April 16, 2019 - Calgary

Data: Alberta’s New Energy


Are you interested in speaking at AccelerateAB 2019?

This is your chance to showcase your expertise on the subject of data-driven innovation.

Speaking proposals are due by January 15, 2019.

What to Expect


This year, we are shaking up AccelerateAB’s format to feature 20-minute high impact keynotes, enabling us to showcase a wider range of subject matter speakers, including: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain & Crypto Currencies, Data Analytics, Data Management, Predictive Analytics, and Security, along with entrepreneur-focused panels. We’ll also have a 2019-edition of the always highly-anticipated ‘Eff-Ups’ panel, which features lessons learned and provides practical advice for entrepreneurs building companies in Alberta.

Have a story to share? AccelerateAB presents high caliber speakers and local success stories. For the first time ever, AccelerateAB is doing a public call for speakers to engage the technology community early in the planning process for 2019.


Networking is a highlight of AccelerateAB. It's an extremely valuable opportunity for attendees to make strategic partnerships and connections from across the province.

There are many ways to connect at AccelerateAB! From the startup pitches at the conference, to the designated networking breaks, and of course the all-inclusive community reception, there’s something for everyone!

Women in Tech Track

As women in technology is one of the most important issues facing the industry today, this track will focus on accelerating, supporting, and learning from Alberta’s amazing female entrepreneurs.

Meaningful Advising

Powered by The A100, the Startup Advising Sessions are one of the most valuable experiences for any startups from all over Alberta. Successful applicants will be able to take advantage of a customized 1:1 workshop with A100 members and industry experts, a storytelling workshop with our PR Partner, The Agency, a pitch coaching session with certified advisors, and pitch live on stage at AccelerateAB!


During the AccelerateAB Conference, selected startups will get the chance to show off their stuff to 700 conference attendees including angel investors, venture capitalists, and influencers who can connect them with future partners and customers.

Who Attends

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Where is it?

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9th Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3


Where to stay

How Do I Get There & Where Can I Park?

Directions and parking information for the TELUS Convention Centre can be found here.