Science Advice in Canada: Are we Entering a New Renaissance?

Public panel with the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, the Chief Scientist of Québec and the Chief Scientist of Ontario
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location
Room number: 
112 (Huguette Labelle)
Contact information
Contact person: 
Rafael Dezordi
Email: 
rafael.dezordi@uottawa.ca
Phone: 
6135625800
Extension: 
3911
Registration
Registration required: 
Yes
Registration details: 

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Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event language: 
When?

January 31, 2017

What time?

4:00-5:30 PM, followed by a reception from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Where?

Tabaret Hall, room 112 (Huguette Labelle), 550 Cumberland, St, Ottawa, ON

Format:

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy is delighted to invite you to the public panel consisting of the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, Dr. Mona Nemer, the Chief Scientist of Québec, Dr. Rémi Quirion and the Chief Scientist of Ontario, Dr. Molly Shoichet.

The panel will begin with a presentation by Professor Marc Saner (uOttawa, inaugural Director of the ISSP) on the Manifesto for 2030 – Scientific Advice for the Global Goals of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). Afterwards, the panel will explore the question, “Science Advice in Canada: Are We Entering a New renaissance?”

Moderator:

Dr. Monica Gattinger, Director, Institute of Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa

Opening remarks:

Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa

Initial presentation:

Dr. Marc Saner, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Ottawa

Panelists:
  • Chief Science Advisor of Canada, Dr. Mona Nemer,

  • Chief Scientist of Québec, Dr. Rémi Quirion

  • Chief Scientist of Ontario, Dr. Molly Shoichet