Early Bird Registration for CSPC 2012 Closes Soon!

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As a community partner for the Canadian Science Policy Conference 2012, Bad Science Watch is excited to share with you their latest communications regarding early-bird registration for this important conference:

CSPC 2012 – Early Bird Registration Deadline this Friday, October 12th

This Friday is the last day for early bird registration.  Please go to https://www.verney.ca/cspc2012/registration/index.php to register now.

Conference highlights include:

The Opening address on Monday, November 5th by the Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology)

The Keynote discussion: Pulling Together: “What is the appropriate division of labour between business, government, and the academy in advancing science-based innovation in Canada?”

A dialogue with the three Honourary Co-Chairs:

  • The Hon. Preston Manning C.C., President & CEO, Manning Centre for Building Democracy
  • Dr. Eric Newell, Chancellor Emeritus, University of Alberta, Former Chair and CEO, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • M. Elizabeth Cannon, PhD, FCAE, FRSC, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Calgary

moderated by the Hon. Jim Edwards, former broadcaster, business executive and parliamentarian, chair of the governing council NSERC

A luncheon address by the Hon. Stephen Khan, Alberta Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education

A Keynote speech by Iain Gillespie, PhD, former Head – Science and Technology Policy Division Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

An impressive list of more than 90 speakers in 21 panel sessions will be on hand over 2 ½ days to discuss the pressing issues of science and innovation policy

Workshop: Science Policy 101

For the complete agenda please go to http://www.cspc2012.ca/agenda.php

Don’t miss Canada’s premiere science policy conference as it brings a spotlight to Western Canada science and innovation!

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Register today at https://www.verney.ca/cspc2012/registration/index.php to benefit from the Early Bird rate (ends October 12, 2012).

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