A look at into the future of Alberta's key industries
What to expect
The world has seen immense changed over the past year and we continue to see the impact digital technology is having on our businesses and communities. Technology continues to shape our daily routines, impact social interactions, and allows us to run our businesses. Alberta is poised to use our strengths in technology and innovation to diversify and expand our economy, attract investment and talent, and supply global value chains. In The Future of Industry event series, we will explore how Alberta is harnessing technology to grow and diversify our economy.
The Future of Industry is a four part digital event series focusing on technology and innovation across four sectors: Agriculture, Energy, Transportation & Logistics, and Tourism.
Learn from experts
Get access to global industry leaders through this virtual event.
Listen to industry leaders tell their growth story, and share where their businesses are going.
This event series is exclusively virtual, and accessible to a large base of industry leaders throughout Canada.
Technology is becoming increasingly infused and embedded in every industry, including agriculture and food through precision farming, crop and livestock genetics, traceability, transportation and logistics, smart manufacturing, and health and safety. We explore what this means to one of Alberta’s back bone industries and how the industry is adapting to be a world leader in food production.
For decades Alberta has been developing world class technologies in the energy industry. By leveraging this technology and our highly educated workforce, Alberta can become a global leader in the future of energy production. In the Future of Industry, we look at industry trends and how Alberta is competing on a global scale.
Calgary as a city may be landlocked, however we play a crucial role in the movement of both domestic and international goods by leveraging trucking, rail and air transport. Technology has changed how goods move and with the world becoming more global, it only makes sense that Calgary has become a hub for inland trade. In the Future of Industry we look at the economic contribution transportation and logistics provide to our economy and how technology is making the industry more efficient and competitive on the global stage.
Tourism has faced unsurmountable challenges over the past year, however with grit, innovation and perseverance Alberta’s tourism industry is poised for a strong comeback. In the final edition of the Future of Industry, we explore the economic impact of tourism, how it benefits attracting skilled workers, and how technology is changing the way we connect and interact.