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NOVEMBER 13 – 25, 2019

11th Canadian Science Policy Conference 2009-2019 A Decade of Profound Impact Ottawa, Ontario

The conference will bring together scientists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, politicians, journalists, students and many others from across the country to discuss, exchange ideas, and mobilize knowledge regarding the present and future of Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy.

CSPC Conference Program
Conference Program

Gala Dinner Opening Ceremony

CSPC team recognizing Mehrdad Hariri for a decade of contribution to Science Policy

Mehrdad Hariri Gala Dinner Speech

One on One with Chief Science Advisor


presentor appreciation
Exceptional Contribution to Science Policy Winner

Paul Dufour

Senior Fellow, Institute for Science, Society & Policy, University of Ottawa

Principal, Paulicy Works

award presentation
Youth Program Excellence Winner

Emily De Sousa

Graduate, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph

Topic: Eliminating Seafood Fraud: A Fishy Approach to Food Policy


Conference Proceedings

Canadian Science Policy Centre is pleased to announce the themes of this year conference. Since 2018, we have decided to have fix general themes in order to have a big tenet for all interesting discussions at the intersection of science, innovation policy and society. Each theme includes several topics. These topics are selected through consultations with experts, delegates feedback. While the proposals do not have to be within any specific bullet point, these topics are encouraged.

Theme 1: Science and Policy
Theme 2: Science and Society
Theme 3: Science, Innovation, and Economic Development
Theme 4: Science, International Affairs and Security
Theme 5: Science and the Next Generation

Conference Photos, Videos & Editorials

Conference Editorials
Conference Videos
Conference Interviews
Conference Photos – November 13, 2019
Conference Photos – November 14, 2019
Conference Photos – November 15, 2019
Conference Photos – Gala