Speakers

President and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University
Vice-President (Research) and Professor in Human Communication Disorders
Dalhousie University
Executive Director of U.S. intellectual property (IP) policy
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center
Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation
President and COO
MaRS Discovery District
Director, Adjunct Professor
Small Globe Inc., University of Toronto.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, SENIOR EDITOR & EXECUT IVE MANAGER, CANADA INC
PAN IIT USA INC. BOARD, PiTECH – PANIIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW MAGAZINE, IIT ALUMNI
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
CEO
Grand Challenges Canada
Manager and Senior Analyst
Pharmaceutical Policy Group within the Industry Sector of Industry Canada
Executive Director
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
CFO and COO
ArcticDx, Inc
Director, Molecular Diagnostics & Co-chair, Molecular Oncology Advisory Committee
The University Health Network & Cancer Care Ontario
Partner
Engage Associates
Assistant Professor
University of Guelph
Communications Officer
SNOLAB
Professor, Department of Earth Sciences & Science Director
Laurentian University & Science North
Fellow
Institute for Science, Society and Policy
Associate Professor
Department of Journalism/Concordia Science Journalism Project, Concordia University
Faculty
Science Communication at Laurentian University
President and CEO
Canadian Science Policy Centre
Faculty Services Officer and Associate Director
Research Advancement, Canadian Circumpolar Institute
Chief International Officer
AAAS
Visiting Executive, Policy and Strategy
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
Senior Program Specialist, Science and Innovation
IDRC
Executive Director
Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development, University of Toronto
Deputy Minister
Industry Canada
President and CEO
Genome Canada
Academic Director and Senior Scientist
Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences
Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM)
Research, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Division serving the Ministry of Research and Innovation and the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment
Ph.D. candidate
GREAT UBC
Ph.D. candidate
BEST in genomics! Université Laval
Associate Professor
Université Laval
CEO and Co-Founder
SoapBox
Co-Founder
Impact Group
Endowed Chair
Emergency Research
Senior Associate
Institute of Health Economics
Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences and Director of the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility (CESRF) and program
University of Guelph
Assistant Professor
University of Waterloo
President
CropLife Canada
Director, Evaluation
Science-Metrix
Director of Research Innovation and Translation
Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences
Manager, External Relations & Public Affairs
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
University of Ottawa
Co-Chair
Global Young Academy
Chief Technology Officer
GreenCentre Canada
Canadian Science Writers’ Association
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Associate Professor
University of Saskatchewan
Research Fellow
CPROST - Simon Fraser University
Executive Director
Policy Evaluation and Transformation Group - New York Academy of Sciences
President
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Director
Institute for Science, Society and Policy
Principal
PaulicyWorks
CEO
Siemens Canada
President and Chief Executive Officer
Xerox Canada Ltd.
VP - Talent
MaRS
Founder
Strategy First Consulting
President
Compute Canada / Calcul Canada
Director, Research Development, High Performance Computing
Ontario Centres of Excellence
Vice President Research
University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Brock University
Co-Chair
Leadership Council for Digital Infrastructure
Executive Vice-President
Public Policy Forum
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Director of the National Conversation on Asia
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
President & CEO
CANARIE
Engineer
Scalar Decisions
President and CEO
Compute/Calcul Canada
Vice President of Research and Innovation
Ryerson University
Executive Vice President
SSHRC
Director of the International Relations
AUCC
Professor
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
Genome Canada
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
University of Lethbridge
Member of Parliament (NDP)
Research Associate
University of Cambridge, UK
Director of Communications
Stem Cell Network
Co-founder
Abaunza McLeod LLP – Intellectual Property Law Canada
Partner
Bereskin and Parr
Senior Partner
Norton Rose
James McGill Professor
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Senior Policy Officer
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Director for International Cooperation and Deputy Director for the Center for Science Diplomacy
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Science and Innovation Officer
British Consulate General Toronto
Director
UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS)
Senior Science Advisor
Government of Northwest Territories
Vice President of Research and Community Engagement and Interim VP
Yukon College, Research and Community Engagement
Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)
Vice-President
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)
ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence
Government of Yukon, Department of Education
Coordinator of Development and Instructional Design of PASS Initiatives
Nunavut Arctic College
Senior Science Advisor
Yukon Government
Doctoral Student
UQTR
Partner
National and Ontario Director, Entrepreneur Of The Year Program EY
Associate Director
Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST)
Assistant Professor
Haskayne School of Business
Director of Research
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital
Vice-President of Research
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Vice President of Research
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
Professor of Molecular Genetics
University of British Columbia
Executive Director
Global Alliance for sharing of genomic and clinical data at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Executive Secretary and Assistant Director General
IOC-UNESCO
Professor of Geography
University of Victoria
Professor, Ocean Science Centre and Biology Department
Memorial University
Chief Scientist
ADM of Innovation and Energy Technology Sector at Natural Resources Canada
President and CEO
Ocean Networks Canada
Executive Director
U.S. Arctic Research Commission
Associate
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Limited
Senior Scientist
Hospital for Sick Children
Interim Dean, Graduate Studies at York University
York University
Founding Dean, Faculty of Science
Ryerson University
Vice-President, Research & Policy
Mitacs
Research Associate
University of Cambridge, UK
Founding Director
Imaging Research Laboratories at the Robarts Research Institute
Chief Innovation Officer
Canadian Innovation Centre
President
Schroeder & Schroeder Inc.
Executive Producer
Quirks & Quarks
Student
University of Guelph
PhD candidate
University of Guelph
Scientist-in-Residence
Stem Cell Network
Director of Corporate Communications
Genome Alberta
President
Let’s Talk Science
Director, National GE3LS Program
Genome Canada
CEO
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI)
Executive Director
Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology Colombia
Director of Research and Communications
Emaho Consulting
President and CEO
The Council of Canadian Academies
Institute for Public Economics, University of Alberta
CEO
VitalHub Corp.
Director
CGG/ENMAX/Alberta Innovates
Interim Vice-Dean, Graduate & Life Sciences Education
University of Toronto
Coordinator for Graduate Professional Development
University of Toronto
ScarX Therapeutics
Director of Development
International Centre for Health Innovation at the Ivey School of Business
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto
Graduate Student
University of Toronto
Investigator and Director of Research
Mount Sinai’s Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute
McMaster University; McMaster Health Forum; Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto; Harvard School of Public Health
Medical Reporter
The Canadian Press
The Medical Post; Maclean’s; Knight Science Journalism, MIT
CENSE Research + Design; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
VP, Corporate Development and Communications
Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI)
Professor
Munk School of Global Affairs - University of Toronto
Research Fellow
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada | University of Toronto
Director of the Asian Institute
Munk School of Global Affairs - University of Toronto
Director
Industry Canada
President
PTAC Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada
President and Chief Executive Officer
FPInnovations
Vice-President
Erie Innovation and Commercialization
Head of Aqua Health PEI
Novartis

CSPC is expecting approximately 150 speakers to participate in CSPC 2013. More information will be available soon.