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  Symposium 1999
 
 
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS
A VEHICLE FOR DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN CANADA

Tuesday, September 28, 1999, 3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
National Press Club, Ottawa, Ontario


Programme

15:30 Welcome Denis St-Onge
Chair, PAGSE
15:35 Opening Remarks The Hon. Gilbert Normand
Secretary of State for Science,
Research and Development
15:45 Micheline Bouchard
President, Chairman and CEO, Motorola Canada Ltd.
Introduced by
Claudine Simson
VP Global Technology Research and
Intellectual Property, Nortel Networks
"Information Technology: Canada's New Natural Resource"
 
16:15 Dana Rath
Vice-President, Nexia Biotechnologies Inc.
Introduced by
Nick Discepola
MP - Vaudreuil-Soulanges
"Farming's Bright Future: 'Goat-made' Spider Silk"
 
16:45 Break
17:15 Ken Laver
President, Messier-Dowty Inc.
Introduced by
Judi Longfield
MP - Whitby-Ajax
"Canada's Aerospace Industry: Innovation + Partnerships = Growth"
(PowerPoint Presentation, 920 Kb)
 
17:45 Deryn Fogg
Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa
Introduced by
Marlene Catterall
MP - Ottawa West-Nepean
"New Directions in Materials Research: Building Market Futures"
 
18:15 Reception
18:45 Dinner
20:00 Heather Munroe-Blum
V-P Research and Intl. Relations, University of Toronto
Introduced by
Carolyn Bennett
MP - St-Paul's
"Creating New Opportunities Through University Research
and Regional Innovation
"

 
21:00 Close Howard Alper