Innovation and New Business Opportunities Panel
Panel Host – Tracy Stroud, Manager, Apex Regional Innovation Network of SE Alberta
Hear from three experts on the growth in their industries, the innovation that is driving it, and the opportunities for businesses because of it.
Hydrogen Opportunities – Randy Litun, President, Sky Point Resources
This presentation will discuss hydrogen & energy transition opportunities for Brooks & SE Alberta.
Smart Manufacturing – David Rist, Program Integration Director, Access Prosperity & Peter Krzesinski, Executive Director, Access Prosperity.
Drone Opportunities – Roger Haessel, Advisor – Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Advisor - RPAS Strategy, Apex Alberta, & Jeremy Patton, RPAS Project Officer, Medicine Hat College
This presentation will discuss the rapidly growing Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) industry and its impact on Alberta industry. RPAS (often referred to as “drones”) have many important civil and commercial applications and have come a long way since their military roots. Southeast Alberta is a hotbed of RPAS activity and is home to several important companies and the Foremost UAS Test Range. Learn about the current state of RPAS in Alberta and what the future may look like.