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INVESTING IN CANADA'S FUTURE

Tuesday, October 6, 1998, 3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
National Press Club, Ottawa, Ontario


Programme

15:30 Welcome Howard Alper
Vice-Rector Research
University of Ottawa
15:35 Opening Remarks Hon. Ronald J. Duhamel
Secretary of State for Science,
Research and Development
15:45 Arthur Carty
President,
National Research Council
Introduced by
Claudine Simson
VP Global Technology Research and
Intellectual Property, Nortel Networks
"Research and Development, an Engine of Prosperity:
Past Successes, Future Hopes"

 
16:15 Stefan Dupré
President, Canadian Institute
for Advanced Research
Introduced by
Judy Erola
President, PMAC
"Universities as Knowledge Institutions:
Future Unlimited and Future Indefinite"

 
16:45 Peter Jollymor
Vice-President, New Business Dev.,
NB Tel
Introduced by
Mary Grover-Leblanc
Director, Government Relations, Business Development Bank of Canada
"At the Crossroads Again"
 
17:15 Pascale Michaud
Director, Secor Inc.
Introduced by
Ronald Zelonka
Director, Research and Business Development, DuPont Canada
"Dynamic Structuring of Engineering Projects - Shaping the Future"
 
17:35 Howard Bussey
McGill University
Introduced by
Henry Friesen
President, MRC
"Wine, Enzymes, Genomics: The Yeast Story"
 
17:55 Susannah Scott
University of Ottawa
Introduced by
Tom Brzustowski
President, NSERC
"Catalysis Research Today: Creating New
Business Opportunities for Tomorrow"

 
18:15 Reception
18:45 Dinner
20:00 Lewis Branscomb
Robert and Renée Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Introduced by
John de la Mothe
University of Ottawa
"Public Policy for Innovation Promotion: A New Approach"
 
21:00 Close