ShareIT 2023-24 Year in review

By Admin | May 22, 2024

As we look back at the 2023/24 fiscal year, it’s time to pop the virtual champagne (or share a virtual high-five) because boy, oh boy, what a year it’s been. Over the past fiscal year, ShareIT has seen its highest ever utilization—with just over $32M in spending and an estimated savings by members of $13.9M. […]

Cybera launches call for a municipalities representative to join its Board of Directors

By Admin | May 6, 2024

Cybera is seeking applications for a community-minded volunteer to join its Board of Directors. This position will help guide Alberta’s research and education network organization as it works to connect Albertans to the world, and enable and advocate for better shared services and improved cybersecurity through the use of digital technology. Cybera is globally recognized […]

Public preview of SkillUp to continue through 2024

By Meagan Hampel | April 30, 2024

Cybera is thrilled to announce that its SkillUp web platform — which helps Albertans match their skills and experience with the most sought-after jobs, and find opportunities to learn in-demand skills — will remain publicly available for the entirety of 2024. Thanks to funding support from the Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Trade, SkillUp will […]

A fond farewell and securing the future: Callysto transitions to a new phase

By Meagan Hampel | March 28, 2024

Cybera and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the creators of the online digital skills learning platform, Callysto, today announce that they are winding down their involvement in the project. Callysto will continue to operate as an open source tool, and its 125+ learning resources will remain available to teachers and students across Canada. […]

From the President & CEO: Cybera community update and look ahead

By Barb Carra, President & CEO | February 26, 2024

With so much going on within Cybera and our wider community, I wanted to pause to review what we’ve accomplished in the latter quarter of 2023, and what we have planned for the year ahead. This past fall saw many big wins for Cybera and our community: the announcement that the Australian National Research and […]

New platform will help fill Alberta’s skills gaps

By Meagan Hampel | February 26, 2024

A web platform that helps Albertans match their skills and experience with the most sought-after jobs — as well as find opportunities to learn in-demand skills — is now available for a limited-time public preview. SkillUp provides an incredibly detailed (and user-friendly) Alberta labour market overview and education referral tool.  Built by Cybera (Alberta’s not-for-profit research and […]

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The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians.

The Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum is an annual gathering of community and government representatives to have a solutions-based conversation surrounding the province’s “digital divide".

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