Transformational Gains Symposium

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 07:30 - 10:00

Where: Trillium Ballroom, Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON

Rapid technological change is disrupting nearly every industry. How can universities and other partners better collaborate with businesses to prepare for a period of unprecedented change, accelerate innovation and give Canada a competitive edge?
 
That was the question discussed by business, community and academic leaders at coast-to-coast roundtables in November and December.
 
Join the conversation in Ottawa on Feb. 1, with university presidents, the new CEO of MaRS Discovery District, Yung Wu, and other business, community and academic leaders to talk about science, innovation, talent and improved university-business collaboration. 

 

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon
President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Calgary
Dr. Santa J. Ono
President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia
Dr. Meric Gertler
President of the University of Toronto
Dr. Suzanne Fortier
Principal and Vice Chancellor of McGill University
Dr. Richard Florizone
President and Vice Chancellor of Dalhousie University
Yung Wu
CEO of MaRS Discovery District