Bruce McKillop AGILITY Award

Deadline: March 1, 2017

 

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Themes in Innovation 2017 (LibEd 3850) & Data Visualization (NMed 4850)

 

Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge

Final presentations: May 3, 2017

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AGILITY: the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity

AGILITY is a multidisciplinary program at the University of Lethbridge open to all students that fosters an environment of creative discovery, nurtures entrepreneurial thinking and provides the supports needed for students to develop and implement innovative solutions that impact and vitalize society.

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Creating unlimited possibilities. Through AGILITY, students will learn about innovative thinking and developing ideas from renowned faculty and leaders in the business, creative and research communities. They will work in a cross-disciplinary environment and will have the space, tools and mentorship to bring their ideas to life.

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(Feb 9/10) AGILITY Innovation Summit

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Food is the next big frontier, fertile ground for disruption and innovation in technology, business and social enterprise. On February 9 and 10, 2017, AGILITY at the University of Lethbridge will host the second annual AGILITY Innovation Summit, featuring keynotes, panels, workshops with some of North America’s most renowned leaders in agriculture, agri-food, technology and finance.  See below for our Program Schedule and how to register. Thursday, February 9, 2017 The Future of AgTech: Discovering New Opportunities 9:25am-10:40am | SU Ballroom B | Register Now Our panelists will share their experiences and insight, talk about the trends and successes that are happening here that have global implications, and expose the world of opportunity that exists in AgTech. Hear from: Graeme Lempriere, President and CEO, Clean Seed Capital Group Remi Schmaltz, CEO, Decisive Farming Mark Carlson, Managing Director, Verdex Capital Ask Me Anything 11:00am-12:00pm | SU Ballroom B | Register Now Networking Lunch 12:00pm-2:30pm | SU Ballroom B | Register…

(Feb 2/3) Faculty of Management: Student Professional Development Conference

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Events Open to Public   Ken King President and CEO of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation “Success is not Magic” – Vision, Passion, Respect and Community 6pm at the Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Center Ken King is President and CEO of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which includes the Calgary Flames, Stampeders, Hitmen and Roughnecks and represents the organizations as Alternate Governor of the NHL and Governor of the CFL, WHL and NLL. Born and raised in Hanley, Sask., Ken assumed his current role in 2001 following a successful 30-year career in the newspaper business that included senior executive positions at the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald. Throughout his career, he has been acknowledged for his keen business sense, innovative marketing, establishment of healthy corporate relationships and spirited community leadership. He knows great achievements are possible when aspiration and determination are combined with a visionary approach, meaningful…

(Jan 24) Real Life Communications: More than media releases and 140 character texts

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Learn how to attract and retain media (and responsible social media) attention for your business, product or service without annoying reporters or key audiences.  Date: January 42, 2017 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Tecconnect (3582 – 30 Street North) Student tickets: $5 About the Presenter: Bob Cooney has more than 25 years of experience working in communications, marketing, public relations and media advisory roles for variety of organizations, including a large agricultural society and exhibition organization, two universities and the head office of a co-operative financial institution. His clients range from one-person companies to large not-for-profits. He is trained as a journalist and photographer and has received awards for communications projects that include fundraising campaigns, video productions and a wide variety of writing. His photos have been published in The Globe and Mail and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications. Bob understands media (traditional and social) and has executed projects that…

[Jan 11 -March 1] Registration Open for Chinook Entrepreneurship Challenge

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The CEC is more than a competition; it’s an opportunity to build on your dream. Through the program you will gain business skills, write your business plan, get feedback on your ideas from regional professionals, network with key people including other entrepreneurs like yourself and have a chance at winning cash and prizes! The Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge is a business plan writing competition designed and targeted toward new or existing business (individuals or teams) who have a sustainable and high-growth business idea. Due to the amazing support from our sponsors, we are able to offer both a general and technology stream.   The Skills You’ll Gain: Strategic Thinking Business Plan Writing Presenting Ideas Putting Ideas into Action Prizes (2) Grand Prizes $10,000 cash + more in kind prizes (4) Runner-Up Prizes $2,500 cash + more in kind prizes Training Training Dates 2017 All sessions will be held at the University of Lethbridge. They are also…

The University of Lethbridge is ideally and uniquely positioned to prepare students for life in the 21st Century. Specifically, our commitment to liberal education encourages a breadth of perspective, and fosters resilience and mental agility to enhance success in a rapidly changing world. This commitment to entrepreneurialism and innovation will provide students with the opportunity to explore self-directed jobs and careers that can serve to diversify and sustain our economy, enrich our society and assist Alberta to further develop its knowledge economy.

Dr. Lesley Brown | Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President Academic