YEG Innovates

YEG Innovates

December 5, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Sutton Place Hotel 10235 101 St NW Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3E9

Ticket sales are now closed.

How are new and innovative technologies changing the way we work, live and do business?

From artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality, to emerging health technologies and fibre optic networks, the future is happening now—right here in Edmonton—and it is local businesses who are leading the way. 

The research and development happening in our capital city is not only enabling us to revolutionize and diversify our economy, but also allows us to evolve how we connect with others to exchange thoughts and ideas, identify and provide cutting edge healthcare solutions and modernize the way we do business transactions and reach new markets—doing so more efficiently and effectively than ever before.

We invite you to hear from a panel of local innovators as they discuss the research and technological advancements that are happening in our own backyard. Hear from these leaders on how their organizations are spearheading innovation in Edmonton and how Edmonton businesses can benefit from these technologies and become innovators in their own industries.

Meet Our Panellists

Moderator: Cheryll Watson, Vice-President, Innovate Edmonton
As Vice-President of Innovate Edmonton, Cheryll Watson is passionate about contributing to the continued evolution of our technology and innovation ecosystem and amplifying our strengths as an entrepreneurial-spirited city.

The Innovate Edmonton division of EEDC contributes to Edmonton’s economic growth and diversification through the creation of new tech-enabled companies, by helping high potential businesses scale and by inspiring action to fuel growth in our innovation and technology business community.

Tracey Crone, Executive IT Consultant, IDX
IDX is continually evolving with changes in technology. What the company did five years ago, it no longer does today; what IDX does today, they will no longer do five years from now. IDX Labs will talk about the ground-breaking work they are doing with the University of Alberta to inspire the next generation with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Augmented Reality. Read more about Tracey Crone... 

Reg Joseph, Chief Executive Officer, Health City
Health City’s role is to form innovation consortiums, bringing together highly talented people and organizations to enable innovation and products to get to market. Health City serves as a central connection point for Edmonton’s health innovation sector, working with and seeking inspired partners who share a vision for excellence, have a culture of collaboration and who are driven to take health innovation to the next level. Read more about Reg Joseph...

Zouheir Mansourati, VP, Customer Network Implementation, TELUS
Industries and their workplaces are changing—fast—as a result of the digital disruption around us, brought about by technologies we use and the way our employees and customers interact and engage with each other. As a frontrunner in digital evolution, TELUS will speak on the future of technology in the workplace, what kinds of technologies they are researching and developing and how these technologies will change the way we communicate with one another and conduct business. Read about Zouheir Mansourati...

Luncheon Tickets [CLOSED]
Chamber member: $59
General admission: $79
Member table of 8: $472
General admission table of 8: $632

Ticket sales close November 28 at noon
Member pre-sale runs until October 19. General admission ticket sales will open at 12:00 pm on Friday, October 19.



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