The Halifax Innovation Conversation - Jan 17, 2012
16/01/2012 10:01 am by staff
The Canadian Innovation
Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia
8:30am to 4:00pm
On Tuesday, January 17th,
2012 at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in
Halifax, NS; join Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) / Office of Small and Medium
Enterprises (OSME) to learn more about the
Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program and the opportunities to do
business with the Government of Canada. There is NO COST to attend this
event but registration is mandatory.
The Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) is a $40 million procurement program, launched as part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to promote Canada’s economic growth as announced in Budget 2010. These events will provide the opportunity for companies to showcase their innovative goods and services to federal departments, as well as allow federal departments to share information on their operations and priorities, and any challenges or needs they are experiencing in program delivery.
Highlights of the morning sessions include federal government representatives sharing information on the products, goods and services required to deliver their programs.
8:30 – 9:00am Registration
9:00 – 9:55am Welcome & Introduction to Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)
Presented by: Helen Braiter, Director, Strategic Initiatives and Innovation, Public Works and Government Services Canada
- 10:15am Refreshment Break
10:15 - 10:30am Presentation by LED Roadway Lighting
Presented by: Charles A. Cartmill, President & C.E.O of LED Roadway Lighting Ltd.
10:30 - 11:45am The Canadian Innovation Conversation
Dr. Joan Kean-Howie
NRC Institute for Marine Biosciences & Institute for Nutrisciences and Health
Director General, Information Management, Information Technology
Veterans Affairs Canada
Dr. Ryan C.N. D'Arcy
Head and Senior Research Officer, Institute for Biodiagnostics (Atlantic)
National Research Council Canada
Syed A Naqvi, CHE
Manager External Relations & Program Oversight
Defence Research & Development Canada
11:45 - 12:00pm Doing Business with Government
Presented by: Danielle Collin, Public Works and Government Services Canada
12:00 – 1:00pm Break (Lunch on your own)
1:00 – 4:00pm Networking Meetings**
Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Community Busines Development Corporation (CBDC)
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)
National Research Council (NRC)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC)
Veterans Affairs Canada
* Agenda may be subject to change.
**Attendees may register for afternoon networking meetings with federal department representatives on site. Registration for networking meetings will be on a first come, first serve basis and meetings will be for 15 minutes in duration. Further instructions will be provided on the morning of the event.
The official source for information on the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program is www.buyandsell.gc.ca/innovation.
For more information on these upcoming events, please contact eSource Event Registration Limited via email: CICP@eSourceEvent.com or 902.445.4846
Please forward this invitation to all contacts you feel this may be of interest.