ACAMP Hosts visionary leaders in transportation and industrial applications gathering at Calgary Seminar

Posted on February 13, 2020

On February 20, 2020 in Calgary Alberta visionary leaders will meet and present their thoughts and visions for market trends and technologies in transportation and industrial applications. These are new areas for investment outside of traditional oil and gas.

This is the first time a seminar of this kind will be in Alberta. During this one-day event, 17 speakers will touch upon some of the latest market areas in mobility and transportation including:

Connected Vehicles
Infrastructure and Smart Cities
Smart Agriculture
Autonomous Mining and O&G

“We are proud to host visionary leaders from major US, European and Asian corporations,” said Rosy Amlani, CFO & VP Business Development.

Visionary presentations will include:

Innovation Trends in the Auto Industry / PSA Group’s Innovation Strategy Christine Mescam, VP Innovation Strategy at Groupe PSA

Groupe PSA, parent company of Peugeot, Fiat, and Chrysler, is the world’s fourth-largest automobile manufacturer. Christine Mescam will share market trends and how they shape PSA’s innovation strategy.

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS): Improving user experience with integrated transportation David Lainé, MaaS Director at Transdev Group

Transdev Group is a French-based international private-public transport operator, with operations in 20 countries including Eastern Canada. David Lainé will share his expertise on how cities can use digital intelligence to integrate all modes of transportation (taxis, buses, cars, trains, etc), increasing usage and improving the experience for end users.

Electric Transportation Beyond Cars Ted Dowling, VP Sales at BYD Co Ltd.

BYD Co Ltd is the largest Chinese manufacturer of electric automobiles and battery-powered transportation, including bicycles, buses, forklifts, solar panels, trucks and others. Ted Dowling will share trends and new innovations in electric transportation that can be used for passengers, commercial vehicles as well as in industry.

5G Telecommunication in Autonomous Systems and Robotics Applications Ryan Walker, Director of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships at Telus Communications

Telus is a world-leading communications and information technology company with $14.6 billion in annual revenue and 14.5 million customer connections. Ryan Walker will talk about Telus’ $16B investment in Alberta, and how that will accelerate opportunities for innovation in autonomous systems and robotics.

Improving Equipment Utilization in Oil and Gas Operations with Intelligent Connectivity Chris Harvell, VP of Product Innovation and Chief Technology Officer at Stewart & Stevenson

Stewart & Stevenson is a manufacturer and distributor of equipment for the oil and gas, marine, construction, power generation, transportation, mining and agricultural industries. Chris Harvell will help us understand how intelligent connectivity can improve utilization and maximize production for oil & gas companies in Alberta.

Location for the seminar
Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
1316 33 Street Northeast
Calgary, AB T2A 6B6

Date And Time
Thu, 20 February 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM MST

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Founded in Alberta, Canada in 2007, ACAMP is a unique industry-led advanced technology product development centre that entrepreneurs count on to move their innovation from proof-of-concept to manufactured product by providing access to multidisciplinary engineers, technology experts, unique specialized equipment, and industry acumen. ACAMP focuses on electronics hardware, firmware, software (ML/AI), sensors, and embedded systems. ACAMP is the only advanced technology product development group in Canada that provides a full range of support at each stage of the product development process. Offices in Edmonton and Calgary, ACAMP offers support to companies worldwide. For more information, please visit