Join scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, and students to discuss Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy. CSPC 2015 will be held at the Delta Hotel City Centre in Ottawa, November 25–27, 2015.


Outstanding emerging researchers from across Canada were honoured at the 5th annual Mitacs Awards ceremony in Ottawa on November 24, 2015. Groundbreaking research collaborations were recognized in areas including cancer treatment, literacy, and astrophysics.

Learn more about the award winners and their research.


Join us in celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences on November 16 and 17, 2015, in Ottawa.

Participate in discussions on the future of the humanities and social sciences, including research impact issues and reconciliation with Aboriginal peoples.

For full details and the conference agenda, visit www.ideas-idees.ca/conference. This is an invitation-only event for Federation members and special guests.


Save the date! Join a discussion on challenges and trends in graduate education at the CAGS 2015 Conference in Calgary.

Meet with leading thinkers and innovators from academia, government, and the private sector. Learn about Mitacs and graduate funding opportunities at a session hosted by Val Walker, Mitacs Director of Policy, on Saturday, October 31, 2015, at 3:45 p.m.


Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty: learn about Mitacs funding opportunities that can further your research and career objectives.

Meet with Jean-Philippe Valois, Mitacs Director of Business Development, during the workshop.


Join us at the 2015 W12C Innovation Academy competition at the University of Calgary and contribute to the discussion on healthcare innovation.

Meet with Oba Harding, Mitacs Business Development Director, and find out about new Mitacs funding opportunities.


Connect with representatives from Amgen, STEMCELL Technologies, Mitacs, and more, and gain insight on the state of the life sciences industry in BC.

Meet with Mitacs representatives to learn about opportunities for funded academic-industry collaborations at Building Biotech 2015.

The event will be held at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 West Hastings in Vancouver from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Join us at the British Columbia Construction Roundtable at Oil Sands and Ice Breakers – An Update on BC’s Economy in Vancouver on September 16, 2015.

Ken Peacock, Chief Economist and Vice President at the Business Council of British Columbia, will speak about how the drop in oil production in Alberta and the awarding of the ice breaker contract to Seaspan affect the construction industry in BC.


Contribute to collaborations between Canada and Mexico.

Join us at the Mexi-Can Forum in Vancouver and learn about opportunities to strengthen Canada-Mexico research and innovation at a session hosted by Alejandro Adem, Mitacs CEO and Scientific Director, on September 11, 2015, at 12:55 p.m.


Save the date! Join Mitacs at one of the world’s most prominent international arts and technology events.

The International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) brings together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in a discussion and showcase of creative productions in art, interactivity, and electronic and digital media.