Andre Bezanson
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dalhousie University (speaker)

Pierre Bilodeau

Pierre Bilodeau,
Chief Operating Officer
International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTPCanada)

Joe Blomeley

Joe Blomeley
Senior Associate, Canadian Council of Chief Executives

Rachel Brighton
President, Finest Point Periodicals Limited (moderator)

David Burns, VP Research
University of New Brunswick

Dr. Anthony Charles
Director of the School of the Environment and a professor at Saint Mary’s University

Dr. Martha Crago
VP Research, Dalhousie University

Thomas J. Duck
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn
Director, Industry Liaison and Innovation (ILI), Dalhousie University (speaker)

Marcius Extavour

Marcius Extavour
Director of Government _ Corporate Partnerships at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
University of Toronto

Lucia Fanning
Director of the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University

Christine Tausig Ford

Christine Tausig Ford
Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

Neil Gall

Jim Ghadbane

Jim Ghadbane
President and CEO, CANARIE

Anthony Giles

Dr. Robert Haché

Dr. Robert Haché
Vice-President Research and Innovation
York University

Michael Halpern
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

Manuel Heitor

Manuel Heitor
Full Professor
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon

Ted Hewitt
Executive Vice-President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Phillip Hill

Phillip Hill
Director, Geological Survey of Canada-Pacific
Natural Resources Canada

Mac Hird

Mac Hird,
PhD Student

Mark Hoddenbagh

Mark Hoddenbagh
Acting Executive Director, Partnerships and Applied Research, Algonquin College

Charles (Chuck) Humphrey
Research Data Management Services Coordinator
University of Alberta

Dr. Sara Iverson
Scientific Director of the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)
University of Alberta

Laurie L’Heureux

Laurie L’Heureux
Emergency Planning Coordinator
Alberni Clayoquot Regional District

Dr. Steve Liang

Dr. Steve Liang
Professor and Entrepreneur, University of Calgary

David Cruise Malloy

David Cruise Malloy,
Vice President Research,
University of Regina

André Manseau

André Manseau,
Dean of Research,
Université du Québec en Outaouais

Frank McKenna
Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group and Former Canadian Ambassador to the United States

Pierre Meulien
President and CEO, Genome Canada

Kate Moran

Kate Moran
Ocean Networks Canada
President and CEO

Peter Morand
Former president of NSERC

Peter Nicholson, 
Moderator; Chair, Standing Selection Committee, Networks of Centres of Excellence

Laura O’Blenis

Laura O’Blenis
Founding Director, Association of University Research Parks (AURP)

Michael Owen

Michael Owen,
Vice President Research, Innovation _ International,
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Stephen Perelgut
Senior Relationship Manager for Academic Relations
IBM Canada

Sebastian Pfotenhauer

Sebastian Pfotenhauer,
Lecturer _ Research Scientist, MIT Technology _ Policy Program

Kathleen Rayworth
Entrepreneurs’ Forum

John Risley
President & CEO, Clearwater Fine Foods Inc.

Dan Roos

Dan Roos,
Japan Steel Industry Professor Emeritus of Engineering Systems and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ivan Semeniuk
Science Reporter, Globe and Mail

Larry Shaw

Muthu Singaram
Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Muthu Singaram Consulting

Walter StewartCo-ordinator for Research Data Canada

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor
University of Victoria
Emeritus Professor

Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas
Industry Partnerships Manager
Queen’s University

J. Kevin Vessey

J. Kevin Vessey,
Associate Vice President of Research, Dean of Graduate Studies, and Professor of Biology,
Saint Mary’s University

Valerie Walker

Valerie Walker
Director, Policy, Mitacs

Douglas Wallace

Douglas Wallace
Dalhousie University
Canada Research Excellence Chair in Ocean Science and Technology and MEOPAR Scientific Director

Wendy Watkins

Daniel J. Weeks

Daniel J. Weeks,
President and Vice Chancellor,
University of Northern British Colombia

Dr. Fred Whoriskey
Executive Director of the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)

Robin Winsor

Robin Winsor
President and CEO, Cybera

Danielle Wood

Danielle Wood,
Research Engineer,
Johns Hopkins University