Reflections on Smart 2000

Smart 2000 was a four-day conference this week in Calgary concentrating on four major themes: smart prosperity, smart learning, smart professions, and smart communities.

The conference included an odd mix of presentations with speakers ranging from business leaders to cabinet ministers to university professors to teachers. Such a mix does not automatically produce any common threads or themes, but invariable produces much material for reflection.

This article is not intended as a comprehensive report; some presentations, while interesting, did not merit deeper discussion. What follows is a recounting of those items that piqued my interest, which had, I think, something significant to say to the community at large.

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