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Assunta Krehl

The collector vs. the director: Bob Rennie and the VAG - The Globe and Mail - August 11... - 0 views

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    Bob Rennie is among the most powerful people in Vancouver and is an art collector, a provocateur and a condo king. Rennie spoke at the Innovation City event that was held at the MaRS Centre. Rennie is interested in the health of a city and wants to city-build.
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The digital city: IBM's Guru Banavar on traffic, politics and Toronto - The Globe and M... - 0 views

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    Guru Banavar, CTO, Global Public Sector, IBM spoke at the Innovation City conference at the MaRS Centre on July 18 & 19, 2012 where he talked about how using data can help the physical infrastructure of a city.
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Conference Challenges Left-brain, Right-brain Dichotomy - Canada Newswire - July 18, 2012 - 0 views

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    400 of the world's leading medical and scientific artists, game developers, simulation experts, researchers, animators and innovators will gather in Toronto and will prevail the stereotype of the left-brain/right-brain predominance. The exhibit will also be held at the MaRS Centre from July 23 to August 6, 2012.
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Prosperity allows Edmonton to chart a clean, green future - The Globe and Mail - July 1... - 0 views

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    Mayor Stephen Mandel of Edmonton spoke at the Innovation City conference at MaRS unveiling his vision "of a cutting-edge urban environment built on a foundation of three- and four-bedroom condos."
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The Big Apple's 'silicon alley' architect comes to Toronto - IT Business.ca - July 17, ... - 0 views

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    According to IT Business, "Seth Pinsky who is spearheading the construction of a new $2-billion tech engineering campus in New York City ... shared his vision of cities as innovation hubs at the Innovation City conference that was held at the MaRS Centre, July 18 & 19 in Toronto.
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Calgary boasts highest quality of life - 50plus - July 14, 2012 - 1 views

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    Calgary ranks as the number one spot in terms of quality of life according to the new poll commissioned for CityAge Media's The Innovation City Summit. The summit will take place at the MaRS Centre, on July 18 & 19.
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Which city's residents report having the best quality of life? - The Globe and Mail - J... - 1 views

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    According to an Angus Reid public opinion poll, Calgary is reported to have the best quality of life out of Canada's four largest cities. Acording to Jane Switzer, a report from The Globe and Mail, the "Angus Reid poll was commissioned for CityAge Media's The Innovation City summit." The summit will take place at the MaRS Centre, July 18 and 19th and will explore the new ideas, technologies and partnerships that will build the 21st century city, and why - and how - Metro Toronto and Canada will be a leader in this urban century.
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"Privacy by Design in the Age of Big Data" Report Addresses How Big Data & Privacy Can ... - 0 views

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    "Dr. Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada and IBM Chief Scientist and Fellow Jonas Release a report on how organizations should act now to address the privacy risks associated with Big Data, and the analytics technologies used to make sense of these vast data sets, before such risks become realities." The report was shared at the Future of Energy Summit that was held at the MaRS Centre.
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Ontario Creating A Clean Energy Institute - Ontario MInistry of Energy - June 8, 2012 - 0 views

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    Ontario in partnership with MaRS Discovery District has launched the Clean Energy Institute which will bring together industry leaders and utility companies to build on Ontario's strengths in smart grid technologies and other clean energy innovations. In addition, the institute will help support and expand domestic and international business opportunities and position Ontario to capitalize on a $250 billion clean energy industry.
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MedEdge 2012, York Region's Life Sciences Business Summit for the Bio-Medical Industry,... - 0 views

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    The MedEdge Life Sciences Business Summit will be taking place on June 14th, 2012 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts which will take a look at how to enter the healthcare market and understand the procurement process. Dr Usha Srinivasan, Program Director, Business Acceleration Program (BAP), MaRS Discovery District will be speaking at the event.
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Electric bike design firm races ahead of competition for $10K prize - ITBusiness - May ... - 0 views

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    Henry Chong, LIFEbike completed MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 course and entered in MaRS 2012 Up-Start Competition. Keri Damen, Director of Entrepreneurship Education states "the Upstart competition serves as the capstone to the program." Chong won the competition for $10K.
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Doors Open 2012: The changing face of Toronto - The Star - May 23, 2012 - 1 views

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    Doors Open celebrates Toronto's architectural heritage. MaRS Discovery opened its' doors for the event and is one of many examples that show how old and new architecture combine.
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Sowing the seeds of curiosity to grow Canada's bio-economy - Vancouver Sun - May 22, 2012 - 0 views

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    Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada is a biotech competition where high school students are mentored by local scientists. MaRS helps create successful global businesses from Canada's science, technology and social innovation.
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Doors opened and a phenomenon was born - The Globe and Mail - May 22, 2012 - 0 views

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    Doors Open celebrates Toronto's architectural heritage. MaRS Discovery will be opening its' doors for the event on May 26 and 27th, 2012.
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Doors Open Toronto May 26-27 2012 - Canadian Architect - May 17, 2012 - 0 views

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    MaRS will be participating in Doors Open Toronto on May 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. "There will be more than 135 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings that will open their doors for the weekend and highlight the people who built our city." 
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Developers: Check Out the AT&T Hackathon in Toronto During the NxNE Music Festival - Bl... - 2 views

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    The AT&T Hackathon will take place on June 15th and 16th at the MaRS Discovery District. The event is designed for technical and non-technical attendees to build apps and compete for prizes.
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MaRS Event Series - Best Practices for Small Business - Business Insider - May 4, 2012 - 0 views

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    MaRS Discovery District upport innovation by fostering collaboration between the worlds of science, business, and government. MaRS has a series of events on entrepreneurship. MaRS Best Practices event - Partnerships - A Necessary Evil will be held on May 8th at the MaRS Centre. Participants will learn about the pros and cons of entering a new business partnership along with what to look for in a partner. 
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Award winning tech entrepreneur, Ben Casnocha speaks in Toronto on his NY Times best se... - 0 views

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    Ben Casnocha will be speaking at the MaRS Centre on May 16th. Casnocha wrote a NY Times best selling book The Start-Up of You written with LinkedIn co-founder.
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Recap: Startup Drinks & Entrepreneurship 101 Life Sciences & Healthcare - lidiasworld -... - 1 views

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    LidiasWorld blogs about the Entrepreneurship 101 class she and her partner attended at MaRS with guest speaker Dr. Stuart Foster, the founder of VisualSonics, spoke mainly about the challenges of being a science tech specific startup.
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Appointment of James D. Hughes - Canada Newswire - April 19, 2012 - 0 views

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    The Graham Boeckh Foundation which focuses on improving the lives of those that suffer from mental illness has appointed James D. Hughes as President. The Graham Boeckh Foundation had a symposium on the "Next Frontier in Mental Health": From Research to Patients" that was held at the MaRS Centre on April 24.
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