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Date(s) - 24/01/2018
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

PTAC Conference Room

Contact us at [email protected]
Office Phone: 403-218-7700


  • Event Information:

    When an organization is tasked with innovating, where do you start and how do you get there?  Join Kinetica Ventures for a discussion on how disruption impacts business and learn how to unlock new growth quickly.Discover skills and the mindset needed to shift innovation from being a buzzword to being the tool that transforms your career and business. It will include customer-centric approaches to innovation that can minimize business risk.

    Shifting the focus of innovation to value creation and speed-based business model thinking can swing your company ahead of disruption. Kinetica works with companies large and small to accelerate innovation.


    • Explore what innovation really means, and disruptive versus incremental approaches.
    • Business model thinking and LEAN innovation for teams.
    • What is intrapreneurship and lessons from the start-up world including best practices such as business model thinking, lean startup, value propositions.
    • “3 Horizons” of business-focused innovation, rather than technology focus.
    • Why market testing and “getting out of the office” is so important, and approaches for doing it low-cost and quickly.
    • Kinetica’s agile Innovation Sprint methodology to drive team-based Idea Generation and guided customer discovery, including client success stories.
    • Time for open Q&A and discussion.



    Kinetica Ventures is a one-of-a-kind technology accelerator, and the only organization in Alberta to do comprehensive innovation de-risking and commercialization for the energy and clean tech sectors.  We guide entrepreneurs and enterprises in commercializing innovation that will power a thriving sustainable economy.

    Supporting Entrepreneurs:

    Kinetica Ventures is the bridge for technology developers to connect with industry and move toward product adoption. We work with entrepreneurs to accelerate success by:

    • Connecting you with potential clients, strategic partners and funders
    • Guiding you through evidence-based insights into your corporate strengths and gaps
    • Accessing market intelligence to hone your value proposition, business model and
    • Growth strategy
    • Providing startup and industry experts to guide you through product development,
    • Customer acquisition and investor readiness
    • Referrals to corporate development services such as marketing strategy, accounting,
    • Legal services and lab and office space


    Supporting Enterprises:

    Kinetica Ventures is the bridge between the energy industry and entrepreneurs. We work with you and the most promising technology developers to help solve your leading challenges through:

    • Innovation Workshops & Sprints – to make innovation practical and effective
    • Innovation Strategy & Guidance – to unlock growth and leverage new ideas
    • Solution Scouting – to identify emerging solutions for your innovation challenges and gaps.
    • Accelerators for Enterprises – work with entrepreneurs that have real potential


    Presenter(s): Kinetica Ventures, Technology Accelerator

    • Aatif Baskanderi, P. Eng., Commercialization Manager
    • Carrie Fanai, P. Eng., Manager, Business Development & Technology Collaboration


    Who Should Attend:

    Leaders, Managers and Directors of:

    • Innovation
    • Strategy
    • Technology Development
    • Corporate Development
    • Business Development



    Carrie Fanai, P.Eng.
    Manager, Business Development & Technology Collaboration
    Kinetica Ventures
    [email protected]


  • 11:45 AM – Registration and Lunch

    12:00 PM – Presentation and Discussion

    1:00 PM – Adjournment

  • Pre-Event Fee (before noon January 23)

    PTAC Member: Free

    Non-Member: $50.oo +GST

    At Event:

    PTAC Member: $25.00 +GST

    Non-Member: $75.00 +GST