Polytechnics Canada Annual Conference 2013


Thank you for attending our 2013 Annual Conference at George Brown College! Click here for our post-conference message and materials: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/about/message_from_ceo

Additional materials below:

Read here for a quick summary of our successful conference: http://applied-research.blogspot.ca/2013/05/polytechnics-canada-promotes-education.html

Tenet Computer Group used their Green Rack service to make conference materials available electronically during the event:


Click here for photos of the conference: http://www.flickr.com/photos/90617926@N02/sets/72157633511972736/with/8745342094/

Conference agenda: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/Public%20Agenda%20060513.pdf

Speech by The Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Government of Ontario and MPP for Scarborough Centre:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxEnAft3ZqY&list=UUzG-bAvljqgtDZ3SxJu2dAw&index=1

PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Thomas Deissinger, Business & Economics Education Chair at University of Konstanz, Germany: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/Germany.pdf

PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Vuokko Kohtamaki, Senior Lecturer at Tampere University of Technology, Finland: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/Finland.pdf

PowerPoint presentation from Dr. James Jacobs, President of Macomb Community College, U.S.A.: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/USA.pdf

Speech by Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the University of Saskatchewan: http://youtu.be/aQoTwhuS9fs

Green Building Panel video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvkb6ha4AxU

PowerPoint presentation from Ted Maulucci, CIO at Tridel:  http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/Ted.pdf

PowerPoint presentation from David Silburn, Research Associate at SAIT Polytechnic: http://www.polytechnicscanada.ca/sites/default/files/David.pdf

Speech by Rick Huijbregts, Vice President for Industry and Business Transformation, Smart + Connected Communities, Cisco Canada: http://www.rickhuijbregts.com/talking-with-polytechnics-canada-may-8th/





What People are Saying

“In order to improve Canada’s productivity, enhance our economic competitiveness and increase our standard of living, our Government will continue to make targeted investments to promote and encourage research and development in Canada's private sector and in our universities, colleges and polytechnics. It will look for ways to support innovation while ensuring that federal investment in research and development is effective and maximizes results for Canadians.”

Hon. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister - June 3, 2011