Events happening this week explore advances in protein biology, the collection of race-based data, the state of hydrogen, AI's effect on the arts, a path to entrepreneurial success, a piece of Edmonton's 2SLGBTQ+ history, developments in agtech, and Alberta's innovation scene.
- Oct. 23, 12:15pm: Minds that Matter: The 2023 Gairdner Symposium at the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Science Centre
- Oct. 24, 9:30am: Race-Based Data Collection: A Focused Scan of Current Practices in Edmonton, presented by EndPovertyEdmonton at United Way Alberta Capital Region
- Oct. 24, 12pm: 2023 State of the Province Hydrogen Luncheon, presented by the Edmonton Regional Hydrogen Hub at Strathcona County Community Centre
- Oct. 24, 7pm: AI & the Creative Impulse: an Opportunity & a Dilemma, presented online by the Edmonton Public Library
- Oct. 25, 12pm: Outputs and Outcomes with Sam Jenkins at the Mawji Centre
- Oct. 25, 5pm: Share Your Stories — Times.10 Photos Community Archives, presented by the Rainbow Story Hub Foundation and the Edmonton Queer History Project at the City of Edmonton Archives
- Oct. 26, 3pm: Agri-Forward: Driving Innovation — A Pitch Night by Palette Skills at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
- Oct. 27, 5:30pm: Opening Ceremonies — 34th ASTech Awards at the Triffo Theatre
Find even more things to do in Taproot's weekly roundups.
Photo: Kate Boorman (top right), the writer in residence at the Edmonton Public Library, will moderate a discussion about AI and creativity with panelists ethics consultant Katrina Ingram, artist Marilène Oliver, and developer Eugene Chen. (Edmonton Public Library/Facebook)