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28 Aug 2014

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies
Professor Christopher Cairo and his team synthesized a compound that inhibits an enzyme linked to brain cancer—a finding that could lead to new drugs that are better able to target cancer. The U of A team was funded, in part, by the Alberta Glycomics Centre - one of AITF’s Centres for Research and Commercialization...
Author: Yuri Wuensch
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21 Aug 2014

Clinical Demonstration Program re-launched

Clinical Demonstration Program re-launched
Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) announces the re-launch of its Clinical Demonstration Program (CDP). Alberta-based small- to medium-sized enterprises testing novel health technologies in a clinical setting are invited to submit an Expression of Interest up until September 16, 2014...
Author: AITF Staff
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13 Aug 2014

Chuckwagons and biochar: A winning combo!

Chuckwagons and biochar: A winning combo!
Dwayne Dubuc's Alberta Biochar Initiative chuckwagon returned home on August 8 to a crowd of Vegrevillians who threw on the rubber boots and rain jackets to watch the mud fly. See how it all went down...
Author: AITF Staff
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8 Aug 2014

Float wins first place in Vegreville parade

Float wins first place in Vegreville parade

AITF’s creative and interactive float won the red ribbon in the Vegreville parade’s commercial category for 2014. See the photos and learn more...

Author: AITF Staff
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5 Aug 2014

Vegreville Field Day 2014 in photos

Vegreville Field Day 2014 in photos
Some 40 stakeholders and local farmers took part in this year's Crop Walk, hosted at AITF Vegreville on July 29. See who was there and what they did, in this photo story...
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9/8/2014 - 9/11/2014

IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks

The IEEE LCN conference is an interactive conference that enables an effective interchange of results and ideas among researchers, users, and product developers on the theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. This is the 39th conference which has reported on major developments from high-speed networks to the global Internet to specialized sensor networks.

Date: September 8-11, 2014
Location: Chateau Lacombe Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

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9/8/2014 - 9/11/2014

IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks

The IEEE LCN conference is an interactive conference that enables an effective interchange of results and ideas among researchers, users, and product developers on the theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. This is the 39th conference which has reported on major developments from high-speed networks to the global Internet to specialized sensor networks.

Date: September 8-11, 2014
Location: Chateau Lacombe Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

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9/11/2014 - 9/12/2014

E-Town Festival

E-Town Festival is a conference that will celebrate and encourage creativity, innovation and disruptive-thinking. With support from business associations - Junior Achievement, Alberta Womens Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs Organization, Capital Ideas, TEC Edmonton, Chamber of Commerce and others. The agenda will include speakers, food and ideas, a concert and breakout sessions.

Date: September 11-12, 2014
Location: Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton
Full Festival Registration: $399; Concert only $49

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9/18/2014

2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium

The 2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders to consider how the future of Alberta’s communities can be supported through SMART City applications...

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9/18/2014

2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium

The 2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders to consider how the future of Alberta’s communities can be supported through SMART City applications...

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9/24/2014 - 9/25/2014

Cyber Summit 2014: Crowdsourcing Innovation

Cyber Summit 2014: Crowdsourcing Innovation will show how educators, researchers and innovators in the province can pool resources to grow efficiencies and technical know-how. The goal is to create collaborations that lead to increased efficiencies and cost savings...

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9/25/2014 - 9/26/2014

Banff Venture Forum

The Banff Venture Forum is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America. Featuring technology companies from across two streams, Information Technology and Sustainable Technology, the Banff Venture Forum provides emerging technology companies with unparalleled visibility and an opportunity to present to leading private equity and venture capital investors from across North America.

Date: September 25-26, 2014
Location: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta

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9/29/2014

Emerging Pipeline Technologies Seminar

ACAMP, the Alberta Centre for Advanced Micro and Nanotechnology Products presents the Emerging Pipeline Technologies Seminar in Calgary. Companies and innovators will present about new developments and market opportunities in the industry.

Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (drinks and appetizers 5:00 - 6:00 pm)
Location: Gasoline Alley Museum, Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary
Cost: Free

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10/1/2014 - 10/2/2014

Solar West Conference

Attend a two-day conference featuring the most current solar energy insights and perspectives. CanSIA's 5th annual Solar West conference will bring together 200 of the key thought leaders, decision-makers and enablers of solar energy in Alberta to discuss the path to and implications of 1.5% of Alberta's electricity being met by solar in 2022 (equivalent to 1 GW).

Date: October 1 & 2, 2014
Location: Delta Bow Valley, Calgary

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Solar West Conference

Attend a two-day conference featuring the most current solar energy insights and perspectives. CanSIA's 5th annual Solar West conference will bring together 200 of the key thought leaders, decision-makers and enablers of solar energy in Alberta to discuss the path to and implications of 1.5% of Alberta's electricity being met by solar in 2022 (equivalent to 1 GW).

Date: October 1 & 2, 2014
Location: Delta Bow Valley, Calgary

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