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Innovation…It’s More Than You Think!

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Innovate Calgary - Boardroom 2/3

Alastair Ross Technology Centre

3553 - 31 Street NW

Calgary, AB T2L 2K7

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Change is inevitable – whether it be a decreased market share, new regulations, or fresh competitors. Within new operating environments it becomes essential to become comfortable experimenting with non-traditional solutions, nurturing and testing new ideas in order to quickly implement innovative resolutions. This workshop is designed to learn about the value of Intrapreneurship and help you think differently about your business in a time when traditional solutions are no longer sufficient. Learn how to take creative risks that result in an environment where innovative ideas take hold and make an impact to the bottom line.

What You Can Expect:

  • Discussion of innovation and understand how it is changing today's businesses

  • Introduction to new concepts and tools that can help you think about your business differently and how to grow in a changing world

  • Understand how business model and value proposition design can help you create, deliver and capture value for your organization and build competitive advantage in a dynamic marketplace

  • Learn how innovation goes beyond simple continuous improvement and can lead to disruptive transformation

  • Exploration and discussion of organizational enablers and barriers to innovation


8:00 – 8:30 am Registration and networking; coffee served

8:30 – 12:00 pm workshop with 2 x 10 minute breaks; light refreshments

12:00 – 1:00 pm light lunch, networking, mingle and ask our staff questions

Space is limited! Workshop capacity is 25 people.

Cost: $397 per workshop seat

50% discount for additional team members from same company

Participants will receive:

  • Workshop certificate of completion

  • Your choice of an Alex Osterwalder’s book ($35 value), Value Proposition Canvas or Business Model Design

  • Innovate Calgary swag (pen and notebook)

  • Ticket to Innovate Straight Talk (value $25) breakfast event hosted by Kinetica Ventures and Calgary Economic Development in September 2017


Wally Thorson, Director, Technology & Market Intelligence

Aatif Baskanderi, Commercialization Manager

Bios: http://www.kineticaventures.com/about-us/

Recently, Wally and Aatif spent a week in Switzerland with business innovation guru, Alex Osterwalder, founder of Strategyzer and pioneer of the Business Model Canvas. The Canvas methodology has been adopted by over 5 million people worldwide including SMEs and Fortune 500 companies. They immersed themselves in the coaching of corporate innovation with the aim to accelerate business growth in this changing world. They are eager to share these concepts with you and support your organization to:

  • experiment at speed

  • implement new ideas

  • develop intrapreneurship skills

For more information about the event, please contact:

Carrie Fanai, Manager, Business Development & Technology Collaboration

Email: Carrie.f@kineticaventures.com

Phone: 403-284-6409



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