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Tuesday, November 8 • 18:30 - 19:30
Keynote Presentation - The significance of fundamental research in economic growth / Séance plénière

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A Conversation: A Minister and A Nobel Laureate. The two will explore the intersection of Science and Humanity by discussing their two different experiences.

Moderators
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Victoria Kaspi

Neutron Star and Radio Transient Research, McGill University
Dr Kaspi is the first woman awarded the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. She is an astrophysicist and a professor at McGill University. and holds a Canada Research Chair and the Lorne Trottier Chair in Astrophysics.

Speakers
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Art McDonald

Nobel Laureate
Art McDonald is a native of Sydney, N.S. Canada. He has degrees in physics from Dalhousie University (BSc, MSc) and Caltech (PhD) and nine honorary degrees. From 1969-1982 he was a Research Officer at AECL Chalk River Laboratories; 1982-1989, Professor at Princeton University; 1989-2013 Professor at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, and in 2013 became Professor Emeritus. Since 1989 he has been Director of the Sudbury Neutrino... Read More →
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Reza Moridi

Minister of Research, Innovation and Science
Reza Moridi currently serves as Minister of Minister of Research, Innovation and Science.  Moridi was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2007 as MPP for Richmond Hill. He was re-elected in 2011 and 2014. Prior to that, he was Minister of Research and Innovation, as well as Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities. | Moridi has served as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, the Minister of Training... Read More →


Tuesday November 8, 2016 18:30 - 19:30
Ottawa Salon

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