IDEA Speaker Series
Nov
25
5:00 PM17:00

IDEA Speaker Series

  • Richard Murray Design Building, Irving Oil Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Inspiring the next generation of innovators

REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/idea-speaker-series-tickets-79323979157

About this Event

Join us for the Iaunch of the IDEA Speaker

Series, showcasing inspiring leaders in Nova Scotia.

We’re kicking off the inaugural event with three incredible keynote speakers – Chris Huskilson, Pat Ryan and Dale Robertson.

Our leaders are thinkers and problems solvers, with the power to innovate in times of rapid change. Their courage to take risks helped launch their inspiring careers, and paved the way for future leaders in Atlantic Canada.

Speakers

Chris Huskilsonpast CEO and president, Emera Inc., is a recognized trailblazer in the energy sector. During his close to 40-year career with Nova Scotia Power and Emera he helped position the company as an industry leader and innovator.

Pat Ryan (BEng'83), founder and president of Neocon International, was the strategic architect behind the automotive OEM design and manufacturing leader that services “Grade A” customers such as Honda, General Motors and Mercedes.

Dale Robertson (BEng'78), founder of Enerscan Engineering and Enerscan Consultants Ltd., is a pioneer in the use of plastics for hardware in the electricity distribution industry, and is internationally recognized as a leader in energy management.

About the IDEA Speaker Series

The IDEA Speaker Series showcases innovation leaders in the Nova Scotia community, exposing students, alumni, startups, and ecosystem partners to opportunities for growth in their careers, and the tools and inspiration to drive a culture of innovation in Atlantic Canada.

About the Emera ideaHUB

The Emera ideaHUB at Dalhousie University is an advanced incubator and maker-space that empowers the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. It is strengthening Atlantic Canada's innovation culture by building networks between universities, companies, governments, entrepreneurs and investors.

Event Partners

Emera ideaHUB, Dalhousie University Faculty of Engineering, Halifax Partnership, DALINNOVATES

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The Art of Resilience : A Panel Discussion with Dal Entrepreneurs
Nov
6
12:00 PM12:00

The Art of Resilience : A Panel Discussion with Dal Entrepreneurs

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-art-of-resilience-a-panel-discussion-with-dal-entrepreneurs-tickets-77562131423?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Meet and learn from like-minded individuals who are passionate about growing their businesses from idea to execution.

About this Event

Join Startup YHZ and ideaHUB for October’s YHZ Meetup. Meet like-minded individuals who are passionate about growing their businesses from idea to execution, and learn more about the available resources for supporting and scaling startups.

This month we will chat with emerging and resilient student entrepreneurs to learn how they transitioned from academia to building their own successful startups.

Where did they get the idea? What challenges and adversity are they currently facing? What resources and networks have helped them succeed? Discover all this and more at the DAL T Bar, Wednesday, November 6 between 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Agenda:

5:30PM - 5:50PM | Networking

5:50PM - 6:00PM | Sovereign Insurance - How do you define resiliency?

6:00PM - 7:00PM | The Art of Resilience : A Panel Discussion with Dal Entrepreneurs

7:00PM - 7:30PM | Networking

Sovereign Insurance is a proud supporter of Startup YHZ.

Panelists:

Colin Ross | Co-founder & CEO at Acoubit Communications

Hamed Hanafi | President, Director of R&D, NovaResp Technologies

Dane George | P.Eng., M.ASc., Co-Founder /COO, Rayleigh Solar Tech

Mo AlGermozi | Co-Founder/ Clean Tech Entrepreneur in Materials & Energy

Moderated By:

Dr. Clifton Johnston | Associate Professor & NSERC Chair in Design Engineering

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