AccelerateAB 2019 Schedule

Monday, April 15, 2019 - Women in Tech
7:15 am – 7:45 am Registration & Networking 

7:45 am – 8:00 am Opening Remarks

8:00 am - 8:45 am Keynote - Carol Leaman, President & CEO, Axonify

8:45 am - 9:15 am Panel - Social Capital: How to build an effective ecosystem for female entrepreneurs

9:15 am - 9:45 am Break

9:45 am - 10:15 am Panel - Capital Biases: Addressing the challenges in fundraising 

10:15 am - 11:00 am Panel - Co-Founder Dynamics

11:00 am - 11:45 am Keynote - Andrea Stairs, General Manager, eBay Canada & Latin America

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch


Monday, April 15, 2019 - Startup Advising Sessions
12:00pm – 5:00 pm   Startup Advising Sessions (By invitation)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm    VIP Reception (By invitation) 

Monday, April 15, 2019 - DemoCamp Alberta

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm    DemoCamp Alberta hosted by Startup Calgary & Startup Edmonton (Buy tickets


Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - AccelerateAB
7:30 am – 8:45 am     Registration & Networking (Buy tickets)

8:45 am – 9:00 am     Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:50 am Keynote - Timothy Caulfield, Professor of Health Law & Science Policy, University of Alberta; “Science and Technology in the Age of Misinformation”

9:50 am - 10:20 am Keynote - Jill Clayton, Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner

10:20 am - 10:50 am Break

10:50 am - 11:20 am Keynote - Jonathan Neufeld, CEO, Tecterra

11:20 am - 11:50 am Keynote - Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Partner & Head of Data Science, IBM

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Panel - Morning Keynote AMA

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Startup Pitches

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Panel - Analytics Across Industries: It's All About Data

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Panel - Entrepreneur Eff-Ups Stories

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm Panel - Data: Looking at the Future

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm Closing Remarks & Pitch Winner Presentation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Reception