The 18th Annual RE$EARCH Money Conference

Tuesday, April 16 - 2019
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Ottawa, 2 day event

New bets and old favourites:

Creating a recipe for success in the innovation economy

April 16-17, 2019 | National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Does Canada have the right policy ingredients to build a prosperous future based on innovation in the knowledge economy? The 18th Annual RE$EARCH MONEY conference New bets and old favorites: Creating a recipe for success in the innovation economy will shed a spotlight on how Canada can maintain its research and talent strength while adding new policies and programs to accelerate firm growth and increase the number of large Canadian-owned multinationals. You can find more details along with the preliminary program here.

Topics will include:

  • Updates from Canada’s five superclusters
  • Creative options for financing scale in Canadian companies
  • A look at recent government strategies to address regulatory flexibility, IP challenges, our digital future and the great Talent Crisis
  • Insights from successful entrepreneurs on scaling in Canada
  • Examples of inter-departmental collaboration in the federal government
  • The place of policy in enforcing equity, diversity and inclusion practices
  • The evolution of interdisciplinary research in Canada

Confirmed speakers include:

  • All five of the CEOs for Canada’s superclusters
  • Anil Arora (Chief Statistician of Canada)
  • Rhonda Barnet (President & Chief Operating Officer, AVIT Manufacturing)
  • Chelsea Gabel (Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation, McMaster University)
  • Tina Green (ADM, Health Canada)
  • Ted Hewitt (President, SSHRC)
  • Neal Hill (VP, Market Development, BDC Capital)
  • Audrey Mascarenhas (President and CEO, Questor)
  • Andrée-Lise Méthot (Founder and Managing Partner, Cycle Capital)
  • Mona Nemer (Canada’s Chief Science Advisor)
  • AJ Tibando (Executive Director, Palette Inc.)

Don’t miss Canada’s premier innovation policy conference. Learn more and register here, or email Rebecca Melville ( for more information.

Use our partner code AP2019 for a $50 discount.

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