Agenda at a Glance

This agenda is subject to change.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Time Activity
8:30 am to 10:00 am Plenary Session: Building the Digital Infrastructure - physical, regulatory and funding - Canada needs to Power Scholarship, Research and Innovation
10:30 am to 12:00 pm P8: Inspiring Excellence - Engaging students in meaningful science experiences
10:30 am to 12:00 pm P5: The evolving science and technology landscape for development in the South and the models and opportunities for science diplomacy
10:30 am to 12:00 pm P6: Canadian Innovation: Understanding the role of IR&D
10:30 am to 12:00 pm P7: Genome Canada GPS Series: Personalized Medicine and Health Care Policy
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Luncheon Session with the MPP Donna Cansfield
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm P10: The Solitudes: Government science, the Media, and Those who help them Interact: Can we ever get along under today's rules of engagement?
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm P9: Courting Confusion: the Patent Act, legal decisions, and impacts on Canada’s science and innovation landscape
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm P11: Canada's Commercialization Challenge
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm P12: Training the next generation of scientists - who are they and what will they do?
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Movie Screening: Naturally Obsessed - The Making of a Scientist
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm P13: From pipeline to network: rethinking graduate training to embrace diversity and promote innovation
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm P14: Ocean Research and Policy
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm P15: Student Entrepreneurs as a Knowledge Vehicle
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm P16: Research Funding – new paradigms for a broken system?
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Exhibit Display, Light Refreshments
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Keynote Session: Reframing perceptions of government-science relations
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Genome Canada Reception
10:00 pm CSPC After-Party