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Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of Civic Tech in Canada
February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MSTFree
Join us as technology veteran Jean-Marc La Flamme shares his perspectives on the past, present and future of Civic Tech in Canada. Jean-Marc has been on the front lines of innovation for 25 years, digitally transforming government, industries, startups, non-profits and rural communities using Canadian tech.
Jean-Marc will also discuss civic engagement platforms in Canada and share his view that we need to move away from big tech companies onto our own smart community platforms. He will present an overview of the landscape today and ask how Civic Tech can support its growth.
Jean-Marc La Flamme is the Managing Director of ReGen Villages Canada. ReGen Villages builds regenerative and resilient smart communities, with integrated life support systems of food, water, energy, education, economic, transportation and waste-to-resource management. Communities are connected to each other with a secure but open platform for real time innovation inside smart bioregions. Creator of civic tech teams, digital financing platforms and exciting intergenerational hackathons allowing all citizens to co-create communities and new business. Founder of co-working spaces, innovation centers and entrepreneurship programs that brings everyone into the future of work.
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM MST
- February 9
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST
- Event Categories:
- AI / ML / Data Science, Digital Transformation, Economy, Education, Entrepreneurs, Industry, Innovation, Learning, Networking, Not-For-Profit, Robotics, Science, Small Business, Social Innovation, STEME, Students, Sustainability, Technology, Webinar
- Event Tags:
- Civic Tech, Co-working spaces, entrepreneurship, Networking, smart communities, Social Innovation, Tech
- YYC TECH
- Virtual Online