As a social science and/or humanities (SSH) graduate student or PhD holder, are you wondering what next steps might look like as you build your career?

This Mitacs session aims to position and challenge perceptions of the value of SSH research and degrees outside of academia. 


Join us at the largest gathering of academics, researchers, students, policy makers, and many more to build the partnerships for a better Canada.

Congress 2019 is organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and will be hosted at the University of British Columbia from June 1 to June 7, 2019.


We'll be attending 12th Plant Protein Ingredients Summit 2019, this unique Summit will capitalize on fantastic opportunities to advance and accelerate for a better food world.

05/28/2019 - 12/31/1969

Join us for an inspiring evening celebrating outstanding Mitacs alumni who have turned their groundbreaking research into innovative start-ups. 

The evening will also feature some exciting activities as part of our 20th anniversary. Follow @MitacsCanada on Twitter for updates.


5:30–6:30 p.m. Networking
6:30–7:00 p.m. Panel discussion
7:00–7:30 p.m. Awards presentation
7:30–8:30 p.m. Networking

Light refreshments will be served.



Growing Together. The Okanagan region and the UBC campus there are experiencing rapid parallel growth. Following a vision set out in 2014, various initiatives were established at UBC’s Okanagan campus to optimize engagement with the business community. The steps are helping the campus meet a foundational mandate of being woven into the fabric of the socio-economic development of the region. Moderated by Mitacs, partners in academia, industry and regional economic development will share their unique perspectives.

Moderator : Jennifer Tedmon Jones, Mitacs
Speakers: Deborah Buszard, University of British Columbia & Krista Mallory, Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission



We are participating in this year’s C2 Montréal conference with our own Jesse Vincent-Herscovici, VP Business Development as a guest speaker, May 24, 11am – 12:30pm.

C2 Montréal is the most forward-thinking business event in the world. Named best conference four years running, C2 is much more than just simply a conference. It combines progressive and inspiring content in a highly creative, festival-like setting that will blow your mind. At C2, guests transform into active participants who aren’t afraid to dive right in. C2 is for business leaders who want to lead the pack.


The University of Arkansas and UIDP are hosting an NSF-supported workshop in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The workshop brings together thought-leaders from academic, corporate, government and non-profit sectors to discuss and consider practical and effective strategies that can be used to propel university-industry partnerships and advance local innovation ecosystems.

University-Industry Engagement outside Major Metropolitan Areas and Megacities: Identifying Issues and Finding Solutions


Attend Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference.

Discovery brings together the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, the investment community, and government to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices, and research in Ontario. Companies and students can learn about programs and funding available to support their business or their research and innovation projects.


Join us at the 18th Annual RE$EARCH MONEY Conference, New bets and old favourites: Creating a recipe for success in the innovation economy, April 16–17, 2019, in Ottawa.

Meet with business leaders, senior government policy makers and leading academics and innovation thought leaders. 


Entrepreneurs and manufacturers in Alberta: Join us at the Alberta Exponential Manufacturing Summit 2019 on April 3, 2019 in Red Deer. Use promo code AEMtwentyfive for 25% off your ticket. 

Learn how we can help boost your company’s competitive advantage.