Dec 13th – 5 Year Celebration & Social Event In Person!

This December we are celebrating CivicTechYYC's 5th Birthday with an in person event! https://www.meetup.com/civictechyyc-tech-for-good/events/289882939/ Come out and hear about some of the great work we have done in the past and help us shape CivicTechYYC's future. Network with volunteers and previous speakers. The start of the event will be at 6:30pm at the Memorial Park Library … Continue reading Dec 13th – 5 Year Celebration & Social Event In Person!

Nov 8 – Can you hear me now? – Moving Towards A Digital Equity Strategy

https://www.meetup.com/civictechyyc-tech-for-good/events/289367377/ This November 8th CivicTechYYC and Data For Good will be hosting a presentation and discussion with The City of Calgary on moving towards a digital equity strategy. The digital divide, the disparity in access to information and information and communication technologies (ICTs) across different groups of the community, is not new. Some might say … Continue reading Nov 8 – Can you hear me now? – Moving Towards A Digital Equity Strategy

Oct 11 at 7pm – Localised Innovation Through The Centre for Social Impact Technology

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED3c3PyDUiM https://www.meetup.com/civictechyyc-tech-for-good/events/288813485/ We are excited to invite you to our first in-person/hybrid event since early 2020! On October 11th, Thursday at 7 pm, Drew Thomas will introduce the Centre for Social Impact Technology. "The Centre For Social Impact Technology will be a city-wide knowledge hub for nurturing dialogue, learning, & action on the convergence … Continue reading Oct 11 at 7pm – Localised Innovation Through The Centre for Social Impact Technology

Calgary Innovation District Information and Discussion

This next CivicTechYYC on September 13th at 7pm Calgary/Mountain we will be hosting the Innovation District discovery team. Representatives from Calgary Economic Development, Platform and the City will be covering the 2021 What We Heard Report and introduce their current work to map out existing assets and gaps, identify investment opportunities to develop a road … Continue reading Calgary Innovation District Information and Discussion

Conservation Informed by Technology – Feat: Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

May 10th 2022 at 7pm Mountain Recording: https://youtu.be/8WgP7tSXob8 This May's CivicTechYYC we are learning from Greg Shyba, CEO of Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area, about their innovative efforts in wildlife conservation that use new technologies and leverage multiple platforms and datasets. Topics and technologies will include technology enhanced mapping, trail info delivered digitally for … Continue reading Conservation Informed by Technology – Feat: Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Affordable Electricity with Micro-Generation Featuring: Solar Offset – April 12th at 7pm Mountain

Recording: https://youtu.be/MTcVBZDjheA https://www.meetup.com/CivicTechYYC-Tech-for-Good/events/284919813/ Tuesday April 12th at 7pm come and learn the impact that solar technology as we will have Graham Harris and Aubrey Blair-Pattison speaking about Solar Offset. Solar Offset is a platform that allows the owners of small-scale solar panel and wind power systems in Alberta to get paid for the greenhouse gas … Continue reading Affordable Electricity with Micro-Generation Featuring: Solar Offset – April 12th at 7pm Mountain

Calgary Railway Corridors Leveraging New Technologies – Mar 8th at 7pm

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAvVv0-IAJxdkm1_n1Gfm2XM0HVTiLt2x This March 8th at 7pm we are hosting Vern Raincock and Thomas Fryer from Alberta Regional Rail. They will discuss various new technologies and perspective projects that could connect Calgary and Alberta as a whole with a modern high-speed rail system. Learn about the benefits of connected passenger rail systems across many different … Continue reading Calgary Railway Corridors Leveraging New Technologies – Mar 8th at 7pm

Sustainability In Business Backed by Data feat. Arbordb.co – Feb 8th at 7pm

Recording:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAvVv0-IAJxd2jWIsmUDNms3vtGGQ0Hne This February 8th at 7pm Mountain, we are hosting Sustainability In Business Backed by Data Featuring Arbordb.co. Join us to learn how using data sets can help companies and organisations measure, improve and showcase their sustainability initiatives. We will have Marketing Lead Jessica Sikora and software developer Jordan Dobrescu discussing their efforts and successes … Continue reading Sustainability In Business Backed by Data feat. Arbordb.co – Feb 8th at 7pm

Downtown Calgary Urban Reinvention Discussion Jan 11

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAvVv0-IAJxdvHXwD57MjcUh2ez0CE1KX This January for our first meeting of 2022 we will be stirring up new ideas for the future by hosting a discussion on ideas for Urban Reinvention for downtown Calgary. We will have several business leaders sharing some of their ideas to help get the discussion started. If you have any interesting ideas … Continue reading Downtown Calgary Urban Reinvention Discussion Jan 11