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Alberta Innovates Inventure$ and Connect Events


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Alberta Innovates is excited to present two Inventure$ Pre and Post Connect Events in the stunning mountain setting of Banff, Alberta: the 2019 Research and Innovation Impact Assessment Course and In the Trenches: Implementation to Impact International Summit. Both of these events are centred around how to maximize the impact of research and innovation. Engage and learn from a global network of research and innovation thought leaders and practitioners. Share ideas on how to make a difference for individuals and communities through effective impact assessment and move the implementation gap to achieving societal impact.

Make a week of it. Inventure$ takes place June 5-7 in Calgary, Alberta, three days of big ideas bringing together entrepreneurs, researchers, venture capitalists, angel investors and thought leaders from around the world to share the latest in innovation.

Register for either of these Connects Events and receive free registration for Inventure$, saving up to $749.

Research & Innovation Impact Assessment Course

June 3-5, 2019 | Banff, Alberta

Join us for our fifth impact assessment course and learn how to assess the process and value of your work and tell your impact story to diverse audiences. This unique professional development course provides participants the skills to optimize their research and innovation through planning, assessing, and communicating the impact of their work. Learn from international and local experts and join a vibrant community of practice. Past attendees describe the course as “the most significant education experience I have had since I completed my post-doctoral training.” Learn more about the course on our website.

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Inventure$ 2019

June 5-7, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta

Inventures 2019 is the must-attend ‘unconference’ for creative minds. This year will be more exciting than ever! You'll be part of a network that connects entrepreneurs and start-ups with venture capitalists, angel investors, service providers, and thought leaders to discover and share the latest in innovation. Explore 6 tracks of programming with the opportunity to network with like-minded people, forge new relationships and make life changing deals, all while getting inspired by high-profile keynote speakers, executive panel discussions, experiential learning and more.

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In the Trenches: Implementation to Impact International Summit

June 7-8, 2019 | Banff, Alberta

Are you looking to scale up ideas, interventions and innovations to achieve impact? Join international experts, practitioners and peers in implementation and impact as we bring these communities together to discuss how to bridge the implementation gap to achieve impact and back again. This inspirational event will ignite interest in moving implementation to sustainable impact for individuals and communities. It gives participants the opportunity to learn about the most up-to-date approaches in use both locally and internationally, and learn lessons from those who have already scaled and spread evidence and innovations into practice. Learn more on our website

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Re-posted from Alberta Innovates e-newsletter