May. 30 – Nov. 30, 2014

  • 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.


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  • Monthly Hackathon: Hardware Edition

    Sat, Nov. 1, 2014 8:30am — 6:00pm

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    On the first Saturday of every month, Startup Edmonton is
    hosting a Monthly Hackathon at Startup Edmonton HQ. This
    hackathon is a little different than your average hackathon
    – they’re skipping the idea pitch/planning phase and instead
    calling on developers and designers to come with an
    idea/team in mind to challenge themselves to build something
    in a day.

    This month, we are running a Hardware Hackathon in
    partnership with TELUS! We will… Read more…

  • MISA Prairies 2014 Fall Workshop

    Thu, Nov. 6, 2014 9:00am — 3:30pm

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    “Shortening the distance to the cloud – exploring the
    value of cloud-based services”

    Join us at the Executive Royal Hotel Leduc by the Edmonton
    airport  for this one day session on Thursday, November 6,

    Cybera (, leaders in the field of cloud-based
    deployments, will lead a discussion of the benefits of
    virtualization and cloud-based services for municipalities.
    The morning session will include an introduction to Cybera,
    an overview… Read more…

  • How To Avoid Being A “Wantrapreneur”

    Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 3:00pm — 4:30pm

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    Michael Sikorsky is a powerhouse in Calgary’s startup
    community. A successful entrepreneur his most recent company
    Robots & Pencils (, founded in 2008, is
    focussed on all things App related. Robots and Pencils won
    the Innovation/Leadership awards from Digital Alberta in
    2010 for their iPhone work and they are about to launch a
    revolutionary App creating package.  Michael is heavily
    involved in passing on his knowledge about technology… Read more…

  • Startup Calgary Launch Party 2014

    Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 5:00pm — 10:00pm

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    startup calgary launch party Founded in 2010, Startup
    Calgary is an community-driven, grassroots, non-profit
    organization with the mission to activate startups, connect
    founders and grow our tech ecosystem.

    Launch Party is an annual celebration of Calgary’s startup
    community where 10 of the newest and most promising local
    tech startups are showcased to an audience of entrepreneurs,
    investors, government, corporations, media and more. Awards
    and prizes are given, and… Read more…

  • Convergence Conference 2014

    Nov. 16 – 18, 2014

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    The Convergence Conference explores all aspects of
    Educational Technology. This three-day educational
    conference connects IT professionals and educators to learn
    from each other in a collaborative setting with a focus on
    the three pillars – Technology, Leadership, and Education.

    It features two inspiring keynotes, excellent breakout
    sessions, great conversations with colleagues, a huge
    education vendor exhibition hall, specially negotiated hotel
    rates, and affordable registration that includes meals.

    Click here… Read more…

  • Startup Community – A Documentary Screening Community – A Documentary

    Wed, Nov. 19, 2014 6:00pm — 7:00pm

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    *Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation plus
    AcceleratorYYC are happy to be celebrating Global
    Entrepreneurship Week together! *

    Join us in Gallery Hall to watch “Startup Communities” –
    a documentary about the environment surrounding startups in
    the Kithcner-Waterloo region. The film looks at what makes
    this region the most vibrant technology startup community in
    Canada. Watch interviews from people that have helped local
    non-profits make their first $10,000, built… Read more…

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