Organization: Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

The Short Report, November 27, 2019: African researchers denied entry; open science gets easier; Big Oil moves into the cloud

Canada refused visas to dozens of African researchers seeking to attend the Neural Information Processing Systems conference (NeurIPS) in Vancouver next month. The visas were commonly denied on suspicions that the participants would not leave Canada once the conference was over. The issue is recurring: last year, more than 100 attendees were denied visas to the…

New initiative to showcase Canadian colleges and institutes role in innovation

RESEARCH MONEY (R$), Canada’s leading newsletter on science, technology and innovation policy and investment, in partnership with Colleges and Institute Canada (CICan), has launched a new initiative to highlight the key role that colleges and institutes are playing in building Canada’s innovation capacity.

Denise Amyot

Denise Amyot will continue to lead Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) as president and CEO. Amyot’s contract was renewed for a second five-year term by the CICan board of directors and announced at its Annual General Membership meeting on June 19.