Innovation Exchange: Schedule

Thursday, October 13, 2016

8:00am – 8:30am Registration & Breakfast
8:30am – 9:45am Introductions, Opening Remarks & Keynote Address by renowned science broadcaster and advocate, Jay Ingram. Jay addressed the importance of creating a science culture in which the themes of STEM, innovation, and entrepreneurship are converged and prioritized in education.
9:45am – 10:15am Networking & Coffee Break
10:15am – 12:15pm World CafĂ©-style Discussions focusing on questions including:

  • In your world, what does innovation look like?
  • Create a visual representation between: STEM, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity
  • What would a framework for teaching and learning innovation look like?
  • How do you measure or evaluate innovation?
  • What factors contribute to a successful collaboration for innovation across sectors?
12:15pm – 12:45pm Lunch Break
12:45pm – 1:30pm Youth Panel
1:30pm – 1:45pm Remarks from Calgary-Bow MLA Deborah Drever
1:45pm – 3:15pm Focused Discussions & Working Groups

  • 1 – Extracurricular
  • 2/3 – Curricular Assessment4/5 – Environments and Contexts for Innovation
  • 7 – Mentorship
  • 15 – Failure and Risk Taking
  • 17 – Progression of Entrepreneur
  • 18 – Next Steps
  • 20 – Self-Directed
3:15pm – 3:30pm Networking & Coffee Break
3:30pm – 4:30pm Group Presentations, Summary & Next Steps