With summer winding down Calgary’s tech scene winds up

It’s not much an exaggeration to say that the local tech scene takes a summer long siesta. Events and announcements are few and far between but with September nearly upon us it begins anew. 

Stand Out and Stay Connected – September 8

Digital Alberta is hosting a pre-GDC workshop led by Dante Anderson an industry veteran, former GDC presenter and currently VP of Product Development at Kuma Reality Games and Ken Bautista, an experienced entrepreneur and interactive creative director who has led and organized several digital media industry missions to Shanghai, Austin, Washington D.C., Hong Kong, Austin and San Francisco. Please join us for an after burner at Jameson’s restaurant. Details here. 


CCAT Annual General Meeting – September 16

CCAT’s (Calgary annual general meeting will be held Wednesday September 16 2009 from 5:30pm to 6:00pm (location to be announced). Following the meeting will be CCAT’s September event “The Edge of Cloud Computing” Speakers will be VrSTORm CEO Adam Lukaszuk & VP Technologies Shi Jin, Ph.D. For more info or to register please contact Lori at 403-282-4759. Register here


Financing Your Vision – September 17th 

Learn how to finance your company’s growth. Financing Your Vision is entrepreneurs who want to learn about the full range of financing options started and growing. Presenters include investors, funders and entrepreneurs financing options, from seed to venture capital, highlighting the pros gain a clear understanding of the importance of managed growth and Brandy Jeary at bjeary@calgarytechnologies.com or 403-284-6405. Registration details are here

After Summer Burner – September 22

Join the community at Seven Resto Lounge at 5:00 PM on September 22 as we ease back into reality at the first Digital Alberta SHAKER for the new year.  There they will roll out their schedule of events for 2009/2010 and enjoy a panel presentation from some of the top key industry players and hear their thoughts on what’s to come.