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Inventures 2019 is a network full of big ideas. This must-attend “unconference” for creative minds connects entrepreneurs and start-ups with venture capitalists, angel investors, service providers, and thought leaders to discover and share the latest in innovation—all with the beautiful Canadian Rockies as a backdrop.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Aldo Aguirre
Strategic Partner Manager

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Facebook

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Sweta Chakraborty
Founder & Principal

Adapt to Thrive

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Jessica Brown
Director, Visioneering

Ms.

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Josh Chapman
COO & Treasurer

MATTER

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Bonnie Clipper
VP, Innovation

American Nurses Association

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Belinda Esterhammer
Founder & Director

Springboard Group

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Chinedu Enekwe
Managing Partner

Affiniti Ventures

INVENTURES 2019 TRACKS

Building Smarter Cities

The United Nations predicts that by 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban centres. The challenge of creating thriving cities requires innovations in building materials, transportation systems, logistics and the smart grids needed to sustain these urban ecosystems.

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THE VENUE - Telus Convention Center

Set dramatically between the prairies and the mountains, Calgary is a chic metropolis with rich western heritage. From its vibrant arts and culture scene to the culinary delights of the province’s famous Alberta Beef, Calgary is a place you’ll want to come back to.

Set dramatically between the prairies and the mountains, Calgary is a chic metropolis with rich western heritage. From its vibrant arts and culture scene to the culinary delights of the province’s famous Alberta Beef, Calgary is a place you’ll want to come back to.

JUN 05-07, 2019 | Calgary, AB, Canada

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Michele Romanow
Dragon on TV's Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder, Clearbanc

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3 Days | 3000+ Attendees | 200+ Speakers | 90+ Sessions | 30 Connect Events

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A $99 Student Rate is provided to currently enrolled post-secondary students.  Current Photo ID required at On-Site Registration.

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HIGHLIGHT REEL

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Temple Grandin
Keynote Speaker, Animal Scientist & Autism Self-advocate

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Scott Ford
EVP, Operations

Techstars

Feeding a Hungry Planet

Nearly one billion people on earth are undernourished. The shift towards smart agriculture and streamlined food production and processing will provide the best opportunities to meet the needs of a growing global population.

Integrating the Artificial Mind

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are creating jobs and social structures of the future. Advancements in humanoid robotics and visualization technologies are revolutionizing industries and communities, interconnecting quantum data and neural networks in brilliant new ways.

Greening Our Blue Planet

Human ecological impacts are irrefutable, yet beneath these challenges lie business opportunity as resource sectors embrace zero waste and closed loop systems. Innovators, bio-technologists, and clean energy path blazers are creating new industrial platforms that leave a lighter footprint.

Designing Health Systems for a Global Village

Keeping seven billion people healthy is one of the world’s most pressing issues. Armed with innovative technologies and predictive data models, health system innovators are mining more and better data sources to save lives and costs on a local and global scale.

Blockchain Breakthroughs

The power of blockchain is revolutionizing every sector from agri-foods to digital banking and from energy to health and pharmaceuticals. Creating high trust certification and impenetrable security, these applications underpin data interoperability across global trade and supply chains.

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Cortni Grange
Vice President

FutureFIRST

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Jen Riedel
Program Manager

Techstars

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Patrick Lor
Managing Partner

Panache Ventures

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Kristina Milke
President

Valhalla Angels

FLYING IN FOR THE EVENT?

WestJet is offering all Inventures guests some great deals when you book your flight to Inventures between May 29, and June 15, 2019.

  • Get 5% off Econo and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for all travel within Canada.

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Take advantage of our special group rate  of $299 per person for your team of 8 or more people!

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