Welcome to Innovation Alberta's Compendium
Dr. Paul Hunt of Climate Change Central
Listen to his full presentation from the Energy Forum at the Canadian Science Writers Conference, June 19, 2005 (21:36)
Dr. Eddy Isaacs of the Alberta Energy Research Institute
Listen to his full presentation from the Energy Forum at the Canadian Science Writers Conference, June 19, 2005 (21:42)
Dr. Marlow Reynolds of the Pembina Institute for Appropriate Technology
Listen to his full presentation from the Energy Forum at the Canadian Science Writers Conference, June 19, 2005 (18:17)
Dr. Michael_Moore, Consultant
Listen to his full presentation from the Energy Forum at the Canadian Science Writers Conference, June 19, 2005 (17:06)
NINT's Dr. Robert Wolkow on Nanotechnology
Dr. Robert Wolkow is the Group Leader of the Molecular Scale Devices program at the NRC's National Institute for Nanotechnology and a Physics Professor at the University of Alberta. This is his address to the Canadian Science Writers Association conference titled "The Coming Nano-World" with an introduction by Toronto Star science reporter Peter Calamai (June 19, 2005)
Listen to the speech (39:30 minutes 9.5mb)
Preston Manning Addresses the CSWA Conference
Former MP and Trustee of the Manning Innovation Awards, Preston Manning was a keynote speaker at the 33rd Annual Canadian Science Writers Association Conference in Jasper, Alberta. His topic was "Bridging the Communications Gap between the Science and Non-Science Worlds". Introduction by his longtime friend and colleague Dave Mitchell of Encana and founder of the Manning Innovation Awards. (June 20, 2005)
Listen to the speech (49min, 11MB, Windows Media)
Lecture by Dr. Stuart Kauffman, iCORE Research Chair and Director, Institute for Biocomplexity and Informatics, University of Calgary
As introduced by ASRA chair Dr. Marvin Fritzler the iCORE launch of the new Institute, world renowned researcher Dr. Stuart Kauffman defines biocomplexity and how this work with proteins and gene sequences may lead to medical treatments that can for example turn cancer cells into normal cells (April 28, 2005)
Listen to the speech (28 minutes, WMA)
VenturePrize Business Plan Competition 2005
Hear the 60 second pitches and video soundtracks of the three VenturePrize finalists at the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon as they compete for the $100,000 Grand Prize (March 21, 2005)
Listen to the pitches (23 minutes)
Email from Mark Purdy, Farmer and BSE researcher
Auburn Uni Research data validates Purdy's metalmicrocrystal TSE origin theory (March 22, 2005)
Forest Awakening (© 1994)
A piano composition by Cheryl Croucher. Imagine the forest awakening from a long winter. Snow melt trickles into ephemeral streambeds, then into creeks rushing through the forest toward the river.
Listen to the music (3:04 minutes)
Major Ed Dames (Retired) Talks About The Development of Remote Viewing and His Military Experiences
Innovation Alberta Interviews Major Ed Dames, frequent guest of Art Bell on Coast To Coast AM, at the remote viewing workshop he recently held in Edmonton (August 14, 2004)
Listen to the interview (36 minutes)
Mark Purdey Looks to Environmental Factors as the Cause of "Mad Cow" Disease and Chronic Wasting Disease
Interview with Mark Purdey, an organic farmer and researcher from Britain, who has travelled around the world to research clusters of spongiform disease. He suggests the onset of these diseases is related to the synergistic interplay between copper deficiencies, sound, radioactive materials and electromagnetic energy. (Leduc, July 18, 2003)
Listen to the interview (46 minutes)
Listen to another one of Cheryl's tunes
Future Forest Fires More Severe
SFM Network Researchers predict major landscape changes over next half century due to fires and climate change (March 2003)
Read the news release...
Government makes exemption for AlPac to lease private land to grow poplars
Good news for farmers (February 26, 2003) Read the news release...
Dr. Tom Brzustowski, President NSERC addresses Canada's Innovation Strategy
Luncheon speech at the Sustainable Forest Management Conference in Edmonton (November 13, 2002) Listen to the speech...
Dr. David Keith of Carnegie-Mellon University on Emissions Free Use of Fossil Fuels
Listen to his full presentation at the Alberta Ingenuity Fund Symposium on the Science of Climate Change (December 3, 2002) More...
Dr. David Layzell of BIOCAP Canada Foundation on the new Bio-based Economy
Listen to his full presentation at the Alberta Ingenuity Fund symposium on the Science of Climate Change (December 3, 2002) More..
Men of the Woods
Listen to some of Cheryl's music More...
Alpac Releases Forest Stewardship Report
Read the Report (PDF format)
Dr David Schindler
Dr. David Schindler's speech to the Edmonton Community Foundation
about our water crisis (May 29, 2002)
listen to the speech (Windows Media file, 9.4MB)
FRESHWATER, AN INDICATOR OF SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY
D. W. Schindler, Commencement address
Brock University, St. Catherine’s, Ontario
13 June 2001
read this speech
New Directions In Managing Alberta's Resources:
TrueNorth Energy’s Approach to Integrated Landscape Management
Remarks by David Park, President and Chief Executive Officer, TrueNorth Energy Inc.
read this speech
Dr. David Schindler's open letter to Premier Ralph Klein regarding climate change policies signed by many scientists. (October 2002)
Read the letter. (Microsoft Word format)