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All Programs & Events

Upcoming Events


May 25, 2019

Location: Ross Glen Hall 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest Calgary, AB T3E 7N5
Time: 10:00am - 4:00PM

TEDxYouth@VictoriaPark is a non-profit, student-run event with the mission to provide youth the opportunity to vocalize their novel and innovative ideas on a large public platform. Hosted at Ross Glen Hall located in Calgary, Alberta, on May 25th, 2019. 

TEDxYouth@VictoriaPark is focused on bringing our community together through the spread of ideas and knowledge. Working under this year’s theme, “Shifting Equilibrium: A Journey Into The Unknown”, TEDxYouth@VictoriaPark is aimed towards developing and promoting unique ideas from youth in Calgary and area.


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MBA Reverse Career Fair

May 28, 2019

Location: Haskayne School of Business, Scurfield Hall, BMO Forum – 2500 University Drive NW
Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm

Does your organization have a project that never seems to get completed? A half-written business plan? Do you need a mature professional who can hit the ground running? Look no further than the first-annual Reverse Career Fair for MBA students.

This event will flip the traditional career fair structure upside down and offer a unique experience to both students and employers. In a booth-style event, students will exhibit their resume, career posters and elevator pitch to you, the employer.

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Rainforest Alberta: Cheers to the Grassroots

May 30, 2019

Location: 628 8 Avenue Southwest
Time: 6:30pm

Calgary's innovation ecosystem has made strides this year.
Let's celebrate it!

Join us May 30th for a gathering of dreamers, doers, and everyone in between. Through the lens of the social contract, 10 individuals will share their stories to illustrate how the culture of connectivity can position Alberta to become a global destination for innovation, tech, and building together.

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Tech Startup Weekend Calgary

May 31-June 2, 2019

Location: Calgary
Time: N/A

Join us for a fun-filled, hands-on, educational experience that will enable you to build, validate and launch your tech startup idea over the course of a weekend. Whether you're a hacker (developer), hustler (business/sales) or hipster (designer), there is something for you!

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June 5-7, 2019

Location: Calgary
Time: N/A

INVENTURE$ 2019 is a network full of big ideas. This must-attend “unconference” for creative minds connects entrepreneurs and start-ups with venture capitalists, angel investors, service providers, and thought leaders to discover and share the latest in innovation—all with the beautiful Canadian Rockies as a backdrop.

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Intelligent Systems & Robotics Seminar

June 11, 2019

Location: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 1316 - 33rd St NE
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

ACAMP invites you to join them as they host a one-day seminar on Intelligent Systems & Robotics.

In 2016, ACAMP founded the AST Consortium for Advanced Autonomous Systems to foster innovation and collaboration between businesses, government and large multinational corporations.

Industry experts confirmed to speak from the 52 member consortium include Raytheon, Edmonton International Airport, Siemens, DOT, Hexagon Positioning Intelligence, Pegasus, Raytheon, Rosenau Transport Ltd. and more.

During this one-day seminar speakers will be touching on:

  • Ground Applications
  • Air Applications
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Advanced Systems and Artificial Intelligence

Limited Tickets Are Available

Only 150 tickets are available for sale. It is encouraged to secure your spot early. Tickets can only be purchased online through Eventbrite.

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June 15, 2019

Location: Jack Singer Concert Hall
Time: 11:00am

TEDxYYC 2019 will celebrate ten years of ideas worth spreading right here in our city and look forward to the impact we’ll have in the years to come. Who will take the stage to share new ideas in 2019? What will it feel like to be part of that energy, and where will these new ideas take us? There’s only one way to find out!

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Thought Sketching: Visualize Your Ideas Using the Bikablo Technique

June 22, 2019

Location: 3rd Floor, 800 3 Street SE
Time: N/A

In this 90-minute workshop, you will learn the basics of the bikablo® visualization method, which is a structured approach to drawing & visualizing information. We will run through a series of activities where you will learn and how to apply this technique to your thinking and how to capture group conversations. Even if you believe you have no artistic talent, we will get you drawing and visualizing ideas in no time.

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Pitch Night Calgary

June 25, 2019

Location: 3553 31 St NW
Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

Volition Events has hosted 58 pitch events across Canada, the U.S., and Europe, and are excited to be back in Seattle. This event provides a comfortable space for entrepreneurs to gain practical experience and valuable feedback on their 3-minute pitch and presentation, in front of an industry panel and live audience.

Your ticket includes a light dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. A percentage of proceeds will be used to sponsor local entrepreneurship programs and events.

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Food, Nutrition, Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

December 1, 2019

Location: Cairo
Time: N/A

FNSSA 2019 is an international scientific event which has been jointly launched and organized by the Agro-Food Industries Alliance (funded by Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt), World Food Program, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) Alexandria University, IEREK – International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Springer as publishing partner

The event will take place in Cairo from 1st to 3rd December 2019.

The main aim of the conference is to present and discuss the newest researches related to food, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture, and to shed light on relationships with the industry. The scientific committee welcomes contributions by academics, researchers, and experts from industry. In this context, the conference aims to provide researchers, practitioners, and educators with the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges, and solutions in various fields of food and nutrition security, and sustainable agriculture.

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Past Events

(Best of) Calgary's Next Economy

May 15, 2019

Location: Central Library
Time: 3:00pm

Platform Calgary (previously Calgary Technologies Inc.) is in the midst of significant transition and we want to honour this past year with you as we move forward and continue to build on our 38-year legacy. We have a new mandate, new programs, new structure, new building and new attitude.

But we’re only one part of a larger community dedicated to making our city a global hub for startups and innovation. Join us, our partners and friends as we celebrate the (Best of) Calgary’s next economy, the achievements of our JUNCTION program participants, and as we officially launch the Platform Calgary brand.


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China International Medical Equipment Fair 2019

May 8-17, 2019

Location: Shanghai
Time: N/A

The Government of Alberta, BioAlberta and TEC Edmonton, in partnership with TusStar in Alberta, would like to invite Alberta-related SMEs to join the Alberta Medical Devices/Senior Health to Home Opportunity Exploration Mission to China-CMEF 2019 in Shanghai. The mission will provide a range of business programming aimed at helping Alberta companies in the medical devices, senior care and health to home-related technologies, products and services explore the China market.

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