On Monday, June 25th, ISA members and guests came to see the leading-edge centers of applied technology and network with industry peers at SAIT. The lab tours followed with a reception sponsored by the ISA Calgary Section..
Lab Tours included:
- Flow Lab (MacPhail School of Energy) and the Distributed Control Systems Lab (Energy)
- Manufacture & Automation Lab (M &A Lab) and the Green Building Technology Lab and Demonstration Centre (GBT)
- Centre for Innovation and Research in Unmanned Systems (UAV Lab) and the Enerplus Centre
Reception Speakers were:
- Rick Tofani- Director of Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS)
- Karen Graham – Academic Chair, Information Technology (Cybersecurity)
- Dave Van Den Assem –Leader, Acceleration Services.
Dave talked about creation of the KICS lab and the new Calgary Technologies Inc. mandate to help Calgary’s innovation resources collaborate to build a world-class “innovation corridor” for early stage startups through partnerships with groups like SAIT and others.