May. 30 – Nov. 30, 2014
Thu, Oct. 16, 2014 2:00pm — 3:00pm
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:
*Director, Build in Canada Innovation Program
*Helen Braiter has been with… Read more…
Oct. 17 – 19, 2014 All Day
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…
Fri, Oct. 24, 2014 6:00am — 11:00am
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…
Tue, Oct. 28, 2014 12:30pm — 2:30pm
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
Information at: http://edmontongo.org/2014-10/ Read more…
Sat, Nov. 1, 2014 8:30am — 6:00pm
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…
Thu, Nov. 6, 2014 9:00am — 3:30pm
“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 (www.cybera.ca), 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…
Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Michael Sikorsky is a powerhouse in Calgary’s startup
community. A successful entrepreneur his most recent company
Robots & Pencils (robotsandpencils.com), 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…
Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 5:00pm — 10:00pm
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…
Nov. 16 – 18, 2014
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…
Wed, Nov. 19, 2014 6:00pm — 7:00pm
*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…