Conference Proceedings 2019

Conference Proceedings

The proceedings from the 17th Annual RE$EARCH MONEY Conference are now available. Catch up on anything you missed or re-visit the most interesting conference moments with in-depth coverage from Tim Lougheed. Download the proceedings now (free).

The 18th annual RE$EARCH MONEY conference focused on whether Canada has the right policy ingredients to build a prosperous future based on innovation in the knowledge economy. Speakers, panelists and moderators included:

  • Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada
  • Colleen Barnes, Associate Vice President Policy and Programs, Canada Food Inspection Agency
  • Rhonda Barnet, President & Chief Operating Officer, AVIT Manufacturing
  • Craig Betts, Founder, Executive Chairman, Solace.
  • Vibhu Bhan, Founder & CEO, hiwave
  • Julien Billot, CEO, SCALE AI
  • Chris Brosinsky, Director, Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS), Department of National Defence
  • Moya Cahill, CEO, PanGeo Subsea
  • Martha Crago, VP Research, McGill University
  • Neil Desai, Vice-President at Magnet Forensics
  • Dominique Bérubé, Vice-president, Research Programs, SSHRC
  • Paul Dufour, Senior fellow, University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy and Principal, PaulicyWorks
  • David Dzisiak, North America Commercial Leader for Grains & Oils for Corteva Agriscience
  • Chadi Elkadri, Chief Innovation Officer, SOTI Research and Innovation Lab
  • Erin Campbell, Director of Patent Policy, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
  • Marc Fortin, VP Research Partnerships, NSERC
  • Marie Franquin, Ph.D. student, Neuroscience, McGill University; Co-President, Science & Policy Exchange
  • Chelsea Gabel, Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation, McMaster University
  • Sarah Gallagher
    Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Western University, Science Advisor to the President of the Canadian Space Agency
  • Tina Green, ADM, Health Canada
  • Bill Greuel, CEO, Protein Industries Canada
  • Karen Hamberg,ice-Present, Government Relations, Westport
  • Bettina Hamelin, President & CEO, Genome Ontario
  • Nancy Hamzawi, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology at Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • John Hayden, Venture Catalyst, Northumberland CFDC
  • Ted Hewitt, President, SSHRC
  • Neal Hill, Vice President, Market Development, BDC Capital
  • Sasha Hobbs, Chief Operating Officer, First Nations Technology Council (FNTC)
  • Tom Hughes, Manager, Innovation Exploitation, Defence Research and Development Canada
  • Andrea Johnston, ADM, Innovation Canada – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Director General, Investment and Innovation, Global Affairs Canada
  • Stephany Lapierre, Founder and CEO, Tealbook
  • Stefan Leslie, Executive Director, Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response (MEOPAR)
  • Kendra MacDonald, CEO, Ocean Supercluster
  • Jonathan Margolis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Space and Health, US Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
  • Audrey Mascarenhas, President and CEO, Questor
  • Kelly McGahey, Senior Manager of Stakeholder Relations, Hire Immigrants Ottawa
  • Wayne Moore, Director General, Strategic and Regulatory Science Directorate, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
  • Jayson Myers, CEO, Next Generation Manufacturing Canada
  • Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner, Cycle Capital
  • Olivia Neal, Executive Director for Digital Change, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor
  • Jane Ngobia, Senior Advisor, to the President, Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Communities, Sheridan College
  • Dugan O’Neil, Associate Vice President, Research, and Professor of Physics, Simon Fraser University
  • Sue Paish, CEO, Digital Technology Supercluster
  • Corinne Pohlmann, Senior Vice President, National Affairs and Partnerships, CFIB
  • Michael Presley, Director, Centre for Public Management and Policy (Odell House) at the University of Ottawa
  • Sumitra Rajagopalan, Founder and CEO, BioAstra Technologies
  • Elisha Ram, Associate ADM, Skills and Employment Branch, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
  • Roseann O’Reilly Runte, President and CEO, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • Gilles Saindon, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Ben Sanders, CEO, Proof
  • Tanya Seajay, Founder and CEO, Orenda Software Solutions Inc
  • Rupen Seoni, Senior Vice President, Practice Leader, Environics Analytics
  • Dan Sinai, Senior Executive, IBM Canada
  • Max Skudra, Director, Research and Government Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)
  • Paul Snelgrove, Director, Canadian Healthy Ocean Network (CHONe) and Associate Scientific Director, Ocean Frontier Institute
  • Mahadeo Sukhai, Head of Research and Chief Accessibility Officer, CNIB
  • Benoit Tessier, Director General of Skills Policy and Economic Strategy Tables at Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED)
  • AJ Tibando, Executive Director, Palette Inc.
  • Christine Trauttmansdorff, Vice-President, Government Relations and Canadian Partnerships, Colleges and Institutes Canada
  • Warren Wall, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, D-Wave
  • David Watters, President and CEO, Global Advantage Consulting Group Inc
  • Dan Wayner, Science Advisor & Chief Science Officer, National Research Council (NRC)
  • Rob Wright, ADM, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch, Public Services and Procurement Canada