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TOM:Calgary 2017 - DEMO DAY

TOM:Alberta

Sunday, 27 August 2017 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (MDT)

TOM:Calgary 2017 - DEMO DAY

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Engineers, designers, and people living with disabilities will have just completed 72 hours of intense prototyping on an assistive technology challenge. Come celebrate the city's spirit of innovation at TOM:Calgary 2017 Demo Day, showcasing the result of their efforts tackling 15 everyday challenges posed by disability. Meet the people and teams behind these creative solutions, as they tell the stories of their designs.

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2:30-4 pm | Project Exhibition

Walk through the exhibition hall and visit the 15 teams that developed functional prototypes to challenges posed by disability as they demonstrate how their solutions make a difference. The solutions tackle challenges posed by autism spectrum disorder, quadriplegia, stroke, ALS, diabetes and more. The best part? These solutions came together in just 72 hours.

4-5:30 pm | Team Presentations

The afternoon concludes with presentations from teams about their designs and a celebration of our community partners in innovation for assistive technology. Come hear the stories behind the prototypes that were made in just 72 hours, and get a deeper appreciation for the challenge they address.

Makers Making ChangeUniversity of Calgary Biomedical Engineering Graduate ProgramDiversified Machine Works

Innovate Calgary    Javelin Technologies    4G Printing Solutions Calgary Tool Library     Neil Squire Society

Kadima Dynamics      Calgary Jewish Federation    IEEE SIGHTSoul of the City - Neighbour Grants Program, RBC, The Calgary Foundation, Calgary Economic Development

Have questions about TOM:Calgary 2017 - DEMO DAY? Contact TOM:Alberta

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Energy. Environment. Experiential Learning
750 Campus Drive Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 4H9
Canada

Sunday, 27 August 2017 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (MDT)


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