Governor General’s Delegation to Brazil and the Caribbean
James Knight accompanied Governor General David Johnston as he visited the ACCC-led Mulheres Mil project in Brazil on his Diplomacy of Knowledge mission. Mr. Knight will also accompany the delegation to Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago and serve as a panelist at DFAIT-organized events.
World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) – World Congress 2012 – May 26-29, 2012:
Spotlight on World Congress Presenter
John Kao, Chairman, Institute for Large Scale Innovation; Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Innovation, United States
John Kao is a leader in creating and delivering high-end innovation leadership executive programs for both public and private sectors. He was a member of the Harvard Business School faculty from 1982-96, where he created executive and MBA programs on innovation. He wrote Jamming: The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity, a Businessweek best-seller, and Innovation Nation, published in October, 2007 about America’s growing innovation challenge.
Currently, John serves as director of the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium, founding member of Cisco System’s Innovation Commission, and chairman of the Global Advisory Council on Innovation of the World Economic Forum. He is contributing editor to The Daily Beast’s innovation channel. He is also a director of TwoFour54, a Mubadala company, and Phylotech, a company that bridges cleantech and life sciences.
World Congress Program
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Don’t miss the opportunity to profile your institution at a booth in the College Showcase area of Marketplace.
Communications Strategies: Messages Without Borders
There is a pre-Congress Communications session Messages Without Borders on Friday, May 25 from noon to 4pm.
While the session is open both to Canadian and International delegates, it will interest colleges’ Communications teams, focusing on lockdowns, international students, and government funding of applied research.
Please forward this message to your colleagues and encourage their attendance. Details here.