IRMACS Days - Friday, April 10, 2015

Celebrating Creative Collaboration and Research Innovation @ SFU

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irmacs logoOn April 10th, as part of the IRMACS Centre's 10th Anniversary, we are partnering with the Office of the Vice-President Research to celebrate 50 years of research innovation at Simon Fraser University.

We invite all current and former members of the IRMACS Centre and all scientists from across Simon Fraser University who are involved in, or curious about, interdisciplinary research to join us in marking this landmark event!

Participation in all events comes with no cost, but for planning purposes we ask all interested to register.

Schedule

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10:00 - 10:10 Welcome & Opening Remarks (video)
Joy Johnson, Vice-President, Research, SFU
Felix Breden, Executive Director, The IRMACS Centre, SFU
10:10 - 10:20 IRMACS Centre Presentation - Celebrating 10 Years of Creative Collaboration (video)
Veselin Jungic, Deputy Director, The IRMACS Centre, SFU
10:20 - 10:30 AGE-WELL NCE Presentation (video)
Andrew Sixsmith, Scientific Director, AGE-WELL NCE
10:30 - 11:00 Powered by PechaKucha Presentations - Showcasing SFU Research - Arne Mooers (video) - Department of Biological Sciences, Fiona Brinkman (video) - Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Elicia Maine (video) - Beedie School of Business, Bonnie Swaine (video) - Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal
11:00 - 12:15 The Future of Interdisciplinarity: Technology, Collaboration and Power (video)
Roundtable Discussion
Moderator: Joy Johnson, Vice-President, Research, SFU

Panelists:
Alain Beaudet, President, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Ted Hewitt, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
Enik√∂ Megyeri-Lawless, Director, Research Grants and Scholarships Directorate, Engineering and Life Sciences Division (NSERC)
12:15 - 13:30 IRMACS Innovates!  Lunch, Poster Presentations, Demonstrations and SFU's Community Trust Endowment Fund
13:30 - 14:05 Powered by PechaKucha Presentations - Showcasing SFU Research - Jamie Scott (video | slides) - Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Charlotte Trainor (video) - Department of Mathematics/CSMG, Hilary Morden (video) - Department of Criminology/MoCSSy Program, Derek Bingham (video) - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
14:10 - 14:15Highlight of the Peter Borwein Graduate Scholarship (video)
2014/15 Recipient: Salem Malikic, School of Computing Science
14:20- 14:30IRMACS Centre Future -  The Next 10 Years (video)
Felix Breden, Executive Director, The IRMACS Centre, SFU
Closing Remarks
Norbert Haunerland, Associate Vice-President, Research, SFU
14:30 - 16:00Networking Reception

 

Happy 10th Anniversary IRMACS!
Happy 50th Anniversary SFU!

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