Calgary, Alberta September 8, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will participate in an Innovation Townhall, hosted by Innovate Calgary, where he will speak to the Government of Canada’s priorities, including the challenge to make Canada a global centre for innovation.
Minister Bains will be joined by co-panellists, Dr. Elizabeth Cannon, President and Vice Chancellor for the University of Calgary; and Mary Moran, Chief Executive Officer for Calgary Economic Development. Peter Garrett, President of Innovate Calgary, will moderate the session.
Date: Friday, September 9, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m. MDT
University of Calgary
Experiential Building (EEEL),
Theatre Room 161
750 Campus Drive NW
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Western Economic Diversification Canada