Agenda at at Glance

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Time Activity
3:00pm – 6:00pm CSPC 2014 Special Workshop and Dinner The Start-Up Meet-Up: A Lean Entrepreneurship Approach to Advancing Innovation **Separate registration required**

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Time Activity
7:30am Breakfast
8:00am – 8:15am Opening Ceremony
8:15am – 9:15am Keynote Session Conversation with Frank McKenna and John Risley
9:15am – 10:30am Plenary Session Procurement and Industrial Technological Benefits (ITB) and Value Propositions
10:30am – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Panel 2 Big Problems, Big Networks, Big Data
Panel 3 Mitigating the Risk of Marine Geohazards
Panel 4 Building Opportunities for Collaboration Between Government and Academia to Inform Public Policy
12:30pm- 2:00pm Luncheon Session Lunch Session: Genome Canada and Genome Atlantic; Genomics: Fuelling Canada’s Growing Bioeconomy
2:00pm – 3:30pm Panel 5 Partnerships That Move Innovation From Campus to Commerce
Panel 6 The Crucial Role of Small and Medium Size Universities for Advancing Canadian Social and Econ Development
Panel 7 Industry-Academic Partnerships in Canada: A View from the Trenches
3:30pm – 4:30pm Break _ Exhibit Display
4:00pm – 6:30pm Keynote Session and Reception The Honourable Michel Samson, Minister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Time Activity
7:30am Breakfast
8:30am – 10:00am Plenary Session “An Audit for Science! Really?”
10:00am – 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am – 12:00pm Panel 9 Looking to 2020 and beyond: Training the Next Generation of Innovation Leaders in Canada
Panel 10 From Excellence to Impact: How Large Infrastructure Stimulate Growth
Panel 11 Communication and Collaboration: Government Science as a Partner for Innovation
12:00pm – 1:30pm Luncheon Session Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology)
1:30pm – 3:00pm Panel 12 Data Management Plans- Policy and Practice
Panel 13 Complex International Science, Technology and Innovation Partnerships: Lessons for Canada
Panel 14 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Success in Atlantic Canada
3:00pm – 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm – 5:00pm Closing Panel

Please note that all events, aside from Wednesday’s workshop, will be held at the World Trade and Convention Centre. For details on the location of the venue, please go to the following: