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2017 ASTech Awards

ASTech Foundation

Friday, 3 November 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

2017 ASTech Awards

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Join us at the 2017 ASTech Awards and the
Next Gen Innovators Showcase!

Alberta is the only place I wanted to go for graduate school. There is so much
entrepreneurial opportunity and innovation in science and technology here."

"I wanted to be part of the dream of doing things better than yesterday."

There’s always serendipity in the research. And sometimes new ideas come out of nowhere.”

Why come to the ASTech Awards? Because NOW more than ever we need the optimism and encouragement evident in the Finalists' stories (above) as a result of their dedication and perseverance right here in Alberta!

This is a unique evening of must-see inspiration! We'll celebrate the 19 Finalists whose outstanding and innovative achievements in Science and Technology are truly changing the way we live our lives. You'll be absolutely inspired by researchers and entrepreneurs, students and start-ups, life time achievers and commercial success stories. 


The innovation system is strong in Alberta and the ASTech Awards honour those whose accomplishments lead the way.  

In conjunction with the Awards, the Next Gen Innovators Showcase highlight under-the-radar interactive and innovative projects ready to step out into the spotlight. Check out the most interesting new technology applications in Agriculture, Energy, Health, Technology and Student categories and see how the next generation is accelerating through innovation. 

Event Highlights

  • Reception-style format conducive to networking and connecting.
  • Next Gen Innovators Showcase in theme areas that drive the Alberta economy.
  • Attractive ticket pricing. 
  • Dress code: business attire.

           Don't miss this exciting opportunity to invite your colleagues and clients to an evening they won't soon forget. Last year's event sold out so get your tickets now!

Next Gen Innovators Showcase  5:00-9pm

ASTech Awards Presentation in the Atrium: 7-8pm

MC: Robin Winsor

Robin Winsor is a highly influential visionary and executive in the technology field, known as a playful and provocative agent of change. Robin invented the world's first direct digital x-ray imagining device. He is the past recipient of a Manning Innovation Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Robin is currenlty President and CEO of Cybera.

$100 General Admission
    $50 Students & Start-ups (1 yr. or less in business)

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*Tickets include hearty appetizers and a beverage. 

Dress code: Business attire

 The Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Foundation inspires the next generation of innovation in science and technology in Alberta. Our strategic focus is to celebrate, advance and grow the culture of innovation on a year-round basis through the ASTech Awards, the NextGen Innovators Showcase, the Alumni Speaker's Bureau and Speakers Series, Industry Showcases and Humans of Alberta Innovation.

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220 St. George's Drive NE
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2

Friday, 3 November 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

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ASTech Foundation

The ASTech Foundation identifies and celebrates outstanding achievements in Science and Technology in Alberta to inspire future innovation and leadership. The ASTech Awards are Alberta’s highest Science and Technology honours.

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