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Peter Diamandis

Transformational Thinker

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. He is the founder of the XPRIZE, Singularity University and Human Longevity Inc., and on the board of Hyperloop One, developing Elon Musk's technology.

Manjit Minhas

Beer Baroness | Dragon

Manjit Minhas is the co-founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries & Distillery, manufacturer of such beer brands as Boxer Lager, Lazy Mutt Ale and Huber Bock. Manjit recently joined the cast of the CBC reality television series Dragons' Den in 2015 for its tenth season.

Owen Rogers

Partner, IDEO

Owen Rogers works side-by-side with leaders to develop tools and knowledge that will bring core transformational shifts within their organizations.

Diane Francis

Journalist, author and entrepreneur

Diane Francis is an award-winning columnist, bestselling author, investigative journalist, television commentator and screenplay writer.

Ray DePaul

Director, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MRU

Ray has spent twenty-five years successfully bringing high technology products to market.

Paul Hardy

Creative Director

Canadian born and based, Paul Hardy took his career from design school graduate to personal shopper to acclaimed designer.

Matt Heffernan

President & CEO Zedi

Matthew's extensive experience of executive management in technology, sales and business development continues to aid Zedi in achieving the vision of becoming the Global Leader of Production Operations Management.

Mark Blackwell

Early-stage venture capitalist turned software entrepreneur

Mark Blackwell is Chief Operating Officer at GNS3, which is a leading company that provides a virtual environment to design & optimize networks of any size without the need for physical hardware infrastructure.

Alice Reimer

With a long history of accomplishments as a tech entrepreneur, Alice Reimer is the CEO of Chaordix [kay-or-dix], a crowd-sourcing technology and methodology pioneer in the brand, product and social innovation space.

Sharon McIntyre

As Chief Social Scientist, Sharon McIntyre is part of the leadership team at Chaordix [kay-or-dix], a crowd-sourcing technology and methodology pioneer in the brand, product and social innovation space.

Janine Vangool

Janine Vangool is the publisher, editor and designer of UPPERCASE, a quarterly print magazine for the creative and curious.

Judy Fairburn

Executive Vice-President Business Innovation, Cenovus Energy

Judy Fairburn is at the leading edge of forging a new path of collaborative innovation in Alberta's resource industry. She understands first-hand the challenges facing Alberta and how investment in technology and innovation across all sectors will provide greater economic diversity, environmental and social progress.

Adam Legge

Calgary Chamber President + CEO

Adam Legge joined the Calgary Chamber as the President + CEO in September of 2010. He is the youngest president in the Chamber’s history, and continues to build on the 125 year history of those who came before him.

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  • BMO Centre
  • 08:30 - 09:00
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Adam Legge: It’s time to move onward

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 09:00 - 10:30
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Diane Francis: Where it all begins

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 09:00 - 10:30
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Owen Rogers: ‘Design thinking’ and the human-centered approach to innovation

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 09:00 - 10:30
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Manjit Minhas: The road from local Beer Baroness to Dragon

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 11:00 - 13:00
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Mark Blackwell, Ray DePaul and Matt Heffernan: Becoming an innovator

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 11:00 - 13:00
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Lunch & Networking

  • BMO Centre, Hall A
  • 12:30 - 13:30
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Paul Hardy: What it takes to move the herd

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 13:30 - 17:30
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Alice Reimer, Sharon McIntyre and Janine Vangool: Constraint-driven innovation

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 13:30 - 17:30
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Judy Fairburn: Calgary competing in the global innovation race

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 13:30 - 17:30
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Peter Diamandis: Inspiring and challenging

  • BMO Centre, Hall B
  • 13:30 - 17:30
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