Inventures is investing in the future

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Are you a self-starter who doesn’t quite fit the mold? Are you in perpetual motion, with a delightfully unconventional view of the world, and boundless curiosity?

Inventures is a platform to not only celebrate but also nurture your innovative spirit. Join us and celebrate the brilliance of being different, together.

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Inventures 2024 exposes you to a multitude of career possibilities within health tech, clean tech, agtech, emerging tech, fintech, and more. Be at the cutting edge of innovation and explore the possibilities.

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Inventures 2024 is your portal to Alberta’s thriving innovation and entrepreneurial community. By attending, you’re not merely a spectator; you’re an active participant.

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Access exclusive programming at Inventures 2024 that is designed for YOU to fuel your curiosity and ambition in the tech and innovation space.

Exclusive price of $99 for POST-SECONDARY students*

* 3-day pass includes access to all sessions. Must provide proof of post-secondary school registration.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Alberta

We’re inviting Grade 10 high school students from across the province to Inventures 2024. Everyone can be an innovator with a little bit of learning and training!

This is a great opportunity for students to learn, share and discover:  

  • What it takes to be an innovator from Alberta’s innovators themselves 
  • The different types of careers in innovation and entrepreneurship  
  • Learn from other students about their interests in entrepreneurship and innovation  

As Future Innovators, participants receive free admission to the final day of Inventures, Friday, May 31, featuring programming designed with students in mind, plus admission to the closing ceremonies and a catered lunch.

For Future Innovators coming from outside of Calgary, accommodation and transportation are also provided. 

Inventures is powered by Alberta Innovates, the province’s innovation engine. We believe in inspiring curiosity and creativity as well as fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs and inventors in our society. Come join us and see for yourself the possibilities that are waiting.

This program is NOW CLOSED for applications, we look forward to welcoming Future Innovators at Inventures 2024!

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Download the Future Innovators FAQ