2017 AUMA Smart Cities Session Highlights
Alliance presents Smart City advice to AUMA crowd of over 150 Alberta mayors, councillors, and senior administrators - Govt of Canada also joins to support message
Alberta's Smart Investment Opportunities
Alberta is one of the most attractive places to invest in North America, boasting rapid population growth, positive business environment, and a record of leading GDP, employment, export and investment growth.
2015 Creativity and Convergence Session
Reaching out and spreading the word to Alberta's industry leaders is important to the success of the Alliance.
Developing Data to Improve Municipal Performance
The challenges city leaders now face require creativity and innovation. Many are beginning to realize cities can be better places to live and work if they embed intelligence into their operations – information and communication technology that offers the possibility to understand and diagnose problems and reveal solutions.
City of Edmonton and IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge
IBM named Edmonton as the first Canadian city, and one of just 24 worldwide, to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award; validating that Edmonton is among the smartest cities when it comes to the innovative use of information technology.
Date - July 05, 2017 Author - Edmonton Journal
DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence research division of Google, announced Wednesday it was setting up its first international AI research lab in downtown Edmonton.
Date - June 14, 2017 Author - Cantech Letter
The city of Edmonton and Strathcona County, Alberta have ranked among the best open cities in Canada
Date - March 28, 2017 Author - Gordon Kent, Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta researchers have taken the first steps toward a wireless world in which houses, cars and personal devices are powered simply through contact with the ground.
Date - March 07, 2017 Author - City of Edmonton
Edmonton is the first municipality in Canada and the United States to adopt the International Open Data Charter.
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Lynda Neufeld, CBC News
The City of Edmonton is researching technology that provides information on available parking stalls in "real time."
Date - November 22, 2016
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.
Date - October 19, 2016 Author - Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal
Self-driving taxis and buses may be coming to Edmonton sooner than expected and are prompting even die-hard LRT enthusiasts to rethink their position.
Date - October 04, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
For the second year in a row, the City of Edmonton has been named Canada's most open city among 68 municipalities.
Date - September 16, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
ACTIVE-AURORA project now testing a variety of connected vehicle applications on roads in Edmonton, as part of the ACTIVE Test-Bed
Date - April 25, 2016 Author - Justin Giovannetti, Globe and Mail
Mayor Don Iveson said Edmonton’s economy is due for a rebranding as he unveiled plans Monday to market the city as Canada’s hub for health innovation.
Date - September 15, 2014 Author - Stephanie Dubois, Metro News
Details of the local smart card system are still in the works, but city officials are eyeing a loyalty card as well as a ‘tap and go’ type payment when boarding Edmonton transit.
Date - August 14, 2014 Author - Municipal Information Network
Alberta Weed Spotter is an easy-to-use application designed to help Albertans identify and report weeds to provincial authorities
November 23, 2017
Join experts from the Alberta Smart City Alliance at the 2017 AUMA Convention to discuss the importance of a Smart City approach for your community and hear practical stories and advice on how to move forward.
November 1, 2017
Esri Canada is pleased to host the Smart Communities Leadership Forum. This is your exclusive invitation to attend this executive event that will demonstrate what it takes to become a smart community.
June 12 – 14, 2017
Canadian Open Data Summit, 2017
October 14 – 16, 2016
The inaugural Alberta Open Data Summit will be held October 14 & 15 at the Stanley A. Milner Library in downtown Edmonton.
October 13, 2016
A smarter government is one that is able to make use of all the information available to better understand and optimize its operations and limited resources.
September 30 – 01, 2016
Second Annual DMC Canada Data Analytics Business Intelligence Conference
November 30, 2015
An event like no other featuring insight and networking about innovation and collaboration for diversifying Alberta's economy.
November 27, 2015
A regular meeting of the Smart City Alliance Executive Committee / founder group.
November 06 – 20, 2015
Smart City Alliance European Mission
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