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Innovation Week


  • Calgary, AB Canada (map)

An initiative by Startup Calgary


What is Innovation Week?

Experience Calgary’s thriving innovation community! Innovation Week will showcase those who are bridging the gap between ideas and impact. Get an inside look into the individuals, community groups, and companies that are shaping and transforming our city.

Join us for Calgary’s inaugural Innovation Week to connect with and learn from those who are thinking big and diversifying Calgary’s economy.


Tuesday, November 13

Start Alberta Tech Awards

Organized by the Start Alberta Tech Awards Organizing Committee
Tues, Nov 13 from 4-6pm at
Rotary House, Stampede Park

The inaugural Start Alberta Tech Awards recognize both individuals and organizations for their contributions to Alberta’s innovation ecosystem and those making a significant impact on the province’s tech sector.


Launch Party

Organized by Startup Calgary
Tues, Nov 13 from 6-9pm at
The Big Four, Stampede Park

Startup Calgary’s annual Launch Party showcases the most innovative startups during the city’s largest celebration technology and innovation. Connect with Calgary’s top tech startups, Launch Party alumni and Startup Weekend success stories.


League of Innovators Unplugged

Organized by League of Innovators
Tues, Nov 13 from 6:30-8:30pm at
Work Nicer Roxbury

This event aims to begin a conversation about the future of Calgary from the perspective of youth and set the stage for a community-first youth task force Calgary has been missing.


Wednesday, November 14

Lunch Without Lunch

Organized by Rainforest Alberta
Weds, Nov 14 from 12-1pm at
Nucleus Calgary

Come collide with other individuals as passionate, involved, or curious about the future of Calgary's innovation ecosystem.


Building the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Organized by SAIT School of Business Continuing Education
Weds, Nov 14 from 12-1:30pm at
Nucleus Calgary

Learn from an experienced entrepreneur that will teach you valuable lessons through a series of experiences, self-assessments and evaluations. You will learn how to maximize your strengths and mitigate weaknesses to drive entrepreneurial success.


Thursday, November 15

Innovative Solutions Canada Lunch & Learn

Organized by Innovative Solutions Canada
Thurs, Nov 15 from 11:30am-1pm at
Global Business Centre, Terrace View Room

Innovative Solutions Canada is a new $100 million federal government challenge-based program. Come and learn how you can solve the government’s challenges and have them as a potential first customer.


Organized by Campus by Aspen Properties
Thurs, Nov 15 from 3-5pm at
The Edison

Mix and mingle with Campus coworking community at The Edison and learn about the inventive businesses that call Campus home. Drinks and light snacks will be provided.


Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Organized by SAIT School of Business Continuing Education
Thurs, Nov 15 from 4:30-6:00pm at
SAIT

Learn from an experienced entrepreneur that will teach you valuable lessons through a series of experiences, self-assessments and evaluations. You will learn how to maximize your strengths and mitigate weaknesses to drive entrepreneurial success.


Tech Career Exploration Event

Organized by Careers in Calgary (Calgary Economic Development)
Thurs, Nov 15 from 6:30-8:30pm at
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School

With the fast pace of technology, traditional jobs are changing and new ones you probably haven't even heard of are popping up. Learn about these exciting opportunities and the skill sets you need to pursue them by leading companies and youth entrepreneurs in areas like Robotics, Clean Technology, Trades & Tech and more.


Friday, November 16 - Saturday, November 17

Geeky Summit

Organized by Chic Geek
Fri, Nov 16 at 8am - Sat, Nov 17 at 1:30pm at the
New Central Library

Geeky Summit is a two-day conference to recognize and celebrate women advancing technology. In addition to inspiring speakers, there will be hands-on technical workshops to provide practical learning opportunities.


Want to submit an event?

We are looking for members of the innovation community to step forward and help us showcase what’s happening in Calgary. Whether you want to host a workshop, panel discussion, social or meetup, we welcome you to join the fun.

Earlier Event: November 7
MeetnTech: IoT Risks & Rewards
Later Event: November 13
Start Alberta Tech Awards 2018