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SHIFT or get off the pot!

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St. Louis Hotel East Village

430 8 Ave SE

Calgary, Alberta T2G 0L7


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Hosted by Calgary Municipal Land Corporation St. Louis Hotel in the East Village.

It is time to SHIFT or get off the pot!

t’s time to “shift or get off the pot”. We need to make decisions now about what the future will look like, instead of debating what is changing and how fast. We need to engage with future, with vision, and consider the effects. This two and a half day gathering will do exactly that.

The Shift is an opportunity for Calgarians to come together and take a step into the future, embrace some of the possibilities and together, build the future we need.

The Night Shift - Leading the SHIFT (Keynote Reception) June 15th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City

Thursday, June 15th is the Night Shift - Exploring the Political Dimensions of the SHIFT. Confirmed Keynote Mick Cornett, Oaklahoma City Mayor, a Republican voted one of the best Mayors in the world!

The Day Shift - Designing a Future City (Interactive Conference) June 16th 8:00am - 5:00pm

Participants coming from the most influential sectors of community will encounter a series of short provocative views into the future and then work together - in a profound act of imagination - to understand the impacts and build some prototypes of how these things will work.

FEATURED PRESENTERS (Topics: the future of... Economy, Living and Working, Energy and Food, Getting Around)

  • David Milia, Energy & Environment Initiatives, Haskayne School of Business University of Calgary

  • Maggie Hanna, Technology Scout, Common Ground Energy

  • Kelly Cooper, Center for Social Intelligence

  • Bob McInnis, Remarkable People

  • Patti Dolan, Sage Investment Advisors of Raymond James Ltd.

  • Chris Gielnik, HydroHaus Horticulture Inc.

  • Ray Gerow, Eagle Spirit Community Solutions

  • Kyle Stretch, Local Investing YYC

  • Connie Stacey, Growing Greener Innovations

  • Oscar Flechas, Passive Haus

Day SHIFT KEYNOTE: David Addison – Manager – Virgin Earth Challenge, Virgin Group

David works for the Virgin Group, where he manages the Virgin Earth Challenge: Sir Richard Branson’s $25M innovation prize for scalable and sustainable ways of removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. He is a proud Geography graduate, and also has an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.

Keynote Presenter David Addison

Everyone SHIFT - Experiencing the Shift (Exhibitor Showcase) June 17th 10:00am-3:30pm (free public event!)

Saturday, June 17th is the Everybody Shift, featuring a future-focused festival where hundreds of members of the community will visit and experience some of the results off the day before, view films, engage with interactive exhibits, and get a ride in a TESLA!

Featured Exhibitors

All of this will take place at the historic St. Louis Hotel. A most fitting location. It is an historic structure repurposed to work in the future, seated in a neighbourhood with the same aims and in the shadow of two of Calgary’s most exciting projects (National Music Centre and the new Public Library building).

Pathways to Sustainability wants you to help us take a step into the future of Calgary. We are offering an opportunity to participate in this unique and important event that will be a kick-off to a series of activities over the next year focusing on The SHIFT.

Registration: $135 (Full Conference); $50 (June 15th Reception); FREE (June 17th Exhibitor Festival!)


P2S SHIFT Exhibitor Festival

Join our Meetup Group for P2S Calgary Here: https://www.meetup.com/Pathways-2-Sustainability-Calgary/

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