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U of A: University Relations – Edmonton Satellite Event

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Date:
April 23, 2019

Location:
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Room 1-190, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, AB

Time:
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Schedule: (Mountain Time)
12-12:30pm: Moonshots In Education (Livestream)
12:30-1pm: Panel Discussion
1-1:30pm: Facilitated Networking

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of Canada’s top teaching and research universities, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. Home to more than 38,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff, the university has an annual budget of $1.9 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue. The U of A offers close to 900 rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties on five campuses—including one rural and one francophone campus. The university has more than 275,000 alumni worldwide. The university and its people remain dedicated to the promise made in 1908 by founding president Henry Marshall Tory that knowledge shall be used for “uplifting the whole people.”

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Panel Members

Dr. Phil McRae

Dr. Phil McRae

Executive Staff Officer and Associate Coordinator, Government-Research with the Alberta Teachers’ Association and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education

Jason Daniels

Jason Daniels

Associate Director, Research in the Faculty of Extension

Community Partner

United Way Alberta Capital Region

The mission of United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is to mobilize collective action to create pathways out of poverty. We envision a poverty-free community where all children and youth achieve their full potential, all individuals and families attain greater independence and financial stability, and everyone feels a meaningful connection to the community for themselves and their families.

Take Part of the SingularityU Canada Summit All Across The Country

The Summit will bring together Canadians and communities across the country for a pan-Canadian exploration of our future. Experience the summit close to home by attending one of the Satellite or Livestreams taking place across Canada.

Reaching broader audiences is a priority for SingularityU Canada. 6,000 changemakers from coast-to-coast-to-coast will be tuning in to join the conversation at a local level to discuss exponential technologies, and how our future will be impacted. Live feeds to the main stage in Edmonton will be coupled with debates, group discussions, and panels to enable students, entrepreneurs and other changemakers to experience the power of exponential thinking.

About The Summit

The 2019 SingularityU Canada Summit is devoted to reinforcing Canada’s global role as a key technological innovator. Gain a deeper understanding of how exponential technology will benefit nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Listen to and participate in expert panel presentations and open discussions. Work and play with product demos that let you experience the future today. Meet like-minded forward-thinkers and join a growing network of thought leaders, trailblazing practitioners, and impact startups.

Join leaders from across Canada and around the world at the SingularityU Canada Summit in Edmonton and learn how to combine exponential technology and leadership for 10x impact in your business, your community, and the world.

The Summit is a forum for debate and uncommon conversations about how technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and digital medicine will impact the way we live and work.

Grand Challenges

Based on the foundations set by SingularityU, at SingularityU Canada Summit we believe that the convergence of exponential technologies will set us on the path to solve our global grand challenges. There are twelve global grand challenges – at the SingularityU Canada Summit, we will be focusing on Health, Energy, Prosperity, and Citizenship.

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Citizenship

“Creating abundance is not about creating a life of luxury for everybody on this planet; it’s about creating a life of possibility.”

— Peter Diamandis
Co-founder, Singularity University

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