Calgary Accelerator Agenda

The Calgary event took place on September 18th at the Event Centre, University of Calgary. It’s always inspiring to see first-hand the global ambitions of Canada’s thriving entrepreneurs and entrepreneur-led companies. Check out the photos here from the event! You can also re-watch your favourite moments from the Canadian Export Challenge in Toronto. Click here for the morning recording and here for the afternoon recording. Click here for the Calgary recap E-blast!


Sergio Escobar, Emcee
Startup Canada Global Ambassador

Bobbie Jo Racette
Founder and CEO
Virtual Gurus

Cory Janssen

Ashif Mawji
Venture Partner
Rising Tide

Pat Lor
Managing Partner
Panache Ventures

Paul Gaspar
Director of Small Business

James Keirstead

Victoria Lennox
Startup Canada

Maria Mill
Biotechnology Patent Analyst
Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Melanie Carter
Knowledge Partnership Lead
Export Development Canada

Scott Ferris
Director of Business Development, FITT
FITT (Forum for International Trade Training)

Mark Livingston
Regional Vice President
Export Development Canada

Milena Radakovic
Nexus Exhibits

Cynthia van Sundert
Executive Director
The A100

Kari Gordon
Executive Director
Startup Calgary

Shaun Naidu
Account Manager
Export Development Canada

Katie Findlay
Manager, Trade Development
Calgary Economic Development

Kelly Long
Noble Premium bison

Les Jang
Client Partner
BDC ADvisory Services

Lauren MacLennan
Trade Commissioner
Global Affairs Canada

Alberta Partners

Alberta Official Partners