Western Economic Diversification Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada

September 08, 2016 10:06 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Navdeep Bains to Participate in Innovation Town Hall at the University of Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 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
Location: University of Calgary
Energy Environment
Experiential Building (EEEL),
Theatre Room 161
750 Campus Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta

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  • Donna Kinley
    Regional Communications Manager
    Western Economic Diversification Canada
    780-495-6892
    donna.kinley@canada.ca