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CICan 2016 Applied Research Symposium

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Final Program

The CICan 2016 Applied Research Symposium will provide a forum for college and institute applied research leaders to network and exchange amongst themselves, with external partners and government.  Sessions will be structured around interactive workshops, discussion forums and dialogues on key themes for moving the applied research agenda forward.


Symposium Overview:

Showcasing Applied Research Partnerships

  • Making a Difference for SMEs
  • The Technology Access Centre Network: An Industry Service Model
  • Industrial Research Chairs: How they Enable Innovation
  • Social Innovation Research – A Showcase of Projects funded through the Tri-Council Community and College Innovation Program
  • How Colleges & Institutes are contributing to innovation in the health sector
  • Student Applied Research Project Showcase

Moving the Applied Research Agenda Forward

  • Interactive Discussions with the Tri-Agencies and the Canada Foundation for Innovation
  • Update from the National Research Council – Industrial Research Assistance Program & Concierge Service
  • Digital Research Data Management
  • What makes a robust applied research program?
  • Discussion Forums on:
    • Positioning colleges and institutes as key contributors in health innovation
    • Social Innovation: From a Pilot to a Permanent Program?
    • Common Approaches to Performance Measurement
    • Fostering Entrepreneurship

The CICan 2016 Conference taking place in Quebec City May 29-31 will include an Applied Research & Innovation stream. This stream provides opportunity for the broader college and institute community to engage and exchange on college and institute applied research.


Location and Schedule

Delta Winnipeg Hotel
350 St. Mary Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J2

NOTE: CICan’s hotel room block is now closed. Please contact the hotel directly to make overnight accommodations.

Sunday, March 6 – 17:00 to 19:00
Welcome Reception

Monday, March 7 – 8:00 to 21:00
Continental Breakfast
Sessions/Keynotes
Lunch
Sessions/Keynotes
Dinner

Tuesday, March 8 – 8:00 to 16:30
Continental Breakfast
Sessions/Keynotes
Lunch
Sessions/Keynotes
Departure


Registration Fee

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee.

CICan Member Institutions:

Applied Research Symposium Registration – $650
Includes:

  • Continental Breakfast (2)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Reception – Sunday, March 6
  • Dinner – Monday, March 7
  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • All Breaks

Daily Registration: Sunday, March 6 – $75
Includes:

  • Welcome Reception

Daily Registration: Monday, March 7 – $375
Includes:

  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • All Breaks

Daily Registration: Tuesday, March 8 – $300
Includes:

  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • All Breaks

Student Registration – $175
*Please note that a student must be currently enrolled full time at a CICan Member Institution.

Includes:

  • Continental Breakfast (2)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Reception – Sunday, March 6
  • Dinner – Monday, March 7
  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • All Breaks
Non-Members:

Applied Research Symposium Registration – $775
Includes:

  • Continental Breakfast (2)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Reception – Sunday, March 6
  • Dinner – Monday, March 7
  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • All Breaks

Daily Registration: Sunday, March 6 – $75
Includes:

  • Welcome Reception

Daily Registration: Monday, March 7 – $425
Includes:

  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • All Breaks

Daily Registration: Tuesday, March 8 – $350
Includes:

  • All Sessions and Keynotes
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • All Breaks

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • Prior to January 8, 2016:  A refund of the full amount paid, less a $150 administrative fee.
  • Between January 9, 2016 and February 21, 2016: A refund of 50% of the full amount paid.
  • After February 21, 2016: No refunds.
  • Substitutions are accepted by email up to March 4, 2016.
  • You can cancel your own registration online up to March 4, 2016 or email us your cancellation request.
  • We do not accept cancellations by phone.

Travel

If you are traveling by plane, we invite you to take advantage of our 10% discount rate for the following company:

Air Canada
Group Code: BACJCWT1
Reservations: Online only at aircanada.com
Restrictions:

  • Travel destination for Winnipeg, MB (YWG) only
  • Travel period begins Sunday, February 28, 2016 and ends Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • No discount will apply to Tango and Executive Class lowest bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.

Contact

Program Information:  Anna Toneguzzo, 613-746-2222 ext. 3103

Registration Information: Bruce Landry, 613-746-5916

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Details

Start:
March 6
End:
March 8
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Venue

Delta Winnipeg Hotel
350 St Mary Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J2 Canada
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Website:
https://www.deltahotels.com/Hotels/Delta-Winnipeg-Hotel