Interviews from the 2006 Emerald Awards, including winner in the Research and Innovation category hog producer Dennis McKerracher and finalists from Agrium, Enervision, and Science Alberta Foundation.
iCORE student Dan Lizotte takes his robot dogs to demonstrate at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival's focus on Alberta
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dennis McKerracher, Hog Producer, High River
SUBJECT: #204 2006 Emerald Awards: Hogs and Water Conservation
SYNOPSIS: The 2006 Emerald Awards Have finally been announced, Even after 15 years, Albertans Are still running strong with great Projects to improve the environmental Status of the province. Among this year’s recipients is A hog producer who found a better Way to quench the thirst of his little Piggies while conserving water at the same time.
ITEM:2TITLE: Murray Hassenoff and Dave Eastem, Agrium Inc
SUBJECT: #204 2006 Emerald Awards
ITEM:3TITLE: Kevin Gunn, Enervision, Dr. Larry Rosia, Dean of Construction, SAIT, and David Bengert, President, Built Green Society of Canada
SUBJECT: #204 2006 Emerald Awards: Sustainable House Construction
ITEM:4TITLE: Dr. Arlene Ponting, CEO, Science Alberta Foundation
SUBJECT: #204 2006 Emerald Awards: Science in a Crate
ITEM:5TITLE: Dan Lizotte, PhD Candidate, Computing Sciences, University of Alberta and iCORE Researcher
SUBJECT: #204 Robot Dogs at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
SYNOPSIS: Alberta will be hitting centre stage at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this summer. Among the people heading south to show the Americans a slice of Alberta culture and innovation is robot scientist Dan Lizotte.