BIG Ideas Convention Videos

The Convention’s SCHEDULE

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8:30 Welcome by Michael Kryton  and  interview of Klaas Rodenburg        
9:00 Introduction of KEYNOTE –

Vision & Leadership

 

Joel Ward

Kim Campbell

12:07 Management & Strategy   Patrick Binns
9:27 BIG IDEAs SESSION Shirley Mitchell 12:15 Human Resources & Development Daniel Boucher
9:30 Agriculture & Food Processing Paul Pryce 12:23 Finance & Accounting Robert McGarvey
9:38 Forestry & Wood Products Dalibor Houdek 12:30 LUNCHEON – ABCtech   Klaas Rodenburg
9:46 Transportation & Logistics Peter Wallis 1:12 Top 3 Big Ideas Recognized Alexander Suen
9:54 Construction & Real Estate Peter Wardell 1:15 KEYNOTE – Energy Transitions in Alberta Donna Kennedy-Glans
10:02 Health & BioTech Peter Fenwick 1:35 2nd Annual Innovation Award – Jr. Achievement Alexander Suen & Karen Vavrek
10:10 Volunteers & NGOs Annand Ollivierre 1:48 BREAK – TeraGO Tony Flath
10:18 Fintech & Investments Shannon Preus 1:58 VERY BIG IDEAs SESSION Heather Douglas – Moderator
10:26 Mining & Mineral Processing Michael Dufrense “Power of Improv” Donovan Workun & Graham Neil
10:33 BREAK – Salu Solutions Randy Duguay 2:13 “Going Global” Klaas Rodenburg
10:45 Tourism & Entertainment David Kaiser                     … continued Kevin Horek
10:53 Communications & Marketing Sharon MacLean & Doug Firby 2:35 Engaging Youth”      Terry Godwaldt, Leah Buchanan & Stephanie Zawaduk
11:01 InfoTech & Analytics Patricia Glenn 2:59 “People Power”          Tema Frank & Simon Raby
11:09 Manufacturing & Export David MacLean 3:30 PLENARY SESSION                               Don Diduck
11:17 Environment & CleanTech Jason Switzer Crafting actionable recommendations for fixing the Alberta  economy
11:25 Alternative Energies Allan Offenberger 4:00 Grading of actionable statements
11:33 BREAK – Central Alberta   Economic Partnership Kimberley Worthington 4:30 Recognizing the most acceptable recommendations and securing volunteers for review and finalizing
11:43 Engineering & Design Craig Eastman 4:55 RECEPTION – Economic Developers Alberta –

 Leann Hackman-Carty & Town of Devon – Marc Haine

11:51 Education & Creativity Haley Simons 5:45 KEYNOTE – “Growing Together”       Perry Kinkaide
11:59 Legal & Security Robbie Nissen 6:00 Draw Prizes & Good –night!

SPECIAL PROJECTS – executing on BIG Ideas

SPECIAL PROJECTS – executing on BIG Ideas

Dedicating one lane of the Queen Elizabeth Highway – connecting Edmonton and Calgary – to autonomous transportation. FOR MORE

Establishing a technology investment fund dedicated to financing ventures secured with intangible assets … and an associated credit union.

Engaging youth – capturing the views of Alberta youth of Alberta 2030 (2017), followed up with provincial (2018), national (2019) and international (2020) projects engaging youth in a discussion of the future of work culminating in an international conference in Banff on the creative economy.