Are We Ready to Compete Globally in the Knowledge Economy?

    The Third Atlantic RE$EARCH MONEY Conference

    TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ - At the Third Atlantic RE$EARCH MONEY conference,
Investing for Economic Sustainability, successful entrepreneurs and other
experts will examine how the Atlantic Provinces are investing now to ensure
economic sustainability for the long term. The resources boom that some
provinces in the region are currently enjoying provides an opportunity to
build a more prosperous future. Will we be ready when the resource boom ends?
This one-day event brings together experienced entrepreneurs, investors,
economic development practitioners and policy makers from Atlantic Canada and
abroad to address these important issues.

                  DATE:   June 3, 2009
                  TIME:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                  PLACE:  Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, NL

    Exploring different aspects of the theme, the day's three keynotes will
be delivered by Jerry Byrne, CEO, DFG Group, Paul Mills, Vice President,
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and with a view from across the pond,
Noel Botha, Founder and Partner, Orion Innovations in the U.K.
    The three panel discussions will look at successful companies and their
challenges, research clusters in different sectors, and initiatives to build
entrepreneurial capacity in the region. Panellists include: Jock English,
President & CEO, InteliSys Aviation Systems, David Finn, President, Petroleum
Research Atlantic Canada; Marcel Gervais, President, DDx Health Strategies
Inc.; Stephen Hartlen, VP, Mentoring, InNOVAcorp; Glenn Janes, CEO, Research
and Development Corporation; Marli MacNeil, CEO, BioNOVA; Nancy Mathis,
Founding Executive Director, G. Wallace F. McCain Institute for Business
Leadership, UNB; Leslie O'Reilly, Executive Director, OceansAdvance; Derrick
Rowe; Chairman, Marport; Douglas Robertson, Director, Innovation Policy and
Research Projects, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency; Michael Scott,
President, Precision Biologic Inc., David Shindler, Executive Director,
Springboard Atlantic.

    Research Money, Canada's leading research funding investment newsletter,
presents Investing for Economic Sustainability in collaboration with the
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Other partners include: The Government
of Newfoundland and Labrador, Business New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Economic
Development, and Prince Edward Island Business Development. Association
partners are Springboard Atlantic, BioNova and OceansAdvance. For more
information visit

For further information:

For further information: Janet Sandor, Director of Communications,
Research Money, (416) 481-7070 ext. 25, (416) 802-5526 (cell)

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