Regional Rural Innovation Forum
Hosted by Wheatland County, Kneehill County, the Town of Strathmore, and Community Futures Wildrose
November 9th, 2017 8:30am – 5:00pm
Rural Innovation Forums are carefully curated for local governments, industry leaders, economic developers, and technology innovators to: create important relationships across sectors; learn about innovative solutions that are economically and environmentally sustainable; and identify value-added projects, partnerships and opportunities in the host region.
» Martin Shields (MP Bow River) - M-108: Recognizing Ranchers/Farmers as Stewards/Conservationists
» Warren Robb (Ducks Unlimited)– Wetland Policy and Mitigation
» Christine Campbell (ALUS Canada)– Landowner Stewardship Investment
» Mike Dorion (Living Soil Solutions)- Farm Scale Compost Tea
» Steve Price, P.Eng (Expander Energy)– Gas To Liquid Plant in Wheatland
» Dr. Sylvanus Ekwe (InnoTech Alberta)- Sustainable Bioenergy Production in Rural Communities
» Bene Worthington (Worthington Construction) – Water Closets
» Dan Madlung (BioComposites Group)- Developing the AB Hemp Industry
» Lyle Lawrence – On Farm Energy Management
» Colin Huxted (Huxted Enterprises)– Composting for Strathmore’s Green Cart Program
» Dan Cloutier (Nexus Power)– Sprung Ark Aquaponics
Eclipse Sustainability Projects; Eco-Smart Energy Solutions/ Biovator; Canada Green Building Council; HenDen Earth Stabilization; 3 Point Environmental; Government of Canada: NSERC + OSME; Community Futures Wild Rose, and more..