The last few challenging years have demonstrated the power of Alberta’s emerging technologies to overcome obstacles, reshape our economy and build a more resilient future. From disruptive development in blockchain and crypto to a strong startup ecosystem of companies digitally transforming sectors like healthcare and energy, Alberta is home to more than 3,000 technology companies innovating world-class solutions – and is first in the country for inclusive participation in tech leadership.
Live at the Grand Theatre, April 20th – 21st , 2021
Join the Canadian Blockchain Consortium for the Alberta Technology Symposium, a two-day exploration of our province’s emerging tech companies, organizations and solutions. Uniting leaders from across key disciplines like blockchain, fintech, healthcare and sustainability, this landmark event showcases the diverse ways that homegrown technologies are reimagining Alberta’s future and highlights how our tech ecosystem can attract new investment and support innovation hubs with long-term sustainability.
Bitcoin and Crypto
Reaching a peak of $3 trillion in market capitalization in 2021, blockchain and cryptocurrency are rapidly becoming an established part of the global economy, and from Bitcoin mining to crypto exchanges and services, Alberta is home to a thriving industry. Should government join major banks and investors in holding Bitcoin on the balance sheet – and can the province use its natural advantages to replicate the success of Texas in attracting crypto mining unicorns? Discover what Alberta’s blockchain leaders believe this sector has to offer for the province’s future economic growth.
From creative new fundraising offerings to pioneering integrations with public markets, the digital economy is booming – and regulators are struggling to meet the pace of innovation. Explore the legal implications of new tokenized securities products, ways Alberta companies are innovating solutions that streamline business finance, and what it takes to launch a public market listing on a major exchange from experienced blockchain leaders.
Across primary economic drivers like healthcare, energy and agriculture, digital technologies like AI, IoT and RPA are creating an automation revolution that is quickly transforming how our industries meet the needs of the next decades. Discover leading innovation in healthtech, ways Alberta’s agricultural sector is leveraging digital for increased productivity and safety, and how the jobs of the future are being reimagined through automation and new digital opportunities.
ESG and Ecosystems
According to leading investors, the next wave of $1B+ unicorns are predicted to be climate tech companies, and with ESG a critical focus for all global industries, values-based solutions are one of Alberta’s most promising growth sectors. In cleantech and across all other sectors, it takes a village to commercialize a technology – explore why our ecosystems are the foundation for the research, collaboration and advocacy needed to move disruptive innovation along the path to mainstream adoption and commercial success.
To become nationally and internationally competitive, Alberta needs to support and nurture its technology startups and SMEs and build investment pipelines that will sustain the next stage of our tech sector’s growth. Join for discussions on how Alberta can shake up its conservative investor culture, leverage technological solutions for raising funds, and smart strategies for companies seeking to access capital in the province and beyond.
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