Date and Time
Aug 30 2019 - 9:30am until
Aug 30 2019 - 4:00pm
The Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, MSC 171
402 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Innovation Fair: Emerging Tech for Clean Energy Solutions
The Schulich School of Engineering Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering’s CREATE ME2 team in collaboration with the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking are hosting an Innovation Fair: Emerging Technology for Clean Energy Solutions on August 30th, 2019 at the Hunter Hub from 9:30 am to 4 pm.
This is an exciting opportunity to learn about clean energy innovations emerging from the University of Calgary’s students and researchers.
Pitches will range from energy storage, fuel cells, fuel synthesis (e.g. CO2 electrolysis) applications, to technologies for environmental remediation, enhancing the sustainability of conventional energy resources among other clean energy solutions.
Alongside the pitch competition – speakers from the University of Calgary, University of Waterloo and Alberta Innovates will share their expertise and resources to support innovation in Canada’s sustainable energy sectors.
Attendees can expect to connect with leading researchers and innovators reshaping energy sectors across Canada and inventing solutions that are crucial for our environmental health and survival of future generations.
Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are welcome to attend.
Registration is required.
09:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Registration & Coffee
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM: Opening Remarks & The Collaboration between the University of Calgary and the University of Waterloo, Dr. Jeff Gostick Associate Professor & CREATE ME2 PI Department of Chemical Engineering University of Waterloo
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM: Introduction - A Message to Inventors, Dr. Viola Birss, Professor – Chemistry & CREATE ME2 PI, Tier 1 CRC (Fuel Cells and Related Clean Energy Systems) Director, Calgary Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Research Technologies (CAESR-Tech), University of Calgary
10:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University, Dr. Stephen Larter, Associate Vice-President, University of Calgary
11:10 AM – 11:40 AM: Alberta Innovates Role in Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Alberta Context, Alberta Innovates
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM: NSERC CREATE ME2 Program & Innovation, Professor & Associate Head - Research CREATE ME2 Program Director, University of Calgary
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Networking & Lunch
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Researchers will showcase their latest sustainable energy technology.