WCIO Cleantech Research Partnership Showcase

WCIO Cleantech Research Partnership Showcase

 
 

May 10 Conference

The Western Canadian Innovation Offices (WCIO) is hosting a conference (10:00am-4:00pm) on May 10, 2017 in Winnipeg. This event will: 
•    Celebrate collaborative industry-academic research partnerships, especially cleantech research.
•    Share best practices and the benefits of engaging in industry-academic research partnerships
•    Bring industry and academic researchers together with provincial and federal funders to spark potential new projects.

Times and Dates

The conference will be on May 10, 2017 and will start at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. If you would like more information please feel free to contact us through the contact page.

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Tenative Agenda

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Registration & Networking
Coffee service and snacks
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Opening remarks
Minister or representative from ISED
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation/Panel Discussion
Dr. Martin Keuerleber, Manager of Production and Manufacturing
Engineering Fuel Cell Division at Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.
11:30 a.m – 12:15 p.m.
WCIO Project Presentations
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Panel Session
“Why and how to engage a consortium of western colleges and universities addressing industry research and development needs?”
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WCIO Project Presentations
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Networking Break
Coffee service and snacks
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 pm
Panel Session
“How to innovate using facilitated academic research development.”
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Cleantech Keynote Presentation
(Tenative) Alison Thompson - Chair and Co-Founder of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Location

Accommodations

Name of Property Address Phone
DOWNTOWN HOTELS
Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg

310 Donald St

330 York

(844) 946-6258

(204) 942-0101

Canad Inns Destination Centre Health Sciences Centre 720 William Avenue (204) 594-9472
Delta Winnipeg 350 St. Mary’s Ave. (204) 942-0551
The Fairmont Winnipeg Two Lombard Place (204) 957-1350
Fort Garry Hotel 222 Broadway (204) 942-8251
Holiday Inn & Suites Winnipeg Downtown 360 Colony Street (204) 786-7011
Humphry Inn & Suites 260 Main St. (204) 942-4222
Inn at the Forks 75 Forks Market Road (204) 942-6555
The Marlborough Hotel 331 Smith St. (204) 942-6411
Mere Hotel 333 Waterfront Dr (204) 594-0333
Norwood Hotel 112 Marion St. (204) 233-4475
Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel 190 Smith St. (204) 947-6961
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown 288 Portage Avenue (204) 956-0410