Industry Canada

Industry Canada

June 27, 2011 13:48 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Goodyear Attends 2011 BIO International Convention

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 27, 2011) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will take part in the upcoming BIO International Convention 2011, underlining the government's efforts to encourage growth and innovation through investments in research.

Acknowledged as the world's largest biotechnology conference and trade show, held this year from June 27 to 30 in Washington, DC, BIO 2011 is attended by biotechnology and pharmaceutical executives, scientific leaders, political representatives, senior government officials and media from around the world.

Minister of State Goodyear's attendance at the official opening of the Canadian Pavilion*

Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Time:10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location:Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Booth 3705
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC

*Media is required to register with BIO 2011 to gain access.

Call-in media availability

Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Time:4:30 p.m. to 4:45p.m.
Dial-in number:613-960-7526
877-413-4814 (Canada only)
Participant code:3625544

Contact Information

  • Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology
    613-943-7599

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502