Media Advisory - Government of Canada to engage G20 partners on science and innovation policy

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - On Friday, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will speak on behalf of the Government of Canada at the G20 Science, Technology and Innovation Ministers Meeting in Beijing, China. The Minister will discuss Canada's Inclusive Innovation Agenda and explore greater international collaboration between G20 countries.

Following the G20 meeting, Minister Duncan will attend the international Carnegie Meeting where she will discuss the Government's initiatives to promote the inclusion of more women and other under-represented groups in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.



Friday, November 4, 2016


9:00 a.m. China Standard Time (Thursday 9:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) 


Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing

18, Jia, Yanshui Road

Yanqi Lake, Huairou District

Beijing, China


Follow Minister Duncan on social media.
Twitter: @ScienceMin 
Instagram: sciencemin


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Véronique Perron, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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