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Festival of Big Ideas

  • Edmonton Research Park 9650 20 Avenue Northwest Edmonton, AB, T6N 1G1 Canada (map)

What to Expect

 - A public exposition and BBQ of the METRO Edmonton Region's innovations and innovators, the business of technologies changing our future:

- 72 b8zTech exhibits across 6 industries plus an inspiration platform

- A Creative Arts Market, the blending of arts and technologies

- A cool Beer Garden and sumptuous Western and Chinese BBQs

- An Entertainment Centre with big screen webcasting of a Big Idea every 15 ninutes and 4 VERY Big Ideas: a new technology bank and invesrment fund, Going Global with Europe, Engaging Youth in designing Alberta's future, exploring When Machines Decide

- Three Keynotes re Emerging Technologies, Managing Change, and the Creative Economy

- Closing youth performance of "Celebrating the Future"


Admission and parking are free. The public Sustainival (a sustainable carnival) is just across the street June 8-11th.

Earlier Event: June 8
So You Want to Open a Microbrewery?
Later Event: June 15