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September 2016

(Oct 17) AGILITY Idea Shop Room Opening & Donor Recognition Ceremony

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Event Details Date: October 17, 2016 Time: 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (networking and tours to follow) Location: Markin Hall Atrium Cost: Free   Please join AGILITY on October 17, 2016, as we open the AGILITY Idea Shop and thank our generous donor, Mr. Bruce McKillop! Located in Markin Hall M2039, the AGILITY Idea Shop is the latest Innovation Zone to be developed at the University of Lethbridge. The room is open to all students on campus, benefiting them by creating a collaborative environment with access to tools to explore and express new, innovative ideas. The official ceremony will take place from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. where you will hear from U of L Vice Provost and Associate VP Academic, Dr. Lesley Brown, and AGILITY Program Manager, Tyler Heaton, as we unveil the room and recognize local Lethbridge entrepreneur, Bruce McKillop, for his support in bringing this space to…

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(Oct 25) Innovation and Responding to Change in Multigenerational Businesses

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Join Heather Shaw of the Shaw media family and current Executive Chair of Corus Communications (CJR.B) and Paul Storwick, COO of Greatwest Kenworth as they discuss Innovation and Response to Change in Multigenerational Businesses. Moderated by Steve Cloutier, CEO of Skyridge Capital Corp, this is a panel you won’t want to miss.  The discussion will take place at Bow Valley College in room N124 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:45p.m. with a Q&A session and networking to follow.  

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Opportunity South Conference and Business Expo (Oct 13 and 14)

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Are you a student and want to attend Opportunity South? Don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend for free! AGILITY is sending up to eight (8) students to both days of the conference to connect with top employers and local business leaders. You will learn key lessons of innovation and diversification from a Dragon & Beer Baroness, Uber, Alberta’s Economist, and other key influencers. To reserve your ticket, please email Reed Pisony, AGILITY Program Coordinator, at reed.pisony@uleth.ca, with the following information by October 5, 2016: Name Year of Study Major and/or area of interest A brief statement on what you hope to achieve by attending this conference Tickets for the conference are valued at $250.00 CAD. Don’t miss out on your chance to connect with the top business and innovation leaders in the Lethbridge area! For more information about Opportunity South, please visit the Lethbridge Chamber Website.  

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Virtual Reality Demos

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AGILITY will be demonstrating amazing VR experiences produced by Félix and Paul Studios, Within, and more. All of the experiences are free, 10 minute, single user films, drop-ins welcome. To specifically reserve a date and time that works best for you, please email Reed Pisony, AGILITY Program Coordinator, at reed.pisony@uleth.ca. Our feature experience this month includes:Through the Ages: President Obama Celebrates America’s National Parks: the first ever VR experience featuring a sitting President, will transport viewers to Yosemite National Park as President Obama and his family explore El Capitan, the Cathedral Rocks, Mariposa Grove, and other iconic views. Every month we will be showcasing a new experience. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates on AGILITY events!

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