Spark 2017 Conference hosts

A Global Responsibility
With over 7 billion people now sharing our planet, greenhouse gas emissions continue to be the defining problem of our generation. Our aim is to accelerate development of innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and secure Alberta’s success in a lower carbon future.

Connect innovators with supporting organizations

Connect researchers and innovators in a supportive environment to accelerate GHG-reducing technologies and advance the research, development and commercialization of value-added products and technologies in Alberta’s bioindustrial sector.

Demonstrate solutions that advance innovation

Demonstrate how different parts of Alberta’s innovation system are working together to provide complete solutions (e.g. policy, regulatory, technological, financial and business development) that advance innovation.

Why Attend

Showcase climate leadership outcomes

Demonstrate how technology providers are making progress toward identified climate leadership outcomes.

Keynote Presenters

Tony Van Bommel, LLB, M.B.A.

Tony Van Bommel, LLB, M.B.A. Senior Managing Partner

Linda Coady

Linda Coady Chief Sustainability Officer

Thomas Homer-Dixon, B.A., Ph. D.

Thomas Homer-Dixon, B.A., Ph. D.Author

Premier Rachel Notley to Speak at SPARK 2017

Alberta Innovates and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) are pleased to announce that Premier Rachel Notley is scheduled to speak at SPARK 2017.

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Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9
(780) 421-9797