Net Zero in Action

Are you ready to witness the power of sustainable practices firsthand? Look no further than our Net Zero in Action activities, specially curated to showcase innovative solutions and tangible steps towards a greener future.

Spaces are very limited, so please sign up in advance.

April 27, 2024

Time Session
13:00 - 14:30

Eco-Fair and Collaboration Café

CICan members are invited to demonstrate their exciting green initiatives taking place in or around campus. Bring your toolkits, videos, or other materials for display as Forum attendees visit and learn. And experience a curated collaboration café where you will...
17:30 - 19:30

Opening Reception

Join us at the Calgary Public Library for a friendly, networking reception including sustainable food by Hotel Arts, and local crafts and souvenirs made by resident & Indigenous artists. Attendance included in your registration; finger foods provided.

April 29, 2024

Time Session
08:00 - 12:15

Morning off-site visit & tour (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology)

Attendees are invited to attend a maximum of two of the below activities. Register 1. Green Building TAC Calgary’s first Net Zero Commercial Building Over 16,800 ft² of research infrastructure Green roof with research plots Two rain gardens 38,000L concrete...
09:30 - 12:30

Cycling tour around Calgary (courtesy of Bow Valley College)

Meet at Telus Convention Centre for a cycling tour around Calgary. Calgary has one of the most extensive cycle networks in North America. Join Bow Valley College’s Director of Government Relations Brett Bergie for a cycling tour to explore urban...
09:30 - 12:30

Tour of Calgary’s District Energy Centre (courtesy of Bow Valley College)

Curious about district energy? Learn how Bow Valley College is working with Calgary’s district energy provider to decarbonize heating. This tour will be followed by lunch at Bow Valley College. Meet at Telus Convention Centre for a 10 min walk...
About our Connection Conference

Growing Talent

April 29 – May 1, 2024

Growing talent for a resilient future
CICan’s annual Connection Conference is the only event of its kind. Hosted in collaboration with Bow Valley College and SAIT, this year’s theme will offer postsecondary leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and around the world the opportunity to discuss, share, and be inspired by how we are growing talent for success in a rapidly changing world.

Code of Conduct & Duty of Care

As we begin holding events in person, the health and safety of all attendees remains our priority. Learn more about the extra steps in place to protect everyone attending our events in-person.