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Friday, November 3 • 12:30 - 13:30
The Fundamental Science Review: Perspectives as of November 2017/ Examen de la science fondamentale : perspectives à compter de novembre 2017

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This session will take stock of where we are six months following publication of the major report of the Advisory Panel on Federal Support for Fundamental Science. Four members of the Panel will speak to and engage in discussion on, why the recommendations were framed as they were and what they see as significant issues and next steps.

Moderators
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Janet Halliwell

Principal, JE Halliwell Associates Inc.
Janet Halliwell is the Principal of JE Halliwell Associates Inc., a company offering value-added services in policy and management consultancy relating to post-secondary education and science and technology, particularly publicly-funded R&D.  Janet has extensive experience in S&T... Read More →

Speakers
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Dr. Martha Crago

Vice- Principal of Research and Innovation, McGill University
Professor Martha Crago began her five-year mandate as McGill University’s Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) on July 1, 2017. Prior to returning to McGill, Professor Crago was the Vice-President (Research) and Professor in Human Communications Disorders at Dalhousie University. Her... Read More →
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Dr. Art McDonald

Professor Emeritus, Queen’s University, Nobel Laureate (physics 2015)
Arthur B. McDonald Art McDonald, CC, O. Ont, O. N.S., FRS, FRSC, P. Eng, is a native of Sydney, N.S. Canada. He has degrees in physics from Dalhousie University (BSc, MSc) and Caltech (PhD) and twelve honorary degrees. From 1969-1982 he was a Research Officer at AECL Chalk River... Read More →
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Dr. David Naylor

Professor of Medicine and President Emeritus, University of Toronto
David Naylor is a professor of medicine and president emeritus at the University of Toronto. He received his MD from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine in 1978 with scholarships in medicine, surgery and pediatrics, and his D. Phil. as a Rhodes Scholar in the Faculty of... Read More →
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Dr. Rémi Quirion

Chief Scientist of Quebec
Dr. Rémi Quirion, OC, PhD, CQ, FRSC is Québec’s first chief scientist. He chairs the boards of directors of the three Fonds de recherche du Québec and advises the Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research on research and scientific development issues. Until his appointment... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 12:30 - 13:30
OTTAWA SALON Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

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