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Energy Futures Network's Inspired Conversation - Positioning Alberta/Canada...
Wed, 26 April 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM MDT
Good morning Energy Futures Network!
Please join us Wednesday, April 26th with Lead Provocateur Aatif Baskanderi as he builds on key concepts of an innovation ecosystem that we covered in Bob Mitchell and Simon Knight's March's Inspired Conversation,
What characterizes an “ecosystem”? What is “innovation”?
What would you expect to see in an “innovation ecosystem”?
What parts of an “innovation ecosystem” do we see in Alberta (focusing on energy and clean tech sectors)? Are those parts connected in a Global “ecosystemic” way?'
with this critical question and Hot Topic:
Positioning Alberta/Canada in the Global Innovation Ecosystem: Who are we innovating for?
Aatif is the former Senior Science, Innovation and Energy Advisor at the British Consulate-General Calgary, has a background in electrical engineering, social policy, and international development global innovation collaboration from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Currently the Commercialization Manager for energy innovators with Kinetica Ventures at Innovate Calgary, Aatif is a relentless pragmatic optimist with a love for managing innovation for practical development, adoption, and sustainability.
When you have a few minutes, please let us know if you are able to join us, April 26th, ~6:30pm - 9:00pm at Juree's Thai Place, for the cost of ~$50.
Please Register or RSVP to Lizgandy@shaw.ca, for another intriguing Inspired Conversation.