Unlocking Alberta’s Innovation Potential
Monthly "Bits and Bytes" Updates
Alliance members receive quick monthly "Bits and Bytes" publications featuring updates, provincial news, member projects and collaborations, and more
2016 AB Research and Innovation Advisory Council Meeting
On November 2, 2016, Smart City Alliance Board representatives met with the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Council (ARIAC).
The Merit of an ICT Industry Strategy for Alberta
Productivity improvements in ICT over the past decade have unleashed new innovative features for economic sustainability
The Smart City - Tips for Talking About Smart Cities
There has been growing interest in the smart city concept in recent years, and almost every major company involved in ICT has some type of smart city plan
Principles for Reforming Public Services with Data
Data analytics is no cure-all; it cannot address every issue. So how do you work out where it has something to contribute?
City of Calgary Innovation Lab Ignites Ideas
The City of Calgary sparks innovative thinking within local government!
Smart City Alliance Brings Message to Ottawa
February 16, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Canada, Collaboration, Funding, Implementation, St. Albert
On February 16, 2017, two Alliance officials offered their perspective on Smart City challenges and opportunities before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities...
St. Albert Smart City Implementation Plan Approved
December 07, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Canada, Implementation, St. Albert, Strategic Planning
St. Albert will start to become a smarter city in 2017 after council approved a Smart City implementation and policy plan...
‘MyHEAT’ Provides Infrared Maps Where Home Heat Escapes
November 25, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Analytics, Applications, Best Practices, Buildings, Canada, Infrastructure, St. Albert, Sustainability
Infrared cameras fly over a city in the middle of the night, street by street, to gather heat maps of each home..
Edmonton Considers Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot
November 22, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Edmonton, Infrastructure, Innovation, Mobility, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning
Electric charging stations, part of a pilot project called Plug 'n Go Edmonton, would power the city's electric fleet and could also be used by citizens who drive electric vehicles...
- by ABsmartcity February 16 3:23 pmtravis_peter15: Amazing time speaking with CathyHeron on #smartcities in Ottawa today - very well received for ABsmartcity & StA_Sma…
- February 9 9:57 amCongrats to CityofEdmontonOpenDataEdm team - named as one of the Top 7 #intelligent communities or #smartcities for 2016 by ICFCanada!