November 09, 2012
See the best in student applied research at seventh annual Polytechnics Canada Showcase
WHAT: NAIT co-hosts the seventh annual Polytechnics Canada Student Applied Research Showcase. The showcase will feature presentations of industry-driven applied research projects by students from Polytechnics Canada's nine member colleges and institutes.
WHERE: NAIT Main Campus
11762 106 Street NW
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
Student applied research project presentations
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. and 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.
Each presentation will be followed by a Dragon’s Den-style panel of industry judges, Alberta entrepreneurs and CEOs
Ernest’s Dining Room
Presentation of student awards
12 – 12:30 p.m.
The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology
12:30 to 2 p.m.
Mike Begin, President and CEO of Spartan Controls Ltd.
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for the Status of Women
Nobina Robinson, CEO of Polytechnics Canada
WHY: The Student Applied Research Showcase features projects and partnerships formed between industry and Polytechnics Canada’s nine members: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), SAIT Polytechnic, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Conestoga, Sheridan, Humber, George Brown, Seneca and Algonquin.
The event demonstrates how leading colleges, polytechnics and institutes of technology collaborate with small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to solve those companies’ practical research, development and commercialization problems. Students and speakers will be accessible to the media.
For more information please contact:
Director of Policy, Polytechnics Canada
C 613.889.0426 E email@example.com
NAIT Media Relations
P 780.471.8450 C 780.916.8307 E firstname.lastname@example.org