The Canada Foundation For Innovation To Hold Meetings Across Canada

February 2, 1998

The Canada Foundation For Innovation To Hold Meetings Across Canada

Ottawa, February 2, 1998 - The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will be holding meetings with the research community in nine Canadian cities between February 17 and March 6, 1998. Discussions will touch upon a wide range of issues such as application and review procedures, assessment criteria, summaries of institutional research plans, funding partnerships, eligible costs, and collaboration between institutions.

The information sessions will be led by Dr. Denis Gagnon, Acting President and CEO, and Ms. Carmen Charette, Vice President (Programs). Representatives of all sectors of the research community are invited to attend. A question period will follow the presentations by the CFI representatives. A meeting schedule appears below. Please circulate in your institution. 

Canada Foundation for Innovation Meeting Schedule 

Tuesday, February 17, 1998
10:00 a.m. to noon 
University of Alberta
2-115 Education North 
Edmonton, Alberta 


Wednesday, February 18, 1998
10:00 a.m. to noon 
Battleford Room
Delta Bessborough
601 Spadina Crescent
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 


Thursday, February 19, 1998
9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 
Lecture Theatre, Room 343
Drake Center
The University of Manitoba
181 Freedman Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba 


Wednesday, February 25, 1998
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
Mountbatten Room (2nd floor)
Delta Chelsea Inn
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario 


Thursday, February 26, 1998
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
Crystal Pavillion A (Lobby Level)
Pan Pacific Hotel
999 Canada Place 
Vancouver, British Columbia 


Wednesday, March 4, 1998
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
Salon du Parc 1 
Hotel du Parc
3625 avenue du Parc
Montreal, Quebec 


Thursday, March 5, 1998
10:00 a.m. to noon 
Port Royal C1 Room
World Trade Center
1800 Argyle Street 
Halifax, Nova Scotia 

St. John's
Friday, March 6, 1998
9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 
Avalon Battery Room (Lower Level)
St. John's Newfoundland Hotel
Cavendish Square
St. John's, Newfoundland 


Tuesday, March 3, 1998
10 :00 to 12 :00 a.m. 
Governor's Ball Room
Sheraton Fredericton Hotel
225, Woodstock Road
Fredericton, New Brunswick