TORONTO, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - Dr. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science Magazine, will deliver a keynote address at the 2009 Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC), to be held Oct 28-30 in Toronto. The CSPC will bring together Canada's academic, industry, government, and non-profit sectors to discuss the most important science policy issues facing the country. Although the CSPC now has more than 300 confirmed delegates, it is not too late to participate in this unique event - a limited number of spaces are still available.
The 2.5-day CSPC will feature:
- Reception with opening remarks by the Hon. John Milloy, Ontario
Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and Minister of
Research and Innovation;
- Keynote addresses by: the Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State,
Science and Technology; Dr. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science
Magazine; and Preston Manning, President and CEO of the Manning
Centre for Building Democracy;
- 13 panel discussions across 5 overarching themes; and
- 58 leading speakers from the academic, industry, government, and non-
The 2009 Canadian Science Policy Conference aims to catalyze a national conversation on science policy that will benefit all Canadians, in the spirit of its slogan of "better policies, better science".
Although late registrations for the CSPC will be accepted on-site at the 89 Chestnut Street Conference Centre in downtown Toronto, you are encouraged to register online by midnight ET on Oct 23, 2009. Register now at: http://sciencepolicy.ca/user/register
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