Join Mitacs, faculty, and grad students at Mobilizing Graduate Students for Diverse Careers held in conjunction with Congress 2016, on May 31, 2016, at the University of Calgary.

At this one-day event, join the discussion about rethinking graduate education and how universities can prepare social sciences and humanities for diverse careers.


Join us at a Congress 2016 event to explore the professor as social innovator – evolving roles on campus and in communities.

Hosted by Mitacs, this panel session will convene leading Canadian academics to discuss how the professor’s role has changed over the past two decades; whether universities, governments, and others are supporting professors in their changing role; and the skills and resources needed to promote social innovation.


How are social sciences and humanities students partnering with organizations to do research in their communities?

Join us at the Congress 2016 Career Corner in Calgary to learn about funded research collaborations between academia and local partners. This session will discuss eligibility criteria, timing, potential research connections, success rates for applications, and practical ways to find partners with Mitacs.


Mark your calendars for the 85th annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by the University of Calgary.

Join Mitacs at the largest gathering of academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners across disciplines to build partnerships and shape the future of social sciences and the humanities.


Learn about the third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River at the BCCR event on May 19, 2016.

Meet Laurence Meadows, Mitacs Business Development Director, to learn about funded industry-academia opportunities.


High-tech businesses in Vancouver: Learn about various programs at CCECE’s Canada Industry Forum on May 18, 2017.

The forum is part of the 2016 annual conference in Vancouver and focuses on growing your high-tech business. CCECE connects researchers and technology practitioners from across Canada and around the world to exchange ideas, network, and collaborate.


Researchers, students, and Canadian companies in electrical and computer engineering: Join us in Vancouver at the 29th annual IEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE2016).

CCECE is IEEE Canada’s annual conference that connects researchers and technology practitioners from across Canada and around the world to exchange ideas, network, and collaborate.


Is Canada doing all we can to train and employ advanced graduates?

A policy forum hosted by Mitacs, “Talent for Innovation” will discuss the skills graduates need to excel professionally — and the strategies Canada needs to effectively engage and employ our research innovators.

In the first of two panels, students and early career researchers will discuss their own experiences in finding meaningful careers in and out of academia. The second panel will feature industry and academic leaders who will offer perspectives on training and opportunities for emerging researchers.

Join us at the forum — and continue the discussion at the reception.


Join us in Vancouver at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum’s (CIM) 2016 Convention. Connect with CIM members from industry, academia, and government.

Meet Dr. Alejandro Adem, Mitacs CEO and Scientific Director, to learn about funded industry-academia research collaborations.


Companies in the Edmonton Capital Region: Join us at the Lunch & Learn: Academic Partnerships and Funding for Industry – How TEC Edmonton Can Help on April 26, 2016.

Meet Lauren Mercier, Mitacs Business Development Specialist, to learn about funded industry-academia opportunities in the Edmonton area.