Innovation and the City: A Dialogue with Mayor Nenshi of Calgary
Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EDT)
Come to MaRS on June 20th for a discussion with Calgary’s dynamic mayor Naheed Nenshi on the importance of innovation for transit, civic engagement, and building sustainable prosperity. How can cities can contribute to Canada on a global stage.
Join us for coffee and a light breakfast at 8am and Mayor Nenshi will take the stage at 8:30 a.m.
About the speaker
Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
Naheed Nenshi was sworn in as Calgary's 36th mayor on October 25, 2010. He is a passionate Calgarian, an accomplished business professional, and a community leader.
During his first term in office, Mayor Nenshi’s leadership has resulted in many positive changes in Calgary to build better communities, keep Calgarians moving, and transform government to reinforce a culture of constant citizen-focused improvement at The City of Calgary.
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.