The 2012 Research Money Conference will take a hard look at the new innovation policies that emerge from the federal budget. Today and tomorrow at the Minto Suites in Ottawa, some of Canada’s leading innovation thinkers and practitioners will look beyond the money and assess the overall impact on future business success in Canada’s knowledge economy.
Speakers, panelists and moderators include:
Celine Bak, Partner, Analytica Advisors
Tom Brzustowski, RBC Professor, University of Ottawa
Adam Chowaniec, Chair, Belair Networks
Clarissa Desjardins, CEO, Centre of Excellence in Personalized Medicine
Paul Dufour, Fellow of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa, Principal, Paulicy Works.
Peter Frise, CEO, AUTO21
Jean-Claude Gavrel, Former Associate VP, NSERC
The Honorable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Minister of State, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Karna Gupta, President, ITAC
Lynda Leonard, Senior Vice President, ITAC
Robert Luke, Assistant VP Research & Innovation, George Brown College
The Honorable Kevin Lynch, Vice Chair, BMO Financial
Peter Nicholson, Founding President, Canadian Council of Academies
Senia Rapisarda, VP, Strategic Initiatives and Investment, BDC
Nobina Robinson, CEO, Polytechnics Canada
Jim Roche, President & CEO, Stratford Managers Corporation
Jason Tham, CEO, Nulogy
Mario Thomas, Managing Director, Centre for Commercialization of Research
David Watters, President, Global Advantage Consulting
Allison Young, Senior Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate, New York
Conference partners include: The Ottawa Citizen, BDC, NSERC, CEPMED, Canadian Digital Media Network, CCR, Auto 21 and AllerGen. Association partners are: ITAC, CPSC, ACCT, Connect Canada and Start-up Canada.
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