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Announcing the 6th Canadian Science Policy Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- The 6th Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) will be held at the World Trade and Conference Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 15 to 17, 2014. This will be the first CSPC in Atlantic Canada and the forum hopes to integrate issues surrounding science and innovation policy in the region into the pan-Canadian discussion.

CSPC 2014 is proud to present the two distinguished Honourary Co-Chairs:

Frank McKenna, Deputy Chairman of Toronto Dominion Bank and Former Canadian Ambassador to the United States

John Risley, President & CEO of Clearwater Fine Foods Inc.

The CSPC 2014 themes are:

1.  Canadian Science and Technology Strategy: Looking Towards 2020
2.  Innovation in Partnerships: A Recipe for Success
3.  The Art and Science of Risk Assessment: A Global Conversation
4.  Advancing Canadian Economic Development and Prosperity with S&T

CSPC accepts panel proposals from all across the country from organizations and also individuals. Please find more information at:

The Canadian Science Policy Conference provides the most comprehensive multi-sectoral forum on science, technology, and innovation policy in Canada and provides a unique opportunity for various stakeholders of science to foster collaboration and provide insight for the future of science and innovation policy in Canada.

CSPC 2014 is accepting proposals online for conference sessions until Friday June 6th, 2014.

Visit us online at and for further details and for program updates. We hope you join us in Halifax this fall!

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