2018 ASTech Awards

“I wanted to be part of the dream of doing things better than yesterday.”


Join us Oct. 26th, 2018 at NAIT‘s brand new Productivity and Innovation Centre to celebrate outstanding achievement in Alberta science and technology.

Why attend the ASTech Awards?

Because NOW more than ever, we need to recognize and celebrate our Finalists’ innovative spirit  that drives the Alberta economy forward. The ASTech Awards and NextGen Innovators Showcase is a must-attend event for entrepreneurs, researchers, students and industry leaders. The Awards celebrate the people that are taking on significant challenges and solving real world problems through their ground-breaking work. You’ll be absolutely inspired by researchers and entrepreneurs, students and start-ups, life time achievers and commercial success stories.

In conjunction with the Awards, the NextGen Innovators Showcase highlights under-the-radar interactive and innovative projects ready to step out into the spotlight. Check out the most interesting new technology applications in Robotics, Agriculture, Energy, Health, Technology and Student categories and see how the next generation is accelerating through innovation.

Event Highlights:

  • Reception-style format conducive to networking and connecting.
  • Next Gen Innovators Showcase in theme areas that drive the Alberta economy.
  • Attractive ticket pricing.
  • Dress code: business attire.

Meet the 2018 ASTech Award Finalists

Submit a NextGen Innovators Showcase Application.

Buy tickets here.

Master of Ceremonies Applications

New this year, we are looking for two up-and-coming communication students with the talent and drive to co-MC the awards ceremony. If you know of bright and enthusiastic communicators with personable and professional attitudes, we hope to offer them this exciting opportunity to gain experience and network with our fantastic ASTech community.

If you know students who would be interested in this unique opportunity, we would like to get a sense of who they are and how they present themselves. We ask that interested students and alumni please submit a 1-minute video answering the following question to info@astech.ca.

How would you describe the spirit of innovation in Alberta?

Applicants will not be evaluated on the quality of the video production. Phone videos are completely fine.

The deadline for submissions is Sept. 28, 2018. Shortlisted applicants may be asked to meet in-person or through Skype with the selection committee to see if they might be a good fit for the position.