upcoming events

Feb. 19: Nerd Nite Edmonton: Our past and present futures — Hear Daveberta co-host Dave Cournoyer, economist Andrew Leach and writer Bashir Mohamed nerd about about various historical and futuristic topics. Co-hosted by ATB’s own Adam Rozenhart, producer of the Daveberta podcast.

Feb. 22: Mess Hall Presents Food Fight — Two people battle it out on a number of food controversies: Does pineapple belong on pizza? And what’s the best part of a wing: the drum or the flat? It will be decided in a debate moderated by the Mess Hall Podcast’s Avery Cochrane.
Free: RSVP

Feb. 26: Wolf Pack YEG Talks Politics and Gender — The Highlevel Showdown team reunites and is joined by Parity YEG to discuss the intersection of politics and gender at this gathering, which aims to create a brave space for men to talk. Organized by German Villegas of the Modern Manhood podcast.
Free: Donations accepted

Feb. 26: Media Lab Meetup: Editing — Visit Media Lab YYC to see the studio and learn some video and podcast editing tricks and tips. Then head over to Ceili’s with Kyle Marshall and the gang for drinks and general networking.
Free: Register

Feb. 27: Watch Me Edit a Podcast — Kyle Marshall invites you to Media Lab YYC to watch him edit a podcast and ask him anything. He’ll work his magic — perhaps on the latest episode of Putting It Together or Creative Block? — and you can get your burning questions answered.
Tickets: $25 to $35

March 8-9: iMedia — Linda Hoang of Don’t Call Me A Guru is among the speakers at the iMedia social media conference in Edmonton, as are Adam Rozenhart and Tyler Butler of ATB. Linda is also reuniting with Tyler, her erstwhile podcast co-host, as emcees of the conference.
Tickets: $265 to $295

March 12: Becoming the Story – The Power of a Brand — Luiza Campos, host of A Branded World, hosts a workshop at the ATB Entrepreneur Centre in Calgary. She’ll explain what a brand is, why you should invest in developing it, and how you can start. “It’s not enough to be different, to win you have to matter.”
Free: Register

March 16: Next Big Thing — Kyle Marshall of Creative Block and Luiza Campos of A Branded World are among the speakers at Next Big Thing, Calgary’s entrepreneur-focused educational conference. Kyle’s session is “Why It’s Not Too Late to Start Your Podcast,” and Luiza’s is “Tips for Developing a Small Business Marketing Strategy.”
Tickets: $149

March 17: That’s a Thing?! Live Podcast: The internet is my GSA — Join Elizabeth Spencer and Karen Unland live at the SkirtsAfire festival for a recording of That’s a Thing?! They’ll explore how the internet has created a supportive and informative space for LGBTQ+ youth, notwithstanding the trollish toxicity we all seem to be swimming in online, and they’ll chat with special guests: Sara Vickruck and Anais West of Poly Queer Love Ballad, Harley Morison from Cardiac Theatre, and Marni Panas, this year’s Honorary Skirt.
By donation: Details

March 29-31: ATB Datathon - Solve for Alberta, solve for the world — ATB Alphabeta calls on exceptional problem-solvers to gather at MacEwan University in Edmonton to use data science tools to come up with some solutions in the fields of mental well-being, precision agriculture or customer of “one” (tailoring banking services). Come as a team or as an individual.
Tickets: $25 to $30

Ongoing: ATB Entrepreneur Centre events — Check out the events listings for sessions all over Alberta to help you build your business. 
Check the listings

Some of these events are put on by the network or its sponsors; others involve our podcasters or are of interest to our podcasting community. If you have an event to list, contact us at hello@albertapodcastnetwork.com.