
    opportunities to build tools or services that would improve
    service delivery and/or enhance the daily lives of
    Calgarians.

    Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active
    and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of
    founding startups… Read more…

  • CAMP Festival

    Sep. 8 – 9, 2014 All Day

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    Join us at CAMP for 2 full days of cutting-edge creative
    technology, art and design. With 14 expert-lead
    presentations and panels, 300+ attendees, and endless
    networking opportunities.

    Hosted at the Theatre Junction GRAND in Calgary.

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  • E-Town Festival 2014

    Sep. 11 – 12, 2014 All Day

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    Get ready to innovate, create change & disrupt common
    thought!

    What do an aerospace innovator, a four-time gold medal
    Olympian and a Juno award winning singer-songwriter have in
    common?

    They’re all keynote speakers at E-Town Festival 2014!

    We’re collaborating with many partners to bring you a
    magical event! Here’s what we have scheduled so far:

    Peter Diamandis

    Chairman and CEO, X Prize Foundation; co-founder & chairman,
    Singularity University; author, Abundance:… Read more…

  • CANARIE National Summit 2014

    Sep. 17 – 18, 2014 All Day

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    CANARIE’s National Summit is fast approaching! Get ready
    for two days of collaboration and inspiration with leaders
    from academia, industry and government, as they present the
    innovations that are shaping our world and helping Canada
    get there first.

    Featuring:

    Mark Stevenson, Author: An Optimist’s Tour of the Future
    Dr. Marie D’Iorio, Executive Director, National Institute
    for Nanotechnologies
    Dr. Raymond Laflamme, Executive Director, Institute for
    Quantum Computing

    Panels:

    The Technologies of Tomorrow
    Collaboration: The… Read more…

  • Cyber Summit 2014

    Sep. 24 – 25, 2014

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    Cyber Summit 2014 logo The two-day Summit will take place
    September 24-25, 2014, in Banff, Alberta. It will offer
    workshops and sessions that give practical, forward-thinking
    skills and ideas to the province’s executives, managers and
    technical staff who are shaping the future of next
    generation IT.

    More details/news-and-events/cyber-summit-archives/cyber-summit-2014/ Read more…

  • An Overview of the Build in Canada Innovation Program

    Thu, Oct. 16, 2014 2:00pm — 3:00pm

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    Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector,
    the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps
    companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring
    and testing late stage innovative goods and services within
    the federal government before taking them to market.

    This information session will provide an overview of how
    BCIP can benefit Canadian companies.

    Special Guest Speaker:

    *Helen Braiter*
    *Director, Build in Canada Innovation Program
    *Helen Braiter has been with… Read more…

  • Startup Weekend Calgary EDU

    Oct. 17 – 19, 2014 All Day

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    An epic 54-hour entrepreneurial experience for… Youth +
    Educators + Developers + Designers + Business Professionals

    Youth! Ever wondered what it’s like to be your own boss?
    Create something new? Be an entrepreneur?

    Educators! Designers! Developers! Biz Devs! Have you ever
    had an idea for improving education?

    Here’s your chance to experience 54 hours of entrepreneurial
    innovation as you transform your ideas into reality. Form a
    team with… Read more…

  • 2014 ASTech Awards Gala

    Fri, Oct. 24, 2014 6:00am — 11:00am

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    Since 1989, ASTech has awarded over 500 indivduals,
    organizations and teams that have contributed significantly
    to the success of science and technology in Alberta.

    In the spirit of honouring those who have lead the way, this
    year’s theme is:

    “On the Shoulders of Giants”

    While we celebrate the achievements of the past, we’re also
    engaging the next generation of innovation. Join us as we
    move forward and celebrate… Read more…

  • Edmonton Go Meetup

    Tue, Oct. 28, 2014 12:30pm — 2:30pm

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    Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy
    to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.

    Talks this month:

    • Hugo Static Website Generator Nathan Youngman

    • The Go Standard Library Daniel Huckstep

    Pizza provided.

     

    Information at: http://edmontongo.org/2014-10/ Read more…

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