On the evening of April 8th, be a part of a truly innovative music and media experience. The Integra Contemporary & Electroacoustic Ensemble will be performing several pieces, including accompanying 360 degree films and other media.
Concept Development, Business Planning and Fundraising – Can You Turn Your Idea Into a Startup? If you have an idea for a business or product then you won’t want to miss this. Spend an hour with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Anil Pereira. You will receive invaluable advice and have your questions answered about what it takes to turn your idea into a start-up!
On February 9th, the second annual AGILITY Innovation Summit: Future of Food took place. We gathered 15 speakers from across North America to connect with U of L students on key topics such as the explosive growth in agriculture, food production and technology-related sectors. Working in an un-conference style to better serve students, we featured various panel discussions throughout the day that aligned with courses from multiple majors. In the five discussions, students learned about innovation in agricultural technology, the impact of big data, food processing and the value chain, sustainable farming, and current trends in investment and financing related to food and agriculture. “One of the things I always valued while going to school was actually hearing from real people in the industry about what’s going on. They live and breathe it every day and bring a real-world component of what’s happening now in the industry,” says Remi Schmaltz…
Do you have a business idea but are unsure where to begin? Develop your idea for a chance to win a cash prize! Everyone is invited to join the free, four-month Entrepreneurship Discovery Program offered as a partnership between the University of Lethbridge, RINSA, Lethbridge College, tecconnect and Lethbridge Community Futures. Participants in this program will: Receive quality training from Innovate Calgary. Get mentoring advice from serial entrepreneurs. Compete for a cash prize by developing your business idea. Meet other entrepreneurs. The program kicks off on November 10, 2016 at Lethbridge College in rm. CE1305 For more information please contact: Christine Picken Lethbridge College Center for Applied Research and Innovation TE1220 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 403-320-3202 ext. 5787
A key part of AGILITY is that we are multidisciplinary because we believe that innovation happens at the boundaries of disciplines. This weekend there is an opportunity to see that in action. The Crossing Boundaries Symposium 2016, brought to you by the Faculty of Fine Arts, “aims to showcase the diversity and cross-disciplinary nature of the professional creative world” by bringing together artists that work at the crossroads of art and technology. AGILITY is sponsoring the reception on Friday evening and it is not too late to register. For more information see the Crossing Boundaries website: https://spark.adobe.com/page/2uIKvFdk3xLjM/
Are you interested in what makes farms tick? Want to see what happens behind the scenes? August 20-21, farms all across Alberta are opening their fields and shops to the public as part of Alberta Open Farm Days. Over 30 farms in Southern Alberta alone, with 8 in the Lethbridge area, will be offering tours and events. You can check out what farms are open in your area on their website http://www.albertafarmdays.com/ and plan your route.
Have you ever wondered why the University has so many stairs? It might all be part of a plan. According to some researchers, walking improves creative ability. Read the article here… So next time you need a great idea for class, skip the elevator and take the outside path up the hill.