Analytics for Measuring Water, Electricity
Optimizing resources is particularly relevant for cities because of their impact on both livability as well as resilience.
Futuristic Green Towers for Paris in 2050?
Paris is aiming to reduce 75 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, so could these futuristic green skyscrapers be the way forward?
Tree Shaped Wind Turbines That Blend Into a City
The beautiful and functional device is the brainchild of French entrepreneur Jérôme Michaud-Larivière, who said the idea for a tree-inspired wind generator came to him one day while sitting in a square, watching the leaves on nearby trees tremble in a breeze.
The Future of Buildings
IoT connects building systems that were once siloed and proprietary, transforming a static, systems-based infrastructure into a dynamic, cloud-based responsive organism.
Data and Technology to Accelerate City Sustainability
How can technology transform buildings and cities into spaces that can adapt to societal, economic and climate shocks?
See Through Solar Cells Could Turn Windows into Power Stations
Researchers at Michigan State University just developed a new kind of solar cell that’s so crystal clear, even Harry Potter would be impressed.
Date - September 27, 2017 Author - Canadian Wind Energy Association
CALGARY, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Government's plan to add 5,000 MW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030 will deliver economic opportunities, in addition to environmental benefits, according to a new report by The De
Date - June 22, 2017 Author - Doug Peeples, Smart Cities Council
Okotoks has used a water infrastructure modernization project to revamp the way it manages its supply, and now has one of the lowest per capita water consumption rates on the continent.
Date - May 24, 2017 Author - CBC News
The city of St. Albert is going green — both literally and esthetically — with three electric buses on routes in and around the city this week.
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Sharon Crowder, The Globe and Mail
St. Albert, a small Alberta city, is moving forward on an ambitious plan for growth based on early adoption of new urban technologies
Date - November 25, 2016 Author - Emily Mertz, Global News
Infrared cameras fly over a city in the middle of the night, street by street, to gather heat maps of each home
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 04, 2016 Author - City of St. Albert
St. Albert City Council approved a detailed strategy that describes how the community will adopt a “Smart City” approach to its growth and modern service priorities.
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 - November 04, 2015 Author - City of St. Albert
Installation of St. Albert’s air quality monitoring station in Salisbury Park will begin on November 9th, 2015
Date - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide® is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate
Date - November, 2016 Author - Smart City Alliance
The City of St. Albert has approved an innovative and unique strategy which sets out a vision of how the community can grow as a Smart City
June 04 – 06, 2018
The annual ICF Summit is unlike any municipal, urban planning or economic development conference you attend.
November 30, 2017
Rural Innovation Forums are carefully curated for to create important relationships across sectors; learn about innovative and sustainable solutions, and to identify value-added projects, partnerships and opportunities
October 29 – 02, 2017
The ITS World Congress brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems.
September 21 – 22, 2017
Learn how to build collaborative eco-system that will provide for a sustainable journey to sustainable cities.
June 28 – 28, 2017
Learn how to leverage the Internet of Things in order to make buildings more efficient, sustainable, productive, and future-ready.
June 20 – 21, 2017
Connected+ is Canada’s #1 IoT Conference & Expo returning June 20-21 alongside Big Data Toronto and AI Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
June 15 – 17, 2017
We need to make decisions now about what the future will look like, instead of debating what is changing and how fast. We need to engage with future, with vision, and consider the effects.
March 23 – 24, 2017
Conference for addressing CleanTech as an imperative in local economic development.
November 08 – 10, 2015
This Conference will attract the participation of industries, institutions, and governments from across Alberta and Canada to help showcase emerging innovations, build and strengthen strategic relationships, and to define pathways to sustainability for rural communities.
September 25, 2015
Lethbridge Rural Innovation Forum
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