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City to present vision to stimulate economy, support innovation in Ottawa

December 7, 2017
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Please join Mayor Jim Watson and Barrhaven Councillor Jan Harder, Chair of the Planning Committee, for an event highlighting Ottawa’s participation in the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative, related to the agri-food sector.

The event will showcase a unique opportunity to establish an innovation hub in Ottawa to resolve technology challenges impacting agriculture and other sectors.

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Ben Franklin Place, Chamber Room, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Nepean
Parking: Available in Lot B

Keynote speakers include:

  • Bruce Ringrose, Head of Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations, Farmers Edge
  • Brian Pratt, Head of New Verticals Partnerships, Corporate Strategy & Development, Nokia
  • Councillor Jan Harder and Bob Arnold, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council
  • Paul Mayers, Vice President, Science Branch, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Michael Tremblay, President & CEO, Invest Ottawa

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