April 23-24, 2018 - Edmonton

The focus for AccelerateAB 2018 will be on Artificial Intelligence and the many possibilities it brings. Alberta is home to some of the world’s leading thinking, research and startups around A.I. We are also inviting distinguished guests from around the world.

A.I. is poised to transform the way we live and work – and the technology industry recognizes this. Join us as we explore breakthrough innovations, up-and-coming applications, and how companies are preparing for this shift.


What to Expect

Meaningful Advising

Selected startup companies from across Alberta will have the opportunity to participate in AccelerateAB’s founder advising sessions. It’s an opportunity for companies that have demonstrated traction to connect with experienced entrepreneurs who have been there, done that.

Pitches

This is an opportunity for the selected startups to show off their stuff during the AccelerateAB Conference to angels, venture capital investors and influencers who can connect them with partners and customers.

Speakers

High caliber speakers and local success stories are showcased at AccelerateAB.

In 2018, there will be topics ranging from go-to-market strategies, growth and exits strategies, and the always highly anticipated storytelling featuring lessons learned that will provide practical advice for entrepreneurs building companies in Alberta. Due to popular demand, the Startup Eff-Ups Panel is back! Standby for some valuable lessons learned by our startup community.

Networking

This is a highlight of AccelerateAB – an extremely valuable opportunity to meet new companies, and make strategic partnerships and connections across the province. There are many ways to connect at AccelerateAB from startup pitches at the conference, to the all-inclusive community reception, and the afterparty.

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Who Attends

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Where is it?

Shaw Conference Centre (Hall D), 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 1N9