The Alberta Council of Technologies Society has a growing subscriber base of 15,000 people, sharing a common interest in the commercialization of emerging technologies.  Subscribe for FREE.  Membership - with benefits, is $100/year or $25 for seniors and students. Beta Testers welcome to test our pending offerings in Relationship and Knowledge Management.  Current initiatives:

Growing small technology businesses.  "The Missing 'M' in SME - Why Alberta's small technology businesses fail to grow" is our theme for 2014 consisting of a panAlberta SME Feb/Mar Survey- MEDIA RELEASE OF RESULTS followed by a series of local Site Consultations April through September - SCHEDULE HERE. ABCtech's provincial co-host is the Certified Management Consultants of Alberta.  Site co-hosting opportunities are available.

ABCtech Media Preoductions.  We are currently interviewing Alberta innovators and entrepreneurs re Creativity, Analytics, Cell Therapies, and Hi-speed/Autonomous Transportation. The content is prepared for distribution throughout the USA via public radio. Our producers are Troy Media for print and Arrowseed for video and audio content. Let us know if you have a story to tell

Fusion Energy.  Our global assessment is to be complete by March 31st. For an insight into what we have discovered in our visits to Fusion Energy projects in Asia, Europe and the USA, plus the results of our Alberta Workshops on commercial and research opportunities, as well as the PPTs if project representatives who attended our November Forum - Visit  HERE  for more information.

Data Analytics.  After three years of hosting Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud - the Industry Advisory has endorsed the Canada 3.0 Conference that will be conducted in Calgary in May.  We have several opportunities to participate.  Do let us know if you are interested in presenting or would like to attend as we have several 50% discount passes valued at $395 for Members. For 2014 we are also intent to assess the merit and design of a proposed Industry Analytics Centre.

Relationship and Knowledge Management have been identified as of prime interest to our subscribers.  We are currently beta testing GOmentr courtesy of BixNets as a new Member benefit. Then to be followed by an assessment of a knowledge management application from Axcess called Caelum One. Beta testers are needed.

Industry Advocacy.  Our Advisory Networks meet to  consider how to advance the commercialization of emerging technologies: fusion energy, data analytics, maglev transportation, genomics and cell therapies, cleanTech, with another just forming as an Advisory for 2015 - our 10th Anniversary, themed Convergence & Creativity.  Do let us know if you`d like to participate.
QuikTech Notes.  Our seasonal newsletter serves as a monitor of what's in the news about emerging technologies.  The periodic QuikTech Notices are generated featuring Member editorials and links to associated topics of current interest. Advertising is limited. Editorials are welcome.
"Moonlight in the Meadows".  Our renown all-industry, summer networking BBQ immediately follows our AGM and featured speaker Richard Truscott, Canadian Federation of Independent Business on the status of Alberta's economic diversification.  Tis scheduled for June 12th - the evening of June's full moon, in Edmonton's lush river valley.  Let us know if you have an interest in a hospitality suite or volunteering. Event poster HERE  Site Layout HERE