Canadian Science Policy Centre

Canadian Science Policy Centre

February 18, 2015 09:30 ET

Announcement of the 7th Canadian Science Policy Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2015) - The 7th Canadian Science Policy Conference to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 25-27th, 2015, at Ottawa City Centre Hotel. After four years, CSPC is returning to the nation's capital to bring together scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, students and many others from across the country to discuss the present and future of Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy.

CSPC 2015 themes are:

  • The Impact of Transformative and Converging Technologies on Private Sector Innovation and Productivity
  • Big Science in Canada: Realizing the Benefits
  • Transformation of Science, Society and Research in the Digital Age; Open Science, Participation, Security and Confidentiality
  • Science and Innovation for Development
  • Evidence-Based Decision Making: The Challenge of Connecting Science and Policy Making

The CSPC 2015 call for panel proposals is now open! We invite proposals in different presentation formats that revolve around any of the conference themes. Proposals of organizations and individuals from across all sectors and disciplines are welcome. The deadline for submitting your proposal is Friday, April 17th 2015. This year CSPC urges the submitters to emphasize a futuristic approach on their proposals, presenting the best solutions to the challenges, while using interactive formats for the panels.

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