Entrepreneurship in Alberta – GEM Alberta 2016 Report

GEM Alberta 2016 Report

Entrepreneurship in Alberta- The latest GEM Report


Speaker: Cooper Langford, University of Calgary

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) is the largest study of entrepreneurship in the world. This presentation describes the latest GEM Alberta report and compares entrepreneurship in Alberta with other Canadian provinces and 60 other countries.  The report takes a comprehensive look at the aspirations, attitudes and activities of entrepreneurs in Alberta and how Alberta compares with other jurisdictions. The study also identifies some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Alberta innovation system. This is the fourth GEM Report on entrepreneurship in Alberta

Time & Location
Time:  9:00-10:00 am
Date: Thursday October 12th 2017.
Place:  Innovate Calgary,  3553 31 Street NW,  Calgary, Boardroom 2/3

Ticket: Free

By Phone: 403-968-3722 or 1-877-877-1055 [toll free anywhere in Alberta]
By Email: Martha@thecis.ca


Invitation to Participate: Exploring the needs and interests of Canadian Entrepreneurs Age 50+

“The Centre for Elder Research, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario is conducting a nation-wide study to help us to learn more about new and established Canadian entrepreneurs age 50+ as well as those individuals 50+ who are actively pursuing a defined business idea. The study is funded by the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC).

If you are a Canadian entrepreneur age 50+, you are invited to complete the survey and may do so by clicking on the following link. Please note that the survey is available in both English and French.”






What’s new in cybersecurity?

THECIS is pleased to have Dr. Tom Keenan, a leading expert on cybersecurity as our next speaker.  His topic is “What’s new in cybersecurity?”

Come and join us for breakfast and Dr. Keenan’s presentation followed by an opportunity to ask questions.

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 am

Date: Thursday, February 7th, 2017

Place: Innovate Calgary, 3553 – 31 street NW, Calgary Room 2/3

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